Goodbye Oakland

NIMBY’s last days in Oakland: Arts incubator makes way for pot grow NIMBY was founded in 2004 in West Oakland and after renting the East Oakland space for the past 10 years, a marijuana company purchased t ...see more

R.I.P. Kevin Manning

It is with great sadness that we write today about the passing of our friend and community member Kevin Manning. Kevin passed away earlier this week from injuries sustained in a hit and run accident while pe ...see more

The Future of NIMBY

Dear Makers, Creatives, and friends of the Oakland arts community, We are inviting you to participate in our vision of a future for NIMBY and the artists that call us home. Talking about the causes of displa ...see more

Adam Savage comes to NIMBY

Right about the time we were all exhausted from the summer’s projects and that thing in the desert, Adam Savage rolled in and reminded us why we do it. Follow Adam as he discovers what NIMBY is all ab ...see more

Please Donate to NIMBY’s Safety Upgrades Campaign

Here at NIMBY we’re always looking for ways to improve, but sometimes once you’ve identified the problem and found the best solution, you can get tripped up on implementing that solution. We̵ ...see more

NIMBY @ Burning Man 2016

Burning Man is just days away! We’d like to thank all of our theme camps and Makers on job well done this year. You may still be trying to recover from the scrapes, bruises and sleep deprived brains, ...see more

“Blood” Filming by Faust Productions at NIMBY

This past March, NIMBY was pleased to once again host a fantastic, original dance video project “Triptych: Journey Through Cancer”. As the name implies, “Triptych” is a three part ar ...see more

2016 Steampunk Masquerade at NIMBY

NIMBY was proud to once again partner with our good friends in Airpusher to put on the 4th Annual Steampunk Masquerade. The night was full of art, music, dance, aerialists, fire spinners, live music and much ...see more

Tiny Homes for the Homeless Work Shop

Over the last weekend in February, dozens of volunteers came out to join Oakland based artist Greg Kloehn at NIMBY to build mini homes for the homeless. A continuation of an ongoing project that’s seen ...see more