welcome to rare bird

We have a well edited mix of new & vintage, hand-crafted & locally sourced jewelry, clothing, artwork & home decor. Gifts for him, her, you, and the baby!

Oakland born and raised, MAK is the designer and creator of MAKBUILT, a line of re-purposed, fully functional, one-of-a-kind art. Rare Bird is proud to be the exclusive rep for MAKBUILT funk-tional art.

Rare Bird is the CA rep for John Holm. See his surfscapes in our gallery.

Impassioned by his love for science fiction and an unbridled devotion to the esoteric, Justin’s work envelops the viewer in a world seldom seen in the waking state. See more of Justin’s paintings.MAK combines yesteryear’s retro […]

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upcoming art classes

We LOVE gettin’ crafty! Rare Bird offers lots of art classes & d.i.y. workshops taught by talented artists from our extraordinary community.  Check out our upcoming classes.

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third thursdays on piedmont ave.

Every Third Thursday  we stay open late to feature local artists and mingle with our community, while noshing on snacks, sipping wine and grooving to resident DJ SOB. Come join us! This month is extra special – we are celebrating our 4 Year Anniversary!!

november 2014 third thursday at Rare Bird in Oakland
join us for the next third thursday on piedmont ave.