The David Jonathan Lecture will be posted soon and members will get a link and password.  The OMC 2021 Contest and other recent lectures are currently available for Members only.

The Oakland Magic Circle presents Virtual Lectures

Tuesday, June 1 at 7pm PDT (Virtual Doors open at 6:30pm)

David Hirata

David Hirata will discuss the history of Asian magicians, creating a play around magic and teach some effects. More details to come. Visit David’s website

These lectures are free to all current OMC members. Individual admissions will be $10 (available in late April) or join the club for $20 ($10 for juniors under 15) and get many benefits. Details below.

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TO BUY A PASS TO LECTURES

Sign in to your PayPal account here, or register for one:​ ​https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/account-selection
2) Send $10 to:​ ​ marcmcmagic@gmail.com

Note that you are sending money to a friend to avoid a service charge.

Also state the name of the lecturer in the note section.

You will get your link by 3pm on Tuesday, the day of the lecture.

BECOME AN OMC MEMBER NOW

2021 dues are $20.00 for the year.

Youth Membership- under 15-year-olds: $10

Please mail a check to:

Oakland Magic Circle
c/o Marc McGuire
1737 Alhambra Lane
Oakland CA 94611

 Or

If you wish to use your PayPal account to pay your dues, enter the following information to send your $10 or $20 payment to Oakland Magic Circle:
1) Sign in to your PayPal account here, or register for one:​ ​https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/account-selection
2) Send money to:​ ​ marcmcmagic@gmail.com

Note that you are sending money to a friend.

If you want to apply for membership send an email to marcmcmagic@gmail.com requesting an application.

Joining or renewing now will get you:

Exclusive Members Only benefits through December 2021:

Free Admission to all OMC Lectures, even if there is a fee for non-members

Exclusive access to selected past lectures (you’d pay more than the dues fees just to see one of them from a dealer)

Eligibility to compete for cash prizes and trophies in OMC contests

Access to our large library of books and DVDs (when we can meet in person again) and regular updates of what we have

-10% Discount on orders of $40 or more from Byron Walker Magic Books

-10% Discount on orders of $30 or more (in-person, by phone or online) from Misdirections Magic Shop in San Francisco

Free magic props for special in-person teach-ins

-Advance announcement for special events so you can reserve your place

                                     -More benefits coming

Your modest dues (we have kept them low for years) help us:

-Present monthly events including lectures, contests, and when in-person meetings return, our auction/flea market, two dinner shows, renting a meeting hall with a fully equipped stage, increasing our fantastic library, all while providing a forum for local magicians to meet and share.

It isn’t just about paying your dues but helping build our club, the oldest independent magic club west of the Mississippi, operating continuously since 1925. We want you to help keep the club relevant and contemporary, both learning from past and present trends while looking to the future. In 2020 there were 66 members including working professionals, aspiring pros, hobbyists and collectors.

We want to top that number in 2021.

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  • See top Bay Area magicians perform.

  • All ages welcome.

  • Learn from exceptional lecturers.

  • Participate in club competitions.


Upcoming and Past Meetings

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Online Magic Competion - Feb 2 2021

The Oakland Magic Circle Contest Contest, February 2, 2021 Participants (with links to websites) in order of appearance and time codes: Dale Chung and Korene Tom  - 1:09 Susan Zeller  -12:55 Marc McGuire – 23:00 James…
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Anna DeGuzman - Queen of Cardistry - Oakland Magic Circle Lecture

What Anna DeGuzman can do with a deck of 52 cards will make your head spin! Manipulating cards into impossible 3-D configurations, she cuts, flings, flips, rotates, juggles and shuffles playing cards in the middle of the street, along train…

Club Competitions

Oakland Magic Circle

The Oldest Independent Magic Club West of the Mississippi

Location- when meeting in person

Bjornson Hall
2258 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, Ca