Mills College in Oakland

Mills College

Mills College is a private liberal arts and sciences college located in Oakland, California. It was founded in 1852 as the Young Ladies' Seminary in Benicia, California, and moved to its current location in 1871. The campus covers 135 acres and features beautiful historic buildings and lush greenery. Mills College is known for its commitment to women's education, diversity, and social justice. Visitors can take a guided tour of the campus and explore its impressive collection of art, including pieces by Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. The Mills College Art Museum is also a popular attraction, showcasing a range of contemporary and historical works. Additionally, the campus hosts a variety of cultural and academic events throughout the year, making it a lively and enriching destination for visitors to Oakland.