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    The Art of Tinkering

    This summer, dive into tinkering with artworks, contraptions, exhibits, and experiences for all ages. Follow your own imagination—and celebrate the creativity we all share.

    On view June 18–September 5

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  • May Is for Members

    We wouldn't be here without our members, and May is when we make sure you know it!

    This May—the first we’ve been open since 2019—lots of on-site perks await you.

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  • After Dark

    Join us each week for thoughtful and innovative science, arts and perceptual experiences—a cocktail of curiosity to supplement your screen time. Thursdays, 6–10 p.m., 18+.

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  • Professional Development For Educators

    Learn how to bring inquiry-based science exploration into your classroom.

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  • Land Acknowledgment

    Share our appreciation and respect for the Ramaytush Ohlone whose perspectives and knowledge inspire us.

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