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Recent News

EVENTS: Chabot enters their 20th year at the Skyline Campus with the Bay Area Film Festival, a weekend of cosmic romance and a science carnival that celebrates women in STEM.

Chabot Space and Science Center is kicking off the 20th Anniversary on Skyline Drive in 2020 with a lineup of exciting events celebrating local children, women in STEM and more.
 
GEMINID METEOR SHOWER: Chabot Space & Science Center offers viewing of Geminid Meteor Shower with astronomers available.

The public is invited to enjoy the Geminid Meteor Shower from the Chabot Observatory Deck with staff astronomers available to answer questions.

 

EVENTS: Chabot’s winter events include spectacular astronomical events, whimsical First Fridays and the best New Year’s Eve event for families in the Bay Area.

Cozy up at Chabot this winter with pajama parties, sleepovers, spectacular astronomical events and our family friendly hit, Balloon Drop, on December 31.

 

GRANT: Chabot Space And Science Center has been awarded $247,000 from the Institute Of Museum And Library Services to fund Oakland Connected Learning Partnership Program.September 30, 2019

Through the Oakland Connected Learning Partnership Program, students from Skyline High School will lead STEM workshops and community events for underserved Oakland residents, students and community members.

 

AWARD: Chabot Space And Science Center staff astronomer Conrad Jung has been awarded the 2019 G. Bruce Blair medal from the Western Amateur Astronomers.– September 10, 2019

Chabot astronomer Conrad Jung is the recipient of the Western Amateur Astronomers 2019 G. Bruce Blair Medal.

 

Past News

Chabot Space & Science Center offers viewing of Perseid Meteor Shower with astronomers available.– August 8, 2019

Chabot Space & Science Center hosts first annual Bubblefest August 17, 10 a.m – 5 p.m. August 6, 2019

Chabot Space & Science Center, in partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center, presents new exhibition, Luminous Moon, June 22 – September 8, 2019– May 22, 2019

Chabot Space & Science Center and Hillcrest School in Oakland Partner to Embed Science Learning in a Museum Setting – May 1, 2019

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a month of Moon-themed events this July at Chabot Space and Science Center– April 24,2019

Spend the summer at Chabot with new experiences for all ages– April 23, 2019

Unwrap The Universe This Season – November 17, 2018

Bill Nye and Annie Campbell Washington to be honored at Starlight Gala 2018 – October 17, 2018

Girl Scouts Astronomy & Space Badge Program 10.17.18 – October 17, 2018

Exhibit Going The Distance, Our Reach Into Space opens October 6– September 18, 2018

Chabot Announces New Artist in Residence Program – November 17, 2017