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East Bay museums changing ideas of how exhibits presented

East Bay Times

August 16, 2019 – Instead of offering art and artifacts to be passively looked at in a building, today’s exhibits stretch into surrounding communities, and everyday citizens are encouraged to curate.


50 Years on, Apollo 11 Spacesuit Continues to Influence Imaginations and New Designs 


July 17, 2019 – Chabot Space and Science Center astronomer Gerald McKeegan shows off some of the Apollo 11 spacesuit’s 21 inner layers.


Bay Area Powering Up For 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing 

SF Gate

July 14, 2019 – Other Apollo 11 anniversary events are taking place at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland, where on July 20 people can experience simulated lunar missions, a countdown to the landing and more!


The 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing at Chabot Space Center


July 7, 2019 – As the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing nears, the Chabot Space and Science Center is putting on Moon Month, a series of lunar-related events.


Space and Science Center Delivers Weekly Science Ed to Middle Schoolers

T.H.E Journal

May 14, 2019 – An Oakland-based STEM center has been teaming up with a local middle school to provide on-site science education for 102 students. Chabot Space & Science Center works with students from Hillcrest Middle School one day a week in a program called “Chabot Satellite Academy.”


Students Present Science Projects Focused on Climate Change, Other Issues

KCBS Radio

May 7, 2019 – Middle schoolers are working to find solutions to community concerns through scientific research. Students from Hillcrest School presented projects focused on climate change and other issues at the Chabot Space and Science Center. KCBS Radio’s Carrie Hodousek was there.



Photos: Chabot Space and Science Center’s 3rd annual Tinkerfest, Eastbay Times – April 13, 2019


Chabot Space And Science Center To Host Third Annual Tinkerfest Saturday, SF Gate – April 13, 2019


Astronomers capture what can’t be seen: a black hole, ABC7 News – April 10, 2019