Upcoming TinkerLab Events

TinkerLab Saturdays at Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto

Palo Alto, CA: TinkerLab Saturdays. 2 – 4 pm. See dates below. 

Think like an artist and get inspired to create new works of art in TinkerLab Saturdays, a fun, interactive workshop for families with children ages 3 and up. Drop into our studios any time between 2 and 4 p.m. to create new projects based on the monthly theme. Presented by artists Ann McMillan and Rachelle Doorley. Free. Just show up! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Find us on the map.

  • September 26
  • November 7
  • December 12
  • January 9
  • February 6
  • March 5
  • April 30
  • June 4

Palo Alto, CA: Saturday December 12, 11 am – 5 pm. Cubberley Community Center. Studio U-5. Cubberley Artists Holiday Open Studios. Find us on the map.

Past Events

Palo Alto, CA: Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, 11 am – 5 pm. Cubberley Community Center. Studio U-5. More about Silicon Valley Open Studios here.

Palo Alto, CA: Saturday, May 9, 2 pm – 4 pm. Cubberley Community Center. Studio U-5. Join me and artist, Ann McMillan for hands-on fun for the whole family. This is a FREE drop-in program. The theme of this TinkerLab studio event is Sculpture. Ann will facilitate a wire-sculpture project and I’ll facilitate a paper sculpture project. If you’re coming with children, please plan to stay with them. This is not a drop-off event. Thanks!

Palo Alto, CA: Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11 am – 2 pm. Cubberley Community Center. Cubberley Community Day. Come visit me in my new studio with hands-on art making for all ages. Studio U-5.

Portland, OR: Sunday, December 14, 2014 Portland Museum of Art. Hands-on activities and book signing

Palo Alto, CA: Sunday, December 7, 2014 Palo Alto Art Center. Hands-on Science and book signing.

San Jose, CA: Friday, November 21, 2014 San Jose State University, Marion Cilker Conference for the Arts in Education, Keynote Talk

San Jose, CA: Sunday, October 5, 2014 San Jose Museum of Art, Hands-on workshop and museum looking activity

Los Altos, CA: Saturday, September 13 Helix (Exploratorium), Book Launch Party

Cambridge, MA: Sunday, August 10 Porter Square Books, Book Signing + Activity from the book

NYC, NY: Saturday, August 2 Books of Wonder, Book Signing + Activity from the book

San Francisco, CA: Sunday, July 20  Books Inc., Book Signing + Activity from the book, Laurel Village

Marin County, CA: Sunday, July 13 Book Passage, Book Signing + Activity from the book, Corte Madera

Stanford University, CA: Saturday, July 12, Play Symposium, Book Signing + Activity from the book, Cemex Auditorium



More to come! If you’d like to be added to our local book event list, please share your details here. We promise to keep this list confidential!