Speaking + Events

I make time to speak at events and prepare workshops on topics that relate to my work in art education and creativity. Please join me at a live event! Click on the links below for more information.

Upcoming Events

upcoming tinkerlab events

Deep Space Sparkle Live Workshop. Santa Barbara,CA June 23-24, 2017

Art Night at TinkerLab – FreeArt Night at TinkerLab

Join us in this self-guided art making experience in Palo Alto, CA. Bring your own sketchbook, pencils, and tools, and join other creatives in the bright and inviting TinkerLab studio for a night of mark-making. Basic art supplies, inspiration, and tea are provided. BYO Snacks and beverage of choice.

Save the date:

August 31, 7 – 9 pm

October 12, 7 – 9 pm

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Special thanks to the City of Palo Alto’s Cubblerley Artist Studio Program for supporting the vitality of the arts in Palo Alto by providing city-sponsored, affordable studio space for artists, building creative community, and fostering public engagement with the arts and artists. 

Maker NightsMaker Nights TinkerLab

A two and a half hour experimental drawing and painting night women who want to get creative. The events include guided art experiences and free time to explore with curated art supplies. Tea and coffee provided by TinkerLab. BYOB.

Stay tuned for dates.

Art Together WorkshopsArt Together TinkerLab

This workshop is for families with children ages 2-5. Stay tuned for dates.

Art and Education SalonArt and Education salon TinkerLab

Join me for amusing, conscientious, and educative talks with inspiring artists and educators. Check back for upcoming dates.

Open StudiosOPEN STUDIOS tinkerlab november 2017

I’m honored to be a Cubberley Artist-in-Residence. Please join at the TinkerLab Studio this November. This is a great time to visit my studio and the studios of twenty other Silicon Valley artists. Stay tuned for the date!

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Special thanks to the City of Palo Alto’s Cubblerley Artist Studio Program for supporting the vitality of the arts in Palo Alto by providing city-sponsored, affordable studio space for artists, building creative community, and fostering public engagement with the arts and artists. 

Past Events

PAST EVENTS

Art Together: Family Art Making, TinkerLab Art Studio, Palo Alto, CA

Ladies Drawing Nights, TinkerLab Art Studio, Palo Alto, CA

Open Draw, TinkerLab Art Studio, Palo Alto, CA

JSN’s Women’s Seminar, How to set up a home environment that fosters hands-on making and creativity, Kehilah High School, Palo Alto, CA

Process Over Product. Parent and Teacher Training. San Francisco, CA 

Kids and Art Workshop. Artist Trading Cards. Palo Alto, CA

Alt Summit. How to Write a Book Proposal that can’t be Ignored. Salt Lake City, UT

The Creative Table: Exploring Materials Combinations for Young Makers. Professional Development at Google Children’s Center, Mountain View, CA

Family Fling at the Exploratorium. San Francisco, CA

Meet the Maker: Tinkering Workshop for Children.Ventana School. Los Altos, CA

How to set up a home environment that fosters hands-on making and creativity, Los Gatos Saratoga Observation Nursery School, Los Gatos, CA

Marion Cilker Art Education Conference. Keynote. San Jose, CA

Book Tour. Books Inc. San Francisco, CA

Book Tour. Book Passage. Corte Madera, CA

Bing Nursery School Play Institute Symposium, Stanford, CA

Book Tour. Porter Books. Cambridge, MA

Book Tour. Books of Wonder. NYC, NY

Nurturing Creative Kids Art Making and Mini Tour. San Jose Museum of Art. San Jose, CA

Tinkering Family Event. Portland Art Museum. Portland, OR

Holiday Family Day at the Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

Interviews

Interviews TinkerLab

How to Naturally Dye Easter Eggs, Bay Area People, KTVU Fox (above)

Parenting On Cue : Tinkerlab’s Genius Creator Shares Tips on How to Get Creative with Your Children (PODCAST)

Art Made Easy: Artful Practices for Young Makers  (PODCAST)

Screen Free Alternatives for Sick Days,Washington Post

TinkerLab: Experimenting in the Creative Sandbox. Palo Alto Online

TinkerLab Offers Effortless Ideas for Sparking Kids’ Creativity. Palo Alto Pulse

WORK WITH ME (1)

Work with Rachelle

To start a conversation about booking me for your next event, email me at:

rachelle at tinkerlab.com