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2015-16 School Outreach Programs

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September - May
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 3pm

June - August
Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5:30pm


The Junior Center of Art and Science, founded in 1954, is an independent, nonprofit organization serving over 30,000 children annually.

Dedicated to all the children of the East Bay, the Junior Center of Art and Science encourages children's active wonder and creative responses through artistic and scientific exploration of their natural urban environment. The Junior Center's classes, workshops, exhibits, and events integrate art and science to promote children's fresh, hands-on and personalized interaction with their world. The Junior Center contributes to the development of citizens who value nature and appreciate the importance of art and science in our community.


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Saturday, December 5, 2015 11am - 3pm

Find that special gift. Many one-of-a-kind originals.
Art work created by students and faculty. Art activities!
Meet our animal ambassadors! Free admission.
Junior Center of Art and Science, 558 Bellevue Ave, Oakland 94610