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2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - (310) 440-4500
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COURSES

Art and Courage

In progress: Wednesdays, April 2–May 28, except May 21, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (8 sessions)

In conjunction with the exhibition The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats, explore the convergence of art and courage during this inspiring lecture series that focuses on artists who took social and political stands with their work.

Admission:

$225 General; $160 Members

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Behind the Science Headlines

Thursdays: May 1–29, 1:30–3:00 p.m. (5 sessions)

Investigate the science behind the latest headlines and discuss current scientific research as well as some of tomorrow’s. Topics include brain mapping, the latest research on aging, the interplay of genetics vs. environment on our health, and stem cell research, as well as several new medical breakthroughs on the horizon.

Admission:

$125 General; $100 Members

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Your Name in Lights

A Workshop in Gold and Color Leaf

Tuesday, May 13, 7:30–9:00 p.m. (1 session)

In this hands-on, one-day workshop, learn the delicate art of gold and color leaf and create a miniature illuminated manuscript of your own. 

Admission:

$50 General; $40 Members

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The Great Operas of Mozart

Thursdays, May 15–June 19, 1:00–3:00 p.m. (6 sessions)

Explore the life and work of legendary composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart during the last ten years of his life.

Admission:

This course is now full.

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Introduction to Precious Metal Clay

Saturday, 
May 31
, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
 (1 session)

Learn how to use the medium known as Precious Metal Clay (PMC) in this course offered in partnership with Otis College of Art and Design.

Admission:

$99 Noncredit

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Compressed Forms: Slice of Memoir, Flash Fiction, or Poetry

Mondays
, June 2–30
, 7:00–10:00 p.m.
, (5 sessions
)

Learn how to distill language into dynamic compressed forms of expression in this course offered in partnership with Otis College of Art and Design. 

Admission:

$395 Noncredit

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Illustrated Children’s Books

Mondays, June 2–August 4, 7:00–10:00 p.m. (10 sessions)

Offered in conjunction with the exhibition The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats, explore the steps involved inillustrating a children’s book through hands-on assignments, lectures, and critiques.

Admission:

$395 Noncredit; $430 Certificate Credit; $1,250 College Credit

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Skirball Summer Book Groups: Immigrant Literature

Two groups offered, each with its own times; see detailed schedule

This summer, Skirball Book Groups look at contemporary immigration stories from three different cultures and genres.

Admission:

$75 General; $60 Members

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Singing Slings & Arrows

Tuesdays, April 29–June 3, 1:30–3:00 p.m. (6 sessions)

Through this course, explore the world of musical satire in a variety of genres, cultures, and eras, especially in America during the last fifty to sixty years.

Admission:

This course has been canceled.

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Great Decisions: Current Events Discussion Group

In progress: Thursdays: January 30, February 13 and 27, March 13 and 27, April 10 and 24, May 8: 1:30–3:00 p.m. (8 sessions)

Become an informed citizen! In this discussion group affiliated with the Foreign Policy Association (FPA)—a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world—participants have the opportunity to discuss and debate important international current events topics with the guidance of an experienced moderator.

Admission:

Registration is closed.

COURSES

Skirball Book Groups: Private Lives

In progress: Four groups offered, each with its own five dates and times; see detailed schedule

This winter, Skirball Book Groups explore stories that examine the bigness of small lives.

Admission:

Registration is closed.

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