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    Summer Family Lounge

    Special summer schedule: Through September 6

    All summer long, the Skirball invites family members of all ages to chill out in our groovy ’70s-themed Family Lounge, a nod to the exhibition Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution.

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    Family Art Studio

    Special summer schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, June 27–September 6
    New regular schedule: Every Saturday and Sunday, beginning September 26

    Enjoy one-of-a-kind art projects themed around Skirball exhibitions, including Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. Reinforcing the values of collaboration, community, and caring for the world around us, projects will ignite the imaginations of your family members, whether they are 2 or 102!

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    Dig It!

    Special summer schedule: Thursday–Sunday, through September 6
    Regular schedule: Saturdays and Sundays, beginning September 12

    Calling all aspiring archaeologists to the Skirball’s dig site! With the help of the archaeological staff in an outdoor field laboratory, discover what we have in common with people who lived centuries ago.

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    The Show Ponies

    Sunday, August 30, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Invoking the spirit of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the Show Ponies enliven audiences with exuberant indie folk and bluegrass.

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    Heidi Swedberg and the Sukey Jump Band

    Saturday, September 5, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Sing, dance, and play along with the invigorating ukulele pop music of Heidi Swedberg and the Sukey Jump Band.

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    Dave Aaronoff and the Protagonists

    Sunday, September 6, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Enjoy the spontaneous and comical rock, country, and folk of Dave Aaronoff and the Protagonists, the closing act of this season’s Family Amphitheater Performances.

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  • Skirball Playdate: A Recipe for Family

    Skirball Playdate: A Recipe for Family

    Sunday, September 20, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    $15 General; $10 Family Members and above

    Discover the connections between families, food, and fun with this morning of activities inspired by the exhibition Petit Takett.

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  • Family Lego Day

    Family Lego Day

    Sunday, October 4, drop by anytime between 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

    Inspired by the tradition of building temporary dwellings during the Jewish festival of Sukkot and by the values of shelter and community associated with this holiday, help construct a mini-neighborhood in the Skirball amphitheater.

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  • Skirball Playdate: Let’s Build It!

    Skirball Playdate: Let’s Build It!

    Sunday, October 18, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    $15 General; $10 Family Members and above

    In this fun family workshop, participants will enjoy a variety of building activities.

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