• kite crafting in family art studio

    Family Art Studio

    Saturdays and Sundays

    Enjoy one-of-a-kind art projects themed around Skirball exhibitions. 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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  • Girl and boy crouching in a sand pit, holding a clay pot

    Dig It!

    Saturdays and Sundays

    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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  • Hand on History

    Hands on History

    Sundays, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

    Get a real feel for the ancient world! Be on the lookout for a portable touch-cart that will pop up in Skirball spaces on Sundays. Visitors of all ages are invited to touch actual ancient artifacts and discover the many things that connect us to the past.

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  • toddler sing-along

    Toddler Tuesday Sing-Along

    Tuesdays, 1:00–1:25 p.m.

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Join our educators for circle time and singing with your little one.

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  • story time at noah's ark

    Story Time at Noah’s Ark

    Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m.

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Listen as flood stories from cultures around the world are brought to life through the timeless tradition of oral storytelling.

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    Family Lego Day

    Sunday, October 16, drop by anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

    What do you build? Inspired by the tradition of building temporary dwellings during the Jewish festival of Sukkot and the values of shelter and community associated with this holiday, help construct a mini-neighborhood in the courtyard behind the main lobby.

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  • Skirball Playdate: A Recipe for Family

    Skirball Playdate: Harvest Hoopla!

    Sunday, October 23, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    $15 General for adult/child pair; $10 Family Member level and above for adult/child pair

    Help to prepare a simple feast in celebration of the Jewish festival of Sukkot and the autumn harvest. Learn about delicious harvest foods, create your own table lantern, and visit the Skirball sukkah.

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