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    Dig It!

    Regular schedule: Saturdays and Sundays, except June 12
    Special summer schedule: Thursday–Sunday, June 23–September 4

    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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    Family Art Studio

    Regular schedule: Every Saturday and Sunday, except June 12
    Special summer schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, June 25–September 4

    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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    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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    Two-by-Two: An Interactive Story Adventure at Noah’s Ark

    Wednesdays, 3:15–3:45 p.m.

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Join our storytellers as they brings the timeless story of Noah’s Ark to life through theater, music, movement, and more.  Program subject to change or cancellation.

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    Skirball Playdate: Digging Around in the Past

    Sunday, May 22, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    $20 General for adult/child pair; $15 Family Member level and above for adult/child pair

    Come along on a journey to discover what life was like thousands of years ago! After learning how to handle real ancient artifacts, families will visit the Skirball’s outdoor dig site and field laboratory to search for buried objects and learn how people in the past were a lot like us today.

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    Play Ball! A Skirball Family Sleepover

    Saturday, June 4, 6:00 p.m.–Sunday, June 5, 9:00 a.m.

    $55 General Adult or Child; $45 Member Adult or Child

    For one night only, the Ark is home to a whole new ballgame! This baseball-themed sleepover features a tasty dinner and a special interactive tour of the exhibition Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American.

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    Skirball Playdate: Take Me Out to the Ballgame

    Sunday, June 19, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    $20 General for adult/child pair; $15 Family Member level and above for adult/child pair

    This Father’s Day, share the fun of America’s favorite pastime! Families will visit the exhibition Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American, play old-timey games together in the amphitheater, hear baseball-inspired tales, and create a special keepsake celebrating their role models.

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  • Skirball Cultural Center Make Music Day

    Make Music Day

    Tuesday, June 21, 12:00–5:00 p.m.

    FREE

    Dance, sing, and jam along at the Skirball’s celebration of Make Music Day, a FREE festival of music held every June 21 in more than 700 cities in 120 countries around the world. Open to everyone—all ages and levels of musical experience welcome—Make Music Day at the Skirball is part of the citywide festival Make Music Los Angeles (MMLA), now in its fifth year.

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    Buyepongo

    Saturday, June 25, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Inspired by the musical traditions of Colombia, Haiti, Belize, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, and Southern California, Buyepongo fuses merengue, punta, and cumbia rhythms with hip-hop, reggae, jazz, and funk.

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    Mariachi Tesoro de San Fernando

    Sunday, June 26, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    This San Fernando–based ensemble of young musicians performs Mexican American and Mexican music that will make your spirits soar.

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