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    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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    Family Art Studio

    Regular schedule: Every Saturday and Sunday
    Special winter schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, December 26, 2015–January 10, 2016, except January 1

    By popular demand, the Family Art Studio is now open every weekend throughout the year and Tuesday through Sunday during school breaks! 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, beginning January 5, 1:00–1:25 p.m.

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    New! 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

    Take part in a guided journey through the Noah’s Ark galleries that brings the timeless story to life through theater, music, movement, and more.  Program subject to change or cancellation.

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    Skirball Playdate: Let's Tell a Story

    Sunday, February 21, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    $15 General; $10 Family Members and above

    During this morning workshop, visit the exhibition Citizen 13660: The Art of Miné Okubo, featuring pen and ink illustrations that document the artist’s life. Learn the different components of great storytelling, and create a beautiful, personalized storybook together!

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    Skirball Puppet Festival

    Sunday, April 17, 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

    Tickets on sale soon

    Don’t miss the Skirball’s fifth annual celebration of the art of puppetry, featuring new and classic tales told with a variety of puppets, live music, and art making! This campus-wide, daylong festival brings together some of the most talented puppeteers and artists, working in a range of cultural and artistic styles. A day of imaginative storytelling and innovation is sure to amaze visitors ages 2 to 102. Create your very own puppet and be a part of the special festival finale performed by Noah’s Ark storytellers and puppeteers. Open Call for Puppetry Acts

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