Hours
Tue–Fri, 12:00–5:00 pm
Sat–Sun, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Closed Mondays

Free on-site parking

Skirball Cultural Center

Calendar

Display results as:

Current Exhibitions

Exhibition

Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak

On view through September 1, 2024

An adult and child look at a screen on a red gallery wall. Around them are framed artworks, tables displaying open books, and a large illustration of a monster seeming to hang from the top of a wall.

Exhibition

Frank Stella: Had Gadya

On view through September 1, 2024

A gallery filled with large, colorful artwork in frames faces a long counter-like display of prints on paper.

Exhibition

The American Library by Yinka Shonibare CBE RA

On view through September 1, 2024

A gallery filled with book shelves of colorful books with names written on them.

Permanent Exhibition

Noah's Ark

Ongoing
Ninety-minute time slots offered

Visitor in Noah's Ark Gallery. Animal and ark made from wood and found materials. You can see giraffes, camels, snakes and birds.

Exhibition

Common Ground

On view through January 27, 2025

A pattern of a plate, bowl, and cup stacked and put in rows. The dishes are made of brown earthy pottery.

Permanent Exhibition

Visions and Values

Ongoing

Photo inside the exhibition Vision and values showing a replica of the statues of liberty hand holding the torch among a large photo mural of immigrants on Ellis Island

Permanent Exhibition

Discovery Center

Ongoing
Gallery open daily; Dig open on weekends until 4:15 pm

Photo of a artifact gallery with cases and a large rock ancient tomb with a big text wall that reads Discovery Center

Saturday Jun 15

    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Two girl in a sandbox sifting through the sand with screen to find artifact replicas of ancient pottery
    • Kids and Families

    Family Art Studio

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Art studio filled with young people and adults interacting around tables
    • Kids and Families

    Amphitheater Happenings

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Educator in performing a story with arms stretched wide while children are watching from outdoor amphitheater seats. There is a wooden planked backdrop with color potted plants.
    • Kids and Families
    • Special Event

    Skirball at the Central Library

    Saturday, June 15, 2:00–3:00 pm
    Saturday, July 13, 2:00–3:00 pm

    Saturday, June 15, 2:00–3:00 pm
    Saturday, July 13, 2:00–3:00 pm

    A view of the Los Angeles Public Library's central location.

Sunday Jun 16

    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Two girl in a sandbox sifting through the sand with screen to find artifact replicas of ancient pottery
    • Kids and Families

    Family Art Studio

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Art studio filled with young people and adults interacting around tables
    • Kids and Families

    Amphitheater Happenings

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Educator in performing a story with arms stretched wide while children are watching from outdoor amphitheater seats. There is a wooden planked backdrop with color potted plants.

Monday Jun 17

Skirball is Closed

Tuesday Jun 18

    • Kids and Families

    Toddler Sing-Along

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3:15 pm

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3:15 pm

    A group of young children throwing colorful scarfs in the air and dancing around.
    • Classes
    • Online

    Skirball Movie Group: Reel Masters

    Tuesdays, May 7 and 21, June 4 and 18, 7:30–9:00 pm (PT)

    Tuesdays, May 7 and 21, June 4 and 18, 7:30–9:00 pm (PT)

    Behind the scenes still from the film, Casablanca, showing a camera operator filming Rick and Ilsa making their farewell on the runway of the airport.

Wednesday Jun 19

Skirball is Closed

Thursday Jun 20

    • Kids and Families

    Family Art Studio

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Art studio filled with young people and adults interacting around tables
    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Two girl in a sandbox sifting through the sand with screen to find artifact replicas of ancient pottery
    • Kids and Families

    Amphitheater Happenings

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Educator in performing a story with arms stretched wide while children are watching from outdoor amphitheater seats. There is a wooden planked backdrop with color potted plants.

Saturday Jun 22

    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Two girl in a sandbox sifting through the sand with screen to find artifact replicas of ancient pottery
    • Kids and Families

    Family Art Studio

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Art studio filled with young people and adults interacting around tables
    • Kids and Families

    Amphitheater Happenings

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Educator in performing a story with arms stretched wide while children are watching from outdoor amphitheater seats. There is a wooden planked backdrop with color potted plants.

Sunday Jun 23

    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Two girl in a sandbox sifting through the sand with screen to find artifact replicas of ancient pottery
    • Kids and Families

    Family Art Studio

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Art studio filled with young people and adults interacting around tables
    • Kids and Families

    Amphitheater Happenings

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Educator in performing a story with arms stretched wide while children are watching from outdoor amphitheater seats. There is a wooden planked backdrop with color potted plants.
    • Public Programs
    • Performance

    Sunday, June 23, 3:00 pm

    Three people stand on a stage facing each other and holding hand. They are lit with blue and red lights for a performance.

Monday Jun 24

Skirball is Closed

Tuesday Jun 25

    • Kids and Families

    Toddler Sing-Along

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3:15 pm

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3:15 pm

    A group of young children throwing colorful scarfs in the air and dancing around.

Thursday Jun 27

    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Two girl in a sandbox sifting through the sand with screen to find artifact replicas of ancient pottery
    • Kids and Families

    Family Art Studio

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Art studio filled with young people and adults interacting around tables
    • Kids and Families

    Amphitheater Happenings

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Educator in performing a story with arms stretched wide while children are watching from outdoor amphitheater seats. There is a wooden planked backdrop with color potted plants.

Friday Jun 28

    • Public Programs
    • Film

    Friday, June 28, 8:30 pm

    Still from the movie Where the Wild Things Are showing Max and a monster Carol walking across a sand desert under a bright blue sky.

Saturday Jun 29

    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays beginning June 13

    Two girl in a sandbox sifting through the sand with screen to find artifact replicas of ancient pottery
    • Kids and Families

    Family Art Studio

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

    Art studio filled with young people and adults interacting around tables
    • Kids and Families

    Amphitheater Happenings

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Thursdays and Fridays, 2:15 pm (Story Time)
    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:15 am (Music Jams)

    Educator in performing a story with arms stretched wide while children are watching from outdoor amphitheater seats. There is a wooden planked backdrop with color potted plants.