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

Wednesday Jul 24

    • 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 Jul 25

    • 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 Jun 13–Aug 15

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays Jun 13–Aug 15

    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.
    • Public Programs
    • Music

    Sunset Concerts: Bab L' Bluz

    Thursday, July 25, 8:00 pm

    Thursday, July 25, 8:00 pm

    Yousra Mansour, lead singer of the band Bab L'Bluz, lies on a decorative tiled floor wearing a bright blue top. Her hair fans out around her head as she looks directly to the camera.

Friday Jul 26

    • 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 Jul 27

    • 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 Jun 13–Aug 15

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays Jun 13–Aug 15

    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.

Sunday Jul 28

    • 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 Jun 13–Aug 15

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays Jun 13–Aug 15

    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.
    • Public Programs
    • Film

    Sunday, July 28, 1:00 pm

    A man with a large camera stands over Maurice Sendak at his desk displaying his illustrations.

Monday Jul 29

Skirball is Closed

Tuesday Jul 30

    • 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 Aug 01

    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays Jun 13–Aug 15

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays Jun 13–Aug 15

    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
    • Music

    Sunset Concerts: Waahli

    Thursday, August 1, 8:00 pm

    Thursday, August 1, 8:00 pm

    Headshot of the artist Waahli looking at the camera. His hair is braided and wrapped around his head, under his chin.

Friday Aug 02

    • 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 Aug 03

    • Kids and Families

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays Jun 13–Aug 15

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays Jun 13–Aug 15

    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 Aug 04

    • 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 Jun 13–Aug 15

    Saturday–Sunday until 4:15 pm, plus Thursdays Jun 13–Aug 15

    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.

Monday Aug 05

Skirball is Closed

Tuesday Aug 06

    • 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.