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    Paul Simon: Words & Music

    April 27–September 3, 2017

    Making its only West Coast stop at the Skirball, Paul Simon: Words & Music—a traveling exhibition organized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum—illustrates how the legendary artist’s music has reflected social and cultural ideals.

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  • Future Aleppo

    May 23–August 18, 2017

    This summer, visit Future Aleppo at the Skirball—an installation about the human capacity for resilience, hope, and perseverance in times of darkness. A four-by-four-foot model, Future Aleppo was created by a young Syrian boy and aspiring architect named Mohammed Qutaish while living through the indiscriminately violent war in Aleppo. Between 2012 and 2015, as he witnessed his beloved city being demolished, Qutaish crafted his vision for the future of Aleppo using paper, wood, colored pencils, and glue.

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  • Detail of hanukkah lamp with Statue of Liberty candle holders

    Visions and Values

    Jewish Life from Antiquity to America

    Ongoing

    Featuring changing displays of works from the Skirball’s permanent collection of Judaica—one of the largest in the world—this historically illuminating exhibition chronicles the struggles and achievements of the Jewish people over a span of 4,000 years.

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    Noah’s Ark

    Ongoing

    "Extraordinary … A celebration of play, inspiring fascination, reviving wonder."
    New York Times

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