• Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds

    October 7, 2021–February 20, 2022

    More than fifty years ago, a television show called Star Trek broke ground with its daring vision—an inclusive cast of humans and interplanetary beings cooperating to overcome challenges as they explore the cosmos. With themes of heroism, optimism, equality, and humanity, the franchise has continued to pose questions about real life on Earth as much as in its fictional future worlds. 

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    Noah’s Ark

    One-hour time slots available

    Welcome back to Noah’s Ark! This award-winning children's and family destination invites visitors of all generations to play, climb, build, explore, make believe, and make friends—all while exploring an eight-thousand-square-foot wooden ark, filled to the rafters with whimsical animals and new storm clouds that will spark your senses. Share in a timeless story—and together envision a better world.

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    Sustain: From Loss to Renewal

    Special Installation

    On view through March 20, 2022

    Responding to the COVID-19 crisis, Sustain: From Loss to Renewal explores meaningful expressions of grief and resilience. This three-part installation looks to Jewish traditions of mourning and the Los Angeles art community to guide us through our collective grief and move forward.

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    Discovery Center

    Thursday–Sunday

    Journey into the past and discover what we have in common with people who lived thousands of years ago. Featuring archaeological artifacts from the ancient Near East and replicas of pieces from the renowned collections of the Israel Museum and Israel Antiquities Authority, the Discovery Center invites visitors to learn about our shared human history through the study of archaeology.

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    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 four thousand years.

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