• toddler sing-along

    Toddler Sing-Along

    Tuesdays, 1:15 pm

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Join our educators for circle time and singing with your little one. Caregivers, babies, and young children will learn songs and lap games, meeting new friends as they sing, move, and play together.

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    Story Time

    Wednesdays, 2:30 pm

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Listen as flood stories from cultures around the world are brought to life through the timeless tradition of oral storytelling.

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    Sensory Friendly Hours

    Wednesdays, January 29; February 5, 12, 19, and 26; and March 4, 11, 18, and 25; 3:30–5:00 pm
    Sundays, March 15 and May 17, 10:00–11:30 am

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    During the hours listed above, the Skirball welcomes all visitors to enjoy a Noah’s Ark experience specially designed for guests with autism spectrum disorders, sensory-processing differences, and other developmental disabilities. Expect a reduced number of visitors, quieter galleries, and relaxed music and story times. Noise-dampening headphones, sensory bags, and lanterns for low-light sensitivity are available to borrow.

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  • Dancing aboard Noah's Ark

    Music and Dance

    Thursdays, 2:30 pm

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Play music and dance with family and friends aboard Noah’s Ark.

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  • The Builder and the Dove performance

    The Builder and the Dove: A Puzzle Adventure

    Fridays, 3:40 pm

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    New! Join the quest to unlock the mysterious connections between us all in this live reimagining of the timeless flood story created by Mister & Mischief.

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    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday
    Drop in anytime during regular Museum hours; last entry at 4:15 pm

    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

    Family Art Studio

    Saturday–Sunday
    Drop in anytime during regular Museum hours; last entry at 4:15 pm

    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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  • musica para todos

    Música para Todos

    Sundays, 11:15 am

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    On Sundays, at 11:15 am, join in a musical jam session in both Spanish and English aboard Noah’s Ark at the Skirball.

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  • Hand on History

    Hands on History

    Sundays, 12:00–2:00 pm

    Get a real feel for the ancient world! Be on the lookout for a cart that will pop up around the Museum. Visitors of all ages are invited to touch actual ancient artifacts and discover the many things that connect us to the past.

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  • Noah's Ark After Dark

    Pajama Party!

    Saturdays, March 14 and May 30, 5:30–9:30 pm

    Per Pajama Party date; $40 General (Adult or Child); $30 Members (Adult or Child)

    Spend an evening with your favorite animal friends aboard Noah’s Ark. Adults and kids, wear your favorite PJs and play with puppets, tell stories, and make new friends. Enjoy a tasty dinner together and have loads of fun!

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  •  Skirball Puppet Festival

    Skirball Puppet Festival

    Sunday, April 26, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

    $15 General; $12 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12; $10 Children 2–12; FREE to Members and Children under 2

    Perfect for the whole family! Celebrate the art of puppetry and the magic of storytelling at the Skirball’s ever-popular annual Puppet Festival. Featuring a lineup of talented puppeteers, this campus-wide festival features new and classic tales told through a variety of puppets representing diverse cultural and aesthetic styles.

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