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!
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.
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.
Celebrate the art of puppetry and the magic of storytelling at the Skirball’s eighth annual Puppet Festival! This campus-wide, daylong festival features new and classic tales told with a variety of puppets, live music, and art making. It brings together talented puppeteers and artists from across the country, working in a range of cultural and artistic styles.
On select Fridays, between 12:00 and 1:30 pm, 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.
See a special family-friendly excerpt of the Bella Lewitzky dance work Inscape that features Los Angeles companies Luminario Ballet and Pennington Dance Group wearing costumes designed by Rudi Gernreich. An interactive exploration of the costumes follows the performance.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, July 16, 17, 30, 31, 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Per daylong session: $70 General; $60 Members
Adventure awaits! Don’t miss this summer series of fun daylong camp sessions focused on archaeology of the ancient world. At the Skirball’s Archaeology Field School, you’ll journey back in time to study ancient writing, trade, and even tombs!