• Family Art Studio

    Family Art Studio

    Summer schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, through August 18, plus Thursdays, August 22 and 29
    Regular schedule: Saturday–Sunday (except October 13)
    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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  • archaeology dig

    Archaeology Dig

    Summer schedule: Thursday–Sunday, through August 18, plus Thursdays, August 22 and 29
    Regular schedule: 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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  • Hand on History

    Hands on History

    Summer schedule: Saturdays and Sundays, 12:00–2:00 pm, July 6–September 1
    Regular schedule: 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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  • 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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  • toddler sing-along

    Toddler Tuesday 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.

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  • World Music Jam

    Thursdays, July 11–August 28, 2:15 pm

    Included with Museum admission

    Be sure to catch this interactive jam session for all ages in the amphitheater.

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  • story time at noah's ark

    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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  • Grandparents Week at Noah's Ark

    Tuesday, September 3–Friday, September 13

    Walk-up tickets only (no advance tickets)

    Celebrate National Grandparents Day with a voyage aboard Noah’s Ark! Kids, bring your grandparents (or great-aunts and great-uncles) for FREE when they buy you a Noah’s Ark ticket September 3–13.

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    Sensory Friendly Hours

    Fridays, September 6, 13, 20, and 27, 12:00–1:30 pm
    New! Sundays, October 27, January 12, March 15, 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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  • Noah's Ark After Dark

    Pajama Party!

    Saturdays, September 28 and November 9, 5:30–9:30 pm

    Per party: $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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  • sukkah holiday installation

    Visit the Skirball Sukkah

    Sunday, October 13–Sunday, October 20

    Included with Museum admission

    Throughout the week, visit the Skirball sukkah—installed on the courtyard behind the main lobby—to enjoy your lunch or to spend time with your family. 

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  • 2019 Harvest Festival

    Skirball Harvest Festival

    A Sukkot Celebration

    Sunday, October 13, 11:00 am–4:00 pm (Museum doors and Will Call open at 10:00 am)

    $12 General; $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students,; And Children over 12; $7 Children 2–12; FREE to Members and Children under 2

    Bring in the fall harvest season and celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot at this daylong festival, featuring live music, dancing, and maker stations curated by Creative Ways.

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