• Family Art Studio

    Family Art Studio

    Regular schedule: Saturday–Sunday (except April 28)
    Spring break schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, April 16–21, plus Thursday, April 25
    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

    Regular schedule: Saturday–Sunday (except April 28)
    Spring break schedule: Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, April 18–25
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • story time at noah's ark

    Story Time at Noah’s Ark

    Wednesdays, 2:30 pm
    Plus, head to the amphitheater on Fridays, April 19 and 26, for Story Time at 3:30 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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  • Puppet Festival 2019

    Skirball Puppet Festival

    Fantastic Creatures

    Sunday, April 28, 10:00 am–4:00 pm

    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.

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  • Sensory Friendly Fridays

    Fridays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, and June 7, 12:00–1:30 pm

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    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.

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  • Inscape Interactive

    A Fashion Experience

    Sunday, June 23, 3:00 pm

    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.

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  • Child in Archaeology Dig

    Archaeology Field School

    A Summer Day Camp

    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!

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