• two kids sifting through dig pit

    Archaeology Dig

    Saturday–Sunday, plus Thursdays, December 23 and 30

    Included with general Museum admission

    Imagine you are an archaeologist at the Archaeology Dig! Sift and sort to find replicas of ancient artifacts buried beneath the sand, weigh and examine your findings, and analyze clues to discover what we have in common with people who lived three thousand years ago.

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  • Maite Gomez-Rejón in her home kitchen making sufganiyot

    Cooking with ArtBites

    Hanukkah and the Jelly Doughnut | Online

    Sunday, December 5, 10:00–11:00 am (PT)

    Per household:; $10 General; $5 Members

    Have you ever wondered why jelly doughnuts, or sufganiyot, are eaten during Hanukkah? If so, you’re in luck! During this family-friendly online workshop, join Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites to hear the history of this rich holiday treat and make a simple and delicious version from the comfort of your home kitchen.

    To cook along, participants should be prepared with the ingredients and equipment listed below.

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  • Hanukkah Festival at the Skirball

    Hanukkah Festival

    Sunday, December 5, 2:00–6:00 pm (doors at 1:30 pm)

    $18 General; $15 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12; $13 Children 2–12; FREE to Members and Children under 2; Includes timed-entry admission to Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds

    Let there be light! Join us for an afternoon and evening of music, storytelling, art-making, and celebration. Move to the grooves of Dublab DJ Callie Ryan, folk troubadours Zingarella, and klezmer group Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi.

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  • Still from the movie WALL-E


    Sunday, December 26, 11:30 am and 2:30 pm


    WALL-E is the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time. One day, he spots EVE, a sleek probe sent back to Earth on a scanning mission. Smitten, WALL-E embarks on a great adventure when he follows EVE across the galaxy.

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  • Still from the movie A Wrinkle in Time

    A Wrinkle in Time

    Sunday, January 2, 11:30 am and 2:30 pm


    After her astrophysicist father goes missing, thirteen-year-old Meg meets three supernatural beings named Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which. They transport her, her friend Calvin, and her brother, Charles Wallace, through the universe to rescue her dad by traversing strange new planets and unlocking the power inside themselves.

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  • Still from the movie Meet the Robinsons

    Meet the Robinsons

    Sunday, January 9, 11:30 am and 2:30 pm


    After giving up hope for the return of his stolen invention, Lewis meets a mysterious stranger named Wilbur Robinson. Using Wilbur’s time machine, the two team up to track down the thief in a showdown that ends with an unexpected twist of fate.

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