• Family Art Studio

    Family Art Studio—Suspended

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

    In support of emergency efforts to slow and contain the spread of COVID-19, the Skirball (including the Family Art Studio) will be closed to the public effective Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, May 3. Thank you for your understanding.

    Find us online! The Skirball may be closed, but we're still here to help you stay creative. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for art projects you can do from home.

    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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  • toddler sing-along

    Toddler Sing-Along—Suspended

    Tuesdays, 1:15 pm

    In light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19, this program has been suspended through Tuesday, April 28. Thank you for your understanding.

    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 at noah's ark

    Story Time—Suspended

    Wednesdays, 2:30 pm

    In light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19, this program has been suspended through Wednesday, April 29. Thank you for your understanding.

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

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  • archaeology dig

    Archaeology Dig—Suspended

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

    In support of emergency efforts to slow and contain the spread of COVID-19, the Skirball (including the Archaeology Dig) will be closed to the public effective Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, May 3. Thank you for your understanding.

    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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  • Dancing aboard Noah's Ark

    Music and Dance—Suspended

    Thursdays, 2:30 pm

    In light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19, this program has been suspended through Thursday, April 30. Thank you for your understanding.

    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—Suspended

    Fridays, 3:40 pm

    In light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19, this program has been suspended through Friday, May 1. Thank you for your understanding.

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

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  • musica para todos

    Música para Todos—Suspended

    Sundays, 11:15 am

    In light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19, this program has been suspended through Sunday, May 3. Thank you for your understanding.

    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—Suspended

    Sundays, 12:00–2:00 pm

    In light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19, Hands on History has been suspended indefinitely. Please check back here for updates. Thank you for your understanding.

    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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  • child wearing noise-cancelling headphones

    Sensory Friendly Hours—Suspended

    Wednesdays, April 22 and 29; 3:30–5:00 pm
    Sunday, May 17, 10:00–11:30 am

    In light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19, this program has been suspended through Sunday, May 3. Thank you for your understanding.

    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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  •  Skirball Puppet Festival

    Skirball Puppet Festival—Cancelled

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

    This year’s Skirball Puppet Festival has been cancelled in light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19. We look forward to welcoming you to next year’s festival on April 25, 2021.

    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 showcases new and classic tales told through a variety of puppets representing diverse cultural and aesthetic styles.

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  • Noah's Ark After Dark—Cancelled

    Puzzles and Pajamas!

    Saturday, May 30, 5:30–9:30 pm

    This program has been cancelled in light of public-health concerns related to COVID-19. Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to welcoming you back to Noah's Ark soon!

    Celebrate spring with your favorite animal friends after hours aboard Noah’s Ark. Adults and kids, wear your PJs and play with puppets, tell stories, enjoy dinner together, make new friends, and have loads of fun!

    Join us for Puzzles and Pajamas on May 30! During this interative evening, you’ll participate in The Builder and the Dove: A Puzzle Adventure and then create your very own puzzle.

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