• Photo of a family at a craft table outside at the Skirball

    Outdoor Art Making


    Included with general admission

    Head to the Winnick Breezeway outside of Noah’s Ark to enjoy one-of-a-kind art projects themed around Skirball exhibitions, Jewish traditions, and the importance of caring for the world. Reinforcing the values of collaboration and community, these grab-and-go activities can be done anytime during your visit or taken home. Current and Upcoming Projects Through November 27—Harvest Welcome Rings
    Use natural materials to design a hanging decoration or centerpiece to welcome loved ones into your home. December 1–January 5—Helper Torches

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    Archaeology Dig


    Included with general 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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    Story Time in the Amphitheater

    Thursday–Friday, 1:00 and 4:00 pm
    Saturday–Sunday, 11:00 am, 2:00, and 4:00 pm

    Included with general admission

    Join us for interactive Story Time in the outdoor Ziegler Amphitheater to hear flood tales from around the world. Through vibrant storytelling and participatory elements like movement and call-and-response, your little ones’ imaginations will run wild as they become part of the story.

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    Hanukkah Festival

    Sunday, December 18, 2:00–5:30 pm (doors open 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

    Make Hanukkah memories at the Skirball! Beloved klezmer rockers Mostly Kosher headline this year’s festival with support from Dublab DJ Callie Ryan and dance leaders Bruce Bierman and Gilberto Melendez. Plus, the Skirball Storytellers bring the Hanukkah story to life with a theatrical performance featuring puppetry. 

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