• toddler sing-along

    Toddler Tuesday Sing-Along

    Tuesdays, 1:00–1:25 p.m.

    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 p.m.

    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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  • Family Art Studio

    Family Art Studio

    Summer schedule: Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, August 16–September 2
    Regular schedule: Saturdays and Sundays (except September 30)

    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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  • Dig It!

    Summer schedule: Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, August 16–September 2
    Regular schedule: Saturdays and Sundays

    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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  • rogue artists ensemble

    Rogue Artists Ensemble

    Saturday, August 18, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Through hyper-theatrical puppet performances, magical video projections, and original songs, Rogue Artists Ensemble bring the Caldecott-winning book Zen Shorts to life at this performance.

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  • Hand on History

    Hands on History

    Summer schedule: Saturdays and Sundays, 12:00–2:00 p.m., through September 2
    Regular schedule: Sundays, 12:00–2:00 p.m., beginning September 9

    Get a real feel for the ancient world! Be on the lookout for a cart that will pop up near the main lobby on Sundays. 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 a.m.

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    On Sundays, at 11:15 a.m., join in a musical jam session in both Spanish and English aboard Noah’s Ark at the Skirball.

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  • los cambalache

    Los Cambalache

    Sunday, August 19, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Los Cambalache, named after the Spanish word that means “exchange,” is an East LA–based group of musicians who play son jarocho—a style of music from Veracruz, Mexico, shaped by indigenous, Spanish, and African cultures.

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  • The Whole World Is a Narrow Bridge

    Fridays, 3:40 p.m. (except August 17)

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    Experience the Noah’s Ark galleries brought to life through a movement and dance piece that expresses the power of human beings to weather life’s storms by supporting one another.

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  • paradigm brass

    Paradigm Brass

    Saturday, August 25, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with the band Paradigm Brass, playing a selection of Bernstein classics.

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    Theatre Source LA

    Sunday, August 26, 12:00 and 2:00 p.m.

    Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday celebration continues for the final amphitheater performance of the season. A group of cabaret performers and an accompanist from Theater Source LA will take the stage to perform your favorite songs from West Side Story, Candide, and On the Town.

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  • Grandparents Week at Noah's Ark

    Tuesday, September 4–Friday, September 14

    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 4–14.

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  • sukkah holiday installation

    Visit the Skirball Sukkah

    Sunday, September 23–Sunday, September 30 (except September 24)

    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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  • Harvest festival 2018

    Skirball Harvest Festival

    Sunday, September 30, 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (Museum doors and Will Call open at 10:00 a.m.)

    $5 General; FREE to Members and Children under 2

    Bring in the fall harvest season and celebrate the Jewish holiday of Sukkot at this daylong festival. With family and friends, explore the Skirball campus transformed into a socially conscious market, offering an assortment of locally sourced fare, craft beer, art activities, live music and dancing, and more. Program partners include Garden School Foundation, GrowGood, Huerta del Valle, and SÜPRMARKT LA.

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  • Noah's Ark After Dark

    Saturday, October 6, 6:00–9:30 p.m.

    $35 General (Adult or Child); $25 Members (Adult or Child)

    Spend an evening with your favorite animal friends after hours aboard Noah’s Ark. Wear your PJs and play with puppets, tell stories, make new friends, and celebrate the fall. Enjoy a tasty dinner together and have loads of fun!

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