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!
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.
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.
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.
Gain complimentary admission to the Skirball galleries as part of the annual Museums Free-for-All, a joint effort by over forty local museums to present art and culture to the diverse communities of Southern California for FREE.
Save the dates! Program registration opens winter/spring 2020.
Spend an evening with your favorite animal friends aboard Noah’s Ark. Adults and kids, wear your favorite PJs and play with puppets, tell stories, and make new friends. Enjoy a tasty dinner together and have loads of fun!
Celebrate the art of puppetry and the magic of storytelling at the Skirball’s ninth 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.