• Archaeology Dig

    Regular schedule: Saturday–Sunday
    Winter schedule: Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, December 20–January 6
    Drop in anytime during regular Museum hours; last entry at 4:15 p.m.

    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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  • Family Art Studio

    Family Art Studio

    Regular schedule: Saturday–Sunday
    Winter schedule: Tuesday–Sunday, December 18–January 6
    Drop in anytime during regular Museum hours; last entry at 4:15 p.m.

    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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  • 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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  • Hand on History

    Hands on History

    Regular schedule: Sundays, 12:00–2:00 p.m.
    Winter schedule: Saturday–Sunday, December 22–30, 12:00–2:00 p.m.,

    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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  • 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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  • Song of the Sea

    Song of the Sea

    Thursday, December 20, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

    FREE

    Based on an Irish legend, this enchanting film tells the story of the last seal-child and her brother as they save the world of magic and discover secrets of their past.

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  • The Whole World Is a Narrow Bridge

    Fridays, 3:40 p.m.

    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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  • Moana

    Moana

    Thursday, December 27, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

    FREE

    Drawn to the ocean, Moana convinces the mighty demigod Maui to join her mission to save her people and help her become a wayfinder like her ancestors.

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  • Kiki’s Delivery Service

    Kiki’s Delivery Service

    Thursday, January 3, 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

    FREE

    From the legendary director Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of a resourceful young witch who moves to a new town with her chatty black cat and uses her broom-flying ability to start a business. 

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  • Sensory Friendly Fridays

    Fridays, December 14, January 11, 18, and 25, and February 1, 8, 15, and 22, 12:00–1:30 p.m.

    Included with admission to Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    On select Fridays, between 12:00 and 1:30 p.m., 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.

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  • Museums Free-for-All

    Sunday, February 3

    FREE

    Gain complimentary admission to the Skirball galleries as part of the annual Museums Free-for-All, a joint effort by over thirty local museums to present art and culture to the diverse communities of Southern California for FREE.

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  • Noah's Ark After Dark

    Noah's Ark After Dark

    Saturday, February 9, 5:30–9:30 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 favorite PJs (adults, too!) and play with puppets, tell stories, make new friends, and celebrate the winter. Enjoy a tasty dinner together and have loads of fun!

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