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 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.
Enjoy classical music with a kick with the Santa Monica Youth Orchestra (SMYO), a dynamic organization that provides tuition-free music education to a diverse cross-section of youth in an effort to bring cultural understanding, cooperation, and peer mentorship to its participants. SMYO is a program of the Santa Monica Boys and Girls Clubs.
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.
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.