Our thoughts on Religion and Holidays and how we want to expose our kids to the cultural traditions of our family.
No matter where you live, chances are your family has a favorite local attraction. That place you return to again and again, knowing there will be fun for all, and likely new memories to carry away with you. Maybe it’s a zoo, a park or the beach. But if you were to ask our kids […]
This year’s Hanukkah Family Festival highlights two major themes of the holiday—light and freedom (luz y libertad)—through the lens of Latin American culture. Enjoy live performances, storytelling, art making, and a host of other family-friendly activities. families of all backgrounds welcome! Please note: Advance tickets to Noah’s Ark will not be available on Sunday, December […]
Bring the whole family to the Skirball’s Last Weekends of the Month. These fun-filled Saturdays and Sundays feature special last-weekend-only performances and activities that change every month. Take part in related art activities in the Family Art Studio, too. NOVEMBER 29–30 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Enjoy screenings of animated shorts from the 1940s and […]
On View April 10 – September 7, 2014 Enter the evocative world of the groundbreaking children’s book author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats in this exhibition, featuring more than eighty original works by the artist. Ranging from preliminary sketches and “dummies,” or preparatory books, to final paintings and collages, the works displayed in The Snowy Day and […]
This past weekend my family and I visited The Snowy Day and The Art of Ezra Jack Keats at the Skirball Cultural Center. I wasn’t sure if my three young children would enjoy the exhibition –the first in the United States for Keats, a white man who wrote stories featuring black characters during American civil rights movement — but […]
Join Skirball Cultural Center for their third annual Puppet Festival, which brings together some of Southern California’s most talented puppeteers and artists. Fun for visitors of all ages! Inspired by the fanciful puppets and kinetic animal sculptures that populate the Noah’s Ark galleries, this daylong festival features interactive performances, art making, and a diverse array of […]