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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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08/25/2018 to 08/26/2018
JAPAN HOUSE LOS ANGELES – GRAND OPENING WEEKEND

6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood & Highland, Los Angeles, CA 90028 8005160565 - free - Los Angeles residents and visitors from around the world visiting Hollywood are invited to the official unveiling of the completed JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles cultural destination. For the first time, th ....

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08/01/2018 to 08/31/2018
INTERACTIVE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

480 North Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103 626-449-9144 - $14 - Kidspace Children's Museum is an interactive museum designed for children ages 1-10. Through indoor and outdoor activities, children can explore at their own speed. Water, mud, and sand are elements ....

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07/05/2018 to 08/31/2018
LATE NIGHT FRIDAYS AT THE TAR PITS

5801 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90036 2137633499 - Free - Join us after-hours at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Enjoy Free General Admission, special 3D movies, such as Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Behind-the-Scenes tours, live excavations, ....

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07/08/2018 to 09/02/2018
EXHIBITION - MILTON DAVIS AND VICKIE UYEDA: COMMON GROUND

114 W. 4th St., Los Angeles, 90013 2139868500 - Free - This summer, The Main presents Milton Davis and Vickie Uyeda: Common Ground—an exhibition pairing the work of two L.A. artists whose practices together span more than 80 years. The exhibition highli ....

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04/18/2018 to 09/02/2018
SPOTLIGHT—SELECTIONS FROM KEHINDE WILEY’S THE WORLD STAGE: ISRAEL

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 - $12 General | $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12 | $7 Children 2–12 | FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2 | FREE to all visitors on Thursdays Ticket includes Museum admission | No reservations - Don’t miss your chance to see two works from The World Stage: Israel by Kehinde Wiley, who was recently commissioned to paint President Barack Obama's official portrait for the Smithsonian National ....

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06/01/2018 to 09/02/2018
THE JIM HENSON EXHIBITION: IMAGINATION UNLIMITED

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 - $12 General | $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12 | $7 Children 2–12 | FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2 | FREE to all visitors on Thursdays Ticket includes Museum admission | No reservations - Immerse yourself in the imaginative world of Jim Henson (1936–1990) and discover his groundbreaking approach to puppetry and transformative impact on contemporary culture. Featuring more than 100 ob ....

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04/26/2018 to 09/02/2018
LEONARD BERNSTEIN AT 100

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. 3104404500 - - On the centennial of his birth, the Skirball presents Leonard Bernstein at 100—a celebration of the life and work of Leonard Bernstein (1918–1990), the great American composer and conductor who ded ....

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09/02/2018 to 09/03/2018
POP-UP PROGRAM: BUBBLE PARTY

480 North Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103 626-449-9144 - $14 - It's a POP-up Party! Time to get down and boogie in a bunch of bubbles. Kidspace will be dancing the day away in the Physics Forest, playing games for the whole family, and experimenting with giant b ....

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05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018
SEA MONSTERS: PREHISTORIC TO MODERN DAY OCEAN PREDATORS

600 E. Bay Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92661 (714) 913-5030 - $17.95 adults, $12.95 children, $14.95 seniors - Prehistoric creatures take over all three Discovery Cube locations from Memorial Day to Labor Day with "Dinosaurs Around the World" at Discovery Cube Orange County and Discovery Cube Los Angeles, and ....

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05/26/2018 to 09/03/2018
DINO SUMMER AT DISCOVERY CUBE LA

11800 Foothill Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91342 (818) 686-2823 - $17.95 adults, $12.95 children, $14.95 seniors - Prehistoric creatures take over all three Discovery Cube locations from Memorial Day to Labor Day with "Dinosaurs Around the World" at Discovery Cube Orange County and Discovery Cube Los Angeles, and ....

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09/06/2016 to 09/06/2018
UCLA METEORITE GALLERY

595 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, 90095 - 0.00 - The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest on the West Coast and contains over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. It is the fifth largest collection of meteorites in the United ....

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09/08/2018 to 09/09/2018
RUBBER DUCKY RACES

480 North Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103 626-449-9144 - $14 - Join Kidspace for its wackiest and quackiest event of the year at our annual Rubber Ducky Races, where you can decorate and race rubber ducks down the Interpretive Arroyo stream! Race your duck, chee ....

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09/09/2018
FREE SECOND SUNDAYS @ PAM

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - Join the USC PAM Pakistan Arts Council for a free day learning about and celebrating the arts and culture of Pakistan. Hear from the artists and authors about their work, enjoy art activities, story ....

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09/13/2018
FREE ADMISSION DAY

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 - 0 - The Santa Monica History Museum offers free admission on the second Thursday of each month. Join us Thursday, September 13th, 2018, for our next free admission day. Admission to the museum will be fr ....

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09/15/2018
FREE CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 395-2290 - 0 - This month’s Hands on History will be learning about Fire Awareness. Join us as we lead an insightful activity. Join us on Saturday, September 15th, at 11 AM. Children and their parents are invited ....

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09/15/2018
CONVERSATION @ PAM: RELIGIOUS TEXTILES OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free with admission - Curator Rebecca Hall will speak about the Ceremonies and Celebrations textile exhibition, focusing on the history of Buddhist textiles from Southeast Asia. In collaboration with Textile Museum Associ ....

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09/16/2018
PERFORMANCE ON THE FROG: TONGVA FAMILY DANCERS

480 North Arroyo Blvd. Pasadena 91103 626-449-9144 - $14 - Experience Southern California’s indigenous Coastal Maritime culture with songs, dance and storytelling by the Tongva Family Dancers. The group, of Tongva and Kumeyaay decent, will share dance and m ....

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09/20/2018
HARVEST MOON FESTIVAL/THIRD THURSDAYS IN THE PLAYHOUSE DISTRICT

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - USC Pacific Asia Museum welcomes visitors for the last Third Thursday of the summer. Along with Third Thursday, join us for the Harvest Moon Festival! Enjoy a Chinese cultural dance and musical perfo ....

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05/18/2018 to 09/22/2018
NEW EXHIBIT “SANTA MONICA: A LOOK BACK TO 1902 FROM TODAY“

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - See description - On May 18th, the Santa Monica History Museum invites you to join us for our newest exhibit, “Santa Monica: A Look Back to 1902 from Today“. What did Santa Monica look like in 1902? As a child, loca ....

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09/29/2018
WORKSHOP @ PAM: SHIBORI

46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, 91101 6264492742 - $15 - Shibori is the Japanese term for techniques using controlled dye to create beautiful designs. Take control and create your own patterns as you learn the basics of this historic process during a Shibo ....

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09/29/2018
GENE AUTRY’S 111TH BIRTHDAY

4700 Western Heritage Way - Free for Autry Members / Included with Museum Admission: $9.29 Nonmembers / $9.29 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12) - Come to the Autry and celebrate the birthday of America's Favorite Singing Cowboy and Autry Museum co-founder, Gene Autry, who was born on September 29, 1907. Enjoy a complimentary piece of birthday ....

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09/30/2018
FINAL DAY TO SEE THE LIFE AND WORK OF MABEL MCKAY

4700 Western Heritage Way - Free for Autry Members / Included with Museum Admission: $14 Nonmembers / $10 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12) - Explore the Autry’s first-ever solo show dedicated to a Native American woman’s life and work. Mabel McKay (1907–1993), a Long Valley Cache Creek Pomo woman from Northern California, represents a ....

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10/04/2018
CONVERSATION @ PAM: FOODS OF THE SILK ROAD

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - $15 - Everyone knows the story of the famous silk trade route, but what about the culinary trade? Join experts Feride Buyuran (AZ Cookbook) and Ker Zhu (Mason's Dumplings) to learn and taste from different ....

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08/17/2018 to 10/10/2018
JAPAN HOUSE LOS ANGELES PRESENTS U.S. DEBUT OF PROTOTYPING IN TOKYO: A VISUAL STORY OF DESIGN-LED INNOVATION

Hollywood & Highland, Los Angeles 90028 8005160565 - free - Clocks with arms that “hug” you when you walk by. Robots “born” fully formedwith spin-like vertebrae seamlessly crawling towards the future. Wooden archer dolls,ingeniously engineered to pluck ar ....

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10/14/2018
FREE SECOND SUNDAYS @ PAM

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - Artist Yan Zhang will demonstrate the unique Li brocade weaving style and audience members will have an opportunity to try as well. At 3 PM join us for a Film @ PAM: Oriental Silk. Filmmaker Xiaowen ....

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10/25/2018
WORKSHOP @ PAM: SASHIKO EMBROIDERY

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - $15 - Originating in northern rural Japan, Sashiko is a form of folk textile art. In this workshop, participants will learn this method of stitching to create a final design of their own or a traditional p ....

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10/13/2018 to 10/28/2018
PUMPKIN PATCH EXPRESS

2201 South 'A' Street, Perris, 92570 (951)943-3020 - $15 - $20 - Take a train ride to adventure to the Pumpkin Patch – select and decorate your own pumpkin to take home, visit the petting zoo, enjoy Nick & Jan kids’ concert and ventriloquist performing on stage, ....

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05/02/2018 to 10/28/2018
GOOOOL! THE WORLD CUP'S GREATEST MOMENTS

1712 S Glendale Ave., Glendale, CA 91205 (323) 340-4545 - FREE - On view at the Forest Lawn Museum from May 3–October 28, 2018, "GOOOOL! The World Cup's Greatest Moments" invites fans and newcomers alike to learn about soccer through images, jerseys, soccer balls ....

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10/22/2017 to 10/31/2018
MARCH FIELD AIR MUSEUM PRESENTS "MARCH OF FLIGHT: SALUTING A CENTURY OF SERVICE"

22550 Van Buren Blvd. (at I-215), Riverside, 92518 951.902.5949 - Museum costs: $10 adults; $5 children; children ages 4 and under free; Active Duty, Guard and Reserves with DOD ID card free - March Field Air Museum is proud to present a new exhibit titled "March of Flight: Saluting a Century of Service" that highlights the proud 100-year history and significant milestones of today’s Marc ....

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