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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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07/07/2020
VIRTUAL CONVERSATION: SURVIVOR AND LIBERATOR

100 The Grove Dr. - Free - Join Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust for a conversation with Dachau survivor Ernie Gross and Dachau liberator Don Greenbaum. Ernie Gross was born in 1929 in Turtz, Romania. In 1944 he and his fam ....

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07/10/2020
FIDM MUSEUM COLLECTION CONVERSATIONS: HAIRWORK JEWELRY - LIVE ON INSTAGRAM

- Free! - JEWELRY MADE OF HUMAN HAIR FIDM MUSEUM CURATOR
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09/18/2020
TIME TO WINE DOWN: WINE AND FOOD PAIRING AT THE RONALD REAGAN LIBRARY

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA 93065 805-577-4057 - - End this summer on a good note at the Reagan Library. Enjoy aromas and flavors of delicious French wines from TBD. Our event will begin with a selection of wines, each paired with tantalizing artisan ....

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09/24/2020
A FIRST LADY’S TEA AND TOUR

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA 93065 805-577-4057 - - Join us for our First Lady’s Tea and Tour at the Reagan Library. This traditional tea includes fresh baked English scones, petite finger sandwiches, a selection of delectable tea cakes, and of cours ....

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06/22/2020 to 09/27/2020
FRIDA KAHLO: THROUGH THE LENS OF NICKOLAS MURAY

217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon, 90704 310-510-4650 - $17 for adults, $15 for seniors (60+), students (with valid ID), and members of the military (active and veterans) - The Catalina Island Museum presents Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray opening June 20 and on view through September 27, 2020. The intimate exhibition displays the personal life of Mexic ....

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11/19/2020
FBI EXHIBIT LUNCH AND TOUR

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA 93065 805-577-4057 - - Join us for our highly anticipated FBI Lunch and Tour. FBI: From Al Capone to Al Qaeda is an exhibition curated by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. The exhibition will cover the his ....

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12/13/2020
HOLIDAY DINNER AND TOUR INCLUDING OUR CHRISTMAS TREE AND FBI EXHIBITS

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA 93065 805-577-4057 - - Celebrate this magical season with your family and friends at our Holiday Dinner and Tour Including Our Christmas Tree and FBI Exhibits. This spectacular evening of wonderful holiday performers, live ....

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12/31/2020
NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA 93065 805-577-4057 - - Join us as we celebrate the arrival of 2021 at our 12th annual New Year’s Eve Celebration under the wings of Air Force One! Ring in the New Year at the Reagan Library, the only place to be this New ....

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07/16/2016 to 07/31/3016
POP-UP EXHIBIT "LAUGHING MATTERS: THE EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN IN STAND-UP COMEDY"

454b Jung Jing Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 8313454062 - FREE - ABOUT: Using art, artifacts and photography this exhibit explores the subtle and profound gender discrimination that women in stand-up comedy confront on a daily basis. By sharing the stories of wome ....

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BROADLAND

221 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles - Free - Downtown Los Angelesland just got a new “land.” It’s called Broadland, and the theme is modern art. ....

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THE BATTLESHIP IOWA MUSEUM

San Pedro, CA - - The West Coast’s only battleship museum.  A unique experience on board takes you on a memorable family journey through World War II, Korean War, and Cold War; following in footsteps of thousands of  ....

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EXPLOROCEAN/NEWPORT HARBOR NAUTICAL MUSEUM

600 E. Bay Ave, Newport Beach, 92661 949.675.8915 - - Explore our region's maritime heritage with family-oriented interactive exhibits, ship models, artifacts and art, located in the heart of the historic Balboa Fun Zone on Newport Bay. In addition to o ....

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THE GRAMMY MUSEUM

800 W. Olympic Blvd Los Angeles CA LA Live entertainment complex, Olympic and Figueroa 213.765.6800 - - The GRAMMY Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music; the creative process; the art and technology of the recording process; and the history of the GRAMMY® Awards, th ....

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MARCONI AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM

1302 Industrial Dr., Tustin, CA 92780 714-258-3001 - The Marconi Automotive Museum and Foundation for Kids is the most unique car venue in Southern California. The Marconi Automotive Museum and Foundation for Kids offers not only the chance to enjoy a More ....

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NOAH’S ARK AT THE SKIRBALL

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 Skirball Cultural Center - (located off the 405 Freeway; exit Skirball Center Drive) (310) 440-4500 - $12 General | $9 Seniors, Full-Time Students, and Children over 12 | $7 Children 2–12 | FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2 - New family destination promises to be summer’s “hot ticket”! The Skirball Cultural Center opens Noah’s Ark at the Skirball—an innovative, delight-filled destination for children and families of ....

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MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE

9786 West Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035 Simon Wiesenthal Plaza (southeast corner of Pico Boulevard and Roxbury Drive). Entrance on Pico - F 310-553-8403 - The Museum of Tolerance provides a unique and provocative experience that challenges visitors to become witnesses to history, confront the dynamic of intolerance that is still embedded in society tod
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MARCH FIELD AIR MUSEUM

22550 Van Buren Blvd. Riverside, CA. 92518 I-215 freeway at Van Buren Blvd. You will see it from the freeway. Parking lot available. 951 697-6600 - - The March Field Air Museum is a "must see" for every member of the family. The museum is operated by the non-profit March Field Air Museum Foundation. It's support comes entirely from donations, cont ....

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THE RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, California 93065 800-410-8354 or 805-577-4000 - Memorabilia from Ronald Reagans life and presidency. Now includes Air Force One and also Marine One (presidential helicopter). Reagan's Country Cafe provides refreshments: soups, salads, sandwiches
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AMERICAN MUSEUM OF CERAMIC ART (AMOCA)

399 North Garey Ave, Pomona CA 91767 909.865.3146 - - Founded in 2001 and opened in September, 2004, AMOCA is one of the few museums in the United States devoted exclusively to ceramic art and historic innovations in ceramic technology. It is located in ....

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THE HOLLYWOOD MUSEUM

1660 N. Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028 in the historic Max Factor Building (323) 464 7776 - The Hollywood Museum is located in the world-famous historic Max Factor Building. The magnificently restored Hollywood Regency style Art Deco landmark building is located in the “Heart of Hollywood



HERITAGE SQUARE MUSEUM

3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, California 90031-1530 (323) 225-2700 - A living history museum reflecting the settlement and development of Southern California from the Civil War to the early 20th Century, Heritage Square Museum offers visitors a look into the everyday ....

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DISCOVERY SCIENCE CENTER

2500 N. Main St. in Santa Ana, Ca 92705 714-542-CUBE - Discovery Science Center is Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science fun. Guests can explore more than 100 hands-on science exhibits in eight themed areas: Discovery Stadium, Techno More ....

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RANCHO CAMULOS MUSEUM

5164 E Telegraph Rd, Piru, CA 805.521.1501 - - Rancho Camulos is an 1800 acre working ranch that was established in 1853 by Ygnacio del Valle in the eastern part of Ventura County. 10 acres that include the orginal adobe home and ranch buildings ....

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USC FISHER GALLERY

823 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0292 USC Fisher Gallery - Parking: Enter campus at Exposition Blvd. and Watt Way. Inquire with attendant (213) 740-4561 - Discover art spanning five centuries at USC Fisher Gallery, the museum of the University of Southern California and the first museum established in Los Angeles devoted exclusively to the exhibition a More ....

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THE GAMBLE HOUSE

4 Westmoreland Place Pasadena CA (626)793-3334 - The Gamble House is an internationally recognized National Historic Landmark, in the style of the American Arts and Crafts movement. Built in 1908, The Gamble House is the most complete and best-pres
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MUSEUM FREE DAYS

- - Many museums offer free admission on certain days of the week or month - most are on Thursdays. Here is a list and links to detailed information. See the Museum page for a list of all museums. Always ....

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JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

369 East First Street Los Angeles, CA 90012 Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles (213) 625-0414 - The Japanese American National Museum is the only museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry. The museum is housed in a new 85,000 square-foot P
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PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM

46 N. Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, 91101 Parking available adjacent to museum, accessible by Gold Line & Metro bus transfer (626) 449-2742 - The only museum in Southern California devoted solely to Asia and the Pacific Islands, Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 North Los Robles Avenue in Pasadena. Hours are Wednesday through Sunday 10 ....

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THE GETTY VILLA

17985 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265 Parking $7 (310) 440-7300 - The Getty Villa has been closed for renovations for several years. It will reopen January 28th, 2006. It is a museum dedicated to Roman, Greek and Etruscan antiquities set in a Roman style villa abov More ....

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