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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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08/24/2019
LETTERPRESS SURPLUS SALE & WAYZGOOSE CELEBRATION

315 W. Torrance Blvd. 3105157166 - Free - A 1926 steamroller printing large six foot posters in the parking lot will help the Printing Museum, Carson, kick off its annual LETTERPRESS WAYZGOOSE on Saturday, August 24th. This is guaranteed to ....

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08/24/2019
THE PEOPLE’S WORKSHOP: QUILTING AS MEMORY AND VISION. COMMUNITY CRAFTING FOR LGBTQ+ LIBERATION

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230 - $10 | $8 members (includes materials) - Participants will use techniques such as hand-stitching, gluing, and embroidery to create quilt squares inspired by past, present, and future LGBTQ+ movements and communities. Quilt squares created d ....

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08/25/2019
ASSEMBLING STORIES WITH ROSALYN MYLES: AN ASSEMBLAGE SCULPTURE WORKSHOP

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230 - $50 | $40 members (materials provided) - Using a variety of found, used, and collected materials, artist Rosalyn Myles will guide participants through an intuitive assemblage workshop. What will your sculpture say about you? Participants ar ....

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08/25/2019
STEAM EGG – STEAM PARTY

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230 - Free - Steam Egg will be fully operational as a steam room over the course of this summer, during which guests are invited to climb up and into this egg-shaped steam room and immerse themselves in a hot, in ....

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07/24/2019 to 08/25/2019
FIRE FOR EFFECT: JOURNEY OF THE 522ND FIELD ARTILLERY BATTALION

355 E. 1st Street 3103280907 - Pay As You Wish - FIRE FOR EFFECT chronicles the valiant advances through Italy, France, and Germany made by the 522nd Field Artillery Battalion as a part of the famed 442nd Regimental Combat Team during World War II. ....

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08/29/2019
CLAY MARBLING: OPEN CLAY WORKSHOP WITH EUNICE LEE

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230 - $45 | $35 members (includes basic materials, clay, and firing) - For beginners and experts alike, our clay studio offers a fun, open space to make, experiment, and work with clay. For this session, participants will be working with Eunice Lee to experiment with a ....

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09/01/2019
RESILIENCE: ON THE INSIDE GALLERY TALK

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230 - Free - Dominique Morgan, national director of Black & Pink, shares his story about the direct and secondary impact of incarceration on his family and community. Hear him speak about the topic of resilience, ....

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04/11/2019 to 09/01/2019
BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF KWAME BRATHWAITE

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049 3104404500 - - See the iconic images that amplified one of the most influential cultural movements of the 1960s: “Black Is Beautiful.” Featuring over forty photographs of black women and men with natural hair and ....

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09/05/2019
CRAFTNIGHT: FIBER SCULPTURES AND WEARABLES WITH MIMI HADDON

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230 - $12 | Free for members (includes materials) - Make fiber sculptures, wall hangings, or wearable art with fiber artist Mimi Haddon! Participants will tie, wrap, and stitch fibers, fabrics, and recycled materials to experiment with a variety of sc ....

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09/07/2019
CLAY LA: VIP PREVIEW & BRUNCH

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230 - $20 (includes museum admission) - Be the first to shop this year’s CLAY LA ceramic marketplace and snatch that ceramic piece you’ve been dreaming about! VIP guests get early access to the marketplace and enjoy complimentary cocktai ....

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09/07/2019 to 09/08/2019
CLAY LA

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 937-4230 - Free with admission - Craft Contemporary’s annual ceramic marketplace and fundraiser features emerging and established ceramic makers in the greater Los Angeles area. Celebrate clay and local artists during this fun week ....

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09/08/2019
FREE SECOND SUNDAY: PHILIPPINES CULTURAL DAY!

46 N Los Robles Ave - FREE - Join us in celebrating the cultures of the Philippines! Enjoy performaces, artmaking activites, a chef conversation, and storytime for kids. Free admission all day! This event will present a collabor ....

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09/28/2019
OPENING RECEPTION FOR RAW: CRAFT, COMMODITY, AND CAPITALISM; FINDING THE CENTER: WORKS BY ECHIKO OHIRA; AND CYNTHIA MINET: JACKED

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036 (323) 937-4230 - $12 entry | Free for members - For more information email: info@cafam.org ....

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09/29/2019
GENE AUTRY’S 112TH BIRTHDAY

4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 323.667.2000 - Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members - Celebrate our museum’s founder with film screenings, discussions, and a complimentary slice of birthday cake. General adult admission is only $9.29 to mark this special occasion. ....

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10/13/2019
STEEL BEACH BBQ FUNDRAISER

250 S. Harbor Blvd 7142902106 - Members: $65 per Adult | Under 21 tickets $25 Non-Members: $75 per Adult | Under 21 tickets $30 - Battleship IOWA Museum presents a commemorative afternoon of fun, sun and BBQ at the first-ever Steel Beach BBQ Fundraiser taking place on Sunday, October 13 from 4 - 7 p.m. The event will benefit th ....

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07/24/2019 to 10/13/2019
CALLED TO SERVE: JAPANESE AMERICAN WOMEN IN THE US MILITARY DURING WWII

355 E. 1st Street 3103280907 - Pay As You Wish - CALLED TO SERVE tells the story of the courageous Japanese American women who served in the United States Military during World War II. As nurses, translators, medical technicians, clerks, and more, ....

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06/29/2019 to 10/19/2019
CALIFORNIA'S ROUTE 66: HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

1350 Seventh Street 3103952290 - Varies - Santa Monica History Museum is excited to announce the opening of their new exhibition, “California’s Route 66: Hiding in Plain Sight.” The exhibition will run June 29 through October 19 at the mu ....

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10/25/2019
LATE NIGHT! STANLEY KUBRICK

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90049 - $5 General | FREE to members - Kick off the weekend at this late-night celebration of the exhibition Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs. Stop by anytime between 6:00 and 10:00 pm to enjoy after-hours access to t ....

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09/02/2019 to 03/08/2020
ESTHER WILLIAMS: THE SWIMMING QUEEN OF THE SILVER SCREEN

217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon CA 90704 9493025233 - $0-$17 - RECURRING September 6, 2019 - March 8, 2020 The Catalina Island Museum presents the debut curation of Esther Williams: The Swimming Queen of the Silver Screen, an exhibition celebrating the dynamic l ....

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05/05/2019 to 05/05/2020
NEW EXHIBIT - HOLLYWOOD DREAM MACHINES: VEHICLES OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY IN LOS ANGELES

6060 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, California 90036 - - The Petersen Automotive Museum newest exhibit will feature over 40 Hollywood vehicles from cult classic films and video games. Key vehicles on display will include the Warthog from “Halo,” the 2035 ....

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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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