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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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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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10/27/2018
FREE CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP

1350 7th Street 3103952290 - Free - Children and their parents are invited to this free series held monthly on a Saturday morning from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Each session will include a short, age-appropriate history lesson in the galle ....

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10/28/2018
DISCOVERY, RECOVERY AND DISPOSITION OF THE 3-TON OLD WOMAN METEORITE, THE SECOND LARGEST METEORITE FOUND IN THE USA

595 Charles Young Drive East 310-825-2015 - 0.00 - Lecture by Prof. John Wasson The Old Woman meteorite was discovered by prospectors in the Old Woman Mountains NE of 29 Palms. They filed a placer mining claim. They tried to sell it to the Smithsonia ....

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10/27/2018 to 10/28/2018
MODEL TRAIN SHOW

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard - Free with Membership or general admission
 - MODEL TRAIN SHOW
Saturday and Sunday, October 27-28,
10 am – 4 pm
Free with Membership or general admission
 This annual Model Train Show is sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National M ....


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10/27/2018 to 10/28/2018
MOURNING TOURS

3400 Homer Street, LA CA 90031 - Free with museum admission: $5-$20 - Adults can join in reenactment of a Victorian funeral to learn customs and attitudes about turn-of-the-century death as well as join in a séance (Oct. 27 + Oct. 28); kid’s program (only on Sunday Oc ....

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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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11/01/2018
CONVERSATION @ PAM: CULTURAL APPRECIATION OR APPROPRIATION?

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - All art including fashion has a history of acquiring influences from various cultures, but where is the line between cultural appreciation or cultural misappropriation? Panelists Viet Than Nguyen, Jo ....

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11/05/2018
ZIMMER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM - OPEN DOOR DAY

6505 Wilshire Blvd 3237618973 - Free w/ Reservation - Open Door Days provide exclusive access to the museum for special needs families. We restrict capacity and make sensory modifications to provide a gentler sensory environment, while allowing families ....

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11/11/2018
PERFORMANCE @ PAM: THE KING'S LANGUAGE

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - $10 - In a blend of contemporary and folk theater, The King's Language whimsically retells a historical milestone of a nation's identity through dialogue, song, and movement. This Korean musical performed ....

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11/03/2018 to 11/12/2018
DAY OUT WITH THOMAS: BIG ADVENTURES TOUR

2201 South 'A' Street, Perris, 92570 (951)943-3020 - - All aboard for a day of family fun with Thomas! Thomas is returning to the Southern California Railway Museum November 3, 4, 10, 11 and 12, 2018. Take a ride with Thomas, meet Percy* and Sir Topham H ....

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11/17/2018
PUBLIC OPENING OF INVESTIGATING GRIFFITH PARK: PHASE I

4700 Western Heritage Way Griffith Park 3236672000 - $0 - $14 - Learn more about Griffith Park and explore a landscape that we honor as Tongva land and a public park for Los Angeles. During Phase I we are gathering input from visitors and experts alike to reveal ....

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11/21/2018
WAY BACK WEDNESDAY

4700 Western Heritage Way Griffith Park - - Rewind to 1988 and pay original museum admission prices from the day the Autry opened (Adults: $4.75; Seniors/Students: $3.50; Children, 3–12 $2). Dress in ’80s-inspired attire for a special prize. ....

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12/03/2018
ZIMMER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM - OPEN DOOR DAY

6505 Wilshire Blvd 3237618973 - Free w/ Reservation - Open Door Days provide exclusive access to the museum for special needs families. We restrict capacity and make sensory modifications to provide a gentler sensory environment, while allowing families ....

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12/06/2018
EDUCATOR NIGHT @ PAM: CEREMONIES AND CELEBRATIONS

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - Educators will explore the exhibition Ceremonies and Celebrations and participate in a hands-on art lesson they can replicate in the classroom. The evening will include a guided tour, artist led work ....

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12/09/2018
FREE SECOND SUNDAYS @ PAM

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - Free Second Sunday in December: Clothing 1-4 PM: How We Wear Textile experts explain the history of traditional garments and demonstrate the proper context and wearing of the hanbok, kimono, and sari ....

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11/30/2018 to 12/16/2018
TRAIN TO SANTA'S WORKSHOP

2201 South 'A' Street, Perris, 92570 (951)943-3020 - $15 - $20 - Embark on a magical train ride and visit with Santa Claus himself at his North Pole workshop. Ride the train, where elves will lead your family in Christmas songs, holiday trivia games, and storytell ....

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10/18/2018 to 12/25/2018
MUSEUM OF SELFIES PERMANENT OPENING

6757 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles CA - $25 - Museum of Selfies, an interactive museum that explores the history of the selfie, is excited to announce its first permanent location in the heart of Hollywood. Museum-goers will find themselves surr ....

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10/11/2018 to 12/31/2018
ILLUSIONS OF HORROR

6908 Hollywood Blvd Third Floor (323) 798-1670 - Starting at $16.95 - Just in time for Halloween, Madame Tussauds Hollywood is excited to introduce the NEW fully immersive and selfie ready ILLUSIONS OF HORROR. Family, friends and wicked minds alike are welcome to delig ....

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10/06/2018 to 01/06/2019
DAYDREAMING BY UZUMAKI CEPEDA

5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90036 - 10 - Uzumaki Cepeda makes interactive, site-specific “soft spaces,” where she covers furniture and housewares in brightly colored faux fur. This installation is her daydream of a safe and happy childhoo ....

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01/07/2019
ZIMMER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

6505 Wilshire Blvd 3237618973 - Free w/ Reservation - Happy New Year! The new year is a time for new beginnings  and each culture has their own way of celebrating! Join us in our Art Studio as we celebrate by making lanterns with our New Year’s resolut ....

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02/18/2019
ZIMMER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

6505 Wilshire Blvd 3237618973 - Free w/ Reservation - This month is all about making those we care about feel loved. Join us in our Art Studio to decorate and write letters to a special person in your life! Reservations Required, contact Rachel at 323-7 ....

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10/13/2018 to 02/23/2019
NEW EXHIBIT “FROM BIPLANES TO BOMBERS: SANTA MONICA AIRPORT'S FIRST FIFTY YEARS, 1917-1967“

1350 7th Street 3103952290 - See description - On Saturday, October 13th, the Santa Monica History Museum invites you to join us for our newest exhibition, “From Biplanes to Bombers: Santa Monica Airport’s First Fifty Years, 1917-1967.” The mu ....

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10/19/2018 to 03/10/2019
NOTORIOUS RBG: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG

2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049 (310) 440-4500 - - Based upon the New York Times bestselling book of the same name, Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an original exhibition created in partnership with the book’s co-authors: ....

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09/15/2018 to 07/28/2019
ON FIRE: TRANSCENDENT LANDSCAPES BY MICHAEL SCOTT

4700 Western Heritage Way - Free for Autry Members / Included with Museum Admission: $14 Nonmembers / $10 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12) - Featuring several selections from artist Michael Scott’s most recent series of paintings, this exhibition looks at the sublime visuals and transformative impact of fire on the land and the imaginati ....

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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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