Hours
Tue–Fri, 12:00–5:00 pm
Sat–Sun, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Closed Mondays 

Skirball Cultural Center

Public Programs

Drawing on Jewish values and tradition, the Skirball presents a wide array of public programs for people of all cultural backgrounds. Explore our upcoming offerings below and join us for experiences that promote hope, discovery, and connection.

Upcoming Events

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    Welcome Blanket

    Installation on view through March 12, 2023

    Craft meets activism in this submissions-based installation of blankets made to welcome US refugees.

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    Eight colorful knitted blankets hung next to each other in a row
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    Special Event

    Museums Free-for-All

    Sunday, February 5

    Gain complimentary admission to the Skirball galleries as part of the annual Museums Free-for-All, a joint effort by over forty local museums to present art and culture to the diverse communities of Southern California for FREE.

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    Photo of a museum gallery. Large, colorful quilts are hung on white walls and a myriad of people are looking at them. In the center of the photograph are a father and young son looking at a quilt together.
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    Olivia Jones Comes Alive

    Sunday, February 5, 1:00 pm

    Enjoy a theatrical interpretation of a new coming-of-age story by Phil Brown, featuring spoken word, dance, and live music performances.

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    From left to right, author photo of Phillip Brown, cover art for the story, and photo of Rain Wilson
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    Words and Ideas

    Las Abuelitas Kitchen

    Sunday, February 19, 4:00 pm

    Meet and try foods from several LA-based abuelitas who carry on centuries of Mexican tradition with their cooking. This film screening, talk, and tasting is led by USC food scholar Sarah Portnoy.

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    Photo of a woman and girl sitting together at a colorfully decorated table. They are both smiling at the camera. On the table are plates of food, a vase of colorful flowers, and a piñata.
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    The Jewish Dog

    Thursday, February 23, 7:00 pm

    In this one-man show, travel back to Nazi Germany as seen through the eyes of a dog stolen from a loving Jewish home and employed by the Nazi regime.

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    Illustration of a man's head wearing a hat similar to dog ears. The words "The Jewish Dog" are written below with a Star of David as the "o" in Dog. Gray paw prints appear behind the illustration.
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    Late Night! Fabric of a Nation

    Friday, March 3, 6:30–10:00 pm

    Call your friends and meet up for a party at the Skirball! Explore the galleries, make art, jam to a DJ set, and enjoy drinks and food truck fare.

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    Photo of the front steps of the Skirball. People are standing around talking and ordering food from parked trucks. The words "Late Night!" are projected in lights on the side of the building.
Mother holding young daughter dancing and smiling outside during a festival

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