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LOS ANGELES MUSEUMS Calendar
Current Museums Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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04/12/2020
THE BUNNY MUSEUM HOPPIN' DOWN YOUR STREET

2605 Lake Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001 (626) 798-8848 - free - The Bunny Museum closed-until-further-notice will be hoppin' down Altadena streets bringing Easter joy to boys and girls. Look for the hoppy bunny vehicle in your neighborhood on Easter Sunday. ....

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02/10/2020 to 04/15/2020
FESTIVAL OF ARTS PRESENTS NEW 2020 OFF-SITE EXHIBIT:  PORTRAITS FROM THE COLLECTION

1006 S. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (949) 494-1145 - 0 - On Display February 3 – April 15, 2020 at foaSOUTH Gallery The Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach is pleased to announce the newest off-site exhibit titled “Portraits from the Collection” on display ....

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04/18/2020
SHIRLEY TEMPLE’S STORYBOOK TEA PARTY

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - $45 - The Santa Monica History Museum will host a Shirley Temple birthday tea party and one-day exhibition on Saturday, April 18th, from 12:00pm to 2:30pm, at the Santa Monica History Museum, located at 13 ....

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04/18/2020
VICTORIAN TEA AND FASHION SHOW

3800 Homer Street 3232252700 - $55 adults, $15 kids - Enjoy a fashion show of authentic period costumes in a setting surrounded by historic Victorian homes while enjoying a delicious tea service. ....

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02/09/2020 to 04/19/2020
TO VIEW A PLASTIC FLOWER OPENING RECEPTION FEBRUARY 9, 2020 FROM 2: 00 PM - 5:00 PM.

4800 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-6269 - FREE - The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs presents a new exhibition, To View a Plastic Flower, at Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) from February 13 - April 19, 2020, with an ope ....

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04/23/2020
FREE ADMISSION DAY

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - 0 - Join us this Thursday, April 23 for our Free Admission Day from Noon to 8 PM and visit the exciting new women’s suffrage exhibition open through June 13. We hope to see you there! Free admission inc ....

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04/23/2020
SANTA MONICA HISTORY MUSEUM

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - Free - Join us this Thursday, April 23 for our Free Admission Day from Noon to 8 PM and visit the exciting new women’s suffrage exhibition open through June 13. We hope to see you there! Free admission inc ....

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04/25/2020
HAND ON HISTORY: FREE CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP

1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 3103952290 - Free - Join us for a fun and informative activity as we craft a shadow puppet theatre. This Month’s theme focuses on Arts in Santa Monica. Saturday, April 25, at 11 AM. Children and their parents are invit ....

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04/26/2020
SKIRBALL PUPPET FESTIVAL

2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, 90049 - - Perfect for the whole family! Celebrate the art of puppetry and the magic of storytelling at the Skirball’s ever-popular annual Puppet Festival. Featuring a lineup of talented puppeteers, this campu ....

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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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05/17/2020
MUSEUMS OF THE ARROYO DAY

3800 Homer Street 3232252700 - Free - Six museums in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors for a free day of cultural, family fun, art and history. The MOTA Museums include: Autry's Historic Southwest Museum/Mt. Washington Campus, Ga ....

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02/03/2020 to 06/05/2020
MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE HOSTS THE EXHIBITION, ‘FIGHTING FOR THE RIGHT TO FIGHT,’ FROM THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM, WHICH EXAMINES THE STORY OF AFRICAN AMERICAN SOLDIERS IN WWII

9786 W Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90035 - $15.50 - The Museum of Tolerance will be hosting the traveling exhibition, Fighting for the Right to Fight, opening on February 2, 2020 during Black History Month and running through May 6, 2020. Fighting for ....

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02/08/2020 to 06/07/2020
CATALINA PAINTINGS: NIGHT AND DAY

217 Metropole Avenue, Avalon, CA 90704 310-510-2412 - $0-$17 - Night and Day explores visions of Catalina through the eyes and palettes of contemporary plein air painters. The natural island beauty and bustling seaside community of Avalon have long been a draw f ....

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11/09/2019 to 06/07/2020
UNDER A MUSHROOM CLOUD: HIROSHIMA, NAGASAKI, AND THE ATOMIC BOMB

100 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, California 90012 - Adults $16 Seniors (62 and over) $7 Students (with ID) and Youth (6–17) $7 Children 5 and under and JANM Members, Free. - ‘UNDER A MUSHROOM CLOUD: HIROSHIMA, NAGASAKI, AND THE ATOMIC BOMB’ TRAVELING EXHIBITION TO OPEN AT JANM FROM NOVEMBER 9, 2019 TO JUNE 7, 2020 LOS ANGELES — Under A Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagas ....

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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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