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The Skirball is one of the local museums participating in Smithsonian magazine’s free Museum Day Sept. 29. PHOTO BY STEVE COHN
by Michael Berick
Do you flip for surfboards? Go crazy for kimonos? Are you interested in life in early California or Nazi Gemany?
You can find out about all of these things and more – for free – on Sept. 29. For the eighth year, Smithsonian magazine has organized Museum Day Live! Hundreds of museums across the nation will open their doors without admission charges.
In the Southern California area, participating institutions include the Skirball Cultural Center, the Fowler Museum at UCLA and the Pacific Asia Museum as well as the California Surf Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, the Museum of Latin American Art, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust and the Pasadena Museum of California Art.
To download free tickets (two people per household) and find out more information about this day, go to www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday.
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