Events - Jan 7, 2018

Below you will find the most comprehensive list of upcoming events, family activities, and things to do in L.A. with kids.  Browse through all of the events, or use the convenient search tool below to find the specific types of events you are looking for.

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

The Eagles Have Landed: Dan Gurney’s All American Racers Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 28-Jan. 17, 2018. Dan Gurney is one of the iconic names of auto racing for his success as a driver, designer...

01/28/2017 - 01/17/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

Body Worlds: Pulse Exhibit

California Science Center, Los Angeles, California

This exhibit examines human anatomy, physiology and health through real human plastinates. This new generation of plastinates show, on one hand, the impact of ill...

05/20/2017 - 02/20/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing Exhibit

Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California

9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 26-March 31. Hop on over to the Aquarium to see a wild array of frogs and their fellow amphibians. Interactive exhibits, educational...

05/26/2017 - 03/31/2018: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Titanic: The Exhibition

Titanic: The Exhibition

Ronald Reagan Library and Museum, Simi Valley , CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27-Jan. 7 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Reagan Library and Museum will premiere this exhibit that will display...

05/27/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Titanic in Photographs: The Exhibition

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 31, 2018. One great ship is saluting another in this exhibit. On display at the Queen Mary is nearly 100...

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

The High Art of Riding Low: Ranflas, Corazón e Inspiración Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 1-June 3. The lowrider car is an icon symbol of both Chicano and Southern California culture. This exhibit examines the lowrider...

07/01/2017 - 06/03/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit!

Discovery Cube Los Angeles, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 23-Jan. 15. Young doctors-in-training can practice their "medical training" in this exhibit, which is the first one that Disney Junior has...

09/23/2017 - 01/15/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica

ICE At Santa Monica Rink, Santa Monica, CA

2-10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 2 p.m.-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. Nov. 1-Jan. 15. The corner of Fifth St. and Arizona Ave. will...

11/01/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

Thousand Oaks Holiday Ice Rink

The Lakes at Thousand Oaks, Thousand Oaks, CA

noon-9 p.m. Mon.–Thurs., noon-10 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun. Nov. 9-Jan. 28. The lake at the Lakes won't be totally...

11/09/2017 - 01/28/2018: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resorts, Anaheim, CA

Hours vary, Nov. 10-Jan. 7. "The Happiest Place on Earth" will be jolly with holiday merriment at both Disneyland and California Adventure. Disneyland will add...

11/10/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice Westfield Topanga

Westfield Topanga, Canoga Park, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 14-Jan. 14. Outdoor ice skating returns to Woodland Hills this winter with the help...

11/14/2017 - 01/14/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

The Bai Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square

Pershing Square, L.A., CA

Times vary, Nov. 16-Jan. 15. For its 20th year, Pershing Square's Holiday Ice Rink has a new name, but the same wintry fun. At 7,200...

11/16/2017 - 01/15/2018: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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Knott's Merry Farm

Knott's Merry Farm

Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

Times vary. Nov. 17-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). The Berry Farm gets “Merry” during the holiday season. Adorned with festive decorations, the park will present...

11/17/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

L.A. Kings Holiday Ice at the Pike

The Pike Outlets, Long Beach, CA

5-8 p.m., 8:30-10:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Nov. 18-Dec. 18; 4-7 p.m., 7:30-10:30 p.m. Dec. 19-Jan. 8. The Pike Outlets in Long...

11/18/2017 - 01/08/2018: 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Tattoo: An Exhibition

Tattoo: An Exhibition

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1) Nov. 19-April 15. Did you that the history of tattoos goes back some 5,000 years?...

11/19/2017 - 04/15/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Enchanted: Forest of Light 

Descanso Gardens, La Cañada-Flintridge, CA

5-10 p.m. Nov. 19-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). Descanso Gardens will look even more magical during the evenings this winter. This year's incarnation of Enchanted...

11/19/2017 - 01/07/2018: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Christmas in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, CA

Times vary, Nov. 24-Jan. 7. Things will be just a little bit more magical at the Wizarding World during the holidays. Guests can experience the...

11/24/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Valley Kids Consignment Sale

Valley Kids Consignment Sale

University Plaz, Northridge, CA

This consignment sales offers many kids items, from newborns through teens. There is baby gear, games, toys, books, shoes, winter coats, swings ride on toys,...

12/08/2017 - 01/25/2018: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

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Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance Exhibit

Natural History Museum, L.A., CA

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 9-April 1 (closed Dec. 25, Jan. 1). The Natural History Museum's elegant Gem and Mineral Hall will be shining more brightly...

12/09/2017 - 04/01/2018: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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CHILL

CHILL

Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA

4:30-11 p.m. Dec. 13-Jan 7 (closed Dec. 31). There's something new in the air at CHILL this year. The 38,000 sq. ft. park will be...

12/13/2017 - 01/07/2018: 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi At The El Capitan

Star Wars: The Last Jedi At The El Capitan

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA

9:30 a.m., 1:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 11:50 p.m. Dec. 14-Jan. 28. The Force and more will be at the El Capitan Theatre....

12/14/2017 - 01/28/2018: 9:30 am - 11:50 pm

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The Rink in Downtown Burbank

The Rink in Downtown Burbank

Downtown Burbank, Burbank,

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun.- Thur. 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Dec. 14 through Jan. 7. Located in beautiful downtown Burbank, this rink provides a mid-day skating...

12/14/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars Exhibit

Petersen Automotive Museum, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 16-Oct. 31. Children have longed loved to pretend that they are driving fast cars. Sometimes, kids' toy cars are so cool...

12/16/2017 - 10/31/2018: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Winter Fest

Winter Fest

OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa, CA

Times vary Dec. 21-Jan. 7. Winter Fest offers an avalanche of seasonal attractions. Experience unlimited ice tubing down Snowflake Summit’s 150-foot, 8 lane mountain of...

12/21/2017 - 01/07/2018: 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Winter Wonderfest

Winter Wonderfest

Discovery Cube LA, Sylmar, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 22-Jan. 7 (closed Dec. 25). The forecast at the Discover Cube LA calls for snow and science. Kids can investigate the...

12/22/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

Reindeer Romp Holiday Celebration

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 26-Jan. 7. Where is the only place to see reindeers in Los Angeles? At the L.A. Zoo's Reindeer Romp, of course!...

12/26/2017 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Oxnard Whale Watching Season

Channel Island Harbor, Oxnard, CA

Whale watching season is back. A journey through the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary provides visitors with the unique opportunity to experience...

12/26/2017 - 04/16/2018: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo Lights

L.A. Zoo, L.A., CA

6-10 p.m. Dec. 26-Jan. 7. The L.A. Zoo Lights, which was honored as one of the “Best Zoo Lights 2016” by USA Today's Readers' Choice...

12/26/2017 - 01/07/2018: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Museum of Illusions

Museum of Illusions

The Museum of Illusions, Hollywood, CA

10 a.m.-midnight, Jan. 1-March 2. You are not seeing things - there is a Museum of Illusions. Museum-goers becomes full-fledged participants in the paintings created...

01/01/2018 - 03/02/2018: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm

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Three Kings' Day

Three Kings' Day

Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, CA

8 a.m.-11 p.m. Jan. 4-5, 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Jan. 6. 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Jan. 7. At Disney California Adventure Park, Three Kings' Day is held...

01/04/2018 - 01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart

Citizen Business Bank Arena, Ontario, CA

7 p.m. Jan. 3-5; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. Jan. 6; 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. Jan. 7. Fans, young and old, can see some of their...

01/04/2018 - 01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire

Downtown Disney, Anaheim, CA

9 a.m.-midnight Jan. 5-March 6. Experience Star Wars in an exciting new way. ILMxLAB and The VOID have created a revolutionary hyper-reality attraction Star Wars:...

01/05/2018 - 03/06/2018: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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Bob Baker's Holiday Spectacular

Bob Baker's Holiday Spectacular

Bob Baker’s Marionette Theater, L.A., CA

10:30 a.m. Jan. 5, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 6-7. One of the theater’s most requested shows, “Bob Baker’s Holiday Spectacular” has been enchanting audiences for generations....

01/05/2018 - 01/07/2018: 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Bricks LA 2018

Bricks LA 2018

Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 6, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 7. Come share your LEGO love in over 13,000 square feet devoted to those colorful bricks....

01/06/2018 - 01/07/2018: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Reptile Super Show

Reptile Super Show

Fairplex Pomona, Pomona, CA

10 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 6, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 7. Lizards, frogs, snakes, turtles, and other curious critters can be found crawling around over 100,000...

01/06/2018 - 01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Future Park: Art + Technology Exhibit

Bowers Kidseum, Santa Ana, CA

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Sept. 16-Jan. 15 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit, presented Kidseum in collaboration with Team Lab Kids, Inc.,...

01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Happy Place Pop-Up Experience

Happy Place Pop-Up Experience

HAPPY PLACE, Los Angeles , CA

10 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Wed.-Mon. Nov. 20-Jan. 7. Happy Place is a massive pop-up experience in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles filled with smiles,...

01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Holiday Model Trains Exhibit

Muzeo, Anaheim, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun. Nov. 18- Jan. 7. All aboard the Muzeo Express! Come check out the model trains and miniature scenes on display. There will...

01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Joy Theatre Kids Improv Comedy Class

Joy Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA, LA County

Come on down to Joy Theatre and play some fun improve games. Learn awesome acting skills, make great friends, and hang out with the super...

01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Nuestro Mundo Exhibit

Nuestro Mundo Exhibit

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 30-Jan. 7. On display at the Huntington's Brody Botanical Center are 24 paintings that are the work of young adults...

01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Play! Exhibit

Play! Exhibit

The Autry National Center of the American West, L.A., California

10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. June 18-Jan. 7. The Autry's latest exhibit is all about "play." Featuring a fun selection of toys,...

01/07/2018: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure

A Faery Hunt Enchanted Adventure

Crestwood Hills Park, Los Angeles, CA

Come experience why Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles." Take part in this magical, interactive musical adventure that inspires the...

01/07/2018: 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

A Universal History of Infamy Exhibit

LACMA, L.A., CA

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.-Tues., Thur., 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Aug. 20-Feb. 19. This exhibit's name references a Jorge Luis Borges short...

01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography's "Cuba Is" Exhibit

Annenberg Space For Photography, Century City, CA

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Sept. 9-March 4. Revealing complexities on - and off - the island, "Cuba Is" explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by...

01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum's "Art Quilts" Exhibit

California Heritage Museum, Santa Monica, CA

11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed.-Sun. Dec. 9-March 18. This is not your grandmother’s quilt show! This juried exhibition features artwork spotlighting the best contemporary artists that...

01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center's New IMAX Films: Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D 

California Science Center, L.A., CA

On Oct. 11, the California Science Center will unveil the hi-tech updates in its IMAX Theater. Audiences will see improvements in both the sound and...

01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Oshogatsu Family Festival

Oshogatsu Family Festival

Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Welcome the Year of the Dog with crafts, food, cultural activities, and performances! Highlights at this free annual celebration of the new year includes traditional...

01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Pan for Gold! at The Autry

Pan for Gold! at The Autry

The Autry Museum of the American West, L.A., CA

Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor Exhibition

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Thur., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Nov. 10-April 9 (closed Nov. 23, Dec. 25, Jan. 1). This exhibit provides...

01/07/2018: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

DCA’s PST LA/LA exhibition "Condemned To Be Modern”

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Thur.-Sun. Sept. 10-Jan. 28. The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) presents this exhibit at the Los Angeles Municipal Art...

01/07/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. More than just advertisements for movies, these posters are captivating artworks in their own right. The exhibit showcases around...

01/07/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Kookie Clubhouse Kingdom: The Gift

Kookie Clubhouse Kingdom: The Gift

Studio C, L.A., CA

When a mysterious, magical “gift” arrives at the Kookie Clubhouse Kingdom, its residents become excited, confused, and a little scared. They will get help, however,...

01/07/2018: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner Exhibit

Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA

noon-5 p.m. Wed.–Sun. Aug. 20-Jan. 7. L.A. native Dave Lefner is one of the country's top artists in the time-consuming and relatively lost field of...

01/07/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Skirball's Family Art Studio

Skirball's Family Art Studio

Skirball Cultural Center, L.A., CA

noon-5 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Dec. 19-Jan. 7. During the holiday season, Skirball visitors will have more opportunities to show off their creative...

01/07/2018: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Andell Family Sundays: ¡Hoy en Día!

Andell Family Sundays: ¡Hoy en Día!

LACMA, L.A., CA

12:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 7, 14, 21. Kids can participate in artist-led workshops involving bookmaking, mixed media, and performance/dance this month. Get inspired by the "A...

01/07/2018: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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CAAM Art Workshop: Radical Flag

CAAM Art Workshop: Radical Flag

California African American Museum, L.A., CA

The poster art of Faith Ringgold, whose work is on display in the "We Wanted A Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85" exhibit, serves as inspiration...

01/07/2018: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery

UCLA Meteorite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The UCLA Collection of Meteorites is the largest collection on the West Coast, containing over 2500 samples from about 1500 different meteorites. About 100 of...

01/07/2018: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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LUZIA

LUZIA

Dodger Stadium, L.A., CA

8 p.m. Tues.-Fri., 4:30 p.m., 8 p.m. Sat. 1:30 p.m, 5 p.m. Sun. Dec. 8-Feb. 11. With LUZIA, Cirque du Soleil has created a waking...

01/07/2018: 1:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Disney's Mary Poppins

Disney's Mary Poppins

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, CA

7:30 p.m. Jan. 6, 12; 2 p.m. Jan. 7, 13. "Step in time" over to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center for a "spoonful of...

01/07/2018: 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Open Art Studio at the Zimmer

Open Art Studio at the Zimmer

Zimmer Children’s Museum, L.A., CA

Parents and kids can come to the Zimmer for an afternoon of art-filled fun together. The Museum will provide the supplies - you bring your...

01/07/2018: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Stories In The Afternoon

Stories In The Afternoon

Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA

2-3 p.m. Jan. 7, 28. Who better to show youngsters around Paris than Madeline. They will hear the classic tale of the young girl who lives...

01/07/2018: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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