Skirball Cultural Center

A place of meeting guided by the Jewish tradition of welcoming the stranger. People of all communities and generations are welcome to participate in cultural experiences and exhibitions.

On permanent display, Noah’s Ark is a floor-to-ceiling wooden ark, filled to the rafters with whimsical animals handcrafted from recycled materials. Children are encouraged to play, climb, and explore the 8,000-square-foot wooden ark.

Opening April 18, 2024 – their new exhibit Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak celebrates the work of Jewish American artist Maurice Sendak, creator of the acclaimed children’s books Where the Wild Things Are (1963). Explore the exclusive West Coast display that includes 150 original paintings, drawings, videos, and objects.

Download their mobile app, An Ark for All, to preview your visit and plan your activities. The app is developed for families with developmental disabilities and young children.

Family-friendly activities include art making, archaeology digs, story time and more.

🐥 Cheap! Cheap! Alert: Admission is free every Thursday.



Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 440-4500