Weekend Read

Highlights from what we've read this month to keep you up to date.
5.5.18

David Hockney (Himself!) at LACMA

Wednesday’s opening of LACMA’s new show, David Hockney: 82 Paintings and 1 Still-Life, felt more like a family gathering than a formal unveiling of new work by the 81 year-old master. Hockney was on site, surrounded by a set …

4.13.18

Reality Projector at Marciano Art Foundation

Olafur Eliasson's Reality Projector is a colorful, site-specific installation that kids and adults can explore together. Lots of discoveries at the Marciano Art Foundation - and all free.
4.1.18

Resiliency: Good for our Kids and for our City (#EarthquakePrep)

Are you ready? LA's Chief Resiliency Officer, Marissa Aho, talks about how individuals can do their part to tackle the overwhelming (and potentially scary) topic of being ready for a disaster. The report asks is that citizens do their part in being prepared. "A resilient Angeleno is capable of withstanding a crisis."
3.11.18

5 Tips for Taking Kids to see the Jasper Johns Retrospective at The Broad

The Jasper Johns retrospective at The Broad ("Something Resembling Truth") is only in town until May 13, and tickets are tough to secure. But, spending an hour exploring the life of this important American artist should be a priority for you and the family this spring. Today, we'll spend a little time explaining how it can be meaningful to your family.
2.20.18

Tips on Trips and Camps: Summer Fair February 4, 2018

Let Tips on Trips and Camps match your child's needs with an age-appropriate experience by attending the 2018 Summer Opportunities Fair on Sunday, February 4, where you will learn about overnight camps and teen programs and meet their directors and representatives.
1.30.18

A Successful Visit to the Museum of Failure *Closing 2/18

Failure is in vogue these days. Last year, during orientation and finals week, the failures of Smith College students and faculty were projected on a large screen, as part of an effort to destigmatize failure and foster resilience in their otherwise high achieving students.
1.30.18

2018: Time to Re-Consider our Device Addiction

2018 is shaping up to be a year in which we seriously review our relationship with smartphones. We are encouraged by recent news that institutional investors in Apple are pressing the company to consider how they design the devices, looking …

1.17.18

Mary and the Witch’s Flower at the Aero

This weekend at The Aero, bring the family to see a new anime film from alumni of Studio Ghibli. Mary and the Witch's Flower is based on a popular 1971 book "The Little Broomstick", and is recommended by Common Sense as 8+
1.17.18