Significant Objects: The Spell of Still Life at the Norton Simon Museum

The words “still life” and “family-friendly” don’t often find themselves in the same sentence, however the cleverly-curated show at the Norton Simon Museum might change your notion of what kids find intriguing. With bugs and butterflies, Breugel and Picasso and …


It’s time to Watch: London 2012 Olympics

Every two years, the Olympics offer a spectacular chance to watch a lot of television and not feel particularly guilty about it.  We could spend every waking moment of a gloriously extended fortnight getting caught up in the drama of …


Things to Do with Kids in LA: Physics Forest at Kidspace

Pasadena’s 33 year-old Kidspace Museum is already impressive, with its interactive exhibits encouraging younger children to climb and explore their way to learning. With the brand new Robert & Mary Galvin Physics Forest, older elementary-aged kids now have a …


Things to Do with Kids in LA: Cakemix

If you’re familiar with Color Me Mine, the you-paint-it, they-fire-it ceramics studio, you’ll love the experience at Duff’s Cakemix. Even if you haven’t been to a place where you create your own masterpiece, Cakemix is a great place to start. …


Things to Do with Kids In LA: The Getty Center’s Garden Concerts for Kids

You know it is full-on summer when the Getty’s outdoor kid concerts begin, bringing high quality musical acts for kids from across the country, each weekend in August. Bring some friends, bring a picnic and be prepared to wiggle! Click …


Things to Do with kids in LA: Outdoor Screenings this Summer

Forget your Hulu and Roku and all those crazy devices you’re using to watch classic films — all you really have to do is head out into town and it’s a sure thing that you’ll find an outdoor screening that …


Things to Do with Kids in LA: Outdoor music at the Skirball

Listening to music outside is a special summer treat and you can experience almost every type of music and dance imaginable this summer just by becoming a regular at The Family Amphitheater.   The midday concerts take place every weekend day …


Things to do with Kids in LA: Game On! at the Skirball Cultural Center

Anything we can do outside during the summer, we try to do. Grilling, swimming, summer sports and.. playing board games? It’s no secret that cards and Monopoly get more play during the summer months, so the Skirball has come up …


Things to Do with Kids in LA This Summer: The First Ever Origami Exhibit

They always say that it's important for kids to get bored because it allows them to explore their creativity. Here's a way to feel good about letting your kids while away a few afternoons doing nothing. Of course, you'll have to leave a few art supplies around for them while they're finding their way through the hours.