Why Free Museum Admission is Such a Big Deal

Why Why Free Museum Admission is Such a Big Deal: it's the Just Do It of Art Appreciation (and especially great for turning kids into art lovers)
2.7.14

Giveaway: Sleepover in Noah’s Ark on February 1

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Have your kids ever slept overnight at a museum? Like a moment torn from a pint-sized and tame version of A Night at the Museum, you and yours can snuggle down with the creatures of Noah’s Ark, as part …

1.23.14

What Every Snowflake Knows in its Heart: Thoughts of Snow, Safety and Cloud Cake

Winter Games, the Kevin Pearce documentary, and a neat show about Winter Sports at SMMOA

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In the midst of California’s worst drought on

1.23.14

Hockney at the de Young in San Francisco

The Family Savvy reviews David Hockney's The Bigger Exhibit at SF's de Young Museum.
1.14.14

Start the Year with David Hockney

Our New Year’s Resolution is to get to San Francisco before January 20 to see the de Young Museum’s extremely popular show, David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition, which is only on view until January 20.David Hockey: Yosemite

David Hockney, Yosemite I,
1.7.14

Top 10 Things to Do With Family – Unplug and Recharge this Thanksgiving

 

Cornell Turkey Basket Thanksgiving is our favorite holiday because it's about Family and Food.  It's a relatively non-material holiday (except for those steep airfares…) so you won't be hearing much about Black Friday deals here!

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1. Get To LACMA – The Number …

11.26.13

Calder and Abstraction at LACMA

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Believe it or not, there has not been a retrospective of Alexander Calder’s work in LA, ever.  Which is one reason LACMA’s new show, Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic is such a treat. The curators chose to focus …

11.22.13

Arts ReStore LA: Westwood – A Retail Pop-Up in November

The Hammer Museum’s Arts ReStore LA initiative enters its second weekend, and we recommend clearing a few weekend hours between now and November 24 to explore this unusual, inventive art project. Best of all — it’s all accessible on foot. …

11.8.13

Happy 125th Birthday National Geographic

State of the Art Displays at The Annenberg Space for Photography’s new show make for Stunning Viewing —

If you grew up poring through the pages of National Geographic, you will appreciate learning that the current Editor-in-Chief of the renowned …

10.24.13