The Fowler Museum’s Global Vision

The Fowler turns 50, shares what's in the basement, and celebrates with hundreds of beach ball globes!
10.17.13

A Crush on Cathedrals: Stained Glass at The Getty Center & Other Impressive Religious Spaces in LA

A new show at The Getty Center leads us back to Chaucer and Saint Thomas Becket and onward to visits to LA's spiritual spaces.
9.27.13

MOCA: Top Ten Things To See and Do

Museums of Contemporary Art are usually the edgier, more forward-thinking cousin of a city's traditional art institutions. Los Angeles, however, has a wealth of great museums and a plethora of of cutting-edge galleries. So how does a museum define itself as modern in such a modern city? It's not easy, and downtown's Museum of Contemporary Art has had a difficult time finding their place in LA's art constellation over the past few years. But not for lack of a terrific permanent collection and a couple of neat spaces. So we have put our focus on planning a really fun day for your family at the two campuses of MOCA.
7.24.13

Urs Fischer is for Kids!

The Family Savvy vists URS FISCHER at Moca

 MOCA’s Summer Show is Fun and Family Friendly – Open through August 19, 2013

When we first started to see images on FB and Instagram of big, fat, blue raindrops in a MOCA gallery a month ago, we admit to …

7.24.13

The Natural History Museum’s Top 10 Things to See and Do

NHMThe  Natural History Museum holds a vast array of knowledge about plant and animal life from prehistoric to the present day, as well as culture in California and beyond. We invite you to come check it out for yourself: see …

7.18.13

Visiting the Watts Towers

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Unless you’ve already heard of the Watts towers, you most likely wouldn’t expect to find a famous sculptural work in the middle of Watts. In fact, The Family Savvy’s journey to the towers involved plenty of thoughts like “we must …

7.11.13

K.A.M.P. at the Hammer

KAMP2 One of my favorite events to attend with my six year-old son is the Hammer Museum’s K.A.M.P.(Kids Art Museum Project) event. The museum filled with families who came out to meet and work with accomplished artists leading workshops for the …

6.28.13

The Huntington Library Top 10 Things to See and Do

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The Huntington is the perfect place for you and your family to get a little something extra out of the traditional “walk in the park”. Pack up your sunscreen and put on some comfy shoes, because you’ll be doing plenty …

6.27.13

The Getty Villa’s Top Ten Things to See and Do

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The Getty Villa lies halfway to Malibu atop a cliff, with magnificent views of the Pacific. The recreation of a Roman villa is filled with Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. Parking should be reserved before a visit; be sure to …

6.10.13