With a mission to promote tolerance and enlighten understanding the MOT focuses on racism and how it effected the 20th century.
Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
The Getty Villa Museum in Malibu is home for amazing collections of Greek and Roman art, antiquities, middle aged manuscripts and sculptures. With breathtaking beach views and inspiring architecture, enjoy lunch or “Tea by the Sea,” at the on-site restaurant.
Be engaged in America’s attic of various items from the past. 2:00
The Museum on Latin-American art showcases “Del Tempo y del Color,” an intimate view of a great Mexican pioneer of still life, portraits, cubist paintings, and numerous drawings.
In a small residential house deep in the hills of Hollywood is an exuberance of art and literature, a home for over one hundred writers and poets.
Orange County Performing Arts Center.
Explore the Hollywood Entertainment Museum where you can see props, sets, costumes and exhibits, which reflects that magic on the silver screen.
Want to know how science affects your life? Travel miles into outer space or study some of the smallest parts of the human body.
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
Like “Who line it is Anyway?” Improv fun to? Be taken back from your very own SNL with kids!
Take a dark wet ride in the Black Whole or plummet down the intimidating Drop Out all at Raging Waters in San Dimas!
Latin food, music and dancing all in the heart of Studio City, Mama Juana’s is the ultimate Latin experience!
Kids can find a whole new world in learning through fun activities and computer interaction at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum.
Santa Clarita, just north of Los Angeles is the site of silent film star William S Hart’s (Bill Hart) ranch home now turned museum, showcasing some of the oldest and rarest collections of western art and american indian art. There are many types of animal residents from bison to horses providing entertainment for the whole family. Great place to learn about silent movie history.
Touring for his upcoming album that features some of his favorite Spanish – American songs.
Known as a modern day Picasso, Nichita is a child prodigy exhibiting her works all around the world by the age of ten. She masters the art of abstract cubism all on her own. 2:00
An open air market place, authentic Mexican restaurants and fine Latin entertainment will make you feel like you stepped into a real Mexican village.
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
Have you seen a collection of bottles or pin cushions or an exhibit on the history of trailer parks? Art, science, technology and culture all found at The Museum of Jurrasic Technology.
The LA based story telling troupe caters to kids all over the city telling stories letting the kids act out and participate in telling the story.
Ever been to Little Tokyo? Well, if you catch yourself near 2nd street you won’t want to miss the Japanese American National Museum.
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
Take a cruise on the coast of Long Beach to catch a glimpse these beautiful giant creatures surfacing from the ocean deep!
Experience the worlds’ major form of transportation before the car at the Sunset Ranch where they offer wonderful horseback rides.
Hollywood doesn’t only have film studios, but an amusement park where films ARE the attractions! Universal studios recreates the sets of the studios for you to become enriched in the action!
Kena’s photographs are preserved in time and history, reflecting customs and manners of a different age.
Home of many famous films, The Arboretum allows you to enjoy what is has offer such as waterfalls, lakes and the historic Queen Ann cottage.
Learning was never so much fun when a museum is turned in a regular playhouse! The La Habra museum is a world with children in mind.
From Alaska to South America the Southwestern Museum is home of important artifacts of Native American and Latin heritage.
Want to feel a sea cucumber or sea urchin? Reach in and touch some of the weird creatures of the ocean at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium!
Guatemalan life is a hard reality. The black and white portraits expose stern, cold and silent characteristics of the artist’s people.
Layers and layers that were once garbage and fragments of visual posters, photography now made into art. Bert has a new take on art and archeology.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
Interested in the planet Mars? Experience Earth gaining new feats to visit our red neighbor.
Come check out El Cid restaurant located in Silver Lake. It’s widely known for their glorious flamenco show, which is rated one of the best in the world.
One of the city’s unique cultural resources California African American Museum (CAAM) has around 30,000 artifacts on display as well as an extensive research library.
Check out historical aircraft from fighter planes of WW II to the famous “New Orleans,” the first plane to fly around the world! The Museum of Flying is Santa Monica’s home for aviation history.
An artist of hope, a modern day Micheangelo, Lavaggi finds a glimpse of glory. His murals can be peaceful and tranquil to complex and impressionistic.
Our love affair with the car can be quenched at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
IMAX – Whales
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
The LA public library is the biggest collection in the county. It is a place to study or just browse, but don’t get too sidetracked, you have over 2 million books to chose from!
T.S. Elliot’s words are revived in the Tony award winning musical, Cats. A musical myriad of visual revelations and expression.
The west side of LA takes a chill peek into fun. Put on some razor sharp skates and break the ice at the Culver Ice Rink.
In these tough times the arts isn’t supported fully, however the LA Music and Art School’s mission is stay afloat and give students the best instruction in art, dance and music.
Watch butterfly hatch or alligators stalk all at the San Diego Zoo’s “Hidden Jungle.”
IMAX – The Living Sea
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.
Curious about the vibrant Renaissance era? Be taken back to 16th century and celebrate the spring in royal splendor!
Tragedy, romance, lust. All reflected in Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece – Tristan and Isolde.
Tacky and primitive to one, brilliant and unexpected to another. Pervian native, Jon Planas shows his bright and abstract art from clothes on celebrities to Hollywood billboards.
Like Jim Henson (Kermit the Frog), Chapman’s fascination with muppets pushed him to produce a new breed of muppets show – The Beat City Puppet show in Long Beach.
Vast meadows, arts and crafts, helicopter rides and music concerts all at the California Poppy festival!
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
Still life, painting on canvases aren’t as moving as the sculpture. Full figure bronze or clay sculptures captures moving space where the viewer can reach and touch them.
Widely considered one of the most influential works of American musical theatre, Show Boat is the first “musical play” deviating from traditional operettas.
On your walk you will experience many different artists from Venice in their very own studios and if you’re lucky some art in the making.
With only one teacher and an occasional art class, this self-taught artist find his unique voice with manipulating polaroids.
Home of the famous Culver Studios, Culver City has its hand in music as well. The Jazz Bakery offers the latest jazz and blues musicians coming up in the Los Angeles area.
Having the mission to preserve Korean American history and art, The Korean American Museum most importantly wants to establish their contributions to America.
The MOCA concert series is very well received event offering free admission to the museum of contemporary art, live music and wine tasting. All hosted on the California Plaza in Downtown LA.
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
Museums usually focus on several ages of the past. Dinamation focuses on the Jurassic age putting real life dinosaurs in the action!
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
Interested in Los Angeles’ founding fathers? The San Gabriel Mission, founded in 1771, is where most of Los Angeles begun as wellas home for many exciting historic sights.
Want to see hippos interact or a giraffe eat? The animal kingdom is waiting all at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Video and film editor turned artist dedicates his beautiful paintings to his long time companion, which capture subtle human expressions in beautiful landscapes.
Glitz and Glam all along Hollywood Blvd where you have endless sights of celebrity memorabilia.
Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
Discovery centers, dinosaur exhibits, showcasing arts and crafts from Native Americans, and a vast collection of fine art is just the beginning of the what this museum has to offer.
Imagine yourself scanning the skies in a real military aircraft in search of an enemy airplane, right before your eyes an aerial dog fight emerges. 0:53
Experience puppet masters in their prime at Bob Baker’s Marionette. Spanning over 30 years Baker has crated hundreds of puppets in many different settings.
The Venetian getaways is something anyone needs. However, Italy is quite far, right? Well, come down to Long Beach for a romantic gondola ride.
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
Jerry Leiber and Mike Soller were classic pioneers in post war popular music, writing hits such as Yakety Yak, Stand By Me, Jailhouse Rock and Hound Dog.
The 76th season of the Hollywood Bowl was a memorable and honorable experience for all.
In this day in age two developing careers can be very hard. Cash Baxter proves to be a natural renaissance man; an accomplished artist he manages to produce and direct for the stage as well.
See priceless treasures of the far east, or take a drawing or tai chi class at the Pacific Asian Museum of Pasadena.
The Theatricum Botanicum is an open-air theater founded in Topanga Canyon by Will Geer in 1973. It features Shakespeare, as well as contemporary authors.
Craving sushi? How about sushi AND entertainment? Come down to the Tokyo Delve’s where your waiter will do more than just take your order.
An abandoned industrial plant turned art gallery entertainment hub.
Wonder how Venice got its name? The Venice canals. Flaunting its venetian architecture the canals are a great place to jog, walk, or just relax.
Ancient art, cool culture, and nature are just a few of the many attractions at the Huntington Library.
Like art? What about art in 3D? Lia Lou expands her work with colored beads so here new piece “backyard” can jump out at viewers.
Take a walk down the creepy roads of ghost town, watch snoopy glide on ice, or take a ride on boomerang, all at the family theme park Knott’s Berry Farm.
Experience love and betrayal in Umberto Giordano’s most notable operas, Fedora.
If you catch yourself in down south you don’t want to miss the world famous San Diego Zoo offering something for the whole family.
Interested how the Hollywood Bowl got started? Check out never seen before footage, photographs and antiques of the venue coming up in the early 20th century.
The Wild Life WayStation provides animal services for wild and exotic animals. This rescue shelter is home of animals from who are injured and scientific laboratories.
Usually neon signs are solely for advertising, but now the genre is taking a whole new direction and becoming another expressive art form.
The famous Dominguez family was once partial owner of what we call San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes today.