Interested in the wild west? The Autry Museum shows the real story of the West along with fictional tales using movies and media.
Stores, shop and restaurants are the centerpiece at the Universal City Walk, which all have one fun thing in common – to entertain.
He captures a private view of past presidents and their families. Either it be on tour with the Beatles or in Germany during WW II, Benson was behind the lense.
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.
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
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.
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!
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!
Tragedy, romance, lust. All reflected in Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece – Tristan and Isolde.
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.
Experience love and betrayal in Umberto Giordano’s most notable operas, Fedora.
Ancient art, cool culture, and nature are just a few of the many attractions at the Huntington Library.
Interested in the planet Mars? Experience Earth gaining new feats to visit our red neighbor.
Latin food, music and dancing all in the heart of Studio City, Mama Juana’s is the ultimate Latin experience!
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
Step back in time at the Lomita Railroad museum. Dedicated to the proud era of the steam engine, complete authenticity is the hallmark of the Museum.
From Brazil to Phillipines or Japanese jazz to African drumming, experience local and international artists under the stars all for free.
Concert goers of Orange County and South Los Angeles can now experience music to the next level!
Presenting art, artifacts of Latinos in LA and around the world it will share this vibrant culture with the people of Los Angeles.
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
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.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
Want to see hippos interact or a giraffe eat? The animal kingdom is waiting all at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
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.
Experience the 3000 gallon water tank showing various creatures of ocean or even pet some at the Ocean Discovery center, enriching kids about how we effect the ocean.
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.
Guatemalan life is a hard reality. The black and white portraits expose stern, cold and silent characteristics of the artist’s people.
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.
Touring for his upcoming album that features some of his favorite Spanish – American songs.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
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.
Our love affair with the car can be quenched at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
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.
With only one teacher and an occasional art class, this self-taught artist find his unique voice with manipulating polaroids.
In the heart of Los Angeles is a special museum where they exhibit spiritual found and folk art by African Americans of southern United States.
Be engaged in America’s attic of various items from the past. 2:00
Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
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.
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.
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.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
Capture a glimpse of four significant Mexican artists such as real sketches of Javier Alvarez Palimar or the bright and surreal paintings of Vladimir Cora.
Orange County Performing Arts Center.
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.
Now there is a theme park for the young ones – Adventure city. Offering a petting zoo and numerous rides this educational and innovative park is great fun for the whole family. 0:47
Take a dark wet ride in the Black Whole or plummet down the intimidating Drop Out all at Raging Waters in San Dimas!
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
Travel Town Museum is located in Los Angeles at Griffith Park. With a mission to educate the public about railroad history as it pertains to the Western United States, Travel Town is a collection of historical trains, firefighting equipment and antique automobiles. The miniature train ride is perfect outdoor activity for kids and family.
Just North of the Hollywood Bowl is a little theatre probably most Los Angeleians do not know about.
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
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.
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.
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!
Want to get your kid off the streets? Many kids raised in poverty, near drugs and gangs don’t have such wonderful opportunities such as City of Angels Ballet.
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
Hands on activities, jungle gyms, muppets show are the just the few activities at the Kids Space Museum.
Specializing in Quidam or French for stranger, Cirque du Soleil wants to emphasize that although we have loved ones and friends in our lives, we have plenty more strangers.
Like “Who line it is Anyway?” Improv fun to? Be taken back from your very own SNL with kids!
Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
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
Here performing Sibelius’ Second Symphony you can see their passion and energy as if they are guiding the listener through a vigorous storm.
Ever wonder about soaring through the sky in a helicopter? Check out the gold coast line of southern California with Heli USA!
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
Cat got your tounge? Learn about the sabertooth that hunted cavemen to the evolution of our cute and cuddly pets.
Come to MOCA’s uncommon sense where you actually become the art piece!
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.
Museums usually focus on several ages of the past. Dinamation focuses on the Jurassic age putting real life dinosaurs in the action!
Our 37th president now has his own library showing the public Nixon’s life and its ups and downs.
Usually neon signs are solely for advertising, but now the genre is taking a whole new direction and becoming another expressive art form.
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.
See a fake chicken lay a fake egg, or check out a robot piggy bank both without batteries. Wind up your fun at The Wound & Wound Toy Store.
Enjoy figure skating? You have the chance to see all of the sports’ greatest athletes in one show.
Wanna see the stars in whole new light? Or are you curious to know how much you weigh on Jupiter?
Home of the La Brea Tar pits and many paleontologist, the George C. Page Museum has hands on exhibits on how life was like for animals in the prehistoric age.
Want to know how science affects your life? Travel miles into outer space or study some of the smallest parts of the human body.
Vast meadows, arts and crafts, helicopter rides and music concerts all at the California Poppy festival!
A metal welder by trade found his artistic talents over night.
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.
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.
The Venetian getaways is something anyone needs. However, Italy is quite far, right? Well, come down to Long Beach for a romantic gondola ride.
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.
Actors who are usually familiar seen on screen come to perform live at the Double Tree Guest Suite in Santa Monica.
Interested in art and can’t find any inspiration or don’t know where to study? The public art program Barnsdall Art Park offers instruction and shows for budding artists.
Video and film editor turned artist dedicates his beautiful paintings to his long time companion, which capture subtle human expressions in beautiful landscapes.
T.S. Elliot’s words are revived in the Tony award winning musical, Cats. A musical myriad of visual revelations and expression.
Commemorating Hockney for his wild drawings and colors on cars, LACMA is doing a retrospective on his works.
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.
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.
Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
At the turn of century two nations are torn from war. Lovers collide in Puccini’s tragedy Madam Butterfly.
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.
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
The 76th season of the Hollywood Bowl was a memorable and honorable experience for all.