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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tragedy, romance, lust. All reflected in Richard Wagner’s operatic masterpiece – Tristan and Isolde.
Glitz and Glam all along Hollywood Blvd where you have endless sights of celebrity memorabilia.
Take a cruise on the coast of Long Beach to catch a glimpse these beautiful giant creatures surfacing from the ocean deep!
Come down to Santa Monica where you can learn about California’s vibrant and surprising heritage.
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.
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.
Enjoy figure skating? You have the chance to see all of the sports’ greatest athletes in one show.
A metal welder by trade found his artistic talents over night.
Vast meadows, arts and crafts, helicopter rides and music concerts all at the California Poppy festival!
Experience guided tours of artifacts over one thousand years old. Also, user friendly computers help your journey through the center to be a time to remember.
IMAX – The Living Sea
Our love affair with the car can be quenched at the Peterson Automotive Museum.
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.
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.
Kids from the age 8 and under can now get out of the city to experience the wonders of nature. From 75 nature trails to choose from the sights are plentiful!
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.
Video and film editor turned artist dedicates his beautiful paintings to his long time companion, which capture subtle human expressions in beautiful landscapes.
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!
Time warp back to the 11th century where you will dine while seeing your king present noble knights of the realm fighting to the finish! Medieval Times is a fine taste of the dark age for everyone!
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.
Being influential and radical for its time, Marriage of Figaro is the most highly recognized comic opera Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote.
The famous Dominguez family was once partial owner of what we call San Pedro and Rancho Palos Verdes today.
Curious about the vibrant Renaissance era? Be taken back to 16th century and celebrate the spring in royal splendor!
Come out to Santa Monica and experience a music shop by day converted to concert hall by night.
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.
Kids can find a whole new world in learning through fun activities and computer interaction at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum.
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.
Watch butterfly hatch or alligators stalk all at the San Diego Zoo’s “Hidden Jungle.”
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.
On shores of the pacific you can see the endless horizon, but behind you theres Wayfarers Chapel, blending in with its natural surroundings.
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.
Housing the permanent works of Armand Hammer, the Armand Hammer Museum of UCLA offers a wide array of multi-cultural events.
The Venetian getaways is something anyone needs. However, Italy is quite far, right? Well, come down to Long Beach for a romantic gondola ride.
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
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.
Explore the Hollywood Entertainment Museum where you can see props, sets, costumes and exhibits, which reflects that magic on the silver screen.
Real Estate barren, railroad builder and one of the worlds greatest collector, Henry Huntington was like a renaissance man.
Experience the worlds’ major form of transportation before the car at the Sunset Ranch where they offer wonderful horseback rides.
The Museum on Latin American Art showcases Diversions and Remembrances by Rodolfo Morales.
Structural steel and ceramic put together by artist Simon Rodia brings a masterpiece to life – the Watts Towers.
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.
Take a dark wet ride in the Black Whole or plummet down the intimidating Drop Out all at Raging Waters in San Dimas!
Kena’s photographs are preserved in time and history, reflecting customs and manners of a different age.
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.
Recognized for its accessible and innovative dance repertory, Smuin Ballet will leave your night in awe.
An open air market place, authentic Mexican restaurants and fine Latin entertainment will make you feel like you stepped into a real Mexican village.
Orange County Performing Arts Center.
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.
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.
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.
IMAX – Whales
From Alaska to South America the Southwestern Museum is home of important artifacts of Native American and Latin heritage.
From the famous Apollo Moon landing to Gilligan’s Island you can experience 75 years of TV and radio broadcasting in the making.
With only one teacher and an occasional art class, this self-taught artist find his unique voice with manipulating polaroids.
Widely considered one of the most influential works of American musical theatre, Show Boat is the first “musical play” deviating from traditional operettas.
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.
Here performing Sibelius’ Second Symphony you can see their passion and energy as if they are guiding the listener through a vigorous storm.
Interested in the planet Mars? Experience Earth gaining new feats to visit our red neighbor.
Be engaged in America’s attic of various items from the past. 2:00
See priceless treasures of the far east, or take a drawing or tai chi class at the Pacific Asian Museum of Pasadena.
Hands on activities, jungle gyms, muppets show are the just the few activities at the Kids Space Museum.
Experience love and betrayal in Umberto Giordano’s most notable operas, Fedora.
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.
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.
The farewell performance of Bella Lewitzky is a commemoration of her most recent works. It also pays tribute to her commitment and passion to the art form.
Lights aren’t only to help us see, but can be a vibrant and amazing visual experience. Come down to the Griffith Observatory Planetarium.
Ever been to Little Tokyo? Well, if you catch yourself near 2nd street you won’t want to miss the Japanese American National Museum.
Just North of the Hollywood Bowl is a little theatre probably most Los Angeleians do not know about.
Vandalism, sunlight, and pigeons, outdoor art is a victim of many things, but now the public arts division are fighting to preserve these still masterpieces.
Want to see hippos interact or a giraffe eat? The animal kingdom is waiting all at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Enrich your life at the Fowler museum’s “When the Saints Speaks” where you can see Catholic Religious imagery.
Be transported to another culture with just a 5 minute walk from downtown LA – Chinatown!
Tango Times Two, written and directed by Miguel Zotto and Milena Plebs, pays homage to Argentina’s vibrant and exciting dance – the tango.
Paying tribute to the jazz legend, Duke Ellington, Graham raises a triumphant statue in his honor.
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
Working in the Warhol tradition, Max uses portraits of celebrities, in this gallery Crosby, with radiant colors and neon moods.
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
T.S. Elliot’s words are revived in the Tony award winning musical, Cats. A musical myriad of visual revelations and expression.
Are you a lover of early or classical music? Bach, Haydn, Vivaldi. These masters compositions were meant to be performed in a church setting.
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.
Hollywood Theatre Row is a strip of thirteen independent small theatres all spanning two blocks on the Santa Monica Blvd.
Rachel Rosenthal’s “TOHUBOHU!” is where her dance troupe combines ever-changing costumes, lighting, monologues and narratives during improvisatory dance.
Want to know how science affects your life? Travel miles into outer space or study some of the smallest parts of the human body.
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.
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.
Descanso translates to “rest” or “relax,” which is perfect for the one of the most unique gardens in Los Angeles.
Dine, lodge, take a paranormal tour or just find an interesting piece of history all in Long Beach, home of the marvelous Queen Mary.
Musician turned artist, DeMoraes uses architectural, mathematical and cultural inspirations to create a his modern masterpieces.
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.
Barley on the mind? Come down to Hermosa beach where you can taste your own personalized beer!
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.
Victorian mansions, old western towns, monstrous tree houses all shrunk down and recreated in fine detail.
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.
Interested in the wild west? The Autry Museum shows the real story of the West along with fictional tales using movies and media.
Like “Who line it is Anyway?” Improv fun to? Be taken back from your very own SNL with kids!