Most museums in Southern California remain closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please check individual museum websites before planning any visits.

SoCal Museums is committed to promoting the dynamic landscape of cultural institutions in Southern California. With 60 participating organizations from Palm Springs to Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, SoCal Museums presents an assortment of museums as diverse as SoCal itself. Be it art, natural history, science, or culture there’s something for everyone.

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Summer plans need a creative boost? We've compiled a list of family-friendly activities to help.

Crowns, crafts, and even a cyclops to spark joy.

We recognize the teamwork & collaboration it takes to provide great care and welfare for our animals, on normal days & through pandemics! Our animal care staff help our animals thrive, to help us stimulate curiosity & inspire science learning in everyone. #NZKW2020

Free online screening of Coded Bias doc about Joy Buolamwini's on AI facial recognition algorithm racial / gender bias on July 23-25 cohosted by @nbff and @OCMA #CodedBias

🍸 Get ready for this Friday’s #SummerNights at Home with a homage to the #TarPits Pleistocene Garden! Crafted by @postandbeamLA, try this Hibiscus-Sage Ice Age Cooler at home, and be sure to join us live on July 24: