Skirball Cultural Center Skirball Cultural Center

Skirball Cultural Center

The Skirball Cultural Center's unique exhibitions, performances, and programming merge centuries of Jewish tradition with modern American ideals of liberty, freedom, and equality.

Photo courtesy of Skirball Cultural Center / Photo by Timothy Hursley

Tracing Tradition Through Time

Skirball Cultural Center

Kwame Brathwaite. Black Is Beautiful poster, with portraits of Brathwaite's wife, Sikolo; their daughter Ndola is pictured in the K, ca. 1970. Designed by Bob Gumbs. Courtesy the artist and Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles.


Since its founding in 1996, the Skirball Cultural Center has welcomed countless patrons to explore its cultural and educational opportunities.  The museum presents multiple curated exhibits and live performances per year, along with educational programming for approximately 60,000 schoolchildren, including traditional workshops, summer camps, archeological digs, and more. Through this diverse schedule of programming, performance, and exhibitions, the Skirball Cultural Center strives to reach patrons of all backgrounds and generations while honoring an appreciation and understanding of Jewish American culture.

GRoW Support


Exhibition - Black is Beautiful, The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite


Exhibition - El Sueño Americano / The American Dream: Photographs by Tom Kiefer 



Exhibition – Notorious RBG: Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg



General Operating Support