REDCAT, CalArts’ downtown center for contemporary arts, presents a selection from the annual REDCAT International Children’s Film Festival. Audiences of all ages can enjoy short animated films highlighting the most innovative and magical techniques, as well as mesmerizing live-action films from around the world.
Join the Center Theatre Group Family Fun with activities based on upcoming shows at the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatre, including Sting starring in The Last Ship, August Wilson’s Jitney, Mike Birbiglia’s The New One, Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake, and the world premiere production of King James.
Plus, spin our prize wheel to win Taper or Ahmanson tickets and other fun treats.
Take a voice lesson with the Master Chorale! Sign up for one of our 15-minute group sessions, held throughout the day, and one of our choristers will put your pipes through their paces. It’ll be a fun way—we promise!—to learn what it’s like to be a professional singer.
MOCA's Ahmanson Auditorium
Dance Camera West presents a selection of short films made by The Merce Cunningham Company highlighting Cunningham’s legendary work as a choreographer and filmmaker, as part of a citywide event taking place at USC, UCLA, and CalArts.
Visit the all-new Music Center Plaza for a beautiful day in DTLA. Splash in the Plaza fountain, grab coffee at Go Get Em Tiger or a burger at Upstage Burger and more! Join us for a free family-friendly celebration of Día de los Muertos with art making. All are welcome to create Día themed art at workshops guided by professional artists.
Experience LA Phil’s Toyota Symphonies for Youth activities at a Music Center Plaza pop-up. Immerse yourself in hands-on workshops, including art projects, an instrument petting zoo, and more! This activity is recommended for children ages 5 to 11. First come, first served.
Make your own art-inspired souvenirs and participate in a cooking demonstration with acclaimed restaurant Otium at The Broad’s Family Weekend Workshops!
Walk-up entries available on a first-come, first-served basis. The workshops are for families with children ages 3 and up.
LA Opera is opening the backstage doors, and everyone is invited! Walk through the rarely-open-to-the-public backstage areas of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and hear about the creative process directly from the experts. Ever wonder how glass breaks on stage? See for yourself with interactive demonstrations!
The Gallery at REDCAT presents Adelita Husni Bey: CHIRON, an exhibition that includes the West Coast premiere of Husni Bey’s most recent film and installation Chiron (2019), commissioned and premiered by the New Museum in January 2019. Postcards from the Desert Island (2011) and 2265 (2015), two of Husni Bey’s most important past works are shown as well.
Join the MOCA Education team for a workshop that plays with concepts of color, design, mood, form, and texture in response to the current exhibition on view. Using various materials, participants will construct a large, communal artwork, as well as individual pieces to take home.