On Saturday, February 24 BMO Stadium will host LAFC vs. Seattle Sounders. Kickoff is at 1:30pm. This event may impact traffic, parking, and wayfinding in the area. Please consider riding the Metro Expo Line and exiting at USC/Expo station.

Close up photo of city model including the L.A. City Hall from Becoming Los Angeles exhibition

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Rise Up L.A.: A Century of Votes for Women

While some women earned the right to vote in 1920, the fight was far from finished.

Wildfire

For many years, we've been adding fuel to the fire.

Nature Lab

Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.

Sin Censura: A Mural Remembers L.A.

“This was my chance to show what I wish was in the history books.” 
—Chicana artist Barbara Carrasco

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FIRST FRIDAYS 2024: March
After-Hours AdultFamily
  • 5 pm

First Fridays 2024: From Feelings to Pheromones
Join us this season as we explore the forces that shape the behaviors of life forms large and small. From reproduction and propagation in the natural world to the sex life of other species, we'll untangle the constructs of gender, feelings and pheromones. We’ll also explore some of the predicaments facing all species of life, including over- and under-population, and offer doable solutions that we can all participate in.

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Project Phoenix: Investigating Bird Responses to Smoke

This groundbreaking community science project seeks to understand how wildfire smoke is impacting birds.

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Backyard Bats

This survey, which is supported by the Disney Conservation Fund, is an opportunity to broaden awareness and interest in conserving species found in urban areas.

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NHM X PIEAM: ARTIST'S RESIDENCY

NHM's Anthropology Department and the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM) are excited to welcome Indigenous Chamorro fiber artist Maria “Lia” Terlaje Barcinas and Samoan graphic designer, muralist, and PIEAM artist-in-residence JP / Jason Pereira onto the museum campuses. Over the course of two months, Barcinas and Pereira will connect with Chumash and Tongva artists to learn more about the traditional weaving practices of Southern California Indigenous communities, visit sites around the city and surrounding areas, hold a community offering ceremony at PIEAM, and spend time with the ancestral tapas and woven mats at NHM. 

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Girls in STEM Days

Join us for Girls in STEM Days at the Natural History Museum! Girls in STEM Days are an opportunity for girls ages 8-18 to participate in hands-on STEM activities, meet real scientists, and explore future career paths in a fun and engaging way.

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SnailBlitz 2024

Ready to snail it again for science?! SnailBlitz is back for its ninth annual bioblitz!

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