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Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment
For many years, we've been adding fuel to the fire.
Live animals and hands-on interactives show you L.A.’s wild side.
“This was my chance to show what I wish was in the history books.”
—Chicana artist Barbara Carrasco
The story of L.A.’s most famous feline.
What Are Today’s L.A. Women Fighting For?
How Lon Chaney made himself into "A Man of a Thousand Faces"
Bringing together Latinx hikers, campers, and environmentalists in Los Angeles
The transformative history of Los Angeles
Recognizing the heritage and history of the Hispanic and Latino/a/x community, past and present.
Hers was a life of inaugurals—the first African-American woman to own a newspaper, and the first to be nominated for Vice President
A historically brave flight
How has the women's movement grown and changed over your lifetime?
Online programming celebrating L.A. Nature Fest is now available!
From February 1 to March 31, 2020, you are invited to send NHMLAC photographs of the snails and slugs you find throughout Southern California.
Take a walk on nature’s wild side