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A Look Into the Design Behind Cayton Children’s Museum at Santa Monica Place

The much-anticipated Cayton Children’s Museum will open this weekend (June 30th, 2019) in it’s new home at Santa Monica Place. The bright and colorful museum is designed “for children, youth, and families to practice being their best selves through immersive play.” The 21,000 square foot space is the redesigned and reimagined, led by Cayton CEO […]

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Cool things we saw at The Petersen’s “Hollywood Dream Machines” Exhibit

On Saturday, my family and I were guests of The Petersen Automotive Museum to check out their new “Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy” Exhibit. As a kid, my sister and I were big fans of the 80s TV show, “Knight Rider”, so it was really cool to see “Kit” in-person. All […]

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“Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy” at The Petersen Museum Opens to the public May 5th

The upcoming exhibit at The Petersen highlights automobiles, costumes, props and original blueprints from classic and modern-day film series and video games such as “Transformers,” “Iron Man,” “Mad Max,” “Halo” and more! Features over 40 Hollywood vehicles This exhibit is produced in collaboration with Comic-Con Museum, with additional support provided by Audi and Microsoft. Key […]

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Noah’s Ark at The Skirball is an Artistic Wonderland

I can’t believe it took so long for me to visit The Skirball Cultural Center in Bel Air. It is fantastic. We visited for the first time recently to see The Jim Henson Exhibit, and also to check out the Noah’s Ark Exhibit. Recycled Materials turn into Artistic Animals All the animals in the exhibit […]

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Event Recap: LEGO McLaren 720s Build Day at Petersen Automotive Museum

The following was written by WestsideMommy.com contributor Maria Aldana, who attended the event on behalf of Westside Mommy. She is owner of self-care product website, EarlGreyStyle.com, and children’s clothing brand The Sweet Potatoe. She attended this fun event with her son. With my son’s obsessions for cars and Legos, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity […]

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Celebrating Jim Henson at the Skirball: June 1-Sept 2, 2018

Both my husband and I are big fans of Jim Henson‘s works. I have Sesame Street to thank for my substitute preschool education, and The Muppets for shaping my humor and entertainment interests. Jim Henson was taken too soon, but he left behind a wealth of work he put his heart, soul, and energy into for us all […]

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“The Porsche Effect” new exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum opens Feb. 3rd

Opening to the public February 3rd is the Petersen Automotive Museum’s newest exhibit, “Porsche Effect.” Staged at the Mullin Grand Salon, The Porsche Effect celebrates Porsche’s history, design, engineering, advertising, and performance. Five themed sections Elements of Style Zuffenhausen and Beyond Extended Families Innovation through Competition Word / Image / Object Each section contains a […]

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“Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars” at The Petersen Automotive Museum

Yesterday, December 16th, we attended a special media event to celebrate the opening day of “Sidewalk Speedsters: The Grown-Up World of Children’s Cars” at the Petersen Automotive Museum – presented by Lucas Oil. We always enjoy visiting the Petersen. This day in particular was especially fun because as part of the media event, it featured Actev Arrow “Smart-Karts” for the kids to […]

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IMAX with Laser at California Science Center

Last Sunday, we attended a special screening of AMAZON ADVENTURE 3D at California Science Center’s IMAX Theatre and experienced their brand-new IMAX with Laser projection system and 12-channel surround sound system. This renovation and upgrade takes the audience experience to new heights, providing exceptional sound and vivid color to the seven-story screen. The Sound They […]

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Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena (on Free Museum Day)

Today, we went to Kidspace Children’s Museum in Pasadena for Free Museum Day. This museum has been on my “to visit” list for awhile, so I’m glad we finally had a chance to cross it off. Normally $13 per person for admission, I knew it would be a popular destination, so we planned to arrive early. It […]

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