The American Library at The Skirball

On view through September 1, 2024
Free to all on Thursdays!
The American Library by Yinka Shonibare CBE RA
Browse artist Yinka Shonibare’s immersive installation The American Library, where six thousand books are wrapped in textiles with the names of US immigrants and Black Americans affected by the Great Migration. Learn about their impact and share your own story.

How to experience this exhibition:

Open Temple Electric (Summer!) Camp

Open Temple’s Electric Camp:
A Space for Creative Freedoms
This summer we have two options: Exploration Camp and D&D (Dungeons & Dragons) Camp!

Exploration Camp: For campers entering 1st through 6th grades (details below)

D&D Camp: For campers entering 5th and 6th grades (details below)

Please click on the “Register Here” button below to sign up and pay the tuition via Eventbrite. After you have paid, we will send you a waiver and policies document to sign.

Susan Sims Bodenstein Preschool of Mishkon Tephilo

Our Early Childhood Program serves children from 18 months to five years and offers a year-round program, a high-quality curriculum, yoga and mindfulness classes, and half-day and full-day options.

We provide a warm, nurturing environment influenced by Jewish traditions where children can develop to their fullest potential.

We treat children as unique individuals and support, guide, and stimulate their social, emotional, spiritual, cognitive, creative, and physical growth.

Kehillat Ma'arav - Rabbi Jacob Barkan Education Center

The KM Religious School vision is to expand the mind and open the soul, endowing each child with a passion for lifelong learning, and a fundamental appreciation of what it means to be Jewish in today?s world, affording students the opportunity to study God, Torah, Israel, Mitzvot, Jewish holidays, culture and history. The process of being a lifelong learner is essential for the survival of the Jewish people. Our KM Religious School is committed to its students and families to develop the love of Jewish learning not only as a student but also as a Jewish adult.

Beth Shir Shalom ECC

Our program serves children 18 months through 5 years old, including a Pre-Kindergarten (PK). We have availability of half day, full day, and extended day from 8-5:30 daily. Beth Shir Shalom Early Childhood Center is located safely and securely within the Temple's facilities on a quiet, residential street. Additionally, we have electronically monitored security. Our preschool has bright indoor classrooms and features a large outside play area. Our Gan Shalom has a well-equipped play yard, climbing structure, and sandbox - all specially designed for hands-on, creative play.