Zimmer Children's Museum

Thank you for visiting the Zimmer Children’s Museum’s press room.  In this area you will find a virtual press kit with press releases on special events, current museum exhibits and programs and youTHink. Included here is the fact sheet overview, background sheets, quote sheets, a press release archive and more.

Press Highlights

This Colorful Life! We Go Wear Blog, July 2017
Must Do Children's Museums in LA & Orange Counties, July 2017
LA WEEKLY: We All Play 2017, Apr 2017
We All Play at the Zimmer, Apr 2017
Carnival in the City: Proof Mardi Gras is for Families, Feb 2017
100 Things to Do in Los Angeles With Your Kids, Feb 2017
Mapped: 32 Southern California Museums Offering Free Admission Sunday, Jan 2017
Museum Free-For-All Day Returns to Los Angeles, Jan 2017
L.A. Museums Are Going to Be Free For Just One Day, Jan 2017
Everything You Need to Know About LA's Zimmer Children's Museum, Jan 2017
Share Your Dream For a Better World, Jan 2017
Meet Captain Tall Tale at the Zimmer, Jan 2017
Visit 31 SoCal Museums For FREE in January, Dec 2016
Los Angeles 2016 Totally Awesome Award Winners, Dec 2016
Best Places to Spend Your New Year's Eve Countdown in Los Angeles, Dec 2016
Katharine McPhee Is So Excited To Be An Auntie, Nov 2016
Star Studded Events in Los Angeles, Nov 2016
The Top Star Studded Events in Los Angeles This Week, Nov 2016
CSQ 4th Annual List of 100 Regional Philanthropies You Should Know, Nov 2016
When Do Children Ask 'WHAT IF'?, July 2016
The Wolf Fine Art Teams Up for the Environment with Funny Zoo, June 2016
The Big Bang Theory's star Mayim Bialik attends the WE ALL PLAY! FUNdraiser at The Zimmer, May 2016
Inside #WeAllPlayDay with Megan Lee, Lizzy Greene, and More!, May 2016
Zimmer Children's Museum Hosts WE ALL PLAY Event, May 2016
Selena Gomez to Executive Produce Untitled Series for Freeform, April 2016
Selena Gomez & Freeform Team Up For New Latina Drama Series Similar to Fox's 'Empire', April 2016
Selena Gomez Developing New TV Show Described as a 'Latina Empire' Based on Life of Real Teen, April 2016
Freeform Developing Latina Empire Drama From Selena Gomez & Aaron Kaplan, April 2016
Zimmer Museum's Art Crawl: Best Mess Ever, March 2016
Zimmer Museum Adds Second Day Camp in Westwood, March 2016
Like Abraham's Tent: Inclusivity and Other Lessons From The Zimmer Children's Museum, February 2016
Lucy Hale, Judy Greer, & Kathryn Hahn at the Zimmer Children's Museum 15th Annual Discovery Awards in Los Angeles, November 2015
Judy Greer, Esther Netter, & Kathryn Hahn at the Zimmer Children's Museum Discovery Award Dinner, November 2015
Co-Hosts Judy Greer & Kathryn Hahn Attend the Zimmer Children's Museum Discovery Award Dinner, November 2015
Judy Greer: Zimmer Children's Museum Discovery Award Dinner, November 2015
Judy Greer & Kathryn Hahn to Host Zimmer Children's Museum Discovery Awards, October 2015
The 13 Best Baby Classes in the Country, August 2015
Los Angeles Children's Museums, July 2015
Immerse Your Family in the Language of the City, April 2015
Museums Flex Their Multilingual, Multicultural Muscles, March 2015
In Los Angeles Hospital, Music and Art Help Children Cope, March 2015
Come Together Right Now: A Celebration of Community, February 2015
WellsFargo Gallops to Wilshire Boulevard, February 2015
Best Kids Art Classes in Los Angeles, January 2015
YouTHink Photography Featured in L.A. Times Framework, January 2015
Southern California Museums to go FREE on Jan. 31, January 2015
100 Things to Do in Los Angeles Before You're 10, January 2015
youTHink Spotlighted in the Santa Monica's Daily Press article "An Explosion of Sound and Vision", December 2014
Discovery Award Dinner Highlighted in Broadcasting & Cable, December 2014
Discovery Award Dinner Highlighted in the Jewish Journal, November 2014
PR Vet Dick Lippin, Producer Allison Shearmur being honored by the Zimmer Children's Museum, November 2014
Zimmer Children's Museum Discovery Awards Gala to Honor Dick Lippin and Allison Shearmur at LA Gala Dinner, November 2014
The Importance of Taking Children to Museums, June 2014
Open Door Days Spotlighted in Autism Live Show, Sept 2013
KPCC Highlights Zimmer's Jugando Grande Program, July 2013

Red Tricycle Names Zimmer a Best Museum for Kids in LA, July 2013
Estilo Familiar Blog Post on the Zimmer, May 2013

LA Parent Spotlights Open Door Days for Children with Special Needs, April 2013
Foam Finger: Gearing Up for Jackie Robinson Triple Play Day, Los Angeles Magazine
LA Parent Highlights Jackie Robinson Triple Play Day
Zimmer Children's Museum Voted Red Tricycle's Most Entertaining Museum!, December 2012

Zimmer Children's Museum Now a Member of the Mommy Club

Zimmerpalooza Tickets On Sale Now!

MomAngeles Highlights the Zimmers Playdating Game, November 2012

Our mini-tour (through Los Angeles!), Call Me A Nerd, November 2012
The Zimmer museum is growing quickly, Hollywood Today, November 2012
Marcus, Klein, Sacks Among Zimmer Honorees, TV News Check, November 2012
Discovery Award Dinner Highlighted in Variety, November 2012
Comedian-Actor Dane Cook to Emcee Zimmer Children's Museum Gala, Beverly Hills Courier, November 2012
Broadcasting & Cable Hightlights Discovery Award Dinner, November 2012
Need a kid-friendly activity when you're in L.A.?, October 2012
Zimmer Children's Museum Featured on GuideGecko, September 2012
Baby2Baby's Kelly Sawyer Patricof Calls the Zimmer the Best Children's Museum, California Style, August 2012
Field Trip Mom Rallies for Support for Zimmer's What's YOUR Power Campaign, August 2012
Travel blogger Katie Bodell says her girls "could have played for days," August 2012
Fun Hands-On Museum for the Younger Set, Trekaroo, July 2012
Two New (And Not At All Boring) Exhibits for Tots, Stroller Traffic, June 2012
Zimmer Museum- LA's Hidden Treasure, This Talk Ain't Cheap, May 2012
Art That Helps 'youTHink'
Select Museums to Offer Free Admission to Military Families, LA Times, May 2012

"Juega y aprende en el Zimmer Children's Museum," Mama Noticias, March 2012
Field Trip Mom says the Zimmer teaches that "anything is possible," March 2012
Los Angeles Convention and Visitors' Bureau Names Zimmer Children's Museum #2 Top Family Attraction in LA
"Zimmer Children's Museum Teaches Kids About Community," LA Story, February 2012
The Family Savvy calls the Zimmer a " jewel of a spot where kids can relax and explore in an ultra-safe environment," February 2012
Zimmer Among 18 LA Museums To Offer Free Admission This Weekend, CBS Local, January 2012
"Museum Hosts Family Health Day," Beverly Press, January 2012
Having Fun at the Zimmer Children's Museum, Built By Kids, November 2011
"Best Hidden Treasure of a Children's Museum" by Jessica Ritz, LA Weekly, October 2011

"Zimmer Opens New Aid/Rescue Center," Beverly Press, August 2011
"Zimmer Children's Museum: Nuturing Young Minds" by Sherry Dean Curreri, Art and Living, 2011
Nickelodeon Parents' Pick Award 2009

Zimmer Quarterly

April-July 2012
November 2012 - February 2013
April-June 2013

Press Releases

May 2014
ScholarShare is celebrating 529 Day by offering FREE ADMISSION at the Zimmer on Thursday, May 29th

August 2013
Zimmer Children's Museum Present the 13th Annual Discovery Award Dinner Honoring Margaret Loesch, David Madden, and Sanford Michelman

July 2013
Zimmer Children's Museum Launces New Bilingual Drop Off Program "Jugando Grande"

May 2013
Zimmer Children's Museum Launches "Citizen K" Kindergarten Readiness Program

April 2013
Zimmer Children's Museum Announces show&tell: the art of giving

March 2013
Zimmer Children's Museum Presents Jackie Robinson Triple Play Day

February 2013
youTHink Students Speak about Social Justice at TEDxYouth@Hollywood
Zimmer Children's Museum Beginning a Re-Imagining Process in Response to Recent Growth

January 2013
Zimmer Children's Museum Announces New Caregiver Academy
Zimmerpalooza: Maker Mania is a Party for the Whole Family

December 2012
Winter Wonderland Week Arrives at the Zimmer
Tickets and Sponsorships Now Available for Zimmerpalooza 2013: Maker Mania!

November 2012

"Grow with Us" Gift Membership Drive Launches at the Zimmer
youTHink Presents "Through Our Eyes: Photography by Urban Youth" Exhibit
Comedian-Actor Dane Cook to Emcee Zimmer Children's Museum Gala Honoring Deborah Klein, Mort Marcus, Sharon Sacks & Carrie Lieberman

October 2012
Zimmer Children's Museums Offers Exclusive Glimpse into the Private Sports Museum of Los Angeles

September 2012
Zimmer Children’s Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s National Museum Day Live! Free Admission for All Participants
Zimmer Children's Museum Partners with Whole Foods Market on Week of Healthy Eating Events

August 2012
youTHink Students to Participate in Workshop with Hasbro's Creative Team
Zimmer Launches Back to School Campaign to Subsidize One Year of Head Start Field Trips

July 2012
youTHink to Provide Arts-Based Education for Children's Defense Fund's Freedom
Schools® Program
Zimmer Children's Museum Receives $2,000 CVS Caremark Community Grant

June 2012
Children Learn Responsibility at Zimmer's Summer Camp

May 2012
Water Ways Exhibit Gets Kids' Creativity Flowing
The Zimmer Children’s Museum Announces New Exhibit and Extended Hours
Zimmer Children’s Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums

April 2012
Zimmer Children’s Museum Presents show&tell: the art of pop culture
Week of the Young Child™ Comes to the Zimmer Children’s Museum

March 2012

It's Spring Break Bonanza at the Zimmer Children's Museum!

February 2012
Los Angeles' Only Children's Museum Sets Record Attendance
The Zimmer Children's Museum Announces Open Door Days
California Children's Museums Participate in Facebook Challenge

January 2012
Zimmerpalooza to Raise Funds for Open Door Days For Children with Special Needs
Zimmer Children's Museum Partners with Let's Move! Initiative and Children's Hospital LA for Family Health Day

TV Preschool Star Miffy to Appear at the Zimmer Children's Museum

December 2011
It's a Winter Wonderland at the Zimmer Children's Museum!

November 2011
youTHink Presents "Our World: Photography by Urban Youth" Exhibit on November 30th
Andy Kaplan, Courtney Mizel, and Richard Smith Honored at Zimmer Children’s Museum’s 11th Annual Discovery Award Dinner
The Zimmer Children’s Museum Hosts 11th Annual Discovery Award Dinner

October 2011
Moms & The City Teams Up with the Energizer Bunny Brigade to Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery
Mista Cookie Jar & the Chocolate Chips Groove on Over to the Zimmer Sunday
It's Baby Mania at the Zimmer Children's Museum!

Zimmer Children's Museum Announces 5th Annual Zimmerpalooza
The Zimmer Offers an Exclusive Glimpse into the Cypres Sports Museum

September 2011
Celebrate Fall with a Rosh Hashanah Festival at the Zimmer
Kids Have a "Ball" at New Aid and Rescue Exhibit
Free Admission Days This Month at the Zimmer Children's Museum

August 2011
The Zimmer Children's Museum Opens New S. Mark Taper Foundation Aid and Rescue Center

November 2010
Zimmer Children's Museum Welcomes New Director

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