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May the 4th Celebration: Across the Galaxy

May 4 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Is The Force strong with you? Join the Academy Museum as we explore the galaxy for a Star Wars–inspired May the 4th Celebration!

Whether you’re a Padawan, Jedi, or Sith, all forces will unite for a themed, fun-filled day, including a Droid meet and greet, all-ages workshop, community mural, screenings, and more in a galaxy far, far away!

Programming will also feature a special presentation of the Dykstraflexcomputerized camera control system used to film the original Star Wars trilogy. Be sure to dress up in your best Star Wars–inspired costumes!*

Please see below for the day’s schedule and ticketing options.

Schedule
11am–2pm Community Mural
Location: Disney Piazza

Come color the Dark Side or contribute to the Rebellion by adding colors and drawings on a collaborative mural inspired by the world of Star Wars.

11am Screening
Location: David Geffen Theater

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)
Separate ticketed event

Jump to Lightspeed – Encounters Tours
Times: 12pm | 2pm | 4pm

Join us for a sneak peek of our second iteration of the Inventing Worlds and Characters: Encounters gallery located on Level 3 with a guided tour. Meet new friends—heroes and villains—before it opens to the public on May 12!

This is a separate ticketed event. Ensure your entire party arrives 5 minutes before your ticket time. Late arrivals will not be admitted.

10:30am–12pm BB8 and R2D2 Meet and Greet
Location: Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby

Take photos with some of your favorite fan-built droids! General admission ticket not required.

2pm–4pm BB8 and R2D2 Meet and Greet
Location: Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby

Second chance to take photos with some of your favorite fan-built droids! General admission ticket not required.

1:00pm Force Training Demonstration
Location: Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby

Are you force sensitive? Come learn the ways of the Jedi with an interactive demonstration.

12:30pm–4:30pm May the 4th Art-Making Activities
Location: Shirley Temple Education Studio

Create buttons, Star Wars-inspired thaumatropes, Star Wars–inspired origami characters, and glow in the dark galaxy slime!

6pm–Museum Closes

7:30pm Screening
David Geffen Theater

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
A separate ticket is needed

Come dressed as your favorite character from across the Star Wars galaxy for a chance to be selected to participate in a costume* contest before the screening!

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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
6067 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles,CA90036United States
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