The mission of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is to celebrate and cultivate an appreciation for the enduring and evolving influence of Mexican and Mexican-American culture, with a specific focus upon the unique Mexican-American experience in Los Angeles and Southern California.
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is the nation's premier center of Mexican American culture. Providing an experience unlike any other, LA Plaza's interactive exhibits and dynamic programs invite visitors to explore as well as contribute to the ongoing story of Mexican Americans in Los Angeles and beyond.
Located near the site where Los Angeles was founded in 1781, LA Plaza's 2.2-acre campus includes two historic and newly renovated buildings (the Vickrey-Brunswig Building and Plaza House) surrounded by 30,000 square feet of public garden.
LA Plaza is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Federal Tax ID# 75-3059288
LA Plaza is an official project of Los Angeles County and a Smithsonian Affiliate.
Chief Operating Officer
Board of Trustees
Honorable Esteban Torres, Chairman
U.S. House of Representatives California
Honorable Gloria Molina
Los Angeles County Supervisor
City Administrative Officer
City of Los Angeles
Raul Salinas, Esq.
Bank of America
Director of Community Affairs
Walmart Stores, Inc.
De La Rosa & Co.
Lupe de la Cruz III
Senior Director, Government Affairs
Federico Jiménez Jewelry, Inc.
Actor & Activist
Honorable Nury Martinez
City of Los Angeles Councilmember
Vice President and District Manager Pacific Gateway
Dr. Cynthia Telles
Spanish Speaking Psycho-Social Clinic
UCLA School of Medicine
Nelson Del Rio
Founder & Chairman
Emergent Intelligence Solution
Latina Magazine Executive, CAA
New Mexico Dept. of Cultural Affairs
President & CEO
California Community Foundation
Dr. Andrea L. Rich
Past Director & CEO LACMA