view full calendar ›› share this

On View

on view ¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicana/o Murals under Siege September 23 2017 - March 19 2018
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (LA Plaza) and the California Historical Society (CHS) uncover the development and legacies of Chicana/o murals arising out of the Chicano Movement. ¡Murales Rebeldes! looks at how Chicana/o murals in the greater Los Angeles area have been contested, chall...
on view LA Starts Here!
 After a yearlong renovation, LA Plaza’s ongoing bilingual exhibition, LA Starts Here!, is open!  LA Starts Here!,examines Mexican and Mexican American history and identity in Los Angeles. Personal histories, iconic artifacts, and captivating films reveal the region’s rich and...
on view The View From Here:
The View From Here: Architecture as Witness to History. LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes' Vickrey-Brunswig Building, Plaza House, and adjoining two and a half acre campus are located within El Pueblo de Los Angeles' Historic Monument, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy a...
on view Calle Principal
Calle Principal invites visitors of all ages to explore the Mexican American community of downtown Los Angeles during the 1920s. Located on the second floor of the historic Plaza House, Calle Principal is an evocative re-creation of 1920s-era Main Street, at the time the heart of Los Angeles's growi...
La Tienda
After exploring our exhibits and gardens, we invite you to stop by and browse through our cultural store, La Tienda, and take a little bit of the LA Plaza spirit home with you. Enjoy your time browsing through: •    Beautiful jewelry from local and international artisan...


on view Recuerdos del Futuro: Roaming Magu’s Chicano Dreams January 27 - June 25 2018
Gilbert “Magu” Luján created art rooted in ancient legacies, civil rights struggles, and his barrio experience. Recuerdos del Future: Roaming Magu's Chicano Dreams traces the community influences that grounded Magu’s artwork as he explored the possibilities of a Chicano future. E...