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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 Portraits of Compassion March 6 - April 4 2016
Portraits of Compassion showcases 30 Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles County: everyday people doing extraordinary things. They are as diverse as the county they call home, and together they are transforming our region. Conceptualized by the California Community Foundation, the exhibit is a gift to L.A. ...
on view The Many Faces of Anthony Quinn April 23 - August 24 2015
 Heller in Pink Tights, 1960 (production still). Courtesy of County of Los Angeles Library, East Los Angeles Library.   Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca in 1915 in Chihuahua, Mexico. His family moved to East Los Angeles where Quinn eventually began ...