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Explore the multi-faceted history of Mexican and Mexican American Los Angeles and celebrate our vibrant Latino culture at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.

Our Mission

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes honors the past and inspires the future by sharing the untold stories of the history, art, and culture of Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and all Latinos in the founding and continuing evolution of Los Angeles through compelling exhibitions, programming, and educational initiatives.

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.


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