- 23 Jun, 21Upcoming
Beyond Protection: The Future of Dreamers in the U.S. with Professor Armando Vasquez-Ramos, California-Mexico Studies Center, Inc
There are more than 800,000 Dreamers, children brought without legal documentation to the United States. Although President Barack Obama gave them partial relief by establishing the Deferred…25 Jun, 21Upcoming
Música Tradicional Mexicana: Preserving, Teaching and Performing with Sergio “Checo” Alonso, Educator, Scholar and Multi-instrumentalist & Betto Arcos, Music Journalist and Author
Educator, scholar, and multi-instrumentalist, Sergio “Checo” Alonso is a committed advocate for the preservation and dissemination of traditional Mexican music. A graduate of UCLA’s Department of…28 Jun, 21Upcoming
Wendy Centeno, a community chef and founder of Guayaba Kitchen, demonstrates how to make a variety of plant-based Summer time eats. Guayaba Kitchen highlights plant-…
LA Plaza Blog
- 18 JunRead more
After a 16-month pause due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes returns to normal operations, just in time as the downtown
- 18 JunRead more
After a 16-month pause due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes resumes its public programming, just in time as the downtown
- 09 JunRead more
A large-scale installation by artist Patrick Martinez has transformed LA Plaza’s Vickrey-Brunswig and Plaza House building windows into a monumental neon mural with bilingual social-political
Exhibitions On View
afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city afroLAtinindad: mi casa, my city 3D Virtual Tour Explore an interactive virtual tour of our exhibition. Walk through our galleries…
Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form 3D Virtual Tour Explore an interactive virtual tour of our exhibition. Walk through our galleries from anywhere on your favorite…
LA Plaza Highlights
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.
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes offers a beautiful campus suitable for both indoor and outdoor events of all types. Guests are given the unique opportunity to explore and contribute to the ever-evolving story of Mexican and Mexican American culture in Los Angeles just steps from where it all began.View Rental Space
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes honors the past, inspires the future, and recognizes the enduring cultural influence of Mexicans, Mexican Americans and all Latinas/Latinos in Los Angeles through transformative exhibitions, programming and educational experiences.
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.