- 30 Jun, 22Upcoming
In this LA Plaza Cocina class, we will explore two unique Yucatan seafood preparations: Pulpo en Su Tinta, octopus braised in a wonderfully aromatic sofrito…08 Jul, 22Upcoming
The Echo Park Project recreates the legendary salsa style of New York City in Southern California with a repertoire combining original material with hot 70s…23 Jul, 22Upcoming
In commemoration of the landmark exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 1991, Mexican art expert Luke recounts the greatest collection of…
LA Plaza Blog
- 24 JunRead more
Arte para la gente: The Collected Works of Margaret Garcia, a retrospective exhibition with more than 75 colorful artworks by pre-eminent Chicana artist Margaret Garcia, opens
- 20 MayRead more
Beginning on June 2, 2022, LA Plaza Cocina, the nation’s first museum/teaching kitchen dedicated to Mexican cuisine, will offer an enticing slate of food talks
- 16 MayRead more
LA Plaza Cocina, the nation’s first museum and teaching kitchen dedicated to Mexican food, will open its downtown Los Angeles doors on Sunday, May 22
Exhibitions On View
Highlighting the artistic contribution that Los Angeles-based Chicana/o artists made to American art, this exhibition, consisting of 51 artworks by 31 artists, investigates how Chicana/o…
Located at LA Plaza's Historic Paseo Walkway, "Transportapueblos: Los Resilientes" is a public art sculpture In recognition of the many difficulties faced by people who…
Going to the 1984 Olympics, the original painting by Frank Romero which served as the basis for his iconic mural overlooking the Hollywood Freeway, is on display…
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes presents Arte para la gente: The Collected Works of Margaret Garcia, a retrospective exhibition with more than 75 artworks…
In 1781, the Pobladores, a group of 44 people recruited from Mexico by the Spanish, established a new pueblo next to a river and in…
LA Plaza’s Vickrey-Brunswig Building, Plaza House, and adjoining two-and-a-half-acre campus are located in the historic heart of Los Angeles. The museum resides within both the El…
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.
Guided School Tours & Workshops at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes offer students the opportunity to explore the history, culture, and contributions of Mexican and Mexican Americans in Southern California.Virtual School Fieldtrips
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.