- 13 Jul, 20Upcoming
In Mexico, families have passed down the tradition of distilling agave for generations. Discover how this delicate plant has carried the weight of a nation…15 Jul, 20Upcoming
Undocutales: Queer Immigrants in LA with Armando Ibañez, filmmaker and activist Xavier Mejia, QTalk Radio
Join us on Zoom and Facebook Live for a conversation with Armando Ibañez about the inspiration behind the web series Undocu-mented Tales, a series about a…17 Jul, 20Upcoming
For the past few years, a new generation of young, Mexican artists have been exploring the confluence of traditional rhythms, jazz and classical music. Music…
Exhibitions On View
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’s groundbreaking permanent exhibition presents an alternative to traditional interpretations of Los Angeles history, aiming to change what we know about Mexicans and Mexican…
LA Plaza Blog
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Karen Crews Hendon joins LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes as Senior Curator, bringing more than 15 years working as a museum professional with significant
- 30 AprRead more
The arts are needed now more than ever, and the Eastside Arts Initiative (EAI) is pleased to announce the latest grant awards to artists and
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 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.