History and Legacy of the 1970 National Chicano Moratorium on Exhibit at LA Plaza

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes presents Patriotism in Conflict: Fighting for Country and Comunidad, a retrospective exhibition marking fifty-one years since the National Chicano Moratorium in East Los Angeles, where more than 30,000 participants marched to protest the Vietnam War. This exhibition recounts the momentum and critical events that led to

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes Announces Return to Normal Operations June 21

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 Los Angeles museum and cultural center celebrates its 10-year anniversary. The move to reopening is based on the recommendations issued by local, state, and federal

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Take a Virtual Tour of Only Light Can Do That, LA Plaza’s Newest Exhibition

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 messages addressing the plight and resilience of essential workers in Los Angeles.   Referencing and riffing off of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s beloved sermon

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LA Plaza Eastside Arts Initiative Continues Emergency Relief Fund Supporting Artists & Their Work

The LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (LA Plaza) Eastside Arts Initiative (EAI) announces that it will continue its ARTIST RELIEF FUND.  The fund totals $100,000 this cycle for artist emergency relief and creative project relief grants to support individual artists serving or residing in Eastern and South Eastern Los

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LA Plaza Launches 10-Year Anniversary Celebration with Re-opened Museum

As Los Angeles moves into less restrictive COVID-19 tiers, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes reopens to the public on Thursday, April 15 at 50% capacity, just in time to begin a year-long celebration of its ten-year anniversary as the region’s first museum recognizing the artistic, cultural and historic contributions

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