Hostile Terrain ’94, An Immersive Telling of Border Crossing Stories, Opens Saturday, September 17

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes presents Hostile Terrain ‘94: The Undocumented Migration Project, a multi-media exhibition that records the journeys and testimonies of undocumented migrants who attempt to cross the U.S./Mexico border. The exhibition opens on Saturday, September 17, 2022, and runs through July 9, 2023.   Hostile Terrain ‘94:

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: Margaret Garcia, Night on Figueroa St, courtesy of the artist, © Margaret Garcia

Arte para la gente, The Collected Works of Margaret Garcia Opens July 22, 2022

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 July 22 on the first-floor gallery at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, where it will be on display for almost a year, through

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Grand Opening of “Abuelita’s Kitchen: Mexican Food Stories” on May 22

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 from 12pm to 4pm for the grand opening of its second exhibition, Abuelita’s Kitchen: Mexican Food Stories.   This multimedia exhibition, led by USC professor Sarah

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L.A. Memo, Highlighting the Contribution of Chicano/a Artists to American Art, Opens March 18

  In the 1970s and 1980s, Los Angeles-based Chicanas/os strove to scrutinize aspects of popular culture and advanced alternative narratives concerning race, gender, sexuality, and citizenship that were not represented within mainstream art practice at the time. These efforts are investigated in the new exhibition, L.A. Memo: Chicana/o Art from

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LA Plaza Cocina Opens its First Exhibition Celebrating Maize, Mexico’s Gift to the World

.       .    LA Plaza Cocina, the first museum dedicated to Mexican food, opened its doors on Monday, February 7, with its inaugural exhibition Maize: Past, Present and Future, a tribute to the cuisine’s most essential ingredient. Curated by Maite Gomez-Rejón and Ximena Martin, visitors will recognize many

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