Frank Romero’s “Going to the 1984 Olympics” Arrives at LA Plaza

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 now on display at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes  through September 2022.   The original painting, measuring 54” x 144”, is on display in the second-floor

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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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LA Plaza Receives $1.2 Million Dollar Grant From LA Arts Recovery Fund

The LA Arts Recovery Fund, initiated by the J. Paul Getty Trust and administered by the California Community Foundation, announced a $1.2 million grant to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes that will enable the downtown Los Angeles museum and cultural center to expand its programming, exhibition and educational initiatives and develop long-delayed

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John Echeveste Announces Retirement as LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes CEO

John Echeveste, who has guided the transformation of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes for the last six years, has announced plans to retire from the organization by end of the year. Echeveste informed the LA Plaza Board of Trustees of his plans recently and will stay on staff until

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Help LA Plaza Preserve L.A.’s Latino History!

You can help can preserve the legacy of one of the leading figures of California history, Governor Jose Figueroa, who served during Mexican rule from 1833 to 1835, by writing the Los Angeles City Council, urging them to keep Figueroa Street intact.     LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

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