Cinco de Mayo Family Day Features Theatre, Music, Dance and More, May 1, 2022

Families with strong Mexican-American and Latino roots, as well as anyone eager to learn about Mexican-American culture and history, are welcome to attend the next Family Day organized by LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, dedicated to the true origin the celebration of Cinco de Mayo festivities in California.   “Cinco

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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 Names Veteran Local Arts Administrator Leticia Rhi Buckley as New CEO

Long-time Los Angeles-based arts advocate and administrator Leticia Rhi Buckley has been selected as Chief Executive Officer of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in downtown Los Angeles, succeeding retiring CEO John Echeveste. Buckley assumes the position at the Los Angeles County museum and cultural center on April 4, beginning

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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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