LA Plaza Opens “afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city” Exhibition

More than 250 guests enjoyed the opening reception for our newest exhibition, afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city, an exploration of the history and contemporary experiences of Afrolatinidad in Los Angeles through art, photographs, and personal objects. On hand were curators Mariah Berlanga-Shevchuk and Walter Thompson-Hernández, along with representatives from sponsor

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Historic Paseo Walkway Dedicated on Wednesday, February 19

In Wednesday, February 19, we dedicated the Historic Paseo Walkway, the landscaped, block-long pathway between the LA Plaza museum and the historic La Placita Church, extending from Main Street to Spring Street, includes historical signage about the city’s rich past, from the indigenous Gabrielino-Tongva settlers through the years of rule

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Prestigious art magazine Hyperallergic features “afroLAtinidad”

From Hyperalleric’s: Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for Spring 2020: “The art world can often feel like a disillusioned bubble, but sometimes it manages to get it right. The exhibitions this spring overwhelmingly focus on contemporary art, exploring, for instance, a prevalent ‘witchy’ sensibility, representations of Afro-Latinx communities, and

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“Wall Against Walls” Finds a Home at LA Plaza

After traveling cross-country, the 12-foot-tall section of the Berlin Wall – called the Wall Against Walls – was erected on Friday, February 7 at 10:30am at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes’ newly-renovated Historic Paseo Walkway, where it will be on display for an indefinite period of time. Visitors to

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LA Plaza Village on KCRWs Best of 2019: Spaces and Places

When DnA: Design and Architecture” was asked for a “best of” list for 2019, we looked back at places and spaces we had covered in the past year and found five examples of smart makeovers. Each repurposes an existing space (concrete infrastructure, parking lots, an iconic building, an old bar,

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