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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Pedro Puentes Joins LA Plaza as Curatorial Intern

Pedro Puentes is a curatorial intern at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, assisting with research for the permanent exhibition LA Starts Here! He is a second-year History Master’s student at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) where he is studying Latinx, Chicanx and U.S-Mexican history by way of the American

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Karen Crews Hendon Joins LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes as Senior Curator

Karen Crews Hendon joins LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes as Senior Curator, bringing more than 15 years working as a museum professional with significant experience as a curator and educator in California institutions, private collections, and universities. Karen will lead the curatorial team to conceive, implement, and oversee ambitious

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