Transportapueblos: Companion of Migrants

Transportapueblos: Companion of the Migrants

Located at LA Plaza’s Historic Paseo Walkway, “Transportapueblos: Companion of Migrants” is a public art sculpture In recognition of the many difficulties faced by people who journey from their homes hoping to find a better life in the United States. It was created by Mexican artist Alfredo “LIBRE” Gutierrez. A

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afroLAtinidad - mi casa, my city

afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city

February 22 – July 20, 2020 LA Plaza explores the history and contemporary experiences of Afrolatinidad in Los Angeles through art, photographs, and personal objects in “afroLAtinidad: mi casa, my city.” In the exhibition, visitors enter a recreated Afro-Latinx home and understand how this vibrant yet underrepresented community is central

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The View From Here: Architecture as Witness to History

LA Plaza’s Vickrey-Brunswig Building, Plaza House, and adjoining two-and-a-half-acre campus are located in the historic heart of Los Angeles. The museum resides within both the El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historic Monument, considered to be the original site of city as founded by colonists from Mexico, and the ancient Tongva city

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LA Starts Here!

LA Plaza’s groundbreaking permanent exhibition presents an alternative to traditional interpretations of Los Angeles history, aiming to change what we know about Mexicans and Mexican Americans in the city. Using personal narratives, photographs, artifacts, oral testimonies, and videos presented from a people’s perspective, LA Starts Here! highlights untold and overlooked indigenous, Mexican, and

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Calle Principal: Mi México en Los Ángeles

This interactive and educational permanent exhibition invites families to explore the sights, sounds, and smells of downtown Los Angeles during the 1920s. Calle Principal is an immersive recreation of Main Street, the onetime heart of Los Angeles’s Mexican, Mexican-American and immigrant communities—and the street LA Plaza sits on today. Featuring vignettes based

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