Mariachi music began in eighteenth-century Mexico. The genre migrated to Los Angeles, where it was popularized by many musical groups. Today, the definition of mariachi has expanded drastically, and mariachi music and musicians are among the most recognized icons of Mexican and Mexican-American culture. Photographs, albums, instruments, memorabilia, and musical interactives showcase the history and shifting identity of this important musical genre in the city of L.A.
Corazón de la Comunidad: A Story of Mariachi in Los Angeles
- May 15, 2015 - January 11, 2016