Grand Opening of “Abuelita’s Kitchen: Mexican Food Stories” on May 22

LA Plaza Cocina, the nation’s first museum and teaching kitchen dedicated to Mexican food, will open its downtown Los Angeles doors on Sunday, May 22 from 12pm to 4pm for the grand opening of its second exhibition, Abuelita’s Kitchen: Mexican Food Stories.   This multimedia exhibition, led by USC professor Sarah

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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 Cocina Opens its First Exhibition Celebrating Maize, Mexico’s Gift to the World

.       .    LA Plaza Cocina, the first museum dedicated to Mexican food, opened its doors on Monday, February 7, with its inaugural exhibition Maize: Past, Present and Future, a tribute to the cuisine’s most essential ingredient. Curated by Maite Gomez-Rejón and Ximena Martin, visitors will recognize many

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Visit “A View From Here” Via Your Cellphone

Although we’ve been welcoming back guests since June of this year, our Curatorial Team continues to make our exhibitions accessible for those who are not able to visit our campus on Main Street. The latest virtual offering: A new cellphone tour of our reimagined The View From Here exhibit on the second floor. The

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History and Legacy of the 1970 National Chicano Moratorium on Exhibit at LA Plaza

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes presents Patriotism in Conflict: Fighting for Country and Comunidad, a retrospective exhibition marking fifty-one years since the National Chicano Moratorium in East Los Angeles, where more than 30,000 participants marched to protest the Vietnam War. This exhibition recounts the momentum and critical events that led to

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