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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LA Plaza Launches 10-Year Anniversary Celebration with Re-opened Museum

As Los Angeles moves into less restrictive COVID-19 tiers, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes reopens to the public on Thursday, April 15 at 50% capacity, just in time to begin a year-long celebration of its ten-year anniversary as the region’s first museum recognizing the artistic, cultural and historic contributions

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“Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form” in 3D

Explore an interactive virtual tour of our most recent exhibition, “Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form” via a recently acquired, state-of-the-art Matterport Pro2-3D. Walk through our galleries from anywhere on your favorite device and view the artworks and stories of the renowned Chicano artist. Enjoy the 360-degree views of the exhibition

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Online Walkthrough of Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form, March 19, 5pm PT

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is hosting a virtual walkthrough of Carlos Almaraz: Evolution of Form, an exhibition of early and little-seen drawings, sketches, and paintings by the pioneering Chicano artist. This unique presentation, live streamed on LA Plaza’s Facebook and Instagram, will be led by his widow Elsa

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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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