Cinco de Mayo Family Day Features Theatre, Music, Dance and More, May 1, 2022

Families with strong Mexican-American and Latino roots, as well as anyone eager to learn about Mexican-American culture and history, are welcome to attend the next Family Day organized by LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, dedicated to the true origin the celebration of Cinco de Mayo festivities in California.   “Cinco

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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 Names Veteran Local Arts Administrator Leticia Rhi Buckley as New CEO

Long-time Los Angeles-based arts advocate and administrator Leticia Rhi Buckley has been selected as Chief Executive Officer of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in downtown Los Angeles, succeeding retiring CEO John Echeveste. Buckley assumes the position at the Los Angeles County museum and cultural center on April 4, beginning

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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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