John Echeveste Announces Retirement as LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes CEO

John Echeveste, who has guided the transformation of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes for the last six years, has announced plans to retire from the organization by end of the year. Echeveste informed the LA Plaza Board of Trustees of his plans recently and will stay on staff until

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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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Planting the Seeds of Racism and Moving Away from Gender Roles

Planting the Seeds of Racism and Moving Away from Gender Roles / Sembrando las Semillas del Racismo y Alejándose de los Roles de Género Hello, my name is Pedro Enrique Puentes. I am a second-year history graduate student at California State University, Northridge, and a curatorial intern at LA Plaza

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Help LA Plaza Preserve L.A.’s Latino History!

You can help can preserve the legacy of one of the leading figures of California history, Governor Jose Figueroa, who served during Mexican rule from 1833 to 1835, by writing the Los Angeles City Council, urging them to keep Figueroa Street intact.     LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

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