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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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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Frank Romero’s “Going to the 1984 Olympics” Arrives at LA Plaza

Going to the 1984 Olympics, the original painting by Frank Romero which served as the basis for his iconic mural overlooking the Hollywood Freeway, is now on display at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes through September 2022.   The original painting, measuring 54” x 144”, is on display in the second-floor

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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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Pobladores Awards 2021: A Celebration Filled with History, Pride and Accomplishment

Celebration, pride and excitement were in the air at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes’ Pobladores Awards 2021 Gala on Wednesday, September 29. It was in fact a double celebration: The commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the institution and recognition its 25 founders as well as a coming-out for

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