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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LA Plaza Eastside Arts Initiative Announces Recipients of COVID-19 Relief Grants

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes’ (LA Plaza) Eastside Arts Initiative (EAI) announces recipients of two grant funds totaling $75,000 supporting artists, public arts projects, and arts organizations serving Eastern Los Angeles County. “Through their endurance and creative work, our grantees are keeping the arts alive in Eastern LA County. We are pleased to be helpful to them during these challenging times,”

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Pedro Puentes Joins LA Plaza as Curatorial Intern

Pedro Puentes is a curatorial intern at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, assisting with research for the permanent exhibition LA Starts Here! He is a second-year History Master’s student at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) where he is studying Latinx, Chicanx and U.S-Mexican history by way of the American

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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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Virtual Pobladores Awards Gala a Real Life Success

Thanks to our generous supporters and sponsors, LA Plaza’s Virtual Pobladores Awards Gala and fundraiser raised $230,000. Thanks to you, LA Plaza will continue to create virtual programming for all ages, future exhibitions celebrating the richness of our Latino culture, and keep our team working toward reopening when it is

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