It’s probably no surprise that Los Angeles has an impressive arts scene. With a wide number of museums including LACMA, MOCA and the Broad just to name a few, there is no shortage of museums in the area. If you enjoy art or simply want to learn more about Los Angeles and Southern California, consider making a trip to the Los Angeles municipal Art Gallery.
This museum is a large exhibition space that is made specifically for artists who have made an extraordinary impact and contribution on the art scene of Los Angeles. In fact, the gallery solely focuses on art and artists from Southern California. The gallery is known for hosting thematic group exhibitions that help to represent the current endeavors of artists. The museum is actually among the oldest visual art centers in the city as it was founded by in 1954. Its current location was built in 1970. Every year the museum hosts five or six large scale exhibitions of emerging, mid career and established artists from Southern California. The upcoming exhibition that will be taking place at the museum is the City of Los Angeles Individual Artist Fellowship Exhibition. The fellowship is given to the most exemplary mid-career artists in Los Angeles. The opening reception for this event is on April 29th from 2-5pm.
The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery is located at 4800 Hollywood Blvd in Los Angeles. You can visit Thursday through Sunday from 12 to 5pm. The museum is closed Monday through Wednesday. Additionally, the museum is FREE to visit so you don’t have to worry about costly admission prices like you might have to deal with at other museums. The art gallery is also located near the famous Hollyhock House, known for its impressive architecture. Consider making a day of it and seeing both locations!