Cultural Centers of Los Angeles

Japanese American National Museum

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.


California African American Museum

The California African American Museum (CAAM) exists to research, collect, preserve and interpret for public enrichment, the history, art and culture of African Americans with additional emphasis on California and the western United States.


LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

The mission of LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is to celebrate and cultivate an appreciation for the enduring and evolving influence of Mexican American culture, with a specific focus upon the unique Mexican American experience in Los Angeles and Southern California.


Pacific Asia Museum

Pacific Asia Museum has something for everyone. The landmark building and garden faithfully reflect a kind of northern Chinese, palace-style architecture found nowhere else in the United States. The outstanding permanent collection of more than 15,000 works of art tells compelling stories about the lives of people across Asia and the Pacific region, from ancient times to today.



The Museum of Tolerance

Recipient of the Global Peace and Tolerance Award from the Friends of the United Nations, the Museum of Tolerance (MOT) is a human rights laboratory and educational center dedicated to challenging visitors to understand the Holocaust in both historic and contemporary contexts and confront all forms of prejudice and discrimination in our world today. 




The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens

The Huntington is one of the largest and most complete research libraries in the United States in its fields of specialization. For the general public, the Library has on display some of the finest rare books and manuscripts of Anglo-American civilization. Altogether, there are about 6 million items.



The Los Angeles Theater Company  

The Los Angeles Theatre Center, operated by The Latino Theater Company, is committed to focusing on presenting works from a diverse array of places where the convergence of people, cultures, and ideas contribute to the future. Some of the artists featured in our seasons include: American Indian Dance Theatre (National), SITI Company (NY), Marta Carrasco, (Spain), Rossana Gamson/World Wide (LA), Robey Theatre Company (LA), Ofelia Medina (Mexico), The Jose Limón Dance Company (NY), and Amy Hill (LA), among others.



East West Players

As the nation's premier Asian American theatre organization, East West Players produces artistic works and educational programs that foster dialogue exploring Asian Pacific experiences. East West Players has been called “the nation’s pre-eminent Asian American theater troupe” for their award-winning productions. 


Los Angeles Philharmonic

The Los Angeles Philharmonic is reinventing the concept of a 21st-century orchestra under the vibrant leadership of Gustavo Dudamel. Now in its 94th season, the Philharmonic is recognized as one of the world’s outstanding orchestras and is received enthusiastically by audiences and critics alike.


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