Department of Cultural Affairs

Adrienne Kinsella, "(Tongva) Tovangaar," 2023, artwork featured in the 2023 Native American Heritage Month Calendar and Cultural Guide

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Championing Arts, Culture, and Creativity for LA!

As a leading, progressive arts and cultural agency, DCA empowers LA’s vibrant communities by: supporting and providing access to quality visual, literary, musical, performing, and educational arts programming; managing vital cultural centers; preserving historic sites; creating public art; and funding services provided by arts organizations and individual artists.

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Art in the Park: David Weldzius

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Art in the Park is pleased to present David Weldzius’s “Public Works,” an exhibition that brings together three projects that …

Black, Brown & Beige

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In 1943 Duke Ellington performed for the first time the symphony Black, Brown and Beige at Carnage Hall. Ellington described …

William Grant Still Art Center Presents 43rd Annual Black Doll Show

Holiday Harbor Afloat Parade

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The annual boat parade has celebrated 61 years of festive light displays, delighting Los Angeles and its visitors. Head to …

2023 Open Call: Apophenia

LAMAG presents Open Call: Apophenia

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Open Call: Apophenia December 9, 2023 to March 16, 2024 Opening reception on Saturday, December 9, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. …

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