Community Arts Division

Phone: 213-202-5500

DCA provides quality and affordable arts education for all ages through strategically located arts and cultural centers and landmarks throughout the City.  A catalyst for cultural and economic development, DCA is committed to producing and promoting year-round classes, workshops, exhibitions, and events. In honor of LA’s rich cultural heritage, DCA also engages in conservation efforts and educational tours at its treasured historical sites.

DCA’s Community Arts Division encompasses 22 DCA-managed facilities including: ten arts and cultural centers, four theaters, two historic sites, and six galleries; 12 public/private partnership arts facilities; and three art centers in development. DCA annually employs hundreds of artists as part-time employees to provide arts education to all age groups.

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Leslie Thomas

Community Arts Division Director


Elizabeth Morin

Arts Manager, Special Projects

Dale Madison

Art Instructor


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