Compose LA 2019

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) is spearheading a new city-wide music presentation and lecture series …

DCA Publications

DCA’s Marketing, Development, Design, and Digital Research Division publishes educational books, cultural guides, and exhibition catalogs documenting and curating LA …

Designstrategy @ DCA

Under the Marketing, Development, Design, and Digital Research Division, Designstrategy@DCA is a program that creates organizational and strategic solutions bringing together …
Phung Huynh

Cultural Trailblazers

A new method for DCA to promote the arts is through distinguishing regional innovators as Cultural Trailblazers. DCA’s mission is …

Promise Zone Arts

Promise Zone Arts is a two-year, multi-neighborhood cultural asset mapping and activation initiative administered by the City of Los Angeles …
HS Insider in partnership with LA Times and the Office of the Mayor of LA

DCA Workforce Development Programs

The City of Los Angeles has become an exciting place for creative individuals and enterprises due to a desirable climate …

City of Los Angeles Heritage Month Celebrations

The City of Los Angeles has historically celebrated a handful of culturally-specific communities officially for at least one month each per year.
Robin Coste Lewis National Book Award

DCA Literary Programs

Los Angeles Poet Laureate Robin Coste Lewis Robin Coste Lewis, winner of the National Book Award, is the new Poet …

Sony Pictures Media Arts Program

The Sony Pictures Media Arts Program is a DCA program in partnership with the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) Community Arts Partnership (CAP), and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

CURRENT:LA Public Art Triennial

CURRENT:LA is Los Angeles’ citywide Public Art Triennial. The next iteration will take place in October, 2019.
Mark Bradford, "Bell Tower," LAX

Partnered Arts Program between Los Angeles World Airports and the Department of Cultural Affairs

The purpose of the LAWA Art Program is to provide opportunities for educational, entertaining, and enriching cultural experiences for the traveling public.


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