Art, Museum, Cultural Centers

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You can bet that our fantastic museums need a helping hand to develop, grow, educate and provide more exhibits to the public that will enlighten.

1011459_10152546325746988_577210136_nCraft & Folk Art Museum

Since 1965, the Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) exhibits current artists with intriguing perspectives and distinctive practices. CAFAM offers consistently unexpected exhibitions of compelling work by artists, who are not often represented in larger institutions, that takes traditional techniques in new directions exploring the leading edge of craft, art, and design.


weblogoHeritage Square Museum

Heritage Square Museum is a living history museum that explores the settlement and development of Southern California during its first 100 years of statehood. The eight historic structures located at the museum, constructed during the Victorian Era, were saved from demolition and serve as a perfect background to educate the public about the everyday lives of Southern Californians from the close of the 19th Century into the early decades of the 20th Century.

la_plaza_logoLA 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 and Mexican-American culture, with a specific focus upon the unique Mexican-American experience in Los Angeles and Southern California.LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is the nation’s premier center of Mexican American culture.

11824947_1119888994693943_3451727949729130176_nMAAA The Museum of African American Art

The Museum of African American Art is a nonprofit cultural and educational institution dedicated to the interpretation, promotion, and preservation of art by or about people of African descent and their contributions to world culture. Exhibits and programs at the museum allow artists and their art to inspire new thinking about issues that intersect with the shared experiences of people throughout the African diaspora and beyond.

MOT_LOGO2Museum 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.

museumlogoThe Museum of the San Fernando Valley

9 years in the making the SFV Museum is where visitors can finally learn about the history, art and culture of the great San Fernando Valley. The Valley’s history is too often overlooked and the  museum highlights the contributions from people and artists, and traces the events and footsteps of people who built this region of Los Angeles. Valley residents need to celebrate the history of the valley and those stories need to be told and preserved because the San Fernando Valley is a powerful force, rich in culture and a huge part of Los Angeles history and now there is a place to learn all about it.



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