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Museum of Latin American Art

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Cutting Edge MOLAA

Every time I go to the LA area I enjoy the cutting edge exhibits at MOLAA. In Sept., 2018+, this... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
San Diego, California
Fantastic every time we visit

The exhibits and artist's shows at this museum are always so interesting and beautiful. If you... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Willie R
Tucson, Arizona
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Known as MOLAA, this combination museum and cultural center is devoted exclusively to contemporary Latin American and Latino art, including paintings, lithographs and sculptures, and also offers gift shop.
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628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-1513
+1 562-437-1689
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have wanted to visit this museum each time I have visited my daughter, and this year we did. The primary exhibit was tattoo art. While the history of tattooing was educational the rest of the well put together exhibit wasn't really my cup of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pauline K
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Every time I go to the LA area I enjoy the cutting edge exhibits at MOLAA. In Sept., 2018+, this was literally true as one of their special shows was on LA tattoos. In addition to the naval connection to LA and international roots of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

The exhibits and artist's shows at this museum are always so interesting and beautiful. If you haven't visited before, it is well worth spending a couple of hours touring this wonderful museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Willie R
Reviewed July 23, 2018

This is a worthwhile and inexpensive "must see" museum if you have the time. Architecturally interesting with a lovely sculpture garden.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Visiting recently we encountered and exhibition of Latin American and Caribbean works focused on environment. there was also an interesting panel and discussion related to the exhibition. Top quality all around and I look forward to future visits. Very courteous staff and families as well...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LeGrace B
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I have been here for spectacular shows like the Frida Kahlo photography exhibit. Then I have returned with guests and was underwhelmed. I saw another show which was just OK. It is a small museum so I guess in between exhibits there is not much...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

I hate to diss a museum but sometimes even museums need to be called out on bad business practices and disrespecting their patrons. I've wanted to go to MOLA for several years. In fact, we drove down from LA a couple of months ago on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tim G
Reviewed December 28, 2017

I have been coming to this Museum for years since it opened. I strongly recommend visiting if your in the area and you enjoy art. A wonderful outdoor sculpture garden. They have outdoor concerts at times. They have current exhibitions and some core art holdings.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eric682014
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a very good museum covering a niche market - Latin American Art. It’s actually amazing this museum is in a city the size of Long Beach. A wealthy philanthropist in the health care industry funded the museum and started it by donating his...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tatabooboobax
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

I can't believe until today, I had not visited this lovely museum. The exhibition halls are open and well lit. The special exhibit Relational Undercurrents, contemporary art of the Caribbean archipelago has some amazing pieces from artists of Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico etc, and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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