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Museum of Latin American Art

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-1513
+1 562-437-1689
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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

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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.

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.

Thank 918michaelr918
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

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

Thank travelingrules
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

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.

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

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

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Well displayed and interesting exhibitions that put the focus on well known Latin American artists like Frida Kahlo, but also little known artists with a colorful vibe and big talent.

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