Los Angeles Unified School District, Art & Artifact Collection/Archive and Museum

LAUSD Museum

Contact Information

LAUSD Arts Education Branch
Address
LAUSD HQ Los Angeles, CA 90017
Hours
Tues-Thurs 9 am to 4 pm, by appointment
Contact
Cintia Romero
Curatorial and Collections Management Consultant
cp-cintia.romero@lausd.net
Alternate Contact
Website

Los Angeles Unified School District, Art & Artifact Collection/Archive and Museum

Los Angeles Unified School District, Art & Artifact Collection/Archive and Museum
LAUSD HQ
Los Angeles, CA. 90017

Access and Management

Access

Available to the public?
Yes
Available to outside researchers?
Yes
Reservations required?
Yes
Onsite technology available
No
Repository
Yes
Access procedures

Please email the curator at cp-cintia.romero@lausd.net to schedule a visit

Management

Archive / Collection information

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Art & Artifact Collection/Archive and Museum has amassed objects since the opening of the first district school in 1855. Artifacts and artworks are located at both schools and administrative sites. The Archives major collections includes: Photographs and negatives depicting school activities and buildings at district schools taken by the Audio Visual Section, Public Information Office and other district branches from the 1930s through 1980s.  Rare book collections of California History, Carnegie Art History Collection and Dawson Collection and Contents of Venice High School’s museum of antiquities called the Latin Museum.  Curriculum materials from the 1890s to 1970s, historic schoolhouse furniture, teaching devices and office equipment.

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