Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center for the Arts and Education

Contact Information

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Address
3540 N. Mission Road Los Angeles, CA 90031
Hours
Monday-Friday, 9 am-8 pm; Saturday, 11 am-2 pm
Contact
Maria Jimenez-Torres
Executive Director
Alternate Contact
Website

34.0669137, -118.202998

Access and Management

Access

Available to the public?
Yes
Available to outside researchers?
Yes
Reservations required?
No
Onsite technology available
No
Catalog System
All records are arranged by an encoding numbering system.
Repository
Yes
Access procedures

Call for appointment

Management

Archive / Collection information

The Plaza private arts are a collective of four distinct collections. Each one focused in its own area of interest: The Vincent Price Collection contains twenty two pieces of ceramic, wood, and stone artifacts that are very fine pieces of historical note; The Plaza Hispanic Art Collection is a grouping of twenty eight paintings, prints and works on paper that emphasize the art of modern and contemporary artists; The Plaza Folk Art Collection is a gathering of one thousand, nine hundred and forty varied and mostly anonymous items produced in areas all over Mexico (the art works are all executed in a traditional or unschooled manner usually referred to as ‘folk’ or ‘primitive’); The Jose Galvez Collection contains one hundred eighty photographs donated to Plaza in 1989 by the artist himself. The images are a sampling of ten years of photographing the patrons of events held at Lincoln Park. There are a total of two thousand one hundred and seventy individual items that make up the Private Art Collection.

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