Plaza de la Raza

Plaza de la Raza Plaza de la Raza provides after-school art classes in visual arts, music, dance and theatre for all ages and all skill levels! Plaza also offers cultural community events.
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We also offer free art classes for youth in low-income families. Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center for the Arts & Education is the only multidisciplinary community arts venue dedicated to serving the Eastside neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Founded in 1970 by prominent labor, business and civic leaders as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we offer affordable after-school, intergenerational arts edu

We also offer free art classes for youth in low-income families. Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center for the Arts & Education is the only multidisciplinary community arts venue dedicated to serving the Eastside neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Founded in 1970 by prominent labor, business and civic leaders as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we offer affordable after-school, intergenerational arts edu

Operating as usual

08/01/2021

Tune in @2pm!

08/01/2021

Sunday at 2:00 PM on Instagram, YouTube, & Facebook: Plaza de la Raza’s Summer Serenata Music Series featuring Los Jornaleros del Norte!

#plazadelaraza #summerconcert #LosJornalerosDelNorte #summerserenata

07/30/2021

Tune in this Sunday at 2:00 PM for Plaza de la Raza’s Summer Serenata featuring Los Jornaleros del Norte! Live on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.

Los Jornaleros del Norte’s purpose is to inform, educate, organize, and mobilize day workers, sensitize the general community about day labor related issues, and denounce the abuses committed against them. Follow them @losjornalerosdelnorte

#plazadelaraza #losjornalerosdelnorte #summerserenata #liveconcert

Take a look at a very special studio visit with artist Emilia Cruz. This is the first in a series of recorded 'In Studio...
07/30/2021
In the Studio with Emilia Cruz — Plaza de la Raza

Take a look at a very special studio visit with artist Emilia Cruz. This is the first in a series of recorded 'In Studio' visits available on YouTube and Instagram that highlight Plaza de la Raza teaching artists and encourage collection of their work.

Emilia Cruz is also currently on view as a part of 'Futuro Pasado', a two person art exhibition and sale also featuring artwork by Rick Ortega.

You do not want to miss this show! Boathouse Gallery appointments are required, so be sure to plan your visit in advance. For more information contact (323)223-2475

http://www.plazadelaraza.org/news/2021/7/29/in-the-studio-with-emilia-cruz

Join us for a special visit in the studio with artist Emilia Cruz. Her work is currently on view along with Rick Ortega in 'Futuro Pasado' at the Plaza de la Raza Boathouse Gallery. Click here for YouTube Link

Live this Sunday at 2:00 PM on Instagram, YouTube, & Facebook: Plaza de la Raza’s Summer Serenata Music Series featuring...
07/27/2021

Live this Sunday at 2:00 PM on Instagram, YouTube, & Facebook: Plaza de la Raza’s Summer Serenata Music Series featuring @losjornalerosdelnorte

#losjornalerosdelnorte #plazadelaraza #summerserenata #concert

Live this Sunday at 2:00 PM on Instagram, YouTube, & Facebook: Plaza de la Raza’s Summer Serenata Music Series featuring @losjornalerosdelnorte

#losjornalerosdelnorte #plazadelaraza #summerserenata #concert

Look who stopped by last week... Los Lobos recording for their 2021 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fe...
07/26/2021

Look who stopped by last week... Los Lobos recording for their 2021 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship Award to air this November!

#plazadelaraza #loslobos #NEA

Our historic Boathouse Gallery for the opening reception of Futuro Pasado.You can still make an appointment to view Futu...
07/26/2021

Our historic Boathouse Gallery for the opening reception of Futuro Pasado.

You can still make an appointment to view Futuro Pasado until August 21st! RSVP at the link in bio.

#plazadelaraza #futuropasado #emiliacruz #rickortega

Our historic Boathouse Gallery for the opening reception of Futuro Pasado.

You can still make an appointment to view Futuro Pasado until August 21st! RSVP at the link in bio.

#plazadelaraza #futuropasado #emiliacruz #rickortega

Tune in today at 2:00 PM, @changuimajadero will be live on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram for Plaza de la Raza’s Summe...
07/25/2021

Tune in today at 2:00 PM, @changuimajadero will be live on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram for Plaza de la Raza’s Summer Serenata Music Series!
#plazadelaraza #changuimajadero #livemusic #summer

07/24/2021

Tune in this Sunday at 2:00 PM for Plaza de la Raza’s first Summer Serenata featuring Changui Majadero! @changuimajadero Live on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube

#plazadelaraza #music #summerserenata #changuimajadero #concert

07/23/2021

Live this Sunday at 2:00 PM on Instagram, YouTube, & Facebook: Plaza de la Raza’s Summer Serenata Music Series featuring Changui Majadero! @changuimajadero

#plazadelaraza #summerconcert #changuimajadero #summerserenata

Special guest at Plaza de la Raza today! Leave a comment down below who you think it was 👀
07/23/2021

Special guest at Plaza de la Raza today! Leave a comment down below who you think it was 👀

Special guest at Plaza de la Raza today! Leave a comment down below who you think it was 👀

Happy Birthday to our executive director, Maria Jimenez-Torres! Thank you for all of your dedication and leadership that...
07/20/2021

Happy Birthday to our executive director, Maria Jimenez-Torres! Thank you for all of your dedication and leadership that allows Plaza to thrive. In honor of Maria’s birthday this year, she invites you to donate to Plaza De La Raza at the link in bio.

Free masks for you and your family! Pickup by appointment only, (323) 223-2475#maskup #plazadelaraza
07/19/2021

Free masks for you and your family! Pickup by appointment only, (323) 223-2475

#maskup #plazadelaraza

Free masks for you and your family! Pickup by appointment only, (323) 223-2475

#maskup #plazadelaraza

Tonight!! FUTURO PASADO | a two person exhibition by Emilia Cruz and Rick OrtegaPlaza de la Raza Boathouse Gallery July ...
07/16/2021

Tonight!! FUTURO PASADO | a two person exhibition by Emilia Cruz and Rick Ortega

Plaza de la Raza Boathouse Gallery July 16 - August 21, 2021

Opening Reception:  Friday, July 16, 2020,  5-8pm RSVP at the link in bio. Boathouse Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5pm by appointment only.

Curated by Jimmy O’Balles, Summer Bernal and Juan Escobedo, FUTURO PASADO is a two-person art exhibition with new work by Emilia Cruz and Rick Ortega that explores concepts of hybridity, historical culture, relationships and self actualization. The work embraces the concept that culture can guide us into the future and continue to evolve as we build relationships and awareness.

Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center is located in Lincoln Park at 3540 N. Mission Rd, Los Angeles. Free parking. Masks and social distancing required when visiting Plaza de la Raza by appointment only. Contact (323)223-2475 for more information.

#futuropasado #rickortega #emiliacruz #plazadelaraza

One more day! Futuro Pasado opens Friday, July 16th, 5-8pm. RSVP using the link in bio.FUTURO PASADO | a two person exhi...
07/15/2021

One more day! Futuro Pasado opens Friday, July 16th, 5-8pm. RSVP using the link in bio.

FUTURO PASADO | a two person exhibition by Emilia Cruz and Rick Ortega

Plaza de la Raza Boathouse Gallery July 16 - August 21, 2021

Opening Reception:  Friday, July 16, 2020,  5-8pm RSVP at the link in bio. Boathouse Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5pm by appointment only.

Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center is located in Lincoln Park at 3540 N. Mission Rd, Los Angeles. Free parking. Masks and social distancing required when visiting Plaza de la Raza by appointment only. Contact (323)223-2475 for more information.

#futuropasado #rickortega #emiliacruz #plazadelaraza

Muchisimas Gracias! Thank you to the @CountyofLA Board of Supervisors for approving our #LACountyOGP award, and for supp...
07/14/2021

Muchisimas Gracias! Thank you to the @CountyofLA Board of Supervisors for approving our #LACountyOGP award, and for supporting arts and culture in LA County!

Muchisimas Gracias! Thank you to the @CountyofLA Board of Supervisors for approving our #LACountyOGP award, and for supporting arts and culture in LA County!

07/13/2021

Behind the Scenes of our Online Summer Concert Series - Coming Soon!

Featuring Tres Souls @tressouls

#plazadelaraza #music #dance #summer #concert #tressouls

FUTURO PASADO opens this Friday! A two person exhibition by Emilia Cruz and Rick Ortega. RSVP at the link in bio. Plaza ...
07/12/2021

FUTURO PASADO opens this Friday! A two person exhibition by Emilia Cruz and Rick Ortega. RSVP at the link in bio.

Plaza de la Raza Boathouse Gallery July 16 - August 21, 2021

Opening Reception:  Friday, July 16, 2020,  5-8pm RSVP at the link in bio. Boathouse Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5pm by appointment only.

Curated by Jimmy O’Balles, Summer Bernal and Juan Escobedo, FUTURO PASADO is a two-person art exhibition with new work by Emilia Cruz and Rick Ortega that explores concepts of hybridity, historical culture, relationships and self actualization. The work embraces the concept that culture can guide us into the future and continue to evolve as we build relationships and awareness.

Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center is located in Lincoln Park at 3540 N. Mission Rd, Los Angeles. Free parking. Masks and social distancing required when visiting Plaza de la Raza by appointment only. Contact (323)223-2475 for more information.

#futuropasado #rickortega #emiliacruz #plazadelaraza

07/08/2021

A sneak peak of our new free online class: Creative Dance for Kids! Taught by Francesca Penzani

Live now at plazadelaraza.teachable.com or at the link in bio.

#plazadelaraza #dance #danceforkids #creativedance

Plaza De La Raza Presents: Arts Activism, Sweetened and Condensed Videos for Social JusticeFree! A Hands-on Workshop wit...
07/07/2021

Plaza De La Raza Presents: Arts Activism, Sweetened and Condensed Videos for Social Justice

Free! A Hands-on Workshop with Norma Bowles & Tiffani Nanka-Bruce of Fringe Benefits Theatre.

Monday, July 19th from 6 PM to 9 PM on Zoom.

Register by Friday, July 16th by calling (323) 438-8159 or emailing [email protected]

#plazadelaraza #fringebenefitstheatre #artsactivism #socialjustice

Plaza De La Raza Presents: Arts Activism, Sweetened and Condensed Videos for Social Justice

Free! A Hands-on Workshop with Norma Bowles & Tiffani Nanka-Bruce of Fringe Benefits Theatre.

Monday, July 19th from 6 PM to 9 PM on Zoom.

Register by Friday, July 16th by calling (323) 438-8159 or emailing [email protected]

#plazadelaraza #fringebenefitstheatre #artsactivism #socialjustice

FUTURO PASADO | a two person exhibition by Emilia Cruz and Rick OrtegaPlaza de la Raza Boathouse Gallery July 16 - Augus...
07/02/2021

FUTURO PASADO | a two person exhibition by Emilia Cruz and Rick Ortega

Plaza de la Raza Boathouse Gallery July 16 - August 21, 2021

Opening Reception:  Friday, July 16, 2020,  5-8pm RSVP at the link in bio. Boathouse Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5pm by appointment only.

Curated by Jimmy O’Balles, Summer Bernal and Juan Escobedo, FUTURO PASADO is a two-person art exhibition with new work by Emilia Cruz and Rick Ortega that explores concepts of hybridity, historical culture, relationships and self actualization. The work embraces the concept that culture can guide us into the future and continue to evolve as we build relationships and awareness.

Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center is located in Lincoln Park at 3540 N. Mission Rd, Los Angeles. Free parking. Masks and social distancing required when visiting Plaza de la Raza by appointment only. Contact (323)223-2475 for more information.

#futuropasado #rickortega #emiliacruz #plazadelaraza

Online Summer Concert Series - Coming Soon!Featuring Zadonu African Music & Dance Co.#plazadelaraza #music #dance #summe...
07/01/2021

Online Summer Concert Series - Coming Soon!

Featuring Zadonu African Music & Dance Co.

#plazadelaraza #music #dance #summer #concert

Online Summer Concert Series - Coming Soon!

Featuring Zadonu African Music & Dance Co.

#plazadelaraza #music #dance #summer #concert

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! We are extremely proud of all of our current and former Plaza students that gradua...
06/25/2021

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! We are extremely proud of all of our current and former Plaza students that graduated this year.
#classof2021 #graduation #grad

Come visit us today from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM! Get to know the FREE services we offer ✨
06/24/2021

Come visit us today from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM! Get to know the FREE services we offer ✨

Come visit us today from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM! Get to know the FREE services we offer ✨

06/23/2021

Come Say Hi! 👋
Meet our team and get to know the free services we offer at Plaza de la Raza!!
From 11:00am-7:00pm
Social Distancing Required 😷

#lincolnheights #lincolnpark #plazadelaraza #free #casemanagement #services #resources #community #barrioaction #centrodeayuda

Walk-In to Plaza on Wednesday, June 23rd from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM! Social distancing required.
06/23/2021

Walk-In to Plaza on Wednesday, June 23rd from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM! Social distancing required.

Walk-In to Plaza on Wednesday, June 23rd from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM! Social distancing required.

Happy Father’s Day! art by Jose Lozano
06/20/2021

Happy Father’s Day!

art by Jose Lozano

Today, Plaza de la Raza commemorates the national holiday Juneteenth.  Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the...
06/19/2021

Today, Plaza de la Raza commemorates the national holiday Juneteenth.

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863, many enslaved African Americans did not see freedom until June 19, 1865. On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris signed into law a bill establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday.

We encourage our community to take time today to reflect and remember what this day means and consider all those who endured to see this day come to pass.

#Juneteenth #June19th

Today, Plaza de la Raza commemorates the national holiday Juneteenth.

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. Although the Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863, many enslaved African Americans did not see freedom until June 19, 1865. On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris signed into law a bill establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday.

We encourage our community to take time today to reflect and remember what this day means and consider all those who endured to see this day come to pass.

#Juneteenth #June19th

We are giving away free masks and hand sanitizer! Call (323) 438-8176 to pickup
06/17/2021

We are giving away free masks and hand sanitizer! Call (323) 438-8176 to pickup

We are giving away free masks and hand sanitizer! Call (323) 438-8176 to pickup

Are you a recent graduate? We want to feature your story! Dm us @plazadelaraza for more information.#plazadelaraza #SPVA...
06/14/2021

Are you a recent graduate? We want to feature your story! Dm us @plazadelaraza for more information.

#plazadelaraza #SPVAonline #classof2021 #graduation

Are you a recent graduate? We want to feature your story! Dm us @plazadelaraza for more information.

#plazadelaraza #SPVAonline #classof2021 #graduation

New Classes!! Learn to play music by Harry Styles, Rage Against the Machine, and The Cramps#SPVAonline #OnlineLearning #...
05/26/2021

New Classes!! Learn to play music by Harry Styles, Rage Against the Machine, and The Cramps

#SPVAonline #OnlineLearning #teachable #free #plazadelaraza

New Classes Posted!! Aztec Dance with Jennifer Sánchez LINK IN BIO
05/24/2021

New Classes Posted!! Aztec Dance with Jennifer Sánchez

LINK IN BIO

We are thrilled to be a recipient of the LA Arts Recovery Fund! As one of 90 nonprofits receiving grants, we are excited...
05/20/2021

We are thrilled to be a recipient of the LA Arts Recovery Fund! As one of 90 nonprofits receiving grants, we are excited to continue serving our community and contributing to the rich cultural fabric and economic recovery of LA County!

Learn more about the fund here: https://www.calfund.org/laartsfund/

#LAArtsFund
#LAArtsGrantees
#LAArts

California Community Foundation

We are thrilled to be a recipient of the LA Arts Recovery Fund! As one of 90 nonprofits receiving grants, we are excited to continue serving our community and contributing to the rich cultural fabric and economic recovery of LA County!

Learn more about the fund here: https://www.calfund.org/laartsfund/

#LAArtsFund
#LAArtsGrantees
#LAArts

California Community Foundation

In honor of our beloved son, brother, colleague, and friend Oscar Salas we invite all of you to celebrate his legacy by ...
05/13/2021

In honor of our beloved son, brother, colleague, and friend Oscar Salas we invite all of you to celebrate his legacy by donating to this scholarship initiative supporting Plaza de La Raza at the request of the Salas Family.

This scholarship is being created to honor the legacy of Oscar Salas, a multidisciplinary artist and choreographer. This scholarship fund will provide low-income students (or those with gifted artistic talents) no-cost tuition for Plaza de La Raza in visual arts or dance courses for students enrolled in K-12. Additionally, higher education scholarships will be awarded annually to LAUSD graduating seniors enrolling or planning to attend a college/university with declared majors in visual and performing arts, dance, or education.

Oscar touched the lives of so many dancers, students, families and co-workers, his Plaza family, with joy, grace, creativity, and charm, and always so available to contribute to our Mexican culture. His loss cuts deep into our hearts, but he is loved and forever remembered. Oscar Salas, PRESENTE!

More information at: https://tinyurl.com/OscarSalasFund

To contribute to the fund: http://www.plazadelaraza.org/donate

In honor of our beloved son, brother, colleague, and friend Oscar Salas we invite all of you to celebrate his legacy by donating to this scholarship initiative supporting Plaza de La Raza at the request of the Salas Family.

This scholarship is being created to honor the legacy of Oscar Salas, a multidisciplinary artist and choreographer. This scholarship fund will provide low-income students (or those with gifted artistic talents) no-cost tuition for Plaza de La Raza in visual arts or dance courses for students enrolled in K-12. Additionally, higher education scholarships will be awarded annually to LAUSD graduating seniors enrolling or planning to attend a college/university with declared majors in visual and performing arts, dance, or education.

Oscar touched the lives of so many dancers, students, families and co-workers, his Plaza family, with joy, grace, creativity, and charm, and always so available to contribute to our Mexican culture. His loss cuts deep into our hearts, but he is loved and forever remembered. Oscar Salas, PRESENTE!

More information at: https://tinyurl.com/OscarSalasFund

To contribute to the fund: http://www.plazadelaraza.org/donate

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3540 N Mission Rd
Los Angeles, CA
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Located in Los Angeles’ historic Lincoln Park, Plaza de la Raza Cultural Center for the Arts & Education is the longest operating multidisciplinary Latino/Latinx cultural arts center in the country. Founded in 1970 by prominent labor, business and civic leaders as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we offer affordable after-school, inter-generational arts education programs to over 5,000 children, teens and adults each year. Our mission is to foster enrichment of all cultures bridging the geographic, social, artistic, and cultural boundaries of Los Angeles, and beyond. Visit our website at www.plazadelaraza.org to see our current class schedule. With opportunities for students of all ages, courses ranging from entry level to conservatory level, and FREE ART CLASSES for qualifying low income families, Plaza de la Raza has something for everyone!

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I always loved Plaza de la raza I worked there from 1980 til 1995 enjoyed it so much
The Jewel of Lincoln Hts, City of the Angels, Golden State, Aztlán, United States, Hemisphere of the Americas, Planet Earth, Solar System, Milky Way, to Infinity...and Beyond
Too Many Tamales 2019 Christmas Tradition play by Lina Montalvo Based on the book by Gary Soto Directed by Margarita Lamas Co-Directed/Choreographed by Lorena Lucas Light & Set Designer Armando Rubio * Preview Thursday, December 19 Tentative TBA Special Engagement. Opening starts Friday,December20 at 8 pm in Spanish Saturday, December 21 at 3pm mat in English and 6 pm in Spanish Sunday, December 22 at 3pm mat in Spanish and 5pm English Bilingual Foundation of the Arts Presents Too Many Tamales 2019 held At Plaza de la Raza 3540 N. MISSION RD ,LA. ,CA. 90031 For Information call (213) 437-0500 Www.bfatheatre.org Www.eventbrite.com
I bought two tickets and now I can’t go… Presale tickets message me if you’d like to buy them
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Can you send me the information on the prom dresses event you are having at plaza
Hey! I'm super excited to share with you about a project I'm working on, it's a web series called Hecho En Echo. The series will focus on two Latino artists struggling to make it in Echo Park in this story of healing and hoops in the City of Angels. We launched a crowdfunding campaign and I hope you'll support us by making a contribution and sharing the link www.HechoEnEcho.com. At the end of the day, our goal is to empower Latinas to tell their own stories amidst gentrification. Thank you so much!