The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) annual Festival Guide lists over 300 festivals and cultural events for your enjoyment. Families, friends, and people of all ages can engage in these enriching opportunities to celebrate the arts and cultural traditions at fun events

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Community Arts Division offers high-quality instruction in the arts; produces solo and group art exhibitions reflective of the diversity of Los Angeles in its art galleries; maintains a slide registry for artists; creates outreach programs ... (see full description)

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Croatian Cultural Center was acquired by the City in 1996. The former bank building was renovated for use as a community art center. DCA manages the facility through a partnership with a local community Friends Group. The Friends are responsible for ... (see full description)

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Grants Administration Division provides support to LA's rich and diverse arts and cultural organizations and individual artists. The Grants Administration Division awards funds annually to nurture and support community service providers and community artists ... (see full description)

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Park is Frank Lloyd Wrights first Los Angeles project. Built between 1919 and 1921, it represents his earliest efforts to develop a regionally appropriate style of architecture for Southern California. The house is open to the ... (see full description)

DCAs Marketing and Development Division works with local, state,national, and international arts organizations to promote cultural awareness and increase arts education in our communities. The Division raises funds from foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individual donors to support ... (see full description)

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) provides music education classes for young people from 3 to 18 years of age for free or low cost throughout the City of Los Angeles. The Department enters into contracts with non-profit arts organizations and teaching artists as music education service ... (see full description)

The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) significantly supports artists and cultural projects through four distinct types of arts programs within its Public Art Division, each committed to the creation and/or maintenance of art within the public realm: the Public Works Improvements Arts Program ... (see full description)

Through its professional theater facilities, DCA serves the performing and media arts community by offering below-market theater rentals. In turn,the arts community presents year-round dance,music, theater, literary, and multi-disciplinary performances; supports the development of emerging and ... (see full description)

The Warner Grand Theatre is a 1,500-seat film and performing arts theater built by Warner Brothers Studio in 1930. The theater is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been operated by DCA since 1996. In addition to DCA-sponsored programming, the theater is available ... (see full description)

The Watts Towers, built over 34 years by Simon Rodia, are a Los Angeles icon. Built from found objects, including broken glass, sea shells, pottery, and tile, the Towers stand as a monument to the human spirit and the persistence of a singular vision. The Watts Towers, listed on the National ... (see full description)

The Garden offers docent-led tours and open-strolling for visitors. Docent-led-tours are held Monday through Thursday 9:30, 10:00 and 10:30 a.m. (Reservations required). Tours are approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Open strolling is held Monday through Thursdays 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and Sunday ... (see full description)

Since 1996, the LA Kids program has been instrumental in providing free recreational opportunities for our City's youth ages 6-18. It has provided our young people a level playing field with equal access to quality recreational programming. LA Kids offers center run classes, year-round youth sports ... (see full description)

The LA Waterfront consists of a series of waterfront development and community enhancement projects blanketing more than 400 acres of existing Port of Los Angeles property in both San Pedro and Wilmington. In 2009, the Los Angeles Harbor Commission approved the Ports waterfront vision, with input ... (see full description)

Visitors to El Pueblo Historical Monument can park their vehicles in one of five lots located conveniently within and adjacent to the Historical Monument. These lots are: Lot 1 - 419 N. Main Street; Lot 2 - 615 N. Main Street; Lot 3 - 852 N. Alameda Street; Lot 4 - 426 N. Los Angeles Street; Lot 5 - ... (see full description)

In the heart of the City of Los Angeles lies one of the oldest and the most beautiful parks, Pershing Square. The park features unique architecture, art, and landscape from the creative work of world-renowned architect Richardo Legorreta; one of the world's finest landscape architects Laurie Olin; ... (see full description)

LA 36 is a local Los Angeles cable television channel that supports community building and promotes learning through the development and distribution of innovative, high quality television programs. Topics covered on LA 36 include arts and culture, politics, education, news and information, public ... (see full description)

Community groups or other City entities that wish to attach permanent art medallions or displays on street lighting poles can contact the Bureau of Street Lighting for information on obtaining a permit.

El Pueblo Historical Monument hosts several major events throughout the year. Come join us as we celebrate events such as Dia de los Muertos, the Chinese Lantern Festival, the City of Los Angeles' birthday, and much more Click on the link or call (213) 485-8372 for more information. All events are ... (see full description)

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