Department of Cultural Affairs

Jason Jenn, "Listening Within" (detail), 2024, from DCA's
2024 LGBT Heritage Month Calendar and Cultural Guide

Cultural Centers

Championing Arts, Culture, and Creativity for LA!

As a leading, progressive arts and cultural agency, DCA empowers LA’s vibrant communities by: supporting and providing access to quality visual, literary, musical, performing, and educational arts programming; managing vital cultural centers; preserving historic sites; creating public art; and funding services provided by arts organizations and individual artists.

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COLA 2024 Grand Performances

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The City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowship by the DCA (Department of Cultural Affairs) allows accomplished artists to …

Spray Cans & Paintbrushes

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The exhibition brings together artists Michael Massenburg, Aiseborn, and Mr. B Baby to explore the intersections of family, culture, and …

UPEND Female Experience and Activism

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Angels Gate Cultural Center presents the Upend Female Experience and Activism Opening Reception is Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 2:00 …

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