Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum
250 S Grand Ave (at W 3rd St)
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-6222
11:00am - 5:00pm
11:00am - 8:00pm
11:00am - 5:00pm
11:00am - 6:00pm
11:00am - 6:00pm


  • Free every Thursday from 5-8pm! Also check out MOCA at the Geffen and at the Pacific Design Center. Still one of the of the best collections, curatorial controversies nothwithstanding!
  • The MOCA boasts the most impressive collection of contemporary American art in the United States. It brings such a unique variety of artists and artistic culture to the heart of Los Angeles. -TH
  • Admission is FREE every Thursday evening, 5-8pm, so make a special trip during the Downtown Art Walk (held every 2nd Thursday). Keep in mind: It's closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) holds one of the countrys most comprehensive collections of American and European art created since 1940, with more than 5,000 objects
  • Buy one Adult Admission, get one free
  • Looking for some blogging inspiration? Look no further! And it's free Thursday evenings from 5-8pm! (via @jaimehonkawa)
  • Every Thursday from 5 pm is free. The Broad is better but MOCA as well has a pretty good collection of modern art
  • Now through February 27: Naked Hollywood: Weegee in Los Angeles, the first exhibition of tabloid photographer Weegee's work produced in Southern California.
  • Le Moca est l'un des plus beaux et complets muses d'art contemporain de la cte Ouest. Un lieu ne pas manquer si vous tes de passage Los Angeles !
  • Pollock, Lichtenstein, Rothko, Hockney, Johns, Arbus they're all here. MOCA is the only museum in LA devoted to contemporary art. And there are a staggering 5,000 works to enjoy.
  • Grab lunch at Lemonade while your there, great spot to enjoy with amazing art.
  • Liana praised the MOCA's manageable size and its cool gift shop.
  • Naked Hollywood - weegee in Los Angeles exhibit
  • Check out the smaller Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, a former police car warehouse in Little Tokyo renovated by architect Frank O. Gehry.
  • Nifty museum with a nifty Thursday evening special: free admission!
  • Rothko room is inspiring...
  • This April enjoy 'Art in the Streets', the first major U.S. museum survey of the history of graffiti and street art presented in the United States.
  • Los Angeles: Head to this museum now under the direction of former New York art dealer and impresario Jeffrey Deitch. Click "More info" to see a video tour of his home and art collection.
  • Exciting things a'brewin'...
  • Small, but good. The sandwich place next door (Mendocino Farms) is top notch of you need a pre museum meal.

Nearby places

152 N Central Ave (at 1st St)
250 S Grand Ave (btw 2nd & 3rd)
111 S Grand Ave (btwn 1st & 2nd St)