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11 Jul - Guide to L.A.’s Downtown Arts District

Los Angeles Local Guides

(Featured photo by chris.alcoran)

Known as the home of artists, the Arts District is one of the most vibrant and walkable neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Looking for inspiration? Lace up your sneakers and hit the streets to check out some of our favorite galleries in the area.

Art Share L.A.
801 E. 4th Place

Eat, sleep and breathe creativity at Art Share LA. Home to 30 live/work lofts for artists, there is plenty of inspiration to go around. The public is invited to be a part of the magic as well, with an offering of classes, exhibitions and events.

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(photo by @lawearspink)

Royale Projects
432 South Alameda Street

If you’re looking to check out museum quality exhibitions, Royale Projects is the place for you! With a focus on West Coast abstraction in painting and sculpture, this gallery excites both artists and audiences alike.

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(photo by @leesarocha)

A+D: Architecture and Design Museum
900 E. 4th Street

Calling all architecture and design lovers! A+D is the only museum in Los Angeles where you can enjoy the works of regional, national and international designers on an ongoing basis.

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(photo by @ihardjakusumah)

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel
901 East 3rd Street

Where can you find a gallery with a bookstore, restaurant, public garden, murals and an Open-air courtyard? Hauser Wirth & Schimmel! This international gallery is located in the heart of the Arts District, and is home contemporary art and modern masters.

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(photo by @routelondonnewyork)

960 East 3rd Street

Did you know the SCI-Arc  is one of the nation’s only independent architecture schools, as well as the only cultural institution in LA that exhibits experimental projects by the latest architects? Stop by the campus gallery to take in works by faculty, students and professionals.

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(photo by @designdeclamation)

DAC Gallery
431 S. Broadway

While you’re enjoying the monthly Downtown Art Walk, be sure to hit up the DAC for works by established and up-and coming contemporary artists. The gallery is committed to showcasing local and international creators!

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(photo by @dacgallery)

Wilding Cran Gallery
939 South Santa Fe Avenue

Starting as a virtual platform, Wilding Cran became IRL in 2012 as a way to connect with the LA community. The gallery is home to works by 18 different contemporary artists.

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(photo by @_444_)

Jason Vass
1452 E. Sixth Street

Designed to host a variety of exhibitions and programs, the Jason Vass Gallery gives gallery goers a historical perspective through the lens of contemporary artists. The space makes it a priority to support both up and coming talent as well as established artists from around the world. Cool, right?!

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(photo by @hoonatron)