The Corita Art Center, a project of the Immaculate Heart Community, preserves and promotes Corita Kent’s art, teaching, and passion for social justice. Today, the Corita Art Center facilitates exhibitions by lending artwork all over the world, oversees image and merchandising rights, sells Corita’s remaining original prints, and serves as a resource of information about her life and work. Free everyday Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. Closed between 12-1pm and one Saturday a month.
Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, in addition to representing Los Angeles's uniquely diverse population. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes nearly 130,000 objects dating from antiquity to the present, encompassing the geographic world and nearly the entire history of art.
Students can get help in English, Spanish or Vietnamese in a wide range of subjects including math, science, English, social studies and essay review.; College: College students can get help in English, Spanish or Vietnamese for their college level courses including English, science, math, social studies, and essay review. Tutors are also available to assist with GED preparation, and career services such as resume review, job searching and interview preparation.
Five Keys is a nationally recognized education management (non-profit) corporation that operates accredited charter schools and programs for TAY youth and adults at 70 locations across California. Five Keys operates with the goal of restoring communities through education and other programs that respond to the students’ and community needs---which in turn creates safer communities.
Situated on historic Museum Row since 1965, the Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) is an invaluable contributor to Los Angeles culture, exhibiting current artists with intriguing perspectives and distinctive practices. CAFAM offers consistently unexpected exhibitions of compelling work that takes traditional techniques in new, often surprising directions. Exploring the leading edge of craft, art, and design, CAFAM gives audience to diverse makers and artists whose work is often not represented in larger art institutions.
Alternative Education and Work Center (AEWC) is a dropout recovery program administered by the Division of Adult and Career Education (DACE) of LAUSD. AEWC students are 16-18 year old teens who have dropped out of school. AEWC provides these students with educational opportunities leading to a high school diploma or equivalency and career technical education training programs.
The Art Walk takes place around the streets of Linden Ave, 1st Street, Broadway, 4th Street, and Elm. Local art galleries and retail businesses such as gift shops, boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops stay open until late evening. Linden Avenue is closed to the traffic and transformed into a street art fair by local artists. Two stages are dedicated to street performances and live music.
The Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that supports local community economic development through a variety of year-round programs, which includes the self-guided “Art Walk” on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Our daily Mission is to improve the local community and to create economic opportunities for artists, galleries, small businesses, and youth through our programs which include: Downtown Art Mart – Monthly microenterprise incubator for artists and small businesses to generate sales from the thousands of visitors the Downtown Art Walk attracts each month.
LA Conservation Corps provides at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities for success through job skills training, education and work experience with an emphasis on conservation and service projects that benefit the community.