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Museum of Latin American Art

628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-1513
+1 562-437-1689
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Depends on the show

I have been here for spectacular shows like the Frida Kahlo photography exhibit. Then I have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
travelingrules
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San Francisco, California
Where's the Art?

I hate to diss a museum but sometimes even museums need to be called out on bad business practices... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Tim G
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Los Angeles, California
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Known as MoLAA, this combination museum and cultural center is devoted exclusively to contemporary Latin American art, including paintings, lithographs and sculptures, and also offers shows, classes, wine tastings, an open-air market gift shop and a restaurant.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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628 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802-1513
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here for spectacular shows like the Frida Kahlo photography exhibit. Then I have returned with guests and was underwhelmed. I saw another show which was just OK. It is a small museum so I guess in between exhibits there is not much...More

Thank travelingrules
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I hate to diss a museum but sometimes even museums need to be called out on bad business practices and disrespecting their patrons. I've wanted to go to MOLA for several years. In fact, we drove down from LA a couple of months ago on...More

Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

I have been coming to this Museum for years since it opened. I strongly recommend visiting if your in the area and you enjoy art. A wonderful outdoor sculpture garden. They have outdoor concerts at times. They have current exhibitions and some core art holdings.

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This is a very good museum covering a niche market - Latin American Art. It’s actually amazing this museum is in a city the size of Long Beach. A wealthy philanthropist in the health care industry funded the museum and started it by donating his...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I can't believe until today, I had not visited this lovely museum. The exhibition halls are open and well lit. The special exhibit Relational Undercurrents, contemporary art of the Caribbean archipelago has some amazing pieces from artists of Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico etc, and...More

2  Thank Nancy D
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Well displayed and interesting exhibitions that put the focus on well known Latin American artists like Frida Kahlo, but also little known artists with a colorful vibe and big talent.

Thank tvvvv2016
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

MOLAA is cool because works of various Latin American artists, some on the cutting edge, art exhibited. We enjoyed a good selection of photos of Frida Kahlo by Charles Muray and a South of the Border lunch in Cafe Viva. In addition to the 3...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

On a whim I took a trip to visit this museum, since I was solo and hanging out in the city with a few hours to spare. It's a tiny museum but has some really interesting art pieces. Sundays are free, so I was able...More

Thank JuliaGooliaAbroad
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

On a hot summer's day, what could be nicer than a jaunt to nice, clean, air-conditioned art museum? The exhibitions were very interesting and engaging and on Sundays it's free! Definitely worth a cute weekend date trip.

Thank Mikey B
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Visited MOLAA today. Friendly docent lead tour of current exhibition of artist Frank Romero and an exhibition of Frida Kahlo photographs by Nickolas Murray. Sundays are free! Another plus!

Thank Jeanette B
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