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MOCA

Art Museum, Art Gallery, and Museum
Bunker Hill, Los Angeles
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  • Los Angeles
    "works by artists like Roy Lichtenstein & Mark Rothko."(4 Tips)
    Mark P.
    "Rothko room is inspiring..."(4 Tips)
    Juston P.
    "Nifty museum with a nifty Thursday evening special: free admission!"(3 Tips)
    Nina J.
    "art & in Los Angeles with work from Basquiat"(3 Tips)
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  • Eric L.
    Art imitate life or the other way around?
  • Chloe
    ChloeMay 2
    They close at 5pm.
    Upvoted May 2
  • Charles T S.
    MOCA is the best!
  • Chris C.
    Chris CooksonSeptember 26, 2016
    Be sure to go on the free tours, it's usually fairly empty and the guide will talk about anything you are interested in learning more about. Give you a sense for how and why each room is arranged.
  • Prim P.
    Prim P.September 25, 2016
    $12 entrance fee not SO worth it!!! Nothing interesting at all !!!
  • Stephanie
    StephanieSeptember 3, 2016
    What's not to love about this great LA institution? Be sure to take some time in the library downstairs to read about some of your favorite modern artists, or to charge your phone.
  • Cesar T.
    Cesar TrejoJune 26, 2016
    Cute little museum
  • Campbell B.
    Campbell BirdJune 7, 2016
    Awesome art museum. Full of crazy stuff that will make you think.
  • Silvia B.
    Silvia Butta CaliceApril 23, 2016
    Every Thursday from 5 pm is free. The Broad is better but MOCA as well has a pretty good collection of modern art
  • Helen W.
    Helen WengJanuary 19, 2016
    Entrance is downstairs. Thanks security guard for the help. Following the mother just lead us to the handicap elevator :(
  • Lufthansa
    LufthansaDecember 2, 2015
    Los Angeles: Modern art Inspirational exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Art. You will find more tipps about Concept Store in the digital LH Magazin www.lufthansa.com/magazin. Read more
  • Fatma G.
    Fatma GencOctober 7, 2015
    Great pieces
  • Fatma G.
    Fatma GencOctober 4, 2015
    Great museum, compact but has the most amazing pieces. Now with free entrance at Geffen too!
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicMarch 29, 2015
    Small, but good. The sandwich place next door (Mendocino Farms) is top notch of you need a pre museum meal.
  • I Y.
    I YooFebruary 20, 2015
    Small but well curated collection. Free WiFi as well.
  • Katrina Z.
    Katrina ZaiJanuary 27, 2015
    Had the pleasure of seeing the Murakami exhibit here. <3
  • Esti M.
    Esti MarieJanuary 16, 2015
    Small but great collection!
  • Connie C.
    Connie ChiuJanuary 9, 2015
    Free Thursday's for LA art walk!
  • Cakes
    CakesSeptember 23, 2014
    Closed on Tues & Wed. FREE Thursday Evenings: Admission to MOCA Grand Avenue is free every Thursday, 5-8pm, courtesy of Wells Fargo. $5/hour metered parking.
  • Nina J.
    Nina JAugust 16, 2014
    must see if you're into art & in Los Angeles with work from Basquiat, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Mondrian, Giacometti and many more
  • Asa J.
    Asa JonesFebruary 19, 2014
    An awsome vuew..to have lunch take a.date check.the arts!..
  • Asa J.
    Asa JonesFebruary 19, 2014
    An awsome place to oneself education,take date, and have lunch...
  • Josh O.
    Josh OOctober 26, 2013
    What a fantastic gallery representing some great pieces of contemporary art.
  • Ralph C.
    Ralph CooperAugust 17, 2013
    The only other Basquiat paintings I've ever seen were in New York. Is this the only one on the west coast?
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesAugust 2, 2013
    Downtown’s premier art museum features one of the best permanent collections in the country, with works by artists like Roy Lichtenstein & Mark Rothko. Free admission Thursdays 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Edgar V.
    Edgar VarelaJune 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Grab lunch at Lemonade while your there, great spot to enjoy with amazing art.
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesMarch 28, 2013
    Buy one Adult Admission, get one free
  • LA Home & Style
    LA Home & StyleMarch 9, 2013
    Liana praised the MOCA's manageable size and its cool gift shop.
  • Tommy Hilfiger
    Tommy HilfigerFebruary 13, 2013
    “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
  • Sule R.
    Sule RecinosJanuary 28, 2013
    Today with my paid admission I got a coupon for a free visit next time
  • LA Weekly
    LA WeeklyJanuary 11, 2013
    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! Read more
  • Michael M.
    Michael MirandaDecember 5, 2012
    Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • k p.
    k pAugust 31, 2012
    It's free if you're on jury duty!
  • mabel b.
    mabel binAugust 20, 2012
    Naked Hollywood - weegee in Los Angeles exhibit
  • julie r.
    julie rajagopalAugust 12, 2012
    Free on Thursday evenings
  • Tandi S.
    Tandi Septya YuzaJune 17, 2012
    is free Thursday evenings 5-8 pm! =))
  • John S.
    John SmartApril 3, 2012
    This is the worst museum in Los Angeles. With the ugliest exterior sculpture you can imagine. However, overall the building is dandy.
  • Pete I.
    Pete IppelFebruary 19, 2012
    Cutting edge art in a nearly perfect white cube. A modernists and minimalist's dream
  • Pacific Standard Time
    Pacific Standard TimeFebruary 3, 2012
    Naked Hollywood? A MUST see - Naked Hollywood: Weegee in Los Angeles. Open now, until 2.27.12.
  • Pacific Standard Time
    Pacific Standard TimeFebruary 3, 2012
    A MUST see - Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981. Catch this exhibit before it closes 2.13.12.
  • Vanity Fair Agenda
    Vanity Fair AgendaJanuary 30, 2012
    Now through February 27: Naked Hollywood: Weegee in Los Angeles, the first exhibition of tabloid photographer Weegee's work produced in Southern California.
  • Vanity Fair Agenda
    Vanity Fair AgendaJanuary 30, 2012
    Check out the smaller Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, a former police car warehouse in Little Tokyo renovated by architect Frank O. Gehry.
  • Juston P.
    Juston PayneJanuary 9, 2012
    Nifty museum with a nifty Thursday evening special: free admission!
  • Bernard V.
    Bernard VAN DE VENJanuary 6, 2012
    Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays but Thursday nights admission is free
  • Julien P.
    Julien PerezDecember 12, 2011
    Weegee's artwork is awsome. 60 yrs before apple's photo booth effects. Check it out.
  • Francisco G.
    Francisco GarciarosDecember 12, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Weegee Photo Art show wonderful !
  • Thompson Hotels
    Thompson HotelsNovember 17, 2011
    MoCA's permanent collection is superb and broad, including Basquiat, de Kooning, Lichtenstein, Pollock, and much more.
  • Mark P.
    Mark PNovember 13, 2011
    Rothko room is inspiring...
  • Zemanta
    ZemantaOctober 14, 2011
    Looking for some blogging inspiration? Look no further! And it's free Thursday evenings from 5-8pm! (via @jaimehonkawa)
  • lomography
    lomographySeptember 30, 2011
    MOCA is renowned for its mind-blowing temporary exhibits that will be sure to impress. Make sure to take your camera and be inspired by all the creativity around you!
  • Kevin
    KevinSeptember 3, 2011
    Take the free shuttle from The Geffen over to MOCA on Grand.
  • Stefanie W.
    Stefanie W.July 20, 2011
    closed tuesdays & wednesdays!
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SmithJuly 18, 2011
    Super Small
  • K12 Inc
    K12 IncJune 30, 2011
    Did you know? Before MOCA was founded in 1979, Los Angeles was the only major city in the United States without a significant museum devoted exclusively to contemporary art. Read more
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonJune 18, 2011
    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.
  • Oscar G.
    Oscar GutierrezJune 11, 2011
    Beginning June 13, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art will offer free admission every Monday until Aug. 8 http://t.co/G2S88xp Read more
  • Barb T.
    Barb TMay 19, 2011
    Free entry for jury members! You also get a discount at lemonade, the cafe downstairs
  • @SDWIFEY
    @SDWIFEYMay 1, 2011
    They have acquisitions from the "Recent Past." Also found here is Jackson Pollock's "Number 1." Ask about it during a tour.
  • DowntownLA.com
    DowntownLA.comApril 27, 2011
    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. Read more
  • B-Better Hiphop Company
    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.
  • Fiona M.
    Fiona M.March 28, 2011
    don't forget to drop by the little lemonade store.
  • Tory
    ToryMarch 17, 2011
    Free Thursdays 5-8 pm
  • Emily G.
    Emily GFebruary 20, 2011
    Free today!
  • NOWNESS
    NOWNESSOctober 27, 2010
    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. Read more
  • Los Angeles
    Los AngelesOctober 13, 2010
    The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) holds one of the country’s most comprehensive collections of American and European art created since 1940, with more than 5,000 objects
  • Juicy Couture
    Juicy CoutureAugust 16, 2010
    Now under the helm of Jeffrey Deitch, you can expect LA art world explosion, cutting edge emerging artists and contemporary stars.
  • Rebecca T.
    Rebecca TaylorJuly 21, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    One of my fav museums! Known for groundbreaking exhibits and a phenomenal collection of 5,000+ works. Rauschenbergs, Rothkos, & Ruschas, oh my!
  • Katelan J.
    Katelan JeffreysJune 14, 2010
    Want to check out the modern artists works there
  • Cat M.
    Cat MooreMay 5, 2010
    Exciting things a'brewin'...
  • Lorrie A.
    Lorrie AnnApril 27, 2010
    Visit MoCA for "Free Thursday Evenings" every Thursday from 5–8pm Read more
  • Jen T
    Jen TMarch 20, 2010
    Really cool museum, although parking is spendy. Parking in the Disney Hall structure across the street is $9, meters are $4/hr.
  • Sarah V.
    Sarah V.March 6, 2010
    The chocolate paper room smells like donuts. Go inside its amazing.
  • Jeremy F.
    Jeremy FallFebruary 11, 2010
    If you like modern art, this is the museum to go to in LA.
  • John L.
    John LopezJanuary 28, 2010
    Your ticket is also good on the same day at the Geffen Contemporary, about 10 blocks away.
  • Tenniel C.
    Tenniel ChuDecember 26, 2009
    free after 5pm on thursdays,but i recommend getting your membership,worth every penny.
  • Arts C.
    Arts CuratorNovember 19, 2009
    It's free from Nov.15th - 20th Read more
  • Joris D.
    Joris DebeijOctober 23, 2009
    Coolest contemporary art collection of Los Angeles. Small Museum, but always nice collections + cool museum store.
  • Lacey H.
    Lacey HuszczaJune 11, 2009
    is free Thursday evenings 5-8 pm!
  • María O.
    María O SandovalAugust 5, 2015
    Uno de los mejores museos de arte contemporáneo
  • Natsuki F.
    Natsuki FukayamaSeptember 27, 2014
    きょうここにきました〜〜〜
  • Malu D.
    Malu DelgadoJuly 5, 2012
    entrada gratis los jueves de 5 a 8
  • Fer L.
    Fer LeyvaJanuary 7, 2012
    Cierran martes y miércoles !!! :o
  • WATM Magazine
    WATM MagazineJuly 24, 2011
    Le Moca est l'un des plus beaux et complets musées d'art contemporain de la côte Ouest. Un lieu à ne pas manquer si vous êtes de passage à Los Angeles !
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