Arts District

Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (ICALA)

Founded in 1984 as the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMoA) and reestablished in 2017 with a new identity and home in Downtown Los Angeles, ICA LA builds upon a distinguished history of bold curatorial vision and innovative programming to illuminate the important untold stories and emerging voices in contemporary art and culture. The museum’s 12,700 square-foot renovated industrial building—designed by wHY Architecture under the leadership of Kulapat Yantrasast—features ample space for exhibitions, public programs, retail pop-ups, integrated offices, and special projects.

ICA LA’s mission is to support art that sparks the pleasure of discovery and challenges the way we see and experience the world, ourselves, and each other. ICA LA is committed to upending hierarchies of race, class, gender, and culture. Through exhibitions, education programs, and community partnerships, ICA LA fosters critique of the familiar and empathy with the different.

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Telephone: (213) 928-0833

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Hours

Wednesday 11am-7pm
Thursday 11am-7pm
Friday 11am-7pm
Saturday 11am-6pm
Sunday 11am-6pm

Suggested Parking

1-hour FREE onsite parking is now available at ICA LA

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Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (ICALA)
1717 1717 E 7th St
Los Angeles, CA 90021