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ADCA Is Coming to Life!

Arts District Center for the Arts Logologo-exchange-gold_128x94Help us celebrate and preprare our new home, ADCA (the Arts District Center for the Arts)! Imagine the ADCA brimming with a season of cutting edge theater productions, exhibitions & installations, artistic panels and reading series, teaching workshops and film screenings—all brought to you by the arts organizations of the LA Arts DistrictWhat do you envision?  We are thrilled to announce the center will open April 2016.

New LADADSpace video about who we are and what we do.

The ADCA will enliven Los Angeles’ urban center and enhance the lives of urban Angelenos: promoting cultural tourism and affirming Los Angeles as a true world capital of arts and culture in the 21st Century” — José  Huizar Councilmember 14th District

Sneak Preview of the New ADCA

The ADCA will consist of an art gallery and a 99 seat state-of-the-art theater/screening space.  This cultural gem will become the center of an arts complex that includes affordable artists’ housing and an exhibition space atop the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) as part of the One Santa Fe Development in the downtown Arts District.

Thanks to all who supported us in 2014!

In 2014, we started a new mural program for at risk youth, supported playwrights, developed affordable artist housing, sponsored the 4th neighborhood planning workshop with local stake holders, received a NEA grant, and are laying the ground work for the Paul McCarthy opening at our new home the ADCA.  Read all the juicy details here! ADCA Year in Review 2014


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We participate in a neighborhood planning summit each year which helps ensure that the local artists have a say in how the growth of the area develops.

What is your Vision for the Arts District?

Submit your ideas for your ideal neighborhood for a chance to win local art & tasty eats!

Uncommon Ideas

Your Favorites?

Help us design the brand new Arts District Center for the Arts (ADCA) programing!  We want to serve the artists and organizations of DTLA.

Help us make the best of our funding and resources.

Take a second to tell us about what you want!

ADCA Programming Survey

23 Murals Project

We are using our long standing relationships with local property owners in the neighborhood to organize the addition of 23 new murals in the neighborhood.

What artists would you love to see?

Submit your vision for a mural or tell us what artitsts can’t be left out!

Mural Suggestions

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