Los Angeles Arts Month

LA Arts Month The City of Los Angeles has declared January 2009 as Arts Month, encouraging L.A. residents to explore the wide range of visual & performing arts opportunities throughout the city.

The Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Commission, LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau and Arts for LA are coordinating this campaign to point Angelenos toward opportunities to make, enjoy and support arts in L.A.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Department of Cultural Affairs Executive Director Olga Garay, art collector & actor Cheech Marin and other local luminaries launched the initiative on January 6th at the Japanese American National Museum (check out the LA Times article).

To participate in LA Arts Month as an organization or feature it on your website, please go to LAArtsMonth.com. You can tag your event on ExperienceLA.com to add it to the Arts Month calendar or add an RSS feed to your website. For a list of cultural institutions already participating in LA Arts Month, click here to view the names & web addresses on DiscoverLosAngeles.com.