The best museums in Los Angeles aren’t all in the city. Many of them are to the south in Orange County or smaller towns to the east.
It’s home to one of the largest private collections ever amassed, featuring over 12,000 pieces.
When it opened in the 1950s, it mainly featured modern art from the local California scene.
MOLAA in Long Beach is the only art museum in the United States dedicated solely to modern and contemporary Latino and Latin American art.
Though not strictly an art museum, the museum’s collection includes many artworks by Japanese Americans.
The OCMA has over 4,500 works in its permanent collection. Their focus is on twentieth and twenty-first-century artists with some nexus to California.