Public Art: PST LA/LA

MFLA served as fiscal agent for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a vast, collaborative exhibition of Latin American and Latino art. We partnered with the Getty Foundation and the City’s Department of Cultural Affairs to pull off a one-of-a-kind exposition.

From September 2017 to January 2018, the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibit showcased Latin American art throughout L.A.

The Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time is an unprecedented collaborative project to showcase the arts in Los Angeles.

In fall 2011, a first set of exhibitions told the story of how our city’s art scene began. For four months starting September 2017, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA featured dozens of exciting events and exhibitions across the region.

The Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles was fiscal agent for the collaboration, an ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art. As the city’s demographics evolve, public art provides a window into L.A.’s past and a look at its many possible futures. It’s also an opportunity to make L.A. a more beautiful place.

To support Pacific Standard Time, the Getty Foundation hired 110 Multicultural Graduate Interns from across L.A. County, representing the city’s diverse communities and cultures. The Fund is proud to have supported the 2016 summer interns as they pursue community-centered careers in the arts, organizing, film, and many others besides.


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110 Multicultural interns focused on careers in the arts and creative economy of Los Angeles.
Thousands of visitors flocked to the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Condemned to be Modern exhibition.

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Department of Cultural Affairs
Getty Foundation

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