Neighborhood Outreach

LACMA participates in a variety of free community events such as music festivals, street fairs, job fairs, and other gatherings. Mark your calendars for these upcoming virtual events. These listings are updated regularly.


Home and Community: Musical Traditions with Quetzal Family Trio

Fri, Sep 15 | 4 pm | Online Event | Free 

Join LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes for a live conversation and performance by Quetzal Flores, wife Martha Gonzalez, and their 15-year-old son Sandino as they share an intimate repertoire of original music and home and community traditions. Details at

An Interactive Virtual Event: World Arts Day

Wed, Sep 16 | 6 pm | Online Event | Free 

Join the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State L.A. and discover art forms from around the world at World Arts Day. This dynamic interaction will highlight the cultures and ethnicities of the city of Los Angeles with special focus on the rich cultural and artistic traditions of Mexican Independence Day. As the preeminent arts center east of Downtown Los Angeles, the Luckman Fine Arts Complex will provide context for the development of imaginative and artistic expression and the discovery of new cultures while cultivating an appreciation for the arts. Details at

Los Angeles Libros Festival

Sat, Sep 26 | 10 am–5 pm  | Online Event | Free 

Join LA Central Library in celebrating the second annual Los Angeles Libros Festival, a free bilingual book festival that the whole family can experience together. The festival will feature workshops, storytelling, musical performances, international and local authors, books, and additional activities that all ages can enjoy. Details at

L.A. Times Festival of Books

Sat, Oct 3 and Sun, Oct 4 | 10 am–6 pm  | Online Event | Free 

Join the Los Angeles Times, in partnership with USC, in celebrating its 25th annual Festival of Books. The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has become a world-renowned experience since 1996 in gathering poets, writers, filmmakers, artists, musicians, and emerging storytellers like no other. It has become the largest festival of its kind in the United States with over 150,000 in attendance. Details at festivalofbooks