California African American Museum

600 State Dr, Exhibition Park, Los Angeles, CA 90037

213-744-7432

Museum Website

First open to the public during the 1984 Olympics, the Museum occupies a 44,000 square foot facility including 3 exhibition galleries and a 14,000 square foot glass ceiling courtyard. 

Exhibits focus on the history, art, and culture of African Americans with an emphasis on California and the western United States.

Exhibitions & Dates

  • Gary Simmons: Fade to Black

    Jul 12 2017 - Dec 31 2019

    Site-specific large-scale wall works

  • The Liberator

    Mar 20 2019 - Sep 9 2019

    Early 20th-century newspaper sheds light on the expansion of Los Angeles' African American community

  • Adia Millett: Breaking Patterns

    Feb 5 2019 - Aug 25 2019

    Works delve into identity, personal memory, and collective history

  • Men of Change

    Feb 5 2019 - Apr 28 2019

    Profiles of twenty-four revolutionary African American men