World class cultural attractions are located throughout Los Angeles, which has more museums than any other city in America. Downtown L.A.’s Exposition Park includes the California Science Center, the Natural History Museum and the California African American Museum. Museum Row features the LA County Museum of Art, the La Brea Tar Pits and the Petersen Automotive Museum. The collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum can be viewed at the Getty Center in Brentwood and the Getty Villa in Malibu. Pasadena is home to the Norton Simon Museum and the Pacific Asia Museum, while history buffs can tour the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum in Simi Valley. L.A.’s thriving gallery scene can be experienced in Chinatown, Bergamot Station and the NoHo Arts District, as well as monthly art walks.

Museum & Gallery Highlights

Dec 13

NELAArt Second Saturday Night

Highland Park and surrounding areas

Dec 14

Metro Art Moves

Union Station

Dec 28

Leimert Park Art Walk

Leimert Park

Jan 2

PMCA123 in January

Pasadena Museum of California Art

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