MOCA – Museum of Contemporary Art

(Main Grand Avenue site as well as MOCA Geffen Contemporary on Central Avenue)

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About MOCA

Address: 250 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (for main MOCA Museum on Grand) and 152 N Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012 (for Geffen Contemporary at MOCA) which is 10 blocks away from the main Grand Avenue location.
Phone: 213-621-2766
Hours: Mon. 11a-6p / Tues. Closed / Weds. 11a-6p / Thurs. 11a-8p / Fri. 11a-6p / Sat. 11a-5p. These are the hours at both the Grand location and Geffen Contemporary.
Admission: $15 general admission grants you access to both locations including MOCA on Grand Avenue and Geffen Contemporary if you visit on same day. This dual visitation offer also applies for students and seniors. It’s $8 for students with I.D. $10 for Seniors 65+ Children under 12: Free. Jurors with I.D.: Free.
Free Admission Dates/Times: Every Thursday from 5p to 8p admission is free at both sites.
Ongoing Admission Deal: Tap card or Metro employee card or L.A. County employee I.D. allows for 2 for 1 admission at all times. This doesn’t apply for special exhibition tickets or if you’re already using the student or senior discount.

Where can I park for MOCA?

FOR MAIN MUSEUM ON GRAND: MOCA only validates for parking at Walt Disney Concert Hall. 111 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Validate your parking card at MOCA and pay only $9.00. There is a large lot across the street from MOCA at 221 S Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 as well. This lot is also behind the Broad Museum. MOCA does not validate for that one unless you’re going to Broad and MOCA in one day. Also, within .2 miles is a lot at 338 S Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 which is around $17.00. There is valet assist at this lot and you may have to leave your keys with the attendant. Another lot down the street .3 miles away is 601 W 5th St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 which has an $18 dollar parking fee. You may be asked to leave your keys with the valet if parking gets full.

FOR GEFFEN CONTEMPORARY AT MOCA ON CENTRAL AVENUE: There is parking available near the front of the entrance to the museum, Parking Lot 7 at 140 Judge John Aiso Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. $9 flat rate on weekdays. $7.00 flat rate on weekends and after 4p on weekdays. Parking Lot 2 at 300 E Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 $9.00 flat rate on weekdays. This lot is closed on weekends and after 4p on weekdays. Metered street parking is available on Temple Street.

Remember to check out our main L.A. Museum Guide page.

What’s in the regular collection at MOCA?

Currently on view in MOCA’s regular collection is Man with Folded Arms (1962) by Roy Lichtenstein, Night Landscape (1955) by Louise Nevelson, No. 61 (Rust and Blue) (1953) by Mark Rothko, Capricorn (1948-1963) by Max Ernst, Six Crimee (1982) by Jean-Michel Basquiat, Pillar of Delay (1961) by Morris Louis, Cubi III (1961) by David Smith and The American Desert (for Chuck Jones) (2002) by Mungo Thomson.

What are the upcoming special exhibitions at MOCA?


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