Over 5,000 Visitors Celebrate Launch of Free General Admission at MOCA

Courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)/Sean MacGillivray

Left to right: Klaus Biesenbach, MOCA Director, Carolyn Clark Powers, MOCA Board President and Mayor Eric Garcetti.

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 11)–MOCA kicks off its free general admission with a daylong festival. Over 5,000 visitors joined Saturday’s cultural celebration at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in launch of its free general admission. 

The free family-friendly celebration at both MOCA locations, MOCA Grand Avenue and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, featured performances, music, art-making activities, food, and more. 

Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Carolyn Clark Powers, MOCA Board President and Klaus Biesenbach, MOCA Director in the ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated with MOCA’s friends and neighbors to welcome everyone into this new and exciting chapter of art for all. 

General admission to MOCA is now free courtesy of Carolyn Clark Powers’ generous donation of $10 million dollars. The celebration included talking tours; a screening of Ulysses Jenkins, Dream City; DJ sets by Directory Assistance; a performance by TAIKOPROJECT; hands-on workshops; and Self Help Graphics & Art’s Barrio Mobile Art Studio. Plus, games, food trucks, complimentary My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream, and more! A free shuttle transported visitors between MOCA’s two locations. 

For more information visit moca.org

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