Free Admission Sunday at Museum of Latin American Art - see INFO below. The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) was founded in 1996 in Long Beach, California and serves the greater Los Angeles area. MOLAA is the only museum in the United States dedicated to modern and contemporary Latin American and Latino art. Since its inception, MOLAA has doubled its size and added a 15,000 sq. ft. sculpture garden. Its permanent collection now numbers over 1,600 works of art. The Museum is located in the citys rapidly developing East Village Arts District. Between 1913 and 1918 the site that the Museum now occupies was home to the Balboa Amusement Producing Company, then the Worlds most productive and innovative silent film studio. Before there was a Hollywood, Balboa was the king of the silver screen, producing as much as 20,000 feet of negative film a week. MISSION: The Museum of Latin American Art expands knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art through its Collection, ground-breaking Exhibitions, stimulating Educational Programs, and engaging Cultural Events. VISION STATEMENT: The nations leading museum of modern and contemporary Latin American art and culture. We are Engaging We are Unique We are Intellectually Stimulating We are Relevant to Diverse Communities We are Alive with Culture! More Info below.