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Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)

628 Alamitos Ave. Long Beach, CA 90802 | Long Beach | 562-437-1689

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Dedicated to promoting Latin American Art, the museum houses a permanent collection of 20 internationally recognized works of art, each from a different part of Latin America, and 900 other works of art - painting, sculpture, works on paper and photography. The art represents 340 Latin American artists from 20 countries. Touring exhibitions change frequently.


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