It’s Fun, Free and Only One Day a Year!

Join us for the 25th anniversary of Museums of the Arroyo Day on Sunday, May 18, 2014, where six museums located in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors — free of charge — from noon to 5 p.m. Each year, thousands of Angelinos have experienced the diverse mix of art, architecture and history of the […]

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“Out of the Vault” for MOTA Day 2014

  What historical goodie will you discover at this year’s MOTA Day? MOTA Day 2014 will feature a collaborative exhibit “Out of the Vaults.” Each museum will showcase an item rarely seen or never before put on display for MOTA DAY!


Capturing MOTA Day

Photographers and videographers love Museums of the Arroyo Day! A few years back, YouTuber Grabshot presented a roundup of MOTA museums. What will you capture at this year’s MOTA Day?  

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Six! Count em! Six MOTA Museums!

Yes it’s true! This year MOTA welcomes back the Historic Southwest Museum  – now the Autry’s Mt. Washington Campus — to participate on May 18, 2014. We’re very excited to have the Southwest — one of the original museums when MOTA was born, 25 years ago in 1989! Stay tuned for more details….