Since its establishment in 1965, this museum has been dedicated to the collection of important works of art from different periods and cultures, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of Los Angeles and its diverse population.
The museum's mission is to serve the public by collecting, preserving, displaying and interpreting significant works of art from a wide variety of cultures and historical periods, and by translating these collections into meaningful, educational, intellectual and cultural experiences for as many audiences as possible.
The LACMA Museum is especially identified with its Japanese art exhibition, which displays paintings, sculptures and embroidery as well as various stories. In addition to this, you can see works of art from all over the world, including American, South American and Korean art, works from the ancient world and modern art.
In the permanent displays you can see paintings, photos, and illustrations by famous and important artists. Among the works you can see here are works by Claude Monet, Cezanne, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Diego Rivera and more.