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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Gallery currently open?

No, to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus and to keep the public and staff safe by limiting exposure, the Department of Cultural Affairs has temporarily closed its public facilities, including the Gallery. However, the Gallery remains virtually operational and access to our exhibitions, programs, and more can be experienced by visiting our website at (lamag.org).

Is entry to the Gallery free?

Yes, admission to the Gallery is free. Due restrictions related to the Coronavirus, access to our current exhibition can be found by visiting (lamag.org).

How do I propose an exhibition at the Gallery?

LAMAG does not accept direct exhibition proposals through the Gallery. All artist opportunities, including the COLA Fellowship program, are administered by the City of Los Angeles DCA Grants Division. Please visit (this link) for more information.

I am a member of the press/media, who can I contact?

For press/media inquiries, please contact us at lamagpress@lacity.org.

Is LAMAG connected to Hollyhock House?

Both the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and Hollyhock House are operated by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs. Hollyhock House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built between 1919 and 1921. The LAMAG building was designed by Arthur Stephens and Dennis Wehmueller and completed in 1971.

Where is the Barnsdall Art Center / Junior Art Center?

The Junior Art Center is directly south of LAMAG. If you are exiting the gallery, you would make a left, and go down the ramp. There are multiple rooms but there is an office where you can get more information.

Is the park wheelchair accessible?

Yes, all venues at the park are handicap accessible and there are designated parking spaces at the top of the hill in the Hollyhock House motor court (see map).

Are picnics and alcohol allowed in the park?

You are welcome to enjoy your picnic at the park with non-alcoholic beverages. Alcohol is not allowed on the grounds of public parks in Los Angeles. Please do not stake umbrellas, tents or any other objects into the ground.

Can I let my dog play off the leash in the park?

In common with other Los Angeles city parks, licensed dogs must be held on a leash at all times while in the Park. (Ord. No. 153,027)

Can I film or video in the park?

All requests for filming on the grounds at Barnsdall Park must be submitted to the Department of Recreation and Parks Film Office – phone 323.644.6220.

Can I fly my drone over the park?

No, unmanned aerial vehicles are not allowed to operate from, or over the Park.

How do I report broken lights etc. in the park?

Please report all maintenance issues to the City’s mobile app – http://m.laparks.org/

What if I see inappropriate behavior in the park?

The LAPD’s non-emergency crime number is 877.275.5273. The LAPD monitors Barnsdall Art Park from their Hollywood Community Police Station – phone 213.972.2971.

I have general questions about the park. Who do I contact?

For all general inquiries regarding Barnsdall Art Park, please contact barnsdallartpark@lacity.org.