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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 1996
The City Council today set aside $300,000 for the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture, which will open early next year at 1st and Main streets in downtown Los Angeles. State Sen. Charles Calderon (D-Montebello) is chairman of the private nonprofit museum. He said the city money will be paired with $650,000 in public funds from the state. "I'm here on a labor of love," Calderon said. "We created this entity at a time when there was less and less contributions to nonprofit functions . . .
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January 26, 2003 | Christopher Reynolds
The Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture is still without a permanent home, but the organization does count 122 items in its permanent collection, and will have most of them in display through Feb. 28 in its temporary home across the street from Los Angeles City Hall. The museum, now housed next to the city-owned Los Angeles Mall's food court at 201 N. Los Angeles St.
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 26, 2003 | Christopher Reynolds
The Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture is still without a permanent home, but the organization does count 122 items in its permanent collection, and will have most of them in display through Feb. 28 in its temporary home across the street from Los Angeles City Hall. The museum, now housed next to the city-owned Los Angeles Mall's food court at 201 N. Los Angeles St.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2001 | LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the ongoing attempt to salvage the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture, its board of trustees has restructured itself and accepted the resignation of board president and museum founding father Charles Calderon. The financially strapped institution, which opened its doors in 1998, has not mounted an exhibition or presented other public programming since August, when claims surfaced indicating that the museum was out of money and owed nearly $500,000 to creditors and employees.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 2000 | LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two years after opening its doors, the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture in downtown Los Angeles is facing serious financial difficulties. It has been operating in the red for at least four months--unable to pay its staff of 12 and some of its creditors. Although the museum will not reveal the exact amount of its debt, employees and others who have come forward say several hundred thousand dollars is owed them.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 24, 1995 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
After a decade of dreams, the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture has put its name on a building in Downtown Los Angeles. Signs that formerly identified the facility at 112 S. Main St. as a Bank of America branch are shrouded in dark fabric, while the museum announces itself in big black letters on a 93-foot-long facade. "It might not look like much to anyone who walks in off the street, but to us, it's home," said California state Sen. Charles M.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 7, 2001 | LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the ongoing attempt to salvage the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture, its board of trustees has restructured itself and accepted the resignation of board president and museum founding father Charles Calderon. The financially strapped institution, which opened its doors in 1998, has not mounted an exhibition or presented other public programming since August, when claims surfaced indicating that the museum was out of money and owed nearly $500,000 to creditors and employees.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 30, 2000 | Judy Silber, (714) 966-5988
The Anaheim Museum is hosting an exhibit about the life of Cesar Chavez until April 7. On loan from the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture in downtown Los Angeles, "An American Leader, Cesar E." features photographs of the late labor leader spanning 30 years, plus historical commentary. The exhibit will then go to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. The Anaheim Museum is at 241 S. Anaheim Blvd. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
NEWS
August 4, 1999
HISTORY "Women in Aviation," a seminar followed by a flight demonstration with a B-25. Air Museum, Chino. Saturday, 10 a.m. (909) 597-3722. CULTURE "A Portable Homeland, 100 Years of Mexican Chromo Art Calendars." Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture, L.A. (213) 626-7600. LIFESTYLE Saturday has been declared "National Admit You're Happy Day." You can vote on history's 10 happiest events: http://www.sohp.com. WORKSHOP Try more than 25 musical instruments at a workshop called "Chrominance."
NEWS
May 5, 2005 | Don Shirley
The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-0 Wednesday to discard the results of a 2003 process that sought a management company for downtown's Los Angeles Theatre Center. Yet developer Tom Gilmore, whose proposal finished first in the preliminary results of that process, was optimistic after the vote. He had feared that the council would also move toward turning over LATC to a partnership between Latino Theater Company and the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 2000 | LORENZA MUNOZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two years after opening its doors, the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture in downtown Los Angeles is facing serious financial difficulties. It has been operating in the red for at least four months--unable to pay its staff of 12 and some of its creditors. Although the museum will not reveal the exact amount of its debt, employees and others who have come forward say several hundred thousand dollars is owed them.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 5, 1996
The City Council today set aside $300,000 for the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture, which will open early next year at 1st and Main streets in downtown Los Angeles. State Sen. Charles Calderon (D-Montebello) is chairman of the private nonprofit museum. He said the city money will be paired with $650,000 in public funds from the state. "I'm here on a labor of love," Calderon said. "We created this entity at a time when there was less and less contributions to nonprofit functions . . .
ENTERTAINMENT
June 24, 1995 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES ART WRITER
After a decade of dreams, the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture has put its name on a building in Downtown Los Angeles. Signs that formerly identified the facility at 112 S. Main St. as a Bank of America branch are shrouded in dark fabric, while the museum announces itself in big black letters on a 93-foot-long facade. "It might not look like much to anyone who walks in off the street, but to us, it's home," said California state Sen. Charles M.
NEWS
March 28, 1991
* Frank H. Cruz, a former Los Angeles television reporter and general manager of KVEA Channel 52, envisions the Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture as a showcase for Latinos' heritage and their contributions to America. Cruz has been appointed executive director of the museum with the responsibility of turning the dream into reality. Cruz hopes the new museum will be "a vehicle of great pride" in the Latino community, as well as an informational resource for non-Latinos.
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