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The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Photo by Marissa Roth, courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

​A former police car warehouse in L.A.'s Little Tokyo Historic District, renovated by the noted California architect Frank Gehry, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (formerly The Temporary Contemporary) opened in 1983. This location offers 40,000 square feet of exhibition space.


Mon 11am - 6pm
Tues Closed
Wed 11am - 6pm
Thur 11am - 8pm
Fri 11am - 6pm
Sat 11am - 5pm
Sun 11am - 5pm


​Members: Free
General Admission (valid all day at both DTLA locations): $12
Students with I.D.: $6
Seniors (65+): $6
Children under 12: Free
Jurors with I.D.: Free

Admission is free every Thursday from 5pm to 8pm, sponsored by Wells Fargo

Getting Here

152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Parking Options

  1. Parking Lot 2
    300 E. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
    $8 flat rate on weekdays. This lot is closed on weekends and after 4pm on weekdays.
  2. Parking Lot 7
    140 N. Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
    $8 flat rate on weekdays. $7 flat rate on weekends.
  3. Metered Street Parking is available on Temple St.

Go Metro And Receive Two-for-one Admission

Going Metro has its rewards! Present your valid TAP card, Metro employee ID, or LA County employee ID at the MOCA Box Office to redeem two-for-one general admission. Certain restrictions apply. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Excludes specially ticketed exhibitions and events.

To plan the route that’s best for you, use the Metro Trip Planner.



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