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The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Photo by Elon Schoenholz, 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 Closed
Tues Closed
Wed Closed
Thur Closed
Fri Closed
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

The exhibition galleries at The Geffen Contemporary are currently closed for installation.

The adjacent WAREHOUSE at The Geffen remains open Tues - Sun during regular museum hours.


General admission: Free
General admission to MOCA is free courtesy of Carolyn Clark Powers.
Special Exhibitions: 
General: $18
Seniors and students: $10
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free
EBT cardholders: Free

Getting Here

152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

MOCA encourages the use of public transportation; please use the Metro Trip Planner to plan your visit.

Parking Options

  1. Parking Lot 7
    140 N. Judge John Aiso St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
    Lot 7 is a $9 flat rate.
  2. Metered Street Parking is available on Temple St.


General Information: 213/626-6222 or email

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