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One Museum. Three Locations.

Welcome to The Museum of Contemporary Art. With two distinct venues—MOCA Grand Avenue and The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA—and Michael Heizer’s seminal artwork Double Negative (1969-70) in the Nevada desert, we engage audiences through an ambitious program of exhibitions, educational programs, and publishing.




Advance ticket reservations are now available! Tickets will be released every two weeks on Tuesday at noon.

All visitors, including members, need to get advance timed-entry tickets online. Tickets cannot be reserved on-site. Phone reservations are available at the MOCA Box Office by calling 213-633-5351 between the hours of 11am-5pm Thursday—Sunday. General admission to MOCA is free courtesy of Carolyn Clark Powers.

Effective September 30, 2021, MOCA will require that all visitors age 12 and older show proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test taken within 48 hours prior to visit. 

FULLY VACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

You are considered fully vaccinated if you are:


What counts as proof of vaccination? You must provide both:


UNVACCINATED INDIVIDUALS

What counts as proof of a negative COVID-19 test? You must provide both:


Both rapid and PCR tests are accepted. Un-proctored home tests will not be accepted.

The above policy is subject to revision at any time.

Protecting the health and well-being of our staff and visitors is our top priority. We require all staff and visitors to wear a face mask when entering the museum and to maintain a six-foot distance from anyone outside of their own household at all times. Please note that group reservations are not permitted at this time, in compliance with LA County Public Health orders.






MOCA Grand Avenue
Opens at 11am

250 South Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
Opens at 11am

152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

WAREHOUSE at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
Closed Today

152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Double Negative
Open

Mormon Mesa, Overton, Nevada

Hours

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

All visitors must reserve in advance a timed-entry online ticket.

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

Double Negative (1969) by artist Michael Heizer is on view 24/7, 365 days a year. 

Admission

General admission: Free

Special Exhibitions: General: $18
Seniors and students: $10
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

General admission: Free

Special Exhibitions: General: $18
Seniors and students: $10
Members: Free
Children under 12: Free

Admission to WAREHOUSE at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA is always free.

Admission to Double Negative by artist Michael Heizer is always free.

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Dos and Don'ts at MOCA


VISITOR CODE OF CONDUCT


The Museum of Contemporary Art is committed to making the experience of art accessible. We welcome and serve all visitors in an inclusive and safe environment. To ensure all visitors have a safe and memorable experience, we ask staff and visitors to be considerate of others as we share this space. If you need assistance, see something odd, or just need to borrow a pencil, please let a Gallery Attendant (MOCA staff wearing all black) know how we can help.

We ask everyone to adhere to the following guidelines:

Let’s stay safe together! Please respect our staff and your fellow art lovers!

Please enjoy our artwork with your eyes! However, please keep two feet of distance from all works of art. Even a slight touch can damage the surface so we ask that you leave touching the art to the professionals. If artwork is interactive, we’ll be sure to let you know. Help us protect the artwork for future generations of visitors!

Adult supervision of all children is required. Young children may not be carried on the shoulders, but strollers are welcome and available for check-out at the reception or lobby desk. Please inquire in the lobby for a Family Guide to use with your children as you go through the exhibition!

Food, drinks, backpacks (even if they are purses), and large bags are not allowed in the museum, and we cannot hold them for you. Due to COVID-19 prevention measures, MOCA staff will not handle or store these items. Kindly leave them behind prior to your visit. We appreciate you helping us keep the Museum clean and safe for our visitors and staff.

Photos are welcome in the museum! Just please turn off your flash and put away your tripods, selfie sticks, stabilizers, gimbals, or any equipment that extends the reach of your camera. We only ask that you do not photograph any security equipment, emergency exits, or staff members without consent.

Shirts and shoes please. We ask that all guests wear appropriate attire as they enjoy the museum.

We love pencils! All guests are permitted to take notes and make sketches in the galleries using pencils. Please keep ink, charcoal, markers, oils, and other liquid media at home or safely stowed away.

Service animals are welcome at MOCA. Please note that pets and emotional support animals are not permitted. We are happy to accommodate ADA Service Animals in our galleries.

Wheelchairs are available for check-out at the reception or lobby desk. Just inquire with a friendly MOCA Gallery Attendant when you arrive on-site. Wheelchairs will be wiped down with sanitizing supplies between uses.

MOCA reserves the right to refuse admission, control occupancy, or eject/remove any person for any reason without refund, including violating the code of conduct or exhibiting unsafe, inappropriate, or disruptive behavior, or behavior likely to cause damage. Willful violation of the Code of Conduct will result in the person being given a warning by MOCA staff or security and asked to cease and discontinue the behavior immediately. MOCA reserves the right to take immediate action at its sole discretion.

MOCA is a member of the Safe Space Alliance. We do not tolerate violence, bullying, or hate speech towards the LGBTQI+ community.


GROUP VISITS & TOURS

MOCA is currently not accepting reservations for group visits or tours. MOCA has taken specific measures to keep our visitors and staff healthy and safe. We have been monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19) closely, and in line with the guidelines from state and local public health authorities we are currently not booking special tours or group reservations until restrictions change. MOCA Grand Avenue galleries and WAREHOUSE at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA are currently closed. Please continue to check our website for any additional updates.

 
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE


We are happy to schedule American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters for special tours, lectures, and other talk-focused public programs with two weeks' notice. Request an interpreter by emailing visitorengagement@moca.org.


Annual Closures
Closed Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.


MOCA &…

MOCA members enjoy perks and discounts at some of our favorite DTLA vendors— all you have to do is show your MOCA membership card. Come visit and try them all!

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