The Collaborative

Welcome to The Collaborative; a project of the Arts Council for Long Beach and MOLAA.

Image Credit: El tono/The Throne, 2007 Niels Moleiro
Image Credit: El trono/The Throne, 2007. Niels Moleiro

A Year of Cuba presented by Museum of Latin American Art.

In 2014, MOLAA celebrates Cuba through art exhiitions, concerts and a museum organized trip to the island. In the galleries, the celebration started with Fabelo's Anatomy an exhibition featuring the imaginative drawing and deft brushwork of Roberto Fabelo. The Museum continues its Cuban focus with Esterio Segura's first solo U.S. museum exhibition in November, and a members trip to Cuba in in December. MOLAA closes the year with this exhibition featuring the work of Cuban emire Luis Cruz Azaceta.

Luis Cruz Azaceta (b. Cuba, 1942) immigrated to the United States in 1960. His large-scale works emply bright color and a focus on texture as he embraces a variety of themes, from persona crisis to broader social issues. While working in the U.S., his works have addressed the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the devestation of New Orleans by Hurricane Karina and recently, mass shootings and domestic terroris, amon other topics in genral his works focus on humanity and awakening a sese of compassion in the viewer.

About The Collaborative:

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Photo Credit: Jason Stabile

The Collaborative, a public art project of the Arts Council for Long Beach and the Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA), presents exhibitions that raise awareness of both emerging artists and innovative approaches to art. This unique partnership is made possible with the support of Lyon Communities and Gallery 421.

The Collaborative
421 West Broadway
Long Beach, CA 90802

Hours of Operation

Tuesday through Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m, Sunday by appointment. 

Phone:  (562) 590-9119

Admission to The Collaborative is free. Two hours free parking available with The Collaborative validation.

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