PRINT Summer 1964

The Municipal Art Gallery

THE LOS ANGELES MUNICIPAL ART DEPARTMENT is composed of four activities:

1. An architectural submission section devoted to the review of plans for all municipal structures.

2. A Cultural Heritage Board which designates cultural monuments for preservation within the City limits.

3. A Bureau of Music sponsoring the community choruses, voice scholarships, band and chamber concerts and special musical events.

4. The Art Section which inventories all City-owned art works, maintains a modest permanent collection and operates two galleries—the Tower on the 25th Floor of the City Hall and the more publicized Municipal Art Gallery in Barnsdall Park.

Dedicated to community service and public participation, the exhibition program at the Municipal Art Gallery, which was constructed in 1954 after plans by Frank Lloyd Wright for his touring “Sixty Years of Living Architecture,” has been varied and ambitious

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