Fall and Winter Magic in Gloria Molina Grand Park

A warm welcome to the changing seasons as we deepen roots one gathering at a time. +++++++++++++++++++++   MAKE YOUR MARK IN THE PARK // SUN OCT 2 // 11AM – 4PM.  Presented in partnership with Ryman Arts as part of the global initiative The Big Draw. The concept is simple: drawing, doodling, simple expression […]

PAPER AIRPLANE Takes Flight in Gloria Molina Grand Park

  Yay! The Paper Airplane shade structure has landed in Gloria Molina Grand Park! An example of public art with a practical purpose, the structure can be moved and relocated to “take flight” in any area of Gloria Molina Grand Park. Artists Dean Sherriff and Elenita Torres came up with the concept of the giant paper airplanes, […]

Beat Swap Meet at Gloria Molina Grand Park

The final event of 4 Days of Hip-Hop Dance at Gloria Molina Grand Park and the Music Center is the Beat Swap Meet on Sunday June 19th. Coming on the heels of the Ain’t No Half Steppin’  panel, Sleepless at The Music Center’s Walt Disney Concert Hall and Compagnie Käfig at The Music Center’s Dorothy […]

Ain’t No Half Steppin’ at Gloria Molina Grand Park

On Thursday June 16th at 6pm, in Olive Court at Gloria Molina Grand Park, the dynamic panel “Ain’t No Half Steppin,” thoroughly educated and entertained the crowd of b-boys, b-girls, Angelenos and passerby’s who stopped to listen the panelists break down the evolution of street dance. The tone was immediately set by Gloria Molina Grand […]

Literary L.A.: Places, Spaces and Faces

It’s almost time for the 4th DOWNTOWN BOOKFEST here at Gloria Molina Grand Park. This year, there have been even more ways to celebrate literature than ever with #SpringtimeReads. Look forward to bookshops, kid’s performances, readings, and panels – all of which center around Los Angeles and the theme “Places, Spaces and Faces.” It goes without saying, the […]

#SPRINGTIMEREADS: For the Love of Lit

The smells of Spring are in the air. The sights of flowers are in bloom. Young couples finding new love are everywhere you look. But at Gloria Molina Grand Park, the love of literature abounds. To celebrate this literary season, the Park presents SPRINGTIME READS, a series encompassing a multitude of free literary events for […]

Calder Greenwood: The Artist + The Environment

Every April 22nd, the world takes a day to honor and celebrate that planet we all call home. As people celebrate the connection between themselves and the environment, a sense of peace and love flourishes. Here in DTLA, we celebrate with EARTH DAY LA as Gloria Molina Grand Park, The Music Center and the Department of Water and […]


Gloria Molina Grand Park has a new landmark on the way… The results are in! L.A. has chosen the design to make A COOLER Gloria Molina Grand Park. Soon, Paper Airplane will soar over Olive Court. Artists Elenita Torres and Dean Sherriff have created a whimsical vision, inspired by both Gloria Molina Grand Park and the […]

L.A., which do you LOVE?

Thanks to the Goldhirsh Foundation’s My LA2050 Grants Challenge to make Los Angeles the best place to play, Gloria Molina Grand Park is piloting the installation of a permanent shade structure featuring the design of a local artist at The Park for Everyone in Downtown Los Angeles. Over 50 submissions were received from L.A. artists. Now […]

Springtime in Gloria Molina Grand Park

Events that focus on mind, body and spirit sprout in Gloria Molina Grand Park, with invitations to explore the nooks and crannies of the park for everyone. Gloria Molina Grand Park’S SPRINGTIME READS launches a season of free reading and writing activities, creating interesting places and ways for bookworms of all ages to indulge in their passion […]