It’s Fun, Free and Only One Day a Year!

Join us for the 26th anniversary of Museums of the Arroyo Day on Sunday, May 17, 2015, where six museums located in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors — free of charge — from noon to 5 p.m. Each year, thousands of Angelinos have experienced the diverse mix of art, architecture and history of the […]

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Explore great architecture, historical discoveries, family fun and entertainment at six local museums all for free at Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day on May 17, 2015. Learn Victorian dances, make adobe bricks, check out a Civil War encampment, climb into a retired LAPD helicopter, attend a Rancho fashion show and discover what continues to […]


Save the Date for MOTA 2015!

Mark your calendars for Museums of the Arroyo Day 2015 – Sunday, May 17. From noon – 5 pm (last museum entrance at 4pm) , you can explore all the MOTA museums for free with free shuttles connecting all. Stay tuned for more details!


Sew Cranky to Demonstrate at Heritage Square

Get your “hands on history” when Sew Cranky shows off their collection of hand crank sewing machines that were used in the later part of the 1800s through the 1950s. Guests will be able to touch and use these beautiful unique machines to create a small piece of “hand cranked” history on MOTA Day!