The Music Center's 50th Anniversary

50 YEARS IN THE MAKING!

  • The Creation of the Music Center: A Historical Timeline

    From the very beginning, The Music Center was envisaged as a cultural focal point, a center of arts and culture for the entire community. See our chronological review of the creation of The Music Center.

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  • Presenting the Best: World-Class Programming at The Music Center

    A place to experience the most innovative and critically-acclaimed performing arts in the nation, The Music Center is a cultural hub that is central to L.A.’s status as the “creative capital” of the world.  

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  • LA’s Leaders for Arts Education: The Music Center and its Resident Companies

    With one of the largest arts education programs in the country, The Music Center advocates for the role of quality arts education as part of the core curriculum for all students in Los Angeles County.

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  • Architecture and Design of The Music Center

    Designed by architect Welton Becket, The Music Center’s three original buildings opened between 1964-1967.  The Walt Disney Concert Hall, Designed by architect Frank Gehry, opened in 2003 as the newest of The Music Center’s four venues.  

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  • Home to the Finest Talent: On The Music Center’s Stages

    A sample of the many talented actors and performers who have graced The Music Center’s stages over the past 50 years.

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  • Trivia and Fun Facts: The Music Center

    Interesting facts about the Music Center's history and campus.

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  • 50 Things to do at The Music Center

    In honor of our 50th Anniversary, we’ve put together a challenge of 50 Things to Do at and around The Music Center. Each time you do something on the list share a photo, video, or just text on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #50ThingsDTLA @musiccenterla.  Each time you share you’ll be entered to win all kinds of prizes – From t-shirts to tickets.  

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