The Music Center's Venues & Spaces

The Music Center brings the performing arts to life all in one place; with iconic and historic theaters and concert halls and public outdoor spaces, housed on a beautiful campus.

Ahmanson Theatre

The Ahmanson Theatre opened in 1967, three years after the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, with a state-of-the-art configuration to provide variable seating capacity and accommodating a diverse selection of performances, from the intimate to the spectacular. LEARN MORE ›

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the first and largest theater of The Music Center, was built in 1964 and designed by Welton Becket using a “Total Design” aesthetic. LEARN MORE ›

Mark Taper Forum

The Mark Taper Forum also opened in 1967 and is The Music Center’s most intimate theater. LEARN MORE ›

Walt Disney Concert Hall

Considered to be an architectural masterpiece by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, the Walt Disney Concert Hall is a modern marvel and Los Angeles icon. LEARN MORE ›

Grand Park

Located in the heart of Downtown L.A. between The Music Center and City Hall, Grand Park is the Park for Everyone. LEARN MORE ›

Jerry Moss Plaza

The Jerry Moss Plaza is a beautiful 35,000 square-foot outdoor urban oasis and destination for arts and community programming. Following a 20-month $41 million renovation, the new plaza re-opened in August 2019 and was named the Jerry Moss Plaza in October 2020 following a $25 million gift from philanthropists Tina and Jerry Moss. LEARN MORE ›

Other Outdoor Venues

The Music Center campus provides an outdoor destination for performing arts activities and community programs. Its vibrant collection of outdoor theaters, plazas and gardens provide a place for Angelenos to get-together and enjoy outstanding performances and free events. LEARN MORE ›