our mission

The mission of the Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College is to serve as a unique educational resource for the diverse audiences of the college and the community through the exhibition, interpretation, collection, and preservation of works in all media of the visual arts.


Soul Mining

Soul Mining looks broadly at the influence of Asian labor and culture in the Americas with artists from Latin America, the United States and Asia, exploring the body and soul of forced migrations.

Mariana Yampolsky: Photographs from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Mexican photographer Mariana Yampolsky (1925–2002) captured the beauty and desolation of Mexico and its history. American born, she moved to Mexico at the age of 19 and built an artistic practice honoring the cultural, natural, and architectural elements that fed her spiritually and inspired her to become a Mexican citizen.

Passing Through the Underworld: Egyptian Art from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

This exhibition, drawn from LACMA’s permanent collection, presents an introduction to Egyptian art with a focus on myth and funerary practice. The exhibition features coffins, a mummy, and mummy masks, along with objects from Egyptian tombs.

Rafael Cardenas: Backyard Tableaux

Rafael Cardenas, known for his compelling street photography, presents a selection of new works capturing backyard scenes across the eastside of Los Angeles.

The 1968 Walkouts: Selections From UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Collections

This exhibition of photographs, newspapers, and ephemera examines the 1968 walkouts–the first of their kind to confront injustice and inequity in the United States public school system.

Permanent Collection

Works on view from our permanent collection hail from around the world, and include Pre-Columbian ceramics and textiles from Mexico, Central America and Peru, Modern Mexican masters and Contemporary Art.


Admissions is free and we are open to the public.


  • TUE: 12-4
  • WED: 12-4
  • THU: 12-7
  • FRI: 12-4
  • SAT: 12-4

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