Discover Angels Gate Cultural Center

Angels Gate Cultural Center is a unique and vibrant contemporary arts center that serves as a cultural hub for the community of San Pedro and the greater Los Angeles area.

Blues Bird (exhibition)

Blues-Birds, curated by FLOOD. Steven Speciale and the Loyola High School Music Appreciation Students. Photo by Jose Cordon.

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soundpedro: Mingle, 2023. Photo by Jordan Rodriguez.

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Notions of Place exhibition on Open Studios Day, 2023. Photo by Jose Cordon.

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A workshop in the printmaking studio. Photo by Jose Cordon.

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Other Places art fair (OPaf) in AGCC’s battery, 2022. Photo by Jose Cordon.

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Guests attending Ganas De Existir in AGCC’s gallery. Photo by AGCC staff.

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Artists at Building J on Open Studios Day, 2022. Photo by Jose Cordon.

Angels Gate Cultural Center is dedicated to promoting the arts and supporting the development of emerging and established artists. 

Opening Reception – Displacing Structures

Opening Reception – Displacing Structures

June 22, 2024 - 2pm to 4pm

Opening Reception – UPEND Female Experience and Activism

Opening Reception – UPEND Female Experience and Activism

June 22, 2024 - 2pm to 4pm

Our mission is to provide space for artists to work and to engage community through arts education, exhibitions of contemporary art, and cultural events.

Studio Artist June Edmonds. Photo by Chris Warmald.

Studio Artist Beth Elliott exhibits her work at Open Studios Day Fall 2022. Photo by Jose Cordone.

We support the creative and professional development of local artists by providing space to work and create.

Angels Gate Cultural Center’s flagship program provides affordable studio space to emerging and established artists in the Los Angeles area. Studio artists are given opportunities to participate in a variety of programs and events, including exhibitions, artist talks, and workshops. Learn more about our studio artist program.

Inspire your inner artist.

We offer a variety of community classes that are open to the public. These classes cover a range of mediums and techniques and are designed to be accessible to people of all skill levels.

In the Gallery

AGCC hosts exhibitions of contemporary art throughout the year, featuring the work of local, national, and international artists. We showcase a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, and more.

Displacing Structures

Displacing Structures

June 22

- August 17, 2024

UPEND Female Experience and Activism

UPEND Female Experience and Activism

June 22

- August 17, 2024

Explore art together.

Angels Gate is a great place to explore the arts together as a family. AGCC offers a range of programs and events that are suitable for families with children.

Artist-Teacher Ms. Gloria Sanchez with her Arts + Exploration Field Trip class in Spring of 2023.

Artist-Teacher Carlo Zafranco leads a Family Art Workshop at Open Studios Day Spring 2023. Photo by Jose Cordone.

We develop and implement arts-based learning opportunities for students and communities.

Through the Artists-in-Classrooms (AIC) program at Angels Gate, we work with local artists to bring art instruction into schools and other community settings, providing students, teachers, and our local community with the opportunity to engage with the arts in a meaningful way.  Learn more about our Arts Education programming here.