ESMoA is Temporarily Closed
In an effort to ensure a safe and healthy environment for our community, our staff and our visitors, and to inhibit the spread of the COVID-19 virus, ESMoA will temporarily close to the public, beginning immediately. We will continue to monitor the situation and assess the need for the continued closure of ESMoA’s spaces. Please refer to our website and social media for updates.
Being an art laboratory with the mission of Spreading the Spark of Creativity, ESMoA Staff is committed to be creative and to offer, whenever possible, online programs and activities.
Stay tuned on www.esmoa.org!
We hope to see everyone back at ESMoA soon.
ESMoA is closed to the public Monday through Wednesday, but it is open for educational and special events by advance appointment.
ESMoA is closed between Experiences. Please check Experience dates and times carefully before planning to visit ESMoA.
ESMoA will be closed on the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
- December 22 through December 31, 2020
Admission to ESMoA is FREE.
ESMoA is located in El Segundo, only 2 miles from LAX Airport at:
DRIVING TO ESMoA
Take the I-105 W until the end, continue onto Imperial Hwy, and turn left onto Main Street. ESMoA will be on your left at the intersection between Main Street and Franklin Street.
- ESMoA is located at 208 Main St., El Segundo, CA 90245.
- We recommend parking in one of the free city lots on Grand Ave. or top of the parking garage attached to the 99 cent store. The entrance to the parking garage is on Grand Ave. Street parking is available for free in 2-hour increments.
- The closest metro stop is El Segundo Station (the Green Line) and is about a 20-minute walk or a five-minute Lyft ride.
- ESMoA does not have a bike rack and we cannot guarantee bike parking at ESMoA.
During open hours an Educator will be available to discuss the artworks and answer questions you may have. Schools and groups of 10 people or more can book private tours upon appointment.
ESMoA believes in Spreading the Spark of Creativity to visitors of all ages and abilities. ESMoA seeks to establish a safe, welcoming, and respectful environment to ensure the widest range of people will enjoy, learn from, and be inspired by their visit to the art lab.
ESMoA wants to help you make the most of your visit. Please contact us at 424 277 1010 or [email protected] in advance of your visit for any special assistance you may need. Kindly write “Visit” in the subject line.
Building Accessibility. ESMoA’s main entrance is wheelchair accessible. The entrance door is always open during open hours and is to be considered the accessible emergency exit. When ESMoA is closed to the public, an accessible doorbell is located on the right entrance wall.
All ESMoA gallery and public spaces are wheelchair accessible.
Service Animals. Service animals are welcome at ESMoA.
Restrooms. There are two accessible restrooms at ESMoA. Family/Personal restrooms are located at the end of the ESMoA gallery. Baby- changing facilities are available in one of the bathrooms.
Parking. ESMoA does not have any automobile parking facilities. Please refer to the City of El Segundo website for information on accessible parking.
Visual Impairments. Ipads with large print descriptions of the artworks are available upon request.
Seating and Resting Areas. Seating is provided in the gallery space. Additional chairs can be added upon request.
Cameras. Still photography is permitted in ESMoA for private, non-commercial use. The use of flash photography and/or tripods is prohibited at all times. For inquiries related to press or commercial filming/ photography opportunities at ESMoA, please contact [email protected]
Photography/Video Policy. As a visitor to ESMoA, you hereby grant to ESMoA the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish photographs or video of you for ESMoA publications, electronic reproductions (websites, social media) and/or promotional materials or any other purpose and in any manner or medium. In addition, you grant permission to alter the same without restriction: and to copyright the same.
You further acknowledge that by entering the property of ESMoA that your participation is voluntary and you will not receive financial compensation of any type associated with the taking or publication of photographs and or videos or participation in company marketing materials or other publications. You acknowledge and agree that publication of said photos and or videos confers no rights of ownership or royalties whatsoever.
You hereby release ESMoA, its contractors, its employees, and any third parties involved in the creation or publication of marketing materials, from liability for any claims by you or any third party in connection with your participation.
Food and drinks. Food and drink are not allowed in ESMoA.
Pets. Pets are not allowed, only animals defined by the ADA as Service Animals are allowed into ESMoA.
Sketching. Sketching is permitted in the ESMoA gallery. You may write down notes or sketch in the gallery, using dry media approved by ESMoA staff. Please refrain from leaning against walls or glass cases while sketching.