Partners 2018-08-27T15:25:25+00:00



Angels Gate Cultural Center

Angels Gate Cultural Center and ESMoA partnered in October 2017 during the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Angels Gate Cultural Center brings art and culture to the community through interactive classes, gallery exhibits of both local and international artists, professional artists’ studios, art education programs in the schools, and cultural events



Automobile Driving Museum (ADM)

The ADM and ESMoA partnered in several educational special events to promote STEAM.The El Segundo Automobile Driving Museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit and ride in historic vehicles. They use their collection to present educational opportunities and displays that illustrate the aesthetic, engineering and cultural evolution of the automobile.



Awkward Family Photos

Awkward Family Photos and ESMoA partnered in February 2018 for the creation of Experience 33: AWKWARD. Childhood friends Mike and Doug began the blog in May 2009 after Mike saw an awkward vacation photo hung in his parents’ house. Realizing there were probably plenty of other people out there with their own awkward family images, the two friends decided to create a friendly place where everyone could come together and share their uncomfortable family moments. It now receives millions of hits daily and submissions from around the world.



Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design

Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design and ESMoA partnered in October 2017 during the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design showcases regional, national, and international established and emerging artists, connecting their work to the Otis community and the public at large through exhibitions, programming, and publications.



El Segundo Scene

The El Segundo Scene and ESMoA partnered on June 2018 for the official launch of the magazine and they still partner every month to create an updated overview of the upcoming events. The El Segundo Scene is a monthly magazine providing high-quality coverage of El Segundo’s art, music, culture, and community. Editorial coverage includes local visual art, performing art, public art, fine art, culinary art, photography, children’s artwork, food and wine culture, craft brewing, car culture, and more.



The Getty Research Institute

The Getty Research Institute and ESMoA partnered in 2014. Rare Book curator David Brafman curated Experience 11: SCRATCH. The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts and their various histories through its expertise, active collecting program, public programs, institutional collaborations, exhibitions, publications, digital services, and residential scholars programs. Its Research Library and Special Collections of rare materials and digital resources serve an international community of scholars and the interested public


Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting and ESMoA partnered in 2016 during the Experience 25: BRAIN. Once every year, about 30 Nobel Laureates convene in Lindau to meet the next generation of leading scientists: 500-600 undergraduates, PhD students, and post-doc researchers from all over the world. The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings foster the exchange among scientists of different generations, cultures, and disciplines



Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

LACMA and ESMoA partnered in 2015.  Director Michael Govan and assistant curator Nana Bahlman of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art created Experience 17: STUDIO and the book “Studio”. Since its inception in 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, in addition to representing Los Angeles’s uniquely diverse population. Today LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes nearly 130,000 objects dating from antiquity to the present, encompassing the geographic world and nearly the entire history of art.


Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)

MOLAA and ESMoa partnered in October 2017 during the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. The Museum of Latin American Art expands knowledge and appreciation of modern and contemporary Latin American art through its Collection, ground-breaking Exhibitions, stimulating Educational Programs, and engaging Cultural Events.


mlp-logo-vector_fullMychal’s Learning Place

Mychal’s Learning Place and ESMoA have been collaborating on internships opportunities for young adults with developmental delays since 2013. To learn more about the Mychal’s / ESMoA Internship Program, please click here. Mychal’s Learning Place believes that children and adults with developmental disabilities deserve to be challenged with opportunities that build self-esteem and independence, creating long term success for life. In doing so, they encourage each child and adult to develop their individual talents and the skills necessary for them to interact and contribute to society. Mychal’s Learning Place believes that no disability should ever hinder the growth, passion, success, or independence of those who are willing to try.


Old Town Music Hall

Old Town Music Hall and ESMoA partnered in November 2013 for Experience 06: ELVIS-WHO? Old Town Music Hall is a treasured cultural landmark located in El Segundo. Since 1968, Old Town Music Hall has been showing vintage silent and sound films, and presenting live concerts by some of the world’s finest performers of jazz, ragtime, and popular music from the past.



OTIS College of Art and Design

OTIS College of Art and Design and ESMoA partnered since 2013 for the coordination of the Artist in Residence Program. Established in 1918, Otis College of Art and Design is a non-profit 501(c)3 institution and national leader in art and design education. The College mission is to prepare diverse students of art and design to enrich our world through their creativity, skill, and vision. Alumni and faculty are Fulbright, MacArthur, and Guggenheim grant recipients, Oscar awardees, legendary costume designers, leaders of contemporary art movements, entrepreneurs, and design stars at Apple, Abercrombie & Fitch, Pixar, DreamWorks, Mattel, Nike, and Disney.


Royal Drawing School of London

The Royal Drawing School of London and ESMoA partnered since 2015 for the coordination of the Artist in Residence Program. The Royal Drawing School is an educational organization and registered charity in the London Borough of Hackney in England. It was founded in 2000 by the Prince of Wales as The Prince’s Drawing School and received its current name in 2014. The aim of the Royal Drawing School is to raise the standard and profile of drawing through teaching and practice. It is one of only a few institutions in the world offering in-depth, quality tuition for those who wish to develop their observational drawing skills.


Torrance Art Museum (TAM)

TAM and ESMoA partnered in October 2017 during the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Through its emphasis on contemporary artistic expression in Southern California and globally, the Torrance Art Museum brings together visual artists and community members; fosters personal and civic well being by inspiring understanding and appreciation of the visual arts; promotes meaningful experiences in the arts to strengthen creative and critical thinking skills; and builds bridges between the visual arts and other disciplines in the humanities and sciences.


University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach

ESMoA and the University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach partnered in October 2017 during the Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. The University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach creates exhibitions and education programs that provide space for critical interpretation of contemporary and modern art and culture.



The Wende Museum

The Wende Museum and ESMoA partnered in 2013 and 2016. Founder and Executive Director Justin Jampol and Chief curator Joes Siegel of the Wende Museum created Experience 5: FAME and Experience 21: PLAN. Wende Museum preserves Cold War art, culture, and history from the Soviet Bloc countries, inspires a broad understanding of the period, and explores its enduring legacy. The Museum’s location in Los Angeles provides independence and critical distance from current political debates in Europe, and also facilitates the questioning of preconceived ideas about our past and present. Moreover, the Museum’s physical remoteness from Central and Eastern Europe has enabled it to attract significant artifacts and collections that might otherwise have been destroyed as a result of emotional and political reactions.