Downtown Los Angeles

Occupying a former flour mill, Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles presents art exhibitions, events and learning activities which connect with the local community in a vibrant architectural space.

On View this Spring

‘Jason Rhoades. DRIVE’ is on view through 14 January 2025.

‘Winfred Rembert. Hard Times,’ and ‘Daniel Turner’ are on view through 25 August 2024.

Exhibitions are free to attend. No advance booking necessary.

Plan your visit

The gallery is open Tue – Sun, 11 am – 6 pm

losangeles@hauserwirth.com

On Foot Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles has three main entrances. The primary entrance is located on East 3rd Street. North and South entrances via the Breezeway are located on East 2nd and East 3rd Streets.

By Public Transport Plan your trip using Metro Planner.

By Bike Bicycle racks located on East 3rd Street.

For groups of 10 or more people, Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles offers guided tours Tuesday through Thursday of the exhibitions currently on view. Pre-booking is required. To request a guided tour, please email us at losangeles@hauserwirth.com with your preferred date and time.

Free entry. No booking necessary.

Street parking is available. The following lots are suggested for their proximity to the gallery. Hours and rates may vary. Click here for a map of parking lots and public transportation stops.

  • 222 South Hewitt Street (entrance on East 3rd)

  • 713 East 3rd Street

  • 830 Traction Avenue

  • 606 East 1st Street

All public areas of Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles are wheelchair-accessible. The gallery aims to be as accommodating as possible – if you or member(s) of your group require any special accommodations due to a disability, please contact the gallery in advance of your visit to discuss your requirements.

  • Do not touch or climb on the artworks.

  • Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Dogs on leashes are welcome on site. Dogs are not permitted inside the galleries unless they are service dogs. Please proceed to the Front Desk in South Gallery or the Information Desk in the Courtyard to check in your service dog.

  • For more details about the gallery, garden, learning, events and general site information, please read our Visitor Guide.

What's on in Downtown Los Angeles?

Manuela Restaurant

Situated at the center of Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles, Manuela unites chef, farmer and artist to create an authentic and original dining experience. Under the direction of Executive Chef Kris Tominaga, the menu celebrates seasonal ingredients sourced from the best farms and producers in Southern California.

Named for Manuela Wirth, the restaurant is illuminated and animated by specially commissioned works from artists Paul McCarthy, Mark Bradford and Raymond Pettibon.

The restaurant is available for private hire, as is the Private Dining Room, an intimate space that hosts up to 12 guests.

Brunch: Saturday & Sunday, 10 am – 2.30 pm Lunch: Tuesday – Friday, 11.30 am – 2.30 pm Dinner: Monday – Sunday, 5.30 – 10 pm

To explore private events at Manuela, inquire here

Garden

The garden, a certified Wildlife Habitat as recognized by the National Wildlife Federation, is an oasis within the burgeoning Downtown Los Angeles Arts District. Featuring a chicken coop and beds of herbs and vegetables, which support the onsite restaurant, Manuela – this space aims to integrate community with urban food production and sustainability. The serene and contemplative environment is surrounded by an abundance of street art murals, which have been kept in their original locations, creating a juxtaposition of the site’s local history with its new life. The open-air courtyard and garden won the 2019 Landscape Architecture category of the 49th Los Angeles Architectural Awards.

Shops

ARTBOOK @ Hauser & Wirth Bookstore is a contemporary art and culture bookstore which highlights topical issues throughout the year by presenting a rotating thematic inventory of titles. ARTBOOK carries an extensive selection of magazines in a wide variety of subjects, as well as a large selection of children’s books, critical texts and performance titles. The bookstore also features a comprehensive collection of Hauser & Wirth artists’ titles and exhibition catalogues.

Hauser & Wirth Shop

Explore our online shop for releases from Hauser & Wirth Publishers, the latest issue of Ursula, posters & prints and artists blankets.

Learning at Los Angeles

Learning

At Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles, learning and community engagement are centered around three pillars: community, academic, and career access. The community projects involve local groups, aiming at harder-to reach- demographics. The academic centers around schools and students, while career access bring young people into the gallery’s orbit so they can garner experiences for a job in the arts.

Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles Learning programs aim to instigate a dialogue between the works on view and our diverse audiences – artists, downtown residents, community partners, students, and faculty of Southern California schools and academic institutions.

As a pioneering, multipurpose art center, Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles emphasizes a wide range of activities, including walkthroughs, workshops, screenings, performances, and special events, with an emphasis on sharing the resources of the gallery space for a broad range of family, youth and adult programs.

Community Partners

Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles supports, collaborates and works in partnership with many local and international cultural organizations, museums, nonprofits, and universities: Artbook, Art + Practice, The Broad, California Institute of the Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, Downtown Women’s Center, Garden School Foundation, Hammer Museum,Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art,Los Angeles Public Library,Los Angeles Review of Books,Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles,Piece by Piece, Nest Global, Ramón C. Cortines, School of Visual and Performing Arts, Southern California Institute of Architecture, and WordsUncaged.

Latest news

Cal State LA Student Filmmakers Spotlight Nonprofits Dedicated to Community Empowerment

For the Spring 2024 semester of Community Impact Media, a shared project between the gallery and Cal State LA, student filmmakers drew inspiration from the exhibition RETROaction (part two). Their films illuminate the stories of nonprofits committed to the socioeconomic transformation in South LA communities and organizations advocating for those impacted by the juvenile justice system.

A New Learning Initiative Inspired by the Life and Legacy of Winfred Rembert

On the occasion of late American artist Winfred Rembert’s exhibition ‘Hard Times’ on view in Downtown Los Angeles, ‘Being Unique is a Gift,’ is a new learning inititative in collaboration with the Arts for Healing and Justice Network (AHJN), an organization that provides arts programming to youth impacted by the juvenile justice system.

About Downtown Los Angeles

Hauser & Wirth opened its Los Angeles location in March 2016 in the heart of the burgeoning Downtown Los Angeles Arts District. Occupying a former flour mill, Hauser & Wirth Downtown Los Angeles is a vibrant communal space that links art and architecture with a dynamic events program. In addition to supporting and collaborating with many local and international cultural organizations, nonprofits, and universities, the Los Angeles gallery fosters public dialogue with the arts through a range of activities that engage the city’s diverse population.

Restorations and awards

Located at 901 East 3rd Street, the gallery is situated in the former Globe Mills complex, a collection of historic buildings dating back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The site was restored by Los Angeles real estate company Creative Space LA in consultation with Annabelle Selldorf, Principal of Selldorf Architects. In 2018, Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles was awarded the Chair’s Award, Los Angeles Conservancy’s highest honor recognizing the importance of preserving historic landmarks that make the city unique, and in 2021, Time Out L.A. named the gallery ‘Best Gallery in Los Angeles.’