Museums in L.A. this week: ‘Inside the Walt Disney Archives’ at the Bowers Museum and more

An animation cel of Donald Duck is among the items on display in the exhibition "Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic" at Santa Ana's Bowers Museum.
(Holly Brobst / Walt Disney Archives)

Here is a list of museum shows in L.A. for March 1-8:


OaxaCAlifornia: Through the Experience of the Duo Tlacolulokos Eight murals co-created by Oaxacan artists Dario Canul and Cosijoesa Cernas explore cultural duality. Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. Starts Sun.; ends Dec. Closed Mon.-Tue. $7, $10; under 12, free. (562) 437-1689.

Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic The story of the movie studio, media company and theme-park empire is told in more than 400 objects including original artwork, costumes, props. Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana. Starts Sat.; ends Aug. 30. Closed Mon. Special exhibition prices, with timed entry: $20, $25; ages 3-11, $5. (714) 567-3600.

For the record:

9:46 AM, Mar. 03, 2020An earlier version of this post neglected to mention that “Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic” at the Bowers Museum is a specially-ticketed exhibition, with timed entry and prices ranging from $5-$25.

Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders Participatory exhibition features art, music, dance and more. Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave., Little Tokyo, downtown L.A. Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.