FAQs


FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 protocols when attending the show?

Yes. IN LINE WITH LA CITY’S NEW MASK MANDATE, FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED IN OUR VENUE FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS, INCLUDING THOSE WHO ARE FULLY VACCINATED. YOU MAY ONLY REMOVE YOUR MASK WHEN EATING OR DRINKING.

Patrons and visitors must be seated at a table or positioned at a stationary counter or dining place while eating or drinking indoors.
No food or beverage is allowed outside of the designated food & beverage areas.

Can I buy tickets at the door?

Yes, you can either purchase tickets at the door or online. We recommend purchasing your tickets online to avoid possible queues at the ticketing counter. You can buy tickets here.

How do I get in with my online ticket?

You can either bring a printed copy of your ticket which will be scanned at the door, or you can show it on your mobile device.

Are purchased tickets refundable?

Our policy is that all ticket purchases are non-refundable. If you detect an error in the transaction, please contact us and we will review it.

Are discounts available to museum members and docents?

Partnering museum members can receive a 50% discount on tickets at the door with their museum membership card. Docents get 50% off General Admission with their docent ID.

Do children get in free?

Each child requires a regular ticket for admission, except infants and toddlers under the age of two.

Can I attend the Opening Night Premiere Party?

Yes, you can attend by purchasing Opening Night Tickets here.

Where do I park?

Parking is available at the Convention Center or adjacent lots, with parking fees ranging
from $25 and up. Parking maps can be downloaded at https://www.laartshow.com/directions/

Is there coat/bag check?

No, we do not offer a service for checked items such as coats, bags, or bulky items.

How do I become a VIP member?

VIP Red Card membership is primarily open to art patrons and collectors, curators, museum directors, and gallery owners. Please email [email protected] with membership questions and requests.

What are the benefits to VIP membership?

Your membership entitles you and a guest to a host of exclusive privileges.

VIP membership includes:

  • Access to our password-protected VIP website
  • Invitation to the Special Collectors’ Preview, Thursday, July 29 (6PM – 7PM)
  • Early entrance to our Opening Night Premiere Party, Thursday, July 29 (7PM -11PM)
    and Special VIP Show Hours (10AM – 12PM) on all regular show days
  • First opportunity to view and purchase art
  • Invitation to parties and events reserved for VIPs
  • Access to the VIP Lounge during regular show days and hours
  • Unlimited admission to the LA Art Show during regular show days and hours

Are cameras allowed?

Yes. You may take pictures of your favorite works but it’s polite to check with the gallery owners first. Please do not distract them if they are with a client.

Can I bring my sketchbook?

Sketchbooks are not permitted in the show.

Can I bring art to be appraised?

No outside artwork is allowed in the show.

If I am an artist, can I show my portfolio to galleries?

No, you may not. You are welcome to take a business card and contact any gallery at a later date.

How do I become an exhibitor at the show?

The show is open to galleries only, not individual artists. There is a selection process after you submit an application online. Applications for our summer show are now closed. Please check back later for when applications are open for LA Art Show 2022, January 19 -23 at the LA Convention Center.

Are we able to ship our purchased art directly from the show?

Yes, most galleries can make the necessary shipping arrangements.

Are dogs allowed?

Only service dogs, with proper documentation, are allowed in the show.

Are there wheelchairs for rent?

The LA Convention Center medics office will provide a limited number of wheelchairs free of charge, on a first come, first served basis.