The Southwest Museum is the first and oldest Museum in Los Angeles. It has the history of our roots, our culture and our legacy.
It is a great educational tool that schools like Arroyo Seco Museum Magnet School would use as part of the school wide curriculum. Their students would learn the history, the exhibits and become Junior Docents and educate the community. That is no longer possible.
The Southwest Museum is part of the "Three Castles on the Hill in the City of Los Angeles. The Getty Museum shows our humanism, our nature. The Griffith Observatory is our connection to the stars and the universe. The Southwest Museum has the history of our roots, our culture and our legacy.
Los Angeles' Southwest Museum is an artifact worth saving: Closed since 2006, its world-class collection of Native American art lies mostly in storage. To learn more follow the link http://articles.latimes.com/2011/jul/01/local/la-me-0701-tobar-20110701
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