the Watts Towers Arts Center

homage to Simon Rodia by other artists


Joop Beljon

1965 That summer the first sculptors symposium in the United States was organized on the campus of California State University at Long Beach. One of the participants was the Dutch sculptor Joop Beljon

Edward Landler and Brad Byer

Brad Byer, Rodia’s great-nephew, and filmmaker Edward Landler's film.

Noah Haytin

Homage to Simon Rodia, who built the Watts Towers.

Jolino Beserra

Homage to Simon Rodia and the Watts Towers by Jolino Beserra.

The Cultural Affairs Department, through the Watts Towers Arts Center, provides diverse cultural enrichment programming through tours, lectures, changing exhibits and studio workshops for both teachers and school children. Each year, thousands of people are attracted to the Towers' site for the Simon Rodia Watts Towers Jazz Festival and the Watts Towers Day of the Drum Festival.
For further information on the Watts Towers of Simon Rodia located at 1761-1765 East 107th Street call the
Cultural Affairs Department (213) 473-8493 or
the Watts Towers Arts Center and tours
call (213) 847-4646 fax (323) 564 7030
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e-mail cadwattsctr@earthlink.net

Accommodations for disabilities are available upon 72-hour notice for department events/programs. Information in alternative formats also is available upon request.
Call +1 (213) 473-8343 or TDD (213) 473-8339.


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