Neon Night Walks - Ambassador of Light: Koreatown/ Wilshire Center
Ambassador of Light: Koreatown/ Wilshire Center
Guided by Eric Lynxwiler and Corrie Siegel
Walking Tour- Friday, October 23, 6:00-7:30pm
Walking Tour- Saturday, October 24, 6:00-7:30pm
Walking Tour- Friday, November 6, 6:00-7:30pm
Walking Tour- Saturday, November 7, 6:00-7:30pm
Tickets for in person tours will be $20 for museum members and $25 for general audiences
MONA MEMBER DISCOUNT: Enter MEMBER5 at checkout for $5 off your Neon Night Walk. Your membership will be verified.
Join Urban Anthropologist and Neon Historian Eric Lynxwiler, MONA Board President, and co-author of "Spectacular Illumination: Neon 1925-1965", "Wilshire Boulevard: Grand Concourse of Los Angeles" and "Signs of Life: Los Angeles is The City of Neon" and Executive Director of MONA, Corrie Siegel, for a illuminating journey through the history of Wilshire Center/ Koreatown, as centered through the buildings and signs that surround the former Ambassador Hotel. The hour and a half tour spotlight old Hollywood, political turmoil, and immigrant success. It will be a socially distanced walk available for a maximum of 15 guests. Masks are mandatory, walking shoes are encouraged. The walk will cross over several blocks and almost 2 miles of neon wonderment. An adapted zoom presentation will be available to those who would prefer learning from home.
In person tours will be limited to 15 people, and tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. To ensure the safety of all, guests will be asked to wear masks and maintain distance from people outside of their household/pod during the tour.