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The Silver Lake Gallery Alliance (SLGA) is a partnership of selected full-time galleries located in the Buroughs surrounding the Silver Lake Reservoir where member galleries are located; Silver Lake, Los Feliz, Echo Park, Atwater and the upper North East (roughly Glassel Park.) The SLGA was formed to create active support and collaboration amongst its members, in order to further the region as an important destination showcasing the next generation of leaders in contemporary art. SLGA will ensure a dynamic, evolving methodology to a rapidly evolving artistic landscape within our community and beyond.

The region a long tradition as a haven of creative pioneers and it is fitting that many galleries have recently moved here to establish their business in this progressive environment. From the earliest beginnings of motion pictures, to the home of famous indie writers and musicians, Silver Lake and the surrounding Buroughs were and continue to be a choice place for many alternative favorites. Some noted personalities include Charles Bukowski, Anais Nin, Beck, Allison Anders, Henry Rollins, Karen O to name a few. The area also has the largest concentration of mid-century modern architecture in Los Angeles, drawing visitors to soak up the climate of this diverse, cutting edge and viable neighborhood.

Visit the SLGA Blog at for gallery updates as well as an interactive guide to dining, theater and recreational activities making “gallery days” a part of everyday life.

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Membership info:

SLGA members are proposed by current members and approved by the SLGA Board. There currently is no regular voting schedule.

New membership is open to full time galleries with a rotating exhibition schedules dedicated exclusively to art. (no mixed use spaces) New members will have a practice that reflects a knowledge of contemporary art, art media and gallery culture in addition to a well conceived program philosophy demonstrated through their exhibition schedule. That's a long way of saying we are interested in focused professional galleries as members.

Beyond membership we also strive recognize and support the artistic diversity of the region as well as great non member art and related activities and often publicize them on our blog. If you would like us to know what you're up to or just say hello please drop us a line at


Silver Lake Gallery Alliance
4017 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90026


Art in the five buroughs of Atwater Village, Echo Park, Silver Lake, and Glassel Park