CIACLA is a centre for the promotion of leading Irish Contemporary Visual Art,
Film, Music, Culture and Performance in Los Angeles.

CIACLA promotes Contemporary Irish Culture through a multidisciplinary programme, in collaboration  with local and international cultural partnerships. CIACLA is focused on developing a creative platform to support and challenge Irish artists, working across the disciplines of Visual Art, Film, Music, Culture and Performance, as a means of promoting Irish culture in Los Angeles.

CIACLA is led by Matthew Nevin & Ciara Scanlan of MART Gallery & Studios Dublin, with support from the Government of Ireland: Emigrant Support Programme.  

Visual Art

Promoting established and emerging Contemporary Irish Visual Artists, living locally and abroad that challenge traditional methods, concepts and subjects.

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See It - Pitch Your Work


Showcasing leading Performance artists working in live art, who create and present an ephemeral art experience..

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Get in touch to Perform


Providing a unique setting to present cutting edge feature and short length Film from innovative Irish filmmakers.

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Screen Your Film


A platform for contemporary Irish Music acts to perform and be showcased to the local music industry.

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Get Heard - Perform


An alternative space for innovative and exciting Irish Theatre to engage with new audiences.


Engage with us


A space to read and purchase emerging & established contemporary Irish Literature.


Showcase your work

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