The Markaz, Arts Center for the Greater Middle East
1626 N. Wilcox Ave, Suite 702
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Tel: 310.657.5511
Fax: 310.657.5522
Media Inquiries only: 310.402.8866

We are an independent not-for-profit organization that presents the arts and cultures of the Middle East and North Africa. We include majority and minority cultures stretching from Morocco in the west to Afghanistan in the east.



  • SUMMER HOURS during events as posted
  • Arabic Classes, Persian Classes, Turkish Classes¬†¬†

New classes and workshops are being added regularly. If you don't see a class you'd like to take, please note that you may be one of several people with similar educational interests. Call for info, 310.657.5511.

We hold meetings and classes at diverse locations around town, and organize public programs throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties.For information about holding your event at The Markaz, call the number above.