Culver City

Culver City Travel Guide

From its trendy digs in West LA’s Culver City Art District, the Walter Maciel Gallery showcases the works of emerging to mid-career contemporary artists.

Modeled after the 18th-century cabinet of curiosities, this unique museum is housed in an unassuming two-story building on Venice Boulevard.

Occupying one of the biggest spaces in Culver City’s Art District, Blum and Poe fills its multi-level, 21,000-square-foot digs with a roster of major international artists, including Florian Maier-Aichen, Banks Violette, and Chiho Aoshima.

Sicily-born chef Celestino Drago originally opened Dolce Forno Bakery (“sweet oven") to supply bread to sister restaurants, Enoteca Drago, Il Pastaio, and Drago Centro.

Blocks from The Grove in Hollywood, Empiric got its start as a printmaking studio 15 years ago. Derived from the word empirical, this home décor shop specialized in mid-century modern furnishings.

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One of the first artists to set up a public viewing space in Culver City, Gregg Fleishman’s studio displays a rotating body of work, all of it grounded in geometry and functionality. Items are organized into three main areas—structures, furniture, and vehicles.

Located in Culver City's old Helms Bakery building (1931), this spacious warehouse is home to the largest furniture collection in L.A. and has contributed to a number of TV and film sets, including No Strings Attached and TLC's Mad About the House.

Royal/T in Culver City is a cafe, contemporary art gallery, and shop all in one—and al united by a love of Japan. Staff wear coquettish maid uniforms as a form of cosplay (costume play) popularized in Japan, and the walls of the bright, high-ceiling cafe are often adorned with Anime.

Billing itself "the seminal spot for contemporary art in Los Angeles,"  LAXART on La Cienega provides an independent, non-profit venue for experimental and public art.

Situated in the Culver City art district, this gallery is the namesake of Studio Pali Fekete Architects (SPF:a), the design firm responsible for renovating landmarks like Hollywood’s Pantages Theater and Malibu’s Getty Villa. Established in 2005, the gallery occupies 2,200 square feet on the main

Not your ordinary flower shop, Dandelion Ranch makes by-appointment-only custom floral arrangements for weddings, events, and retail. The florist of choice for many LA restaurants, DR allows for each flower’s integrity and natural movement when crafting its designs.

Marked only by a neon Cocktail sign, this low-key bar is somewhat hidden on the eastern end of the Culver City art district. The interior resembles a minimalist gallery, with a concrete floor and wood-paneled walls hung with local artwork.