The Neutra VDL Studio and Residences is under the stewardship of the College of Environmental Design (ENV) and Department of Architecture (CPP ARC) at Cal Poly Pomona.
The Neutra VDL House II is open for tours on Saturdays from 11am to 3pm ––– There is no need to contact us ahead of time to make an appointment. Tours are given by Cal Poly Pomona Architecture students and are typically 30 minutes long. There is street parking in front of the house. Last tour starts at 2:30pm.
Tours are $15/person for adults, $10 for seniors/students/faculty. Tours are free for children under 15, press, museum curators, and Cal Poly Pomona students, faculty and staff. All proceeds from the tours go towards the maintenance and restoration of the house. Note that we only take credit cards (no cash or checks).
Due to Cal Poly Pomona's holiday and exam schedule the Neutra VDL House Is closed some Saturdays. Holidays when VDL is closed include: New Years, Spring Break, Memorial Day weekend, 4th of July weekend, Labor Day weekend, Veterans Day weekend, Thanksgiving, and the December holidays.
In 2020, the Neutra VDL House will be closed the following Saturdays ––– January 4, February 8, March 28, April 4, May 23, July 4, August 29, November 28, and December 19 & 26. Note that on February 8 we will be closed from 11-3pm, but we will be open for Shio Kusaka's installation from 3-6pm.
The house is located at 2300 Silver Lake Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90039.
The VDL House is also used for cultural events and, once a year, we host an artist-in-residence. Artists live at the house and create an original in-situ installation. Installations are up for a period of 1-2 months. Our next artist in residence will be Shio Kusaka, opening on February 8. Prior installations were created by Santiago Borja (2010), Xavier Veilhan (2012), Bryony Roberts (2013), Competing Utopias with the Wende Museum (2014), Luis Callejas (2015), Les Frères Chapuisat (2016), Tu casa es mi casa - Frida Escobedo, Pedro y Juana, Tezontle (2017), BLESS (2018), and Mark Cottle (2019). For more information about upcoming events and past artist-in-residence installation visit our Programs page.
To discuss a possible joint cultural or arts (public) event e-mail Director Sarah Lorenzen, sarah[at]neutra-vdl.org. Specify date(s), type of event and provide a phone number or e-mail address to facilitate communication of terms and conditions.
Location Filming at VDL ––– If you are interested in doing a film or photo shoot at VDL please contact Meyler & Co, 213-627-5717. They will discuss rules and pricing. All proceeds from photo and film shoots are used towards the restoration of the house.