MOLAA's exhibition TRANSFORMATIONS won a 2017 THEA Award from the Themed Entertainment Association! Congratulations to MOLAA Curator, Carlos Ortega and exhibition participants Felicia Magliula, Lorena Mercado, Rocio Villalobos, Willie Quiñones, and Juan Gonzalez - who received a standing ovation at the elegant black-tie awards ceremony on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. MOLAA took home the award for Museum Exhibit on a Limited Budget and shared the distignusihed honor with other awardees including: the Van Gogh Museum, Shanghai Disneyland, and Universal Studios Theme parks among others.

The prestigious TEA Thea Award is considered one of the attractions industry's greatest honors and reflects the very best the industry has to offer.