|ENVISION THE NIGHT
Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. The night is yours to decide. Begin your journey at any one of our 18 participating cultural institutions, where free shuttles will be waiting to transport you to your next destination. Last fall, 28,000 people experienced the excitement of ArtNight. Don't miss the fun this spring.
|1||ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Do you want the cosmetic version or the real deal? Los Angeles Poverty Department, 1985-2016 features archival material drawn from LAPD’s 30-year history of performance and Skid Row advocacy.
|2||ARTCENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
1700 Lida St.
Perceptions of how cities and wilderness interact are changing. Experience how fourteen Los Angeles city-bred artists are reconsidering the meaning and boundaries of nature, in the exhibition Urbanature.
City-funded MiniGrant: the Michael McDaniel Ensemble
|3||ARTCENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
950 S. Raymond Ave.
Explore the rich beauty and history of letterpress typography at Art Center’s Archetype Press. Catch an informative demo, and visit the stunning exhibition Typography Past/Present/Future.
|4||artWORKS TEEN CENTER
2914 E. Walnut St.
artWORKS teens display their talents through live performance, digital stories, and visual arts. An interactive evening that includes hands-on printmaking and screen printing activities.
City-funded MiniGrant: Eclectic Waves with guest student performers
|5||City of Pasadena–City Hall
SIDE STREET PROJECTS
100 N. Garfield Ave.
The City’s NEA-funded Our Town Project “My Pasadena” project with partner Side Street Projects continues. Visit the Side Street mobile outpost, then check out Lions, Tigers, and …, a sound installation that incorporates 1,000 interpretations of Pasadena City Hall’s lions; musical performances by Robert Hilton at 6 and 9 pm; Hands On’Semble at 8 pm; and video projections by Freewaves.
City-funded MiniGrants: Rasheed Ali & Rain People
113 E. Union Street
23 years of Side Street Projects’ Phantom Ball Print Editions: 25 L.A. Artists including John Baldessari, JoAnn Calls, Tim Hawkinson, Martin Kersels, Catherine Opie, John Outterbridge, Steve Roden, Alison Saar, James Welling and more.
|7||JACKIE ROBINSON COMMUNITY CENTER
1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
Learn about the history of African American Art and the legacy of Pasadena and world icons Jackie & Mack Robinson.
City-funded MiniGrant: music by Jazz Zone
|8||KIDSPACE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
480 N Arroyo Blvd.
Enjoy a night of weird and wacky art at Kidspace Children’s Museum! Transform yourself into a piece of living art, become a unicorn and paint a masterpiece with your horn, and create colorful explosions by making your own art rockets!
|9||LIGHT BRINGER PROJECT @ DAY ONE
175 N. Euclid Ave.
Masterpiece Menagerie: See classical and contemporary artworks come to life in 3-D! Be a part of the art experience, with Room 13 creative studios, music, edibles and lights galore.
City-funded MiniGrant: Julie Klima Casey
|10||LINEAGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
89 S. Fair Oaks Ave.
Lineage showcases the performing arts in Old Pasadena, and is the home to the Lineage Dance Company. ArtNight will feature some of Lineage's favorite artists!
City-funded MiniGrant: Lulu and Viv
300 E. Colorado Street
Enjoy exciting rhythms and passionate music as MUSE/IQUE brings Salsa to the Paseo Colorado Garfield Promenade featuring the Granada All Star Band and fun art activities for the whole family.!
|12||NORTON SIMON MUSEUM
411 W. Colorado Blvd.
Enjoy Duchamp to Pop, an exhibition that examines Marcel Duchamp’s potent influence on Pop Art and its leading artists, among them Andy Warhol and Ed Ruscha.
|13||PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
100 N. Hill Ave.
Live music all night at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music! Explore multiple venues on PCM's campus while enjoying continuous classical, multicultural, and interactive performances!
|14||PASADENA MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA ART
490 E. Union St.
Explore California Faience's decorative tiles, vessels, and sculptures; William S. Rice's woodblock prints; and Robert Cremean's challenging oeuvre—then tour Kenny Scharf's Kosmic Krylon Garage.
|15||PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
470 W. Walnut St.
View the beauty of textiles inspired by trends worldwide in two exhibitions - Crossing the Atlantic Quilt by Quilt and Strings Attached: Tradition Meets Contemporary Woven Art
City-funded MiniGrant: Straw Boys Celtic music
|16||PUSD AT THE SHOPS ON LAKE
345 S. Lake Ave.
626.396.3600 ext 88129
No Boundaries 11 showcases the talents of Pasadena Unified students. Over 400 artworks are on view representing every school and accompanied by lively musical performances.
City-funded MiniGrant: The Staff Lounge and guest student performers
|17||SHUMEI ARTS COUNCIL
2430 E. Colorado Blvd.
Enjoy sensational Japanese drumming by Makoto Taiko at 6:15, 7:15, 8:15, or 9:15 PM. Visit our fun crafts corner and create Ghibli Japanese animation characters with felt!
City-funded MiniGrant: Makoto Taiko
|18||USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM
46 N. Los Robles Ave.
Enjoy a free evening of Asian and Pacific Islander art, music and food. Explore the Museum's new exhibition, Royal Taste, the Art of Princely Courts in Fifteen-Century China.
City-funded MiniGrant: Sino US Performing Arts Organization with Bei Bei He & Henry Li
|EXPERIENCE ART NIGHT|
Free shuttles run all evening with stops at each venue. Park at any one venue and ride to the others.
Pasadena Transit 10 runs along Colorado Boulevard and Green Street until 8 p.m. Information at pasadenatransit.net.
For information on accessibility and/or to request written materials in alternative formats, please call the City of Pasadena at (626) 744-7249.
Top image courtesy of Room 13.