Friday, March 14, 2014, 6-10 PM
Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. Last fall, 14,000 people experienced the excitement of ArtNight! Click HERE to download the Spring ArtNight Brochure. Para información en español, haga clic aquí.
Armory Center for the Arts
Caught Looking: Simone Gad, Tracy Nakayama, Ruby Neri, Lauralee Pope, Mary Weatherford features paintings by artists who have taught or led workshops during the Armory’s 25-year history.
Minigrant Recipient: Slade Bellum & the Box Stompers
Food Truck: Heirloom LA
Food Truck: Kogi BBQ

Art Center College of Design
RAY EAMES in the Spotlight examines the lifelong artistic pursuits of 20th century design icon, Ray Eames—the wife and design partner in the celebrated team of Charles and Ray Eames.


artWORKS Teen Center
Experience teens' art, music, new media and digital stories, while touring the recording studio and participating in free family art-making workshops. artWORKS is a collaboration of Learning Works, the Armory Center for the Arts and Flintridge Center.
Minigrant Recipient: Daniel Castledine Jazz Quartet
Food Truck: Tacos Titos

Kidspace Children’s Museum
Paint a truck with a hands-on collaborative Kidspace mural on the MobileMuralLab. Enjoy the beat with Rhythm Child and drumming experiences.

Light Bringer Project at Day One
Experience Sensory Overload by exploring the arts through your six senses. You will see, smell, taste, touch, hear and sense your way through an outdoor art adventure.
Minigrant Recipient: Yohei Shikano
Food Truck: Slammin' Sliders
Lineage Performing Art Center
Join Lineage Dance Company for an evening of contemporary and classical dance and live music. See your favorite Lineage works, as well as new pieces.
Minigrant Recipient: George Ramirez
With a flatbed truck as our stage, street grooves and symphonic sounds collide for a dance party, MUSE/IQUE style, on the Plaza of the Civic. Set times are 6:15, 7:30, and 8:45pm.
Norton Simon Museum
Enjoy centuries of masterpieces from our permanent collection. Highlights include works by Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Degas and Picasso, plus sculpture from India and Southeast Asia.

Offramp Gallery
Susan Sironi: Forget Me Not includes skillfully cut books that have been transformed into awe-inspiring 3-D collages that fascinate with their complex architecture and
rich imagery.

Minigrant Recipient: Unpopable Balloon Bass Band

Pasadena City Hall
City hall is the hub for all the ArtNight shuttles, as well as a site of lively musical entertainment.
Minigrant Recipient: Who Can Sleep
Pasadena Museum of California Art
See paintings and murals in Picturing Mexico: Alfredo Ramos Martínez in California, politically-charged prints in Serigrafía, and the poignant installation Flora Kao: Homestead.
Food Truck: Don Chow
Food Truck: Palazzolo Gelato

Pasadena Museum of History
Discover amazing Pasadena images and stories in exhibits celebrating The Colorado Street Bridge Centennial and Pasadena’s aviation history—Kites, Wings, & Other Flying Things.
Minigrant Recipient: Nikki Kelly
Food Truck: Pie N' Burger
The Pasadena Playhouse
Lend your talent to assisting with Pasadena's first community-written play or become part of Petra Eiko’s interactive The Green Heart.
Pasadena Unified School District
No Boundaries 9 showcases the talents of Pasadena Unified students. Over 400 artworks are on view, representing every school and accompanied by lively performances at Paseo Colorado.
Minigrant Recipient: Go Public / Staff Lounge

Shumei Arts Council
The dynamic drumming performance by Makoto Taiko starts at 6:15, 7:15, 8:15, and 9:15 pm. Also, Japanese paintings by Robert Crowder Award recipient, Ai Hammoto.
Minigrant Recipient: Makoto Taiko
Food Truck: The Border Grill

Side Street Projects
Tire Fest: Multimodal Art on Wheels will showcase interactive mobile art. Come experience the evolution of new and old art practices using mobility.
Minigrant Recipient: James Powell
Food Truck: The Hungry Nomad
USC Pacific Asia Museum
Five contemporary artists explore recurring issues of immigration, border relations and labor practices in The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America.
Minigrant Recipient: Gerardo Morales
Food Truck: Mandoline Grill
Food Truck: Paradise Cookies

Food Trucks GiveBack!
Some of LA County's favorite food trucks are coming to ArtNight. As part of the GiveBack Program Partners,10% of ArtNight sales from food vendors will be donated to future ArtNight event.
Armory Center for the Arts | Heirloom LA
Armory Center for the Arts | Kogi BBQ
artWORKS | Tacos Titos
Light Bringer Project at Day One | Slammin' Sliders
Pasadena City Hall | Lobsta Truck
Pasadena Museum of California Art | Don Chow
Pasadena Museum of California Art | Palazzolo Gelato
Pasadena Museum of History | Pie N' Burger
Shumei Arts Council | The Border Grill
Side Street Projects | The Hungry Nomad
USC Pacific Asia Museum | Mandoline Grill
USC Pacific Asia Museum | Paradise Cookies
Vertical Wine Bistro
70 N. Raymond Ave., ArtNight Happy Hour, 10 pm - closing
Happy Hour Menu and Drinks for those wearing an ArtNight sticker! Menu can be found

ArtNight MiniGrant Program
The ArtNight MiniGrant program is funded by the Arts & Culture Commission to expand participation by Pasadena-based non-profit arts and culture organizations, arts organizations without venues, independent non-commercial galleries, ensembles and individual artists. This year's MiniGrant are:

Armory Center for the Arts | Slade Bellum
Slade Bellum leads an all-woman musical ensemble with performances of classic and original songs.
artWORKS Teen Center | Daniel Castledine Jazz Quartet
Enjoy an evening of jazz standards, original compositions, and improvisations by Daniel Castledine and his bandmates.
Light Bringer Project at Day One | Yohei Shikano
Participate in an interactive experimental sound installation with Yohei Shikano's handmade electronic harp.
Lineage Performing Art Center | George Ramirez
George Ramirez will play solo piano and chamber music to accompany Lineage Dance Company performances.
Offramp Gallery | Unpopable Balloon Bass Band
Addi Somekh plays a balloon bass with his band Unpopable. And, yes, the instruments are made out of balloons!
Pasadena City Hall | Who Can Sleep
This 4-member folk music ensemble enlivens City Hall.
Pasadena Museum of History | Nikki Kelly
Enjoy solo guitar and accordian performances by Nikki Kelly.
Pasadena Unified School District |Go Public
View on-going screenings of Go Public documentary short films.
Pasadena Unified School District |Staff Lounge
Music sets by a PUSD staff jazz ensemble alternate with student performances.
Shumei Arts Council | Makoto Taiko
Stay for the wildly popular performances of traditional Japanese taiko drumming.
Side Street Projects | James Powell
Take part in an interactive audio installation using environmental sonic artifacts of transportation.
USC Pacific Asia Museum | Gerardo Morales
Groove to traditional Latin guitar performances by Gerardo Morales and his ensemble.

Experience ArtNight
• Free Shuttles
Free shuttles will loop throughout the evening with stops at each venue. Park at any one venue and ride to the others.
  • ARTS Bus
Pasadena ARTS Route 10 runs along Colorado and Green St. until 8 PM. Find scheduling information at
  • Metro Gold Line
Go Metro and receive special offers at various places. For more details, click HERE. Metro provides both bus and rail transportation to Pasadena till 2AM on Fridays and Saturdays. For your best route or more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro or (323.466.3876). Also, Follow @metrolosangeles on Instagram! #TAPandSave #GoMetro
  • ArtNight Bicycle Tour
For more information, visit
  • Accessibility
For information on accessibility and/or to request written materials in alternative formats, please call the City of Pasadena at 626.744.7249. Para información en español, haga clic aquí.
Contact Us
  • Follow ArtNight on Facebook
  • Email Us
  • ArtNight Hotline: (626) 744-7887

Go Metro and Receive
For more details, click HERE. Metro provides Bus and Rail transportation to the Pasadena till 2AM on Fridays and Saturdays. For your best route or more info, visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) Go Metro or (323.466.3876).
Armory Center for the Arts 
A free catalogue ,”Art Througout Pasadena," (retail value, $6)
Light Bringer Project at Day One
A free official Pasadena Doo Dah Parade T-shirt (in available sizes)
50% off tickets to their Uncorked Series
Norton Simon Museum
A free poster
Pasadena Museum of California Art
A free postcard set
Shumei Arts Council
A free tote bag, and a free Miho Museum catalogue
Side Street Projects
A free membership or 20% off an on-site class
USC Pacific Asia Museum
20% off memberships

ArtNight is an ongoing partnership among many cultural institutions and the
Cultural Affairs Division of the City of Pasadena.

The event is sponsored by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission with support
by the Department of Transportation’s Transit Division.

Sponsor: Pasadena Star-News, Beacon Media
Partners: Pasadena Now, KPCC
Supporters: LA Weekly, Pasadena Weekly
Lighting at City Hall provided by Wicked Wonders, Inc.
Volunteer and docent parking courtesy of Kaiser Permanente

© 2014
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