|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 fall!
Image: We Are Beautiful by current Art Center student Sung Hyun Kim
|1||A ROOM TO CREATE (ARC) PASADENA
1158 E. Colorado Blvd.
The Pennington Dance Group presents a kinetic evening of dance works, music & dialogues with local dance & performing artists.
|2||ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Radio Imagination: The Exhibition celebrates the inspiring legacy of Octavia E. Butler, an African-American science fiction writer who was born in Pasadena. This group exhibition includes Laylah Ali, Courtesy the Artists (Malik Gaines and Alexandro Segade), Lauren Halsey, Mendi + Keith Obadike, Connie Samaras, and Cauleen Smith.
|3||ARTCENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
1700 Lida St.
Experience the public debut of Uncertainty, where science-meets-art through installations, artifacts, and visualizations of data by nine artists/scientists. You’ll see the spectacular and the intriguing in this unique exhibit!
|4||ARTCENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
950 S. Raymond Ave.
Explore the artistic and aesthetic possibilities of data-driven-form-making though the medium of typography with DoubleData. This exhibition draws from a broad range of subjects—from architecture to linguistics, pop culture to public policy, and Dr. Seuss to Wikileaks.
|5||artWORKS TEEN CENTER
2914 E. Walnut St.
artWORKS teens display their talents through live performance and visual arts. An interactive evening that includes hands-on printmaking and screen-printing, supported entertainment by Eclectic Waves.
City-funded MiniGrant: Eclectic Waves
|6||CITY OF PASADENA – CITY HALL
100 N. Garfield Ave.
Enjoy a snack and listen to live music while you wait for a free shuttle to take you to one of the many cultural venues open during ArtNight.
City-funded MiniGrant: Nathan Benedict and live art
113 E. Union Street
Curatorial Assistance opens the E.O. Hoppé Estate Collection archive to share recently discovered masterworks from this Photo-Modernist’s great American road trip of 1926.
Please note: this venue is not wheelchair accessible.
|8||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: The Soul Vibers
|9||KIDSPACE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
480 N Arroyo Blvd.
Paint the night with light and color at Kidspace Children’s Museum. Explore the transformative effects of light on shape, color and the world around us. Join us for a luminous performance at 7 pm in the Stone Hollow Amphitheater.
|10||LIGHT BRINGER PROJECT @ DAY ONE
175 N. Euclid Ave.
Come celebrate the creative thinkers and risk-takers who help shape our future! Visual art, photography, music, installations, food and more will demonstrate the power of idea-making.
City-funded MiniGrant: Julie Klima Casey
|11||LINEAGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
89 S. Fair Oaks Ave.
The Lineage Performing Arts Center is a community hub for the arts, presenting selections from the dance company along with special musical guests for ArtNight.
City-funded MiniGrant: Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Young Men’s Ensemble
|12||NORTON SIMON MUSEUM
411 W. Colorado Blvd.
Enjoy States of Mind: Picasso Lithographs 1945–1960, an exhibition exploring the evolution of Picasso’s individual print compositions through multiple states, subtle adjustments and radical revisions.
|13||PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY
285 W. Walnut St.
Meet local authors, comic creators and artists then browse through their books. Enjoy family fun activities, musical performances, and crafts all presented by community organizations.
City-funded MiniGrant: Crown City Symphony and Reiyukai America
|14||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!
City-funded MiniGrant: Zhena Folk Chorus
|15||PASADENA MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA ART
490 E. Union St.
See paintings inspired by vistas, lifestyles, and industries existing along the California coastline; Lloyd Hamrol’s large-scale felt sculptures and Joan Perlman’s abstract paintings and prints.
|16||PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
470 W. Walnut St.
Explore the artistry, beauty, and legacy of Arts & Crafts and mid-century ceramics in the exhibits Batchelder: Tilemaker and Cast & Fired: Pasadena’s Mid-Century Ceramics Industry.
City-funded MiniGrant: Reed Sculptors
|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.
Go Metro and take the Gold Line to Memorial Park Station! Receive some pretty cool stuff when you show your valid TAP card, Metro employee ID, or LA County employee ID at select ArtNight sites. Metro bus and rail transportation to Pasadena runs until 2am. Visit the Metro Trip Planner or call (323) 466-3876. Follow @metrolosangeles on Twitter and Instagram! #GoMetro.
For information on accessibility and/or to request written materials in alternative formats, please call the City of Pasadena at (626) 744-7249.