|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 21 participating cultural institutions, where free shuttles will be waiting to transport you to your next destination. Last spring, 28,000 people experienced the excitement of ArtNight. Don't miss the fun this fall.
|1||A ROOM TO CREATE (ARC) PASADENA
1158 E. Colorado Blvd.
The Pennington Dance Group presents a kinetic evening of dance works, music and dialogues with local dance and performing artists. Art exhibition in the lobby.
Food Truck: Cousins Maine Lobster & The Pudding Truck
|2||ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Faith Wilding: Fearful Symmetries. The influential feminist artist’s first retrospective includes a selection of works from her studio practice spanning the past 40 years.
City-funded MiniGrant: dream-pop by Nightjacket
|3||ARTCENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
1700 Lida St.
ArtCenter is pleased to present Outside/In, a two-campus spectacular! Wall murals, paintings, objects of design and art by 12 of the world’s best street artists!
|4||ARTCENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
870/950 S. Raymond Ave.
Outside/In murals by Kenny Scharf, Risk, Chase, James Jean, and Jean Detallante. Plus a reception for Now, There: Scenes from the Post-Geographic City, in the Wind Tunnel Gallery.
|5||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: jazz by Eclectic Waves
70 N. Mentor Ave.
Boston Court presents its 8th Annual Art Exhibition featuring Southern California visual artists, curated by Gabriel Cifarelli.
City-funded MiniGrant: art installation by Duane Paul
|7||City of Pasadena–City Hall
SIDE STREET PROJECTS
100 N. Garfield Ave.
The City kicks off the NEA-funded Our Town Project My Pasadena with partner Side Street Projects. Visit their mobile outpost, then check out the featured project by Freewaves. The interactive sound installation is inspired by the lion motif of the courtyard architecture.
City-funded MiniGrant: music by the Joe Gamble Ensemble
Food Truck: Lobsta Truck & Rodney's Ribs
113 E. Union Street
Out of the Archive: Maynard L. Parker Modern Photography, the first exhibition drawn from The Huntington Library's archive of an influential mid-century architectural and garden photographer. Please note: this venue is not wheelchair accessible.
|9||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 and Mack Robinson.
City-funded MiniGrant: Newtown Pasadena's Idea Truck
|10||KIDSPACE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
480 N Arroyo Blvd.
Create and destroy at Kidspace's Make and Break ArtNight! Explore ancient Mandalas, create a ripped sunset, and investigate sculpture through recycled materials. Can you make and break it?
|11||LIGHT BRINGER PROJECT @ DAY ONE
175 N. Euclid Ave.
SOUL POWER will revive the sights and sounds emanating from the explosive 1960's with installations, Room 13 art, creative teach-ins, music, fun munchies and art that speaks its mind! Featured art includes digital storytelling installation by Rasheed Ali, Frank Romero (whose imagery reflects his LA roots), and Robbie Conal. Art and Sign making activities for all ages, food tasters of then and now, leaflets from Pasadena in the 70’s, a Zine library, and more.
City-funded MiniGrant: video installation by Rasheed Ali
Food Truck: Slammin Sliders
|12||LINEAGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
89 S. Fair Oaks Ave.
Stop by for live music and dance in the heart of Old Pasadena at the Lineage Performing Arts Center!
City-funded MiniGrant: music by Michael Zigon and his band
300 E. Green Street
Come groove with MUSE/IQUE New Orleans style, with a free dance party on the Plaza of the Civic featuring the spectacular Dixieland jazz band The California Feetwarmers!
|14||NORTON SIMON MUSEUM
411 W. Colorado Blvd.
Enjoy the exhibitions Fragonard's Enterprise: The Artist and the Literature of Travel and A Revolution of the Palette: The First Synthetic Blues and their Impact on French Artists.
1702 Lincoln Ave.
Three art exhibitions will be on view: Mark Steven Greenfield: The Egun Squad; Thinh Nguyen: Trinity and Olly Olly Oxen Free II.
City-funded MiniGrant: jazz by local Perry's Joint musicians
|16||PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY
285 W Walnut St.
Enjoy Author Fair, comics creators, jazz, classical music, 25th Anniversary of ADA art show, art history, crafts, trivia contest, an F. Scott Fitzgerald impersonator, and more!
City-funded MiniGrants: art workshops by Reiyukai America; classical music by Crown City Symphony; music by Matt Braaten
|17||PASADENA CITY COLLEGE
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
In the Boone Family Art Gallery, a solo show of Carole Caroompas' paintings. In Gallery V-108, a solo show of Pierre Picot's imaginative landscape drawings.
City-funded MiniGrant: student guitarists and pianists.
Food Truck: Kogi & A Rockin Ice
|18||PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
100 N. Hill Ave.
Live music all night at PCM! Come enjoy continuous classical, multicultural, and exciting interactive performances in multiple venues on PCM's newly renovated campus!
City-funded MiniGrant: music by Zhena Folk Chorus
Food Truck: Pie 'n Burger
|19|| PASADENA MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA ART
490 E. Union St.
Enjoy Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent and Alexandra Grant and Steve Roden: "These Carnations Defy Language" — then walk through Kenny Scharf's Kosmic Krylon Garage.
|20||PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
470 W. Walnut St.
Enjoy/compare/contrast the iconic styles and women's history implications at the opening night of our new exhibit, Fabulous Fashion—Decades of Change: 1890s, 1920s and 1950s.
City-funded MiniGrant: performance by Theatre Americana
Food Truck: Slammin Sliders
|21||USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM
46 N. Los Robles Ave.
On view: Reshaping Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics from East Asia, including such prominent artists as Ai Weiwei, Harumi Nakashima, Bui Cong Khanh, Yeesookyung and more.
City-funded MiniGrant: performance by Sri Lanka Foundation Performing Arts Center Dance Troupe
Food Truck: Big Nash Ice Cream & India Jones Chow Truck
|EXPERIENCE ART NIGHT|
Free shuttles run all evening with stops at each venue. Park at any one venue and ride to the others.
|Pasadena ARTS Bus
ARTS Route 10 runs along Colorado and Green St. until 8 PM. Visit cityofpasadena.net/artsbus.
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 these 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.
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|FOOD TRUCKS GIVE BACK!|
Some of LA County's favorite food trucks are coming to ArtNight. As part of the GiveBack Program, these food trucks will donate 10% of their ArtNight proceeds to help support future ArtNights.
ArtNight is an ongoing partnership among Pasadena cultural institutions and the Cultural Affairs Division of the City of Pasadena. The event is sponsored by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission with support from the Department of Transportation’s Transit Division.
The ArtNight MiniGrant program is generously funded by the City of Pasadena 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.
ARTNIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS
Sponsor: Pasadena Star-News
Partners: Pasadena Now, KPCC
Supporters: LA Weekly, Pasadena Weekly and Tolucan Times, Beacon Media, Inc.
Lighting at City Hall provided by Wicked Wonders, Inc.
Sound at City Hall provided by Pasadena Media
Volunteer and docent parking courtesy of Kaiser Permanente
Brochure design provided by ArtCenter College of Design