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ArtNight Pasadena at the Armory

ArtNight Pasadena at the Armory

Enjoy a free evening of art and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent institutions swing open their doors for ArtNight. Make the Armory your hub location, then hop on free shuttle buses connecting dozens of other Pasadena venues, including the Norton Simon Museum, Art Center, and PMCA.

At the Armory, you can tour our current exhibitions, try some hands-on art making activities , sample craft beer, dine on gourmet Indian street food, and dance the night away to the old time jazz stylings of Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys.

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In Our Caldwell Gallery

Birth Death Breath Diane Christiansen and Jeanne Dunning:
Birth Death Breath

This exhibition is an opera “performed” by inflatable lawn decorations in various stages of inflation and deflation. As the various characters rise from the ground and begin to sing, they experience their inflation as a kind of coming back to life.

Birth Death Breath, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois (2016).


In Our Mezzanine Galleries

laub: the act of dying upon one’s self and other remnants of a rebirth laub:
the act of dying upon one’s self and other remnants of a rebirth

laub’s exhibition features new sculpture, which includes ceramics, glass-blown objects, and assemblage, as well as works on paper. The exhibition addresses themes of absence, loss, mourning, death, and suicide.

Image: Courtesy of laub

 

Jennifer Moon: A Breach in the Realm of Beliefs Jennifer Moon:
A Breach in the Realm of Beliefs

After examining vectors of oppression down to the quantum scale, Jennifer Moon returns from her adventures of mapping shame and trauma within forms of identification to present a new musical video installation ignited by a rejuvenated commitment to fantasy and magic.

Image: Jennifer Moon, detail of Proposal for My Last Performance on Earth, Prospective Date: 2053 (from Phoenix Rising, Part 2: Eros vs. Agape), Made in L.A. 2014, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (photography by Heather Rasmussen).


On Our Main Stage

El Haru Kuroi Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys
Shortly after 7 pm, Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys' lovely, naughty, and obscure music showcases pre-1930's old time jazz, ragtime, blues, and novelty songs.

Made possible by the City of Pasadena's Cultural Affairs Department.

 



See Art. Make Art

Armory Studio Armory Studio Open House
Get to know our nationally-recognized art classes for toddlers, children, teens, adults, and families. Watch live demos, try your hand at live figure drawing, and see what kind of classes we're offering this spring and summer.



Time:
Friday, March 9, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location:
Armory Center for the Arts
145 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, California 91103