20 Free Pasadena Art Venues Waiting for You on Artnight
Celebrate the best of Pasadena’s creative, artistic community during the return of ArtNight Pasadena from 6-10 pm, Friday, March 13, 2020.
Enjoy free admission to 20 exciting, world-class arts and cultural venues featuring a wide array of dance, music, visual arts and other activities for people of all ages and walks of life.
Free shuttle buses will provide transportation to each location between 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm. Shuttles will loop throughout the evening with stops at each venue.
|1||ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
145 N. Raymond Ave.
|See Art/Make Art: Spring Open House Exhibitions by Tanya Aguiñiga and John Ziqiang Wu, all-ages art-making, DJs, magical 3-D optics, cash bar with craft beer and wine, and so much more.
Food Truck: India Jones
City-funded MiniGrant: DJ Miss Modular
|2||ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
1700 Lida St.
|Reinvigorate your experience of the space around and beyond our planet, in the Williamson Gallery’s immersive art-science SKY exhibition! And glimpse the latest in innovative art and design at ArtCenter’s Student Gallery .|
|3||ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
HMCT Gallery (HG)
950 S. Raymond Ave
|In Verbis Artis: group exhibition of works created by Los Angeles-based artists that embrace the relationship between typography and art, curated by John David O’Brien
City-funded MiniGrant: Original swing music by Jack’s Cats
|4||ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
1111 Arroyo Pkwy.
|An immersive, three-channel video installation, Lia Halloran: Double Horizon reflects the artist’s ongoing considerations of the physical, psychological and scientific explorations of space. Utilizing footage captured by four cameras during more than 30 flights piloted by the Lia, and accompanied by original music scored by Allyson Newman|
|5||artWORKS TEEN CENTER
2914 E. Walnut St.
|Teens display their talents through live musical performances and visual arts. This interactive evening includes hands-on, family-friendly drawing and painting activities, screen printing posters and t-shirts.|
|6||CITY OF PASADENA – CITY HALL
100 N. Garfield Ave.
|Spring into ArtNight at the City Hall hub! Listen to live music, create at the Spring art workshop, visit Metro booths, and enjoy a snack before catching a free shuttle to your next ArtNight destination.
Food Truck: Pie ‘n Burger
City-funded MiniGrants: music by the SUBS ; Remainders Creative Reuse workshop
|7||THE GAMBLE HOUSE
4 Westmoreland Pl.
|Enjoy the Gamble House by night! Periodic appearances by dancers from Lineage Dance Company, performing throughout the house and terraces, will enliven the architecture.
Food Truck: Twohey’s
City-funded MiniGrant: Lineage Dance
1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
|Browse through the Center’s Jackie Robinson exhibit and enjoy a night full of artistic expression showcasing various art forms and interactive experiences.
City-funded MiniGrants: music by Luv From Abuv and African Diaspora performances
480 N. Arroyo Blvd.
|Rock out at a night of hands-on music and play! Create an instrument out of unconventional materials, design your album cover, and join our special guest Rhythm Child to channel your inner drummer.
City-funded MiniGrant: Interactive drum circle by Rhythm Child
300 E. Colorado Blvd
|MUSE/IQUE presents a night of Latin Jazz and salsa dancing to energize your spirit. We’ll bring the world-class artists; you bring your dancing shoes!
City-funded MiniGrant: Desi Jevon dance
|11||NORTON SIMON MUSEUM
411 W. Colorado Blvd.
|Enjoy Beyond the World We Know: Abstraction in Photography, an intimate exhibition featuring innovative and experimental artworks by some of the 20th century’s most celebrated photographers.|
|12||PARSON’S NOSE THEATER
95 N. Marengo Ave.
|Parson’s Nose once again brings scintillating Radio Drama to the stage–Flash Gordon!, The Shadow!, The Romance of Helen Trent! Sponsored by Camels, Schlitz Beer, Sal Hepatica, and Lucky Strikes!Jessica Edelstein|
|13||PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY
285 E. Walnut St.
|Celebrate women and their accomplishments throughout history, especially winning the vote 100 years ago, 1920 – 2020, with theatrical performances, music, author presentations, poets, and crafts.
City-funded MiniGrants: craft by Reiyukai America , music by Crown City Symphony
|14||PASADENA CITY COLLEGE
1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
|Jacci Den Hartog: Blood and Bones in Boone Family Art Gallery and Yo am; I soy: Abel Alejandre and Eloy Torrez in Gallery V. Also: original dance works by some of PCC’s top alumnae: Jose Argueta , Alicia Moseley , Jesus Mora, Alan Perez , & Bernadette Sebastian.
Food Truck: Kogi BBQ
City-funded MiniGrants: jazz trio Mojácar Flamenco and Dance Alumni Showcase
|15||PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
470 West Walnut Street.
|Delve into Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena, 1890-1930, a fascinating saga of unparalleled growth that transformed Pasadena from an agricultural community into a renowned winter resort and bustling young city.
Food Truck: The Deli Doctor
City-funded MiniGrant: Pasadena Society of Artists
|16||PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (PUSD)
300 E. Colorado Blvd.
|No Boundaries 15 showcases the artistic talents of K-12 PUSD students, in collaboration with Side Street Projects, an artist-run partner organization. Hundreds of artworks are on view, accompanied by lively student performances.
City-funded MiniGrant: String quartet and Staff Lounge ensemble
|17||RED HEN PRESS
1540 Lincoln Ave.
|Step right up to the Hen House Carnival! Play mini carnival games for your chance to win free books! Tours and insight into the publishing industry for writers, readers, and editors all night long! Shruti Music Academy|
|18||SHUMEI ARTS COUNCIL
2430 E. Colorado Blvd.
|Enjoy Japanese taiko drumming by Makoto Taiko at 6:15, 7:15, 8:15, and 9:15 pm, free taiko workshops, and DIY traditional Japanese headbands (hachimaki).
City-funded MiniGrant: Makoto Taiko
39 E. Walnut St.
|With Hey There Projects in sp[a]ce, intrepid artists and old friends Mark Todd and Aaron Smith bring 19 of their Joshua Tree gallery artists to Pasadena.
Food Truck: TACOS 210
|20||USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM
47 N. Los Robles Ave.
|Join us for the opening night of our special exhibition We Are Here: Contemporary Art and Asian Voices in Los Angeles and participate in an experimental workshop led by exhibited artist Sichong Xie.
Food Truck: Dina’s Dumplings
City-funded MiniGrant: artist Sichong Xie
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