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 from the following: Pasadena Department of Transportation Transit Division; Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority; and Pasadena Center Operating Company
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. Last spring, more than 25,000 people experienced the excitement of ArtNight.
Don’t miss the fun this fall!
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|1||A ROOM TO CREATE
1158 E. Colorado Blvd.
|The Pennington Dance Group presents a kinetic evening of dance works, music and dialogues with local dance and performing artists. Artist Kelly Adachi exhibits her work||EAST|
|2||ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
145 N. Raymond Ave.
|Open House Dance Party. See our current exhibitions, enjoy art-making activities for all ages, savor locally brewed craft beer, and dance all night to Los Angeles DJ collective dublab.
Food Truck: India Jones
City-funded MiniGrant: dublab
|3||ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
1700 Lida St.
|Take a rare look at how the idea of the book can be transformed into works of art in TOMES, a celebration of the visual, the sculpted, and the hand-made.||NORTH|
|4||ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
950 S. Raymond Ave
|Plan B: Spirit of the Bauhaus, an exhibition inspired by the history and spirit of the Bauhaus on the occasion of its 100th anniversary. Featuring work by ArtCenter Study Away students working between Berlin and Los Angeles.||CENTRAL|
|5||ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
1111 Arroyo Pkwy.
|See rare classic and contemporary automobiles that have contributed to the evolution of aerodynamic design, in Details of Design: Beauty, Aerodynamics and Functionalism.||CENTRAL|
|6||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.
City-funded MiniGrant: music by the Licata Brothers and student performers
|7||BOSTON COURT PASADENA
70 N. Mentor Ave.
|Come ignite your emotions with theatre, music, and visual art as all three spaces of our intimate performing arts center come to life.||EAST|
|8||CITY OF PASADENA - CITY HALL
100 N. Garfield Ave.
|Rocky Horror Picture Show theme with photo booth, face painting, and live performances. Visit Metro booths and enjoy a snack before catching a free shuttle to your next ArtNight venue.
Food Truck: Pie ‘n Burger
|9||THE GAMBLE HOUSE
4 Westmoreland Pl.
|A rare opportunity to see the house by night! The upstairs sleeping porch comes to life with artists’ projections reflecting the house’s intriguing history.
Food Truck: Rodney’s Ribs
|10||JACKIE ROBINSON COMMUNITY CENTER
1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.
|Admire an exhibition of artist Tray Lee, browse through the Center’s Jackie Robinson exhibits, and revel in jazz performances throughout the evening.
City-funded MiniGrant: music by Luv From Abuv
480 N. Arroyo Blvd.
|Children 10 and under can explore how fabric can help tell stories and participate in a felting workshop.||NORTHWEST|
|12||LIGHT BRINGER PROJECT @ DAYONE
175 N. Euclid Ave.0
|Step into a glittering 80s studio dance party with the sights, sounds, and fashion faux pas of 1988. Keith Haring-inspired interactive artwork, "pop shop,” dancing, and Room 13 art. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day.
Food Truck: Slammin’ Sliders
City-funded MiniGrant: art by Jessica Edelstein
|13||NORTON SIMON MUSEUM
411 W. Colorado Blvd.
|Explore the exhibitions By Day & by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque and AIR LAND SEA: A Lithographic Suite by William Crutchfield.||WEST|
41 Hugus Alley
|One Colorado will present an imaginative night with Rogue Artists Ensemble, Edward Gorey, shadow puppets appearing on the courtyard wall and silhouette storytelling with found objects!||WEST|
|15||PARSON’S NOSE THEATER
95 N. Marengo Ave.
|The Golden Age of Radio! Flash Gordon! The Shadow! Brought to you by Camel Cigarettes...||CENTRAL|
|16||PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY
285 E. Walnut St.
|Partnering with the Pasadena Public Health Department to celebrate National Coming Out Day! Broadway music, music trivia, Drag Queen Story Time and Bingo, “My Story” coming out exhibit and more. Party on!||WEST|
|17||PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
100 N. Hill Ave.
|Live classical, jazz, multicultural, and interactive performances by our talented students and faculty! Also featuring guests Mariachi Garibaldi and Shruti Music Academy!
Food Truck: Kogi Korean Barbeque
City-funded MiniGrant: North Indian classical music by Shruti Music Academy
|18||PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
470 West Walnut Street
|Enjoy the nostalgic charm of the touchable exhibit Giddy Up: Children Take the Reins, exploring carousel animals and childhood toys that rock, bounce, and roll.
Food Truck: Son of a Bun
|19||RED HEN PRESS
1540 Lincoln Ave.
|Open mic from 8-10 pm! We'll also have $1 book sales, a new art exhibit, and for the kids: an opportunity to design your own book. Raffles every 25 minutes for free books in honor of our 25th birthday!||NORTHWEST|
|20||SIDE STREET PROJECTS
Pasadena Buddhist Temple
1993 Glen Ave.
|The Invisible Teahouse is a multimedia artist project exploring the past, present, and future of the temple through traditional tea ceremony, rare photos, untold stories by Jose Salcedo Sensei, and Conical Sound by Alan Nakagawa.
City-funded MiniGrant: Alan Nakagawa
39 E. Walnut St.
|Prosthetic Reality curated by SUTU 45 artists from around the world explore the possibilities of Augmented Reality art – that allows digital art to superimpose physical art.
Food Truck: Vchos Truck
|22||USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM
47 N. Los Robles Ave.
|Enjoy the galleries and a special dance performance--a fusion of classical Indian dance and original choreography inspired by the museum’s exhibition.
City-funded MiniGrant: Rangoli Dance Company
Click on the image to download the full ArtNight Pasadena Brochure.
For information on ArtNight, please call the ArtNight Pasadena Hotline at 626 744-7887 or visit artnightpasadena.org.
Para más información en español: ArtNight
For information on accessibility and/or to request written materials in alternative formats, please call the City of Pasadena at 626 744-7062.
ARTNIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS
Sponsor: Pasadena Star-News
Partners: Pasadena Now, KPCC
Supporters: La Opinión, LA Weekly, Pasadena Journal, Pasadena Outlook, Pasadena Weekly and Tolucan Times
Sound at City Hall provided by Pasadena Media
Tables and seating courtesy of Pasadena Center Operating Company
Volunteer and docent parking courtesy of Kaiser Permanente
Brochure design provided by ArtCenter College of Design
Cover image artwork by Tim Biskup
Dance photo by Tim Alger
Other photos by John Urquiza