ArtNight Pasadena

ArtNight is an ongoing partnership among many cultural institutions and the Cultural Affairs Division of the City of Pasadena. Enjoy a free evening of art, music and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors. The next ArtNight is being planned for March 10, 2023, 6pm-10pm.

ArtNight Partners Fall 2022

1435 N. Raymond Ave.

A fabulous lineup of artists from near and far! Art, music, food trucks, and crafts for the kids.

1158 E. Colorado Blvd.

The Pennington Dance Group presents a kinetic evening of dance works, music and dialogues with local dance and performing artists.

145 N. Raymond Ave.

See At the Table, an exhibition about how the pandemic changed our relationship with food. Contribute to a collaborative quilt project, enjoy DJs, and more.
City-funded MiniGrant: DJ Sizzle

950 S. Raymond Ave.

Redact, Rewrite, Reframe presents work by a selection of artists and designers utilizing images and materials from news media in distinctive ways, with an emphasis on global sociopolitical events of the past two decades.

1111 S. Arroyo Pkwy.

Victor Estrada: Purple Mexican: One of the most important artists of his generation, Estrada’s works of fantastical lands, creatures, and bodily forms explore eroticism, identity, estrangement, and belonging.

1700 Lida St.

Cantos of the Sibylline Sisterhood: Featuring artists using science fiction, fantasy, spirituality, and mythology as grounds for the investigation of identity and agency.

500 E. Colorado Blvd.

artWORKS Teen Center pops up at First United Methodist courtyard for the evening. Enjoy student performances and art activities then catch a shuttle or walk to your next ArtNight venue.

70 N Mentor Ave.

“What is your out of the box vision for a more sustainable future where humans are in right relationship with the environment?” Boston Court commissioned composer April Dawn Guthrie, choreographer Alexis Saenz, and playwright Matthew Paul Olmos to create short pieces in response to that question. Come see what they’ve created as we combine their music, dance, and monologue into one amazing performance. PERFORMANCE TIMES: 6:45pm  7:30pm  8:15pm  9:00pm - Performances last approximately 20 minutes. You can also see our fall visual art exhibit by Luciana Abait The Maps That Failed Us Too; participate in interactive screen printing on reusable tote bags with the Altadena Library; and watch a performance by Tongva culture bearer Tina Calderon.

100 N. Garfield Ave.

Enjoy live music, create a festive succulent planter in a pumpkin, have a snack, then catch a free shuttle any of the ArtNight venues.
City-funded MiniGrants: The SUBS classic rock and Hodis Learning & Music jazz trio.
Food Truck: Pie ‘n Burger

1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave.

Learn about Jackie Robinson’s legacy and impact on African American culture in Pasadena through historical images and artifacts. Enjoy live music and interactive chalk art projects all night.
City-funded MiniGrants: Watts-Willowbrook Strings, chalk artist Gwen Hollingsworth

920 E. Mountain St.

Lineage will present live dance performances in the brand-new Lineage Performing Arts Center, as well as host favorite musicians and other performers.
City-funded MiniGrant: Jana Sousa music

95 N Marengo Ave. Suite 110

Parson's Nose Theater is delighted to present an ArtNight preview of “Chilling Classic Tales!", PNT's live "radio style " performance offering for October.

1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Boone Gallery, Center for the Arts, V-Gallery (V-108)

Liam Young’s Planet City is a video installation by the speculative architect that envisions the architecture and culture of a city if the world’s population lived in one single metropolis and the rest of the earth is left alone to rewild. Matter/ Space: PCC Faculty Exhibition interprets the theme of materiality and its absence.

100 N. Hill Ave.

Live music all night at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music! Explore multiple venues on campus while enjoying continuous classical, multicultural, and interactive performances!
City-funded MiniGrant: Gamelan Merdu Kumala

470 West Walnut St.

Explore the Crown City’s civic history with Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena, 1890-1930, a dynamic time in Pasadena’s history – changing from an agricultural community into a renowned winter resort and bustling young city.
Food truck: Deli Doctor

39 S. El Molino Ave.

Pasadena Playhouse presents Improv for Actors with teaching artists from Impro Theatre. Learn how to create improvised stories and build characters from scratch. All ages are welcome—no acting or improv experience needed.

140 S. Altadena Dr.

Join NY Times author Chris Enss, and Star Wars film producer Howard Kazanjian, as they launch their book Straight Lady: The Life and Times of Margaret Dumont, "The Fifth Marx Brother, watch Marx Brothers films.

1540 Lincoln Ave.

Contribute to our community art wall, write your own poetry, play family-friendly literary games, listen to award-winning author readings, and learn how a book becomes a book!

787 E Washington Blvd.

Remainders Creative Reuse is an all-ages creative space, gallery and arts & crafts materials resource. Make musical instruments; view At Present, a group show of Pasadena artists; listen to live music; and browse the thrift store for inspiration.City-funded MiniGrant: Austin Cox

4 Westmoreland Pl.

Join us for self-guided exploration of the Gamble House at night. Visit the Bookstore for a chance to win a raffle prize.

47 N. Los Robles Ave.

Visit the USC Pacific Asia Museum to see the new special exhibition After Modernism: Through the Lens of Wayne Thom. Free admission.

ArtNight Partner organizations vary from event to event, please check back February 10, 2023 for the final lineup.




ArtNight is sponsored by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission with support from the Pasadena Department of Transportation Transit Division, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority and Pasadena Center Operating Company.


Pasadena Transit 10 runs along Colorado Boulevard and Green Street until 8 p.m. Information at


Attend ArtNight by taking the Metro Gold Line to Pasadena.


For information on ArtNight, please call the ArtNight Pasadena Hotline at 626 744-7887 or visit

For information on accessibility and/or to request written materials in alternative formats, please call the City of Pasadena at 626 744-7062.
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Partners: Pasadena Now, KPCC
Supporters: Pasadena Journal

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