Virtual ArtNight Pasadena
ArtNight Pasadena is the City’s signature cultural event produced by the Cultural Affairs Division in collaboration with Partner organizations. In keeping with social distancing requirements, Spring ArtNight will be virtual.
On April 16th at 6 PM the links below each Partner will be live with ArtNight content.
Join us for hands-on artmaking with Armory Teaching Artists and an art talk by Alison Saar for the forthcoming exhibition, Of Aether and Earthe. Also on the bill is a virtual exhibition of artwork made by students from the award-winning CalArts Community Arts Partnership.
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Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery
What's the connection between the personal and the universal? Between art and science? In SKY Stories: Cosmologists Occupy an Art Space, three cosmologists immerse themselves in SKY, a virtual and physical exhibition in ArtCenter's Williamson Gallery. Videos viewable online.
Peter and Merle Mullin Gallery
Then, experience Upgrade Available, artist Julia Christensen's meditation at the Mullin Gallery on the cultural and personal impacts of upgrade culture — the need to constantly upgrade our electronics to remain relevant. View online and through windows at Mullin Gallery, 1111 South Arroyo Parkway.
Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography Gallery
Check out a cool video of installing the latest Billboard Graphics at HMCT. The inaugural exhibition displays the typographic work of MGx students from the class of Prof. Ty Drake.
At ArtCenter’a DTLA gallery, check out Today is Your Birthday, byEli Smith, in supportive exchange with artists of Love’s Remedies -- an inquiry into the labor of both forgetting and remembering across generations. View online and also through windows at DTLA, 114 W. Main, LA.
Join artWORKS for an evening of guided art with Fabian Debora of Homeboy Industries, live jazz, and a virtual sip & paint with the Armory’s Sergio Hernandez! City-funded MiniGrant: Madeline Rahn hosts jazz performances and other musical numbers live 7:00-7:45pm
Join us for the big reveal of Six Feet ApART, our community art project! Over the past few weeks, Boston Court Pasadena invited members of the community to come paint their reflections of the past year and hopes for the future on three new outdoor art walls. The results are stunning! We can't wait to show you the finished product as part of Virtual ArtNight Pasadena, created in partnership with Light Bringer Project.
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Join the California Art Club for a journey into the cosmos, as the historic art organization continues its celebration of the landing of the Mars Perseverance Rover. Nationally renowned artists will discuss their use of traditional fine art techniques to create other worldly imagery that explores both science fiction and the fantastical. This panel discussion will be complemented with demonstrations of the creation of new artwork inspired by Mars. Budding artists may “paint-along” or download coloring pages related to space exploration as the organization also unveils a selection of student-created artwork as part of its current virtual exhibition Mars: An Artistic Mission.
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Presenting a look at MUSE/IQUES’s 10th Anniversary Season, celebrating the music of our great City of Angels. Videos showcase public premieres of recently recorded live events led by Rachael Worby, featuring MUSE/IQUE artists including: Charlie Bisharet, John Brancy, Giovanna Moraga Clayton, Errol Cooney, Devon Guthrie, Michael Valerio, and Diana Worby, plus highlights from our MUSE/IQUE In A Minute! (…Or Two) program.
Built on a tradition of community and collaboration, MUSE/IQUE, led by Artistic Director Rachael Worby, creates accessible live music experiences that feature an eclectic mix of artists and artistic disciplines in spaces where art typically does not happen. As a member-supported, non-profit performing arts organization, MUSE/IQUE’s mission is to build empathy and expand imaginations through transformative live events and strong partnerships with fellow nonprofit organizations in Pasadena and the greater Los Angeles area.
Parson's Nose Theater, completing its 20th consecutive season presenting short -form classic works, will celebrate its first season in their new, universally accessible podcast format of Parson's Nose Radio Theater! Tune in for another new and scintillating performance by the Parson's Nose Players. "Alexa! Play Parson's Nose Radio Theater!"
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Explore the red planet through history and culture: The planet Mars has long been connected to humankind through religions, literature, and science. Live zoom presentation: join Nick Smith, guest curator of PMH’s 2018 exhibition Dreaming the Universe, to explore our fascination with Earth’s neighboring planet, and discover some of the many ways Mars is part of our culture.
Explore a Pasadena landmark: Interactive virtual tour with exclusive ArtNight additions. Return to Earth and go back in time to Pasadena in the first decade of the 20th century. Self-propel yourself upstairs and downstairs in historic Fenyes Mansion to discover art, antiques, and fascinating family stories. *Find the ArtNight-only prompts for extra fun – be quick, they’ll disappear at the stroke of midnight!
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ARTNIGHT PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDE:
- A ROOM TO CREATE
- ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
- ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
- artWORKS TEEN CENTER
- BOSTON COURT PASADENA
- CALIFORNIA ART CLUB
- JACKIE ROBINSON COMMUNITY CENTER
- KIDSPACE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
- LIGHT BRINGER PROJECT
- LINEAGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
- NORTON SIMON MUSEUM
- ONE COLORADO
- PARSON’S NOSE THEATER
- PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY
- PASADENA CITY COLLEGE
- PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
- PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
- PASADENA PLAYHOUSE
- PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT (PUSD) NO BOUNDARIES
- RED HEN PRESS
- SHUMEI ARTS COUNCIL
- SIDE STREET PROJECTS
- THE GAMBLE HOUSE
- USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM
For information on ArtNight, please call the ArtNight Pasadena Hotline at ArtNightPasadena.org.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.
ARTNIGHT MEDIA SPONSORS
Partners: Pasadena Now, KPCC
Supporters: Pasadena Journal