PASADENA, Calif.—The highly anticipated Fall ArtNight returns Friday, Oct. 8, 6–10 p.m., with both virtual and limited in-person activities. Nineteen local arts and cultural institutions will showcase diverse works of art, music and dance by the best the city’s creative community has to offer. Enjoy hands-on, interactive activities for all ages and interests—all for FREE!
Catch musical excerpts of “I’m Okay, You’re Okay at the OK Corral” at Pasadena City Hall performed by Theatre Americana. Local acoustic trio The Subs will also play popular songs from the 1950s to now.
Additional ArtNight offerings include an outdoor viewing under the stars of the Pennington Dance Group at A Room to Create; physically distanced hands-on art making at artWORKS Teen Center; a live performance by Dyad, a violin and bassoon duo, at the brand new Lineage Performing Arts Center; an outdoor video billboard on the front lawn of Pasadena City College showing works of artist Natalie Bookchin; Viva La Fiesta, a virtual celebration honoring Hispanic Heritage Month, hosted by Pasadena Public Library, with book talks and crafting demos; live streamed and pre-recorded classical, jazz, and multicultural performances by Pasadena Conservatory of Music students, faculty, and special guests; a virtual book giveaway hosted by Red Hen Press; and a virtual ikebana demonstration presented by Jane Imai, executive director of Shumei Arts Council.
Visit www.artnightpasadena.org for additional details and a complete list of art and cultural offerings at ArtNight, one of the most exciting events in Southern California!
Participating arts and cultural institutions include:
- A Room to Create
- Armory Center for the Arts
- Art Center College of Design
- artWORKS Teen Center
- Boston Court Pasadena
- California Art Club
- City of Pasadena City Hall
- Lineage Performing Arts Center
- Parson’s Nose Theater
- Pasadena Central Library
- Pasadena City College
- Pasadena Conservatory of Music
- Pasadena Museum of History
- Pasadena Unified School District
- Red Hen Press
- Shumei Arts Council
- The Gamble House
- USC Pacific Asia Museum
The City will not be providing free shuttle transportation for the public; however, there will be two access buses provided for wheelchair accessibility at City Hall. Pie ’n Burger and Fat Boys food trucks will be parked at City Hall and Boston Court Pasadena, offering tasty food items and beverages for purchase.
Some in-person and virtual events require reservations. Individuals who are sick or have COVID-19 should stay home. Masks are required at all indoor and some outdoor venues. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative COVID test no older than 72 hours is required to be shown at indoor venues expecting more than 1,000 visitors.
Be sure to post photos and videos of your experience on social media using hashtag #ArtNightPasadena and tag the City of Pasadena (@PasadenaGov on Twitter, and @CityofPasadena on Instagram and Facebook). We’ll share as many posts as we can!
ArtNight is produced by the Cultural Affairs Division of the Pasadena Planning & Community Development Department, in collaboration with participating arts and cultural institutions. For accessibility assistance, call (626) 744-7062.