Parson's Nose Theater Presents Our Town

The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division, along with project partner Side Street Projects, is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) “Our Town” grant. One of 66 funded projects in 2014, My Pasadena, presents a series of 12 temporary public artworks in the Civic Center area from September 2015 through September 2016. Our Town by Thornton Wilder, adapted by Lance Davis is a radio-style reading that was performed by Pasadena community members and Parson's Nose Company... continue reading »"Parson's Nose Theater Presents Our Town"

PUSD’s Burbank Art Banner Contest Winner - 2016

Pasadena’s winning student artwork belongs to Jordan Garcia who was acknowledged by the Pasadena Unified School District Board for his achievement. The people pictured are: Jordan Garcia's Dad Bobby Garcia Rochelle Branch, Cultural Affairs Division Manager Rachel Warecki, Public Relations and Media Specialist, Hollywood Burbank Airport Jordan Garcia Jordan's Mom Kelli Garcia Jen Olson, District Arts Coordinator Dr. Brian McDonald, Superintendent Kim Kenne, PUSD Board President Rear: Roy Boulghourjian, PUSD Board Vice President Patrick Cahalan, PUSD Board Member Larry Torres,... continue reading »"PUSD’s Burbank Art Banner Contest Winner - 2016"

Millard Sheets Mural Gifted to City of Pasadena

Pasadena City College’s (PCC) Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium is new home for the Millard Sheets Mural, Tournament of Roses, 1890. The recently installed piece was gifted to the City of Pasadena and dedicated in May 2014 by Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard who thanked PCC for housing the 75 ft. mural. In 2011, the mural was removed from display inside a local bank building on Colorado Boulevard. The mural was conserved by the artist’s son, Tony Sheets, through the City of Pasadena Arts... continue reading »"Millard Sheets Mural Gifted to City of Pasadena"

Minigrant Funding Opportunity - deadline August 10, 2017 5 pm

- deadline August 10, 2017 5 pm ArtNight Pasadena, sponsored by the City of Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the Division of Cultural Affairs, is an ongoing partnership between local cultural institutions and the City of Pasadena. Twice each year, many of the City’s non-profit arts and cultural institutions open on a Friday night to provide a variety of art, culture, and music -- free-of-charge -- to the public. After 36 successful events, patrons have come to expect excellent... continue reading »"Minigrant Funding Opportunity - deadline August 10, 2017 5 pm"

Request for Proposals - Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program III

The City of Pasadena is seeking proposals from artists, artist teams and galleries for the selection or commission of artworks as a part of the citywide Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program. Loaned artworks or site specific artworks will placed for a period of 3 years at various highly visible, key locations within the City in every Council district. Honorariums range from $6,000 (for loaned works) to $12,000 (commissioned site specific works). The Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program was established in... continue reading »"Request for Proposals - Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program III"

Public Art Opportunity for Qualified Artist/Teams

GLENARM POWER PLANT PUBLIC ART PROJECT REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS  DUE: Monday, March 6, 2017 by 10:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division is pleased to request qualifications from eligible artists/artist teams for the Glenarm Power Plant Public Art Project. All respondents to this RFQ must do so via the CaFE website: (see Glenarm Power Plant Public Art). Request for Qualifications Glenarm Power Plant Public Art - Gateway to Pasadena Questions and Answers Request for... continue reading »"Public Art Opportunity for Qualified Artist/Teams"