Rotating Public Art Program Phase III Podcasts

Pasadena’s Public Art Program has collaborated with Side Street Projects and Pasadena’s Complete Streets Coalition to develop podcasts with the artists featured in Phase III of the Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program. This project was developed as a part of the City’s participation and sponsorship of Bike Month. Given the Complete Streets Coalition’s suspension of group tours for the time being, we teamed up to create new programming that may be experienced broadly and safely via technology. The podcasts are... continue reading »"Rotating Public Art Program Phase III Podcasts"

Rotating Program Phase III Dedication

Mayor Terry Tornek and Councilmember Gene Masuda welcomed the community to join them in dedicating Phase III of the Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 10:00 am. The event took place at the intersection of Sierra Madre Boulevard & Sierra Madre Villa Avenue in District 4, where Karen Reitzel’s artwork Calm a Little Soul is sited. More than 60 members of the community came out to celebrate with the participating artists, including the Arts & Culture Commissioners... continue reading »"Rotating Program Phase III Dedication"

My Pasadena NEA Our Town Public Art Project

Thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town $100,000 grant, Cultural Affairs and project partner Side Street Projects produced 12 amazingly diverse civic engagement projects that spurred interaction, dialog, participation and enjoyment in Pasadena.  The following video documents many of the artist projects, as explained by the artists themselves.  Thanks to partner Side Street Projects which produced this video: https://vimeo.com/album/4220747 The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division, along with partner Side Street Projects , is the proud recipient of... continue reading »"My Pasadena NEA Our Town Public Art Project"

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"