Call for Submissions Issued for Inaugural "Art Takeover" Old Pasadena Event

Published : Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 3:28 PM

Old Pasadena Management District is seeking submissions from artists for BoldPas, a one-day “art takeover” of historic Old Pasadena taking place Saturday, August 12, 2017. The event will be community-oriented, incorporate imaginative and site-specific installations designed by local artists, and encourage visitors to explore the space, character, and history of Old Pasadena. BoldPas will highlight creativity displayed at numerous “art stops” on merchant storefronts and in other surprising places throughout the district.

Interested artists should visit for complete information, including submission guidelines, examples of installations, and a map of potential installation locations. Stipends for six selected artists will be awarded.

Deadline for all submissions is Tuesday, May 30, at 6:00pm. Submissions received after the deadline will not be considered. Artists will be notified Monday, June 12, by 5:00 p.m. if they have been selected to participate. Questions can be addressed to

About Old Pasadena Management

Old Pasadena is the original downtown of Pasadena, home to the Tournament of Roses and located just ten miles from downtown Los Angeles. This 22-block National Register Historic District is internationally recognized as a shining example of urban renewal. Old Pasadena is one of the premiere shopping and dining destinations in the country featuring a cosmopolitan mix of 200 retail shops and specialty boutiques, as well as 100 restaurants, cafés, and entertainment venues. This architectural gem is pedestrian friendly and provides convenient parking and easy access to public transportation, served by major bus lines and two Metro Gold Line stops.



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