Design
A Bigger Home for Art

Students, faculty and staff at Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design celebrated the opening of 870 Raymond last night, a new building designed to house their Fine Arts and Illustration departments. The celebration is the first of a few openings, leading up to an official public opening in June. Students are already working in the new building. Photo courtesy ©Lawrence Anderson/Esto The new site, a…

Want to be Productive This Weekend? Learn How to Quilt

Quilting is not only something to do out of boredom, but also out of creativity. Learn how to quilt and produce colorful mattresses, dolls and wearable art products of your own designs by attending the 35th annual…

New Section of the Huntington’s Chinese Garden Debuts as Phase II Takes Shape

The new Clear and Transcendent pavilion in the Chinese Garden at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Photo: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Visitors who thought the Chinese Garden at The Huntington…

The Contemporary Crafts Market Comes to Pasadena Convention Center

It’s back! The Contemporary Crafts Market returns to the heart of historic Old Town Pasadena, opening its doors at The Pasadena Convention Center Exhibit Hall, June 20-22, 2014. Returning as the West Coast’s premiere event…

Newest Trends in Arts & Crafts, Beauty, Elegance and Opportunities

At Pasadena Bead and Design Show, which happens January 16 through 19, you can surround yourself with beauty and elegance. There are 300 exhibits of the newest trends in arts & crafts and opportunities to…

Tuesday, April 29

Sidney D. Gamble Lecture Series Presents ‘Esther McCoy: Piecing Together L.A.’

Esther McCoy at her drafting board, mid-1940s. Courtesy of Esther McCoy Papers, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution In the 1950s, no one was writing…

Sunday, May 11

The Artisan Jewelry Show 2014 to be Held at Pasadena Convention Center

West Coast Artist presents, The Artisan Jewelry Show 2014 which will be held at the Pasadena Conventin Center (300 E Green St., Pasadena) on May…

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Gamble House Gives ‘Tour’ Around Pasadena Architectural Gems

Pop culture humorist, Charles Phoenix, will “tour” the audience around the undiscovered and underrated mid-century architectural establishments in Pasadena in a lecture titled “Architecture in LA: The Pasadena Edition” at Art Center College of Design, Ahmanson Auditorium on Sunday, November 24 at 4:00 p.m. “I am an architectural enthusiast. I’ve driven around Southern California for the last 15 years, running around like crazy, just trying to find the most unusual and unique buildings,” Phoenix said. Phoenix will discuss a variety of establishments in Pasadena, including space-age drive-ins, coffee shops, bowling alleys, strip malls, shopping centers, extreme homes, dingbat apartments, fast…

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