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ArtCenter Earns National Endowment for the Arts Grant to Inspire Next Gen Mobility Designers

ArtCenter College of Design is the only organization in California to receive a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant in the design category to inspire youth to explore design as a career. The grant will support ArtCenter’s new demonstration studio at the Petersen Automotive Museum. Throughout the year, ArtCenter Transportation Design students engage with K through 12 visitors and their families in the interactive…

Three Design Pioneers Honored by ArtCenter

Michael Reese, Rob Ball and Jessie Kawata Receive Alumni Awards for Creating Meaningful Change through Design at Fall Commencement Ceremony December 18 Three distinguished alumni will be honored by ArtCenter College of Design at its…

One of a Kind Dual Exhibit Brings Cuba and Berlin to Pasadena

Aspiring designers travelled overseas to Havana and Berlin in an exclusive Art Center program that not only helped to broaden student knowledge, but also brought back an up close and personal look inside the culture…

ArtCenter Student Wins Award for Design that Helps Young Burn Patients in Latin America

Project lead, Alvin Oei, an ArtCenter Environmental Design major, oversees construction of the burn treatment clinic lobby in Santiago, Chile. Photo courtesy ArtCenter College of Design ArtCenter College of Design Environmental Design major Alvin Oei…

An Inside Look at the Gamble House As It Celebrates 50 Years As a Museum

It’s synonymous with the character of Pasadena. The Gamble House, a living, untouched example of the Arts and Crafts Style, is celebrating 50-years since its owners donated the landmark estate for preservation. Tonight, guests will…

Tuesday, January 31

2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Has Unique Tie to Classic Christmas Movie “It’s A Wonderful Life”

“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings” has become a part of the holiday lexicon just as watching the movie the sentences…

Sunday, March 12

Batchelder: Tilemaker and Cast & Fired: Pasadena’s Mid-Century Ceramics Industry Extended Due to Popular Demand

Batchelder: Tilemaker, the first local retrospective dedicated solely to the life and work of the influential artist and educator Ernest A. Batchelder, and Cast &…

Sunday, May 21

For First Time, Showcase Makes “Empty House Party” Tickets Available to the Public

Here’s a holiday gift solution that you can really feel good about: purchase Golden Tickets and VIP Packages to the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of…

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Step Into the Magical Pasadena Showcase House Starting April 17

The annual Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts brings together local designers to transform a historic house at a top secret location. This year, the designers let their creativity soar at a Mission Revival estate that exudes stately elegance and pervades a sense of early California style. Designers preserved some of the existing chandeliers and decorated the elevators – all while bringing a sense of elegance to the home. Small touches like an iPad next to the bed and framed photos in the Grandparent’s Room add sparkles of personality to the house. In addition to the home itself, another essential…

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