Visual Arts
Local Artist Sam Nicholson Donating 25 Percent of Sales to Hillsides

Local fine artist Sam Nicholson is donating 25 percent of any of his paintings purchased by supporters of the Pasadena-headquartered non-profit Hillsides. “My wife Diane and I have been involved with Hillsides for years, and it’s such a worthy cause that it’s an honor for me to help out,” said Nicholson. Nicholson, a graduate of the UCLA Graduate School of Fine Arts, combines photography with…

Pasadena Museum of History Presents Collections Quarterly

The Collections Quarterly, sent out four times a year, features new acquisitions and loans as well as select items from the Archives, art and artifacts collection, and the Fenyes-Curtin-Paloheimo collections. Archives Feature The Archives houses…

Beautiful New Galleries to Open

Installation views of the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Photos: Tim Street-Porter. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, well known for its…

South Pasadena Library Featuring Huell Howser’s Unseen Episode of “California’s Gold”

Huell Howser with JohnMcDonald with Ghost Mountain in background On Saturday, July 19 at 7:00 p.m. a free screening of “the great lost episode” of Huell Howser’s acclaimed California’s Gold TV series will be shown…

The Huntington Acquires Two Paintings by Important African American Artists

Robert S. Duncanson (1821–1872), Landscape with Ruin (ca.1853), oil on canvas, 32 x 44 in.; Charles White (1918–1979), Soldier (1944), tempera on masonite, 30 x 25 in. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.…

Visual Arts Events

Thursday, August 07 - 11:00 am 9th Annual "Formula-E" Race

Sunday, September 14 - 2:00 pm Opening Reception: Minoru Ohira

Sunday, September 14 - 2:00 pm Opening Reception: Claire Keith - Paintings

Tuesday, July 29

Tomorrow: Create Earth-Friendly Indigenous Art Through Australian Dot Painting

Painting by Janell Mithani The Pasadena Public Library-Hastings Branch will hold a workshop on an aboriginal Australian folk art that is not only earth-friendly but…

Wednesday, July 30

Norton Simon to Hold Screening of Animated Film “The Aristocats”

The Norton Simon Museum will hold a screening of the 1978 Disney animated film “The Aristocrats” on Wednesday, July 30, 2:00-3:30 p.m. The film directed…

Monday, August 04

Relive Post-War Despair with Christopher Fry’s “The Lady’s Not For Burning”

A Noise Within theater company will relive the “exhaustion and despair” people felt right after World War II through the reading of Christopher Fry’s “The…

Sunday, August 24

USC Pacific Asia Museum Presents Israeli-based Multimedia Artist Penny Hes Yassour

“I Am Writing You Tomorrow,” concludes the year-long series in which the USC Pacific Asia Museum has presented contemporary perspectives on visual art from Japan,…

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Today: Mithila Nepal Gallery Presents the Folk Arts of India and Nepal

The Mithila Nepal Gallery, located in Pasadena California, is pleased to open its gallery doors in order to exhibit the folk art of India and Nepal. In the gallery visitors will find the intricately created paintings by numerous women from both Nepal and India. The exhibit starts on July 8th at six p.m. and will not only showcase Mithila art but will also showcase a local talented artist’s work. Mithila Nepal Gallery is owned by the Janakpur Handicraft Center and both were created in order to further the empowerment of uneducated, yet very talented women of both Nepal and India.…

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