Visual Arts
Seeking Handmade Artisans to Join Jackalope Pasadena This Spring

Applications are now open for this juried event and Jackalope is seeking artisans who specialize in handmade products to apply for the fair. Jackalope is juried by leaders in the local handmade community and jurying this Spring 2018 event will be Jill Pearson – owner of Homage in Pasadena, Amanda Vernon – owner of Mindfulnest in Highland Park, and MaryAnne LoVerme – owner of Los…

One Month Left to Submit for BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena

Click to enlarge Old Pasadena is looking for artists, architects, designers, and urban enthusiasts – the deadline is soon approaching to submit for the second annual BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena! Scheduled for…

Descanso Gardens Goes “Beyond the Bouquet” in its New Show at the Sturt Haaga Gallery

What do you imagine when you think of a floral arrangement? A dozen red roses with lemon leaves? An assortment of colorful spring blooms? Evidence of the ornamental use of flowers goes back at least…

Pasadena Teen’s Winning Artwork on Display at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.

Photo Courtesy of DoED Studio “Walking into the Light,” an art piece by Carissa Paccerelli, has been selected as one of this year’s winning artworks at the 2017 VSA Art Exhibit. It will be on…

Old Pasadena Announces the Second Annual BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena

Click to enlarge Old Pasadena becomes the canvas for a day of art and play when Old Pasadena Management District (OPMD) stages the second annual BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena on Saturday, May…

Visual Arts Events

Friday, March 09 - 6:00 pm ArtNight Pasadena: Comics Salon and Gallery

Saturday, March 24 - 5:00 pm Afternoon Salon: Degas

Saturday, April 21 - 10:00 am Art on Palm @ Arlington Garden - Art Outside

Friday, February 23

The Norton Simon Museum Presents the Film Series ‘An Invitation to Dance’

From Top Clockwise: Top Hat (1935), Swing Time (1936), Singin’ in the Rain (1952), An American in Paris (1951) In celebration of the many dancers…

Friday, February 23

Emily d’Araujo – Works on Paper Opens at SPARC

Emily de Araújo, Eclectic Punch, 2017 – Punched paper, stickers, acrylic gloss medium, and colored pencil. Courtesy of the artist The South Pasadena Arts Council…

Saturday, March 03

Dreaming the Universe – The Intersection of Science, Fiction, and Southern California

Delve into the worlds of science fiction in a multifaceted new exhibition this spring and summer at Pasadena Museum of History. Dreaming the Universe: The…

Monday, March 05

Rembrandt Visits Pasadena: “Self Portrait at the Age of 34″ Makes American Debut at The Norton Simon Museum

Rembrandt’s “Self Portrait at the Age of 34,” on loan from The National Gallery, London, makes its U.S. debut in the galleries of the Norton…

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AxS Gold Crown Awards Event Fetes Artistic, Cultural and Scientific Contributions

The Pasadena Arts Council presented the 2017 AxS Gold Crown Awards event on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Since 1965, Pasadena Arts Council’s Gold Crown Award has honored individuals and organizations for exceptional achievement in the visual, performing, and literary arts. The award recognizes the great importance of these contributions to the cultural fabric of Pasadena, promoting a more effective, inclusive and thriving arts community. Additionally, the newer AxS Award fetes those people and institutions making significant contributions to the intersection of art and science. This year’s Gold Crown Award winners were philanthropists Carolyn and Craig Watson, and Pasadena Conservatory of…

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