Visual Arts
Special Programming in Conjunction with Sister Corita Kent Retrospective

The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) is pleased to announce a series of special educational programs in conjunction with the upcoming exhibition Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent. Sister Corita Kent was a pioneering artist, designer, and educator, who for over thirty years experimented in printmaking, producing a groundbreaking body of work that combines faith, activism, and teaching with messages of acceptance…

Offramp Gallery Presents Three Shows “Elaine Carhartt: Offering” “Black & White” and “Cool Heat”

L-R: Elaine Carhartt's "Offering", "Black & White" and "Cool Heat." Photo courtesy Offramp Gallery Things are heating up for summer at Offramp Gallery as it prepares for the opening of three exhibitions on Sunday, May…

New Creative Venue Offers Fun Ways to Get in Touch with Your Inner Artist

Professional mixed media artist Lisa Agaran has launched a new creative venue called True Creativity Within, which offers non-traditional classes to explore one’s artistic side. In a city full of traditional art classes such as…

Traveling Exhibition of Botanical Illustrations Comes to The Huntington

Heirloom tomato, Solanum lycopersicum. Watercolor on paper. © Asuka Hishiki The eccentric beauty of the plant kingdom will be celebrated in a traveling exhibition of contemporary botanical illustrations running June 13–Aug. 23, 2015 (Saturdays and…

2015 Kids’ Fun Run T-Shirt Design Contest – Winner Announced

A winner has been selected in the Mount Wilson Trail Race Kid’s Fun Run T-shirt Design Contest. The winning artwork is titled “The Kids Fun Run” and was submitted by Sierra Madre Elementary School student,…

Visual Arts Events

Friday, June 05 - 6:00 pm Painting Composition: Story Structures

Saturday, June 20 - 2:00 pm Dialogue: Antigone 3000: Re-imagining Antigone in Word and Art

Sunday, June 28 - 3:00 pm Artists' Walkthrough: "These Carnations Defy Language"

Sunday, May 31

Never-Before-Seen Artwork of Armin Hansen to be Displayed at Pasadena Museum

Left: Nino, c. 1919. Oil on canvas, 50 x 60 inches. Monterey Museum of Art. Gift of Jane and Justin Dart, 1992.076; Right: Lampara (Large…

Saturday, June 06

Open Studios ALTA/PASA/DENA Art Tour at the Altadena Library

On Saturday, June 6th, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., as part of the 4th Open Studios Art Tour, featuring 50 exhibiting artists throughout Altadena and…

Saturday, June 13

Award Yourself: Yarn Bombing Los Angeles at Side Street Projects

Afghan detail Awards and medals are often bestowed from a higher authority, for a predetermined award category. Historically, awards are associated with military groups and…

Monday, June 22

Tête-à-tête: Three Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay

A photo of Whistler's Mother from Norton Simon's Twitter feed It is perhaps the single most recognizable image in the history of American painting: the…

Click for more

Local Private, Public School Students Team to Artistically Interpret Famous Huntington Library

With thanks to Shannon Mumolo This past year, students from Altadena’s Eliot Arts Magnet together with Mayfield Junior School students engaged with The Huntington Library on a two-month collaborative venture that yielded the artwork you see above — as well as other surprising results. Through the lens of their theme, “Harmony,” Eliot and Mayfield students photographed The Huntington. After examining and critiquing the work, a student leadership team selected the photos they thought best represented the chosen theme. Small groups of students then worked collaboratively in mixed school groups to interpret those photographs. Each piece they made brings together the…

More Stories