Visual Arts
‘Trump’ Visits Pasadena Via ‘The People’s Prison,’ Courtesy of Anarchist Art Collective INDECLINE and Gallery 30 South

The only things that appeared to be missing were the live rats at “The People’s Prison,” a show by anarchist art collective INDECLINE at Pasadena’s Gallery 30 South Thursday night, although they may have been hiding beneath the fast food wrappers at the feet of “President Trump,” who spoke to reporters from inside a makeshift jail cell. If the scene sounds familiar, it’s because INDECLINE…

Michael Myers Heads Home as a 40th Anniversary Celebration of ‘Halloween’ is Set for Pasadena

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the release of John Carpenter’s “Halloween,” and Halloween Daily News reports there will be a 40th Anniversary Event, and it will be in Pasadena around—you guessed it— Halloween. Sean…

Armory Center for the Arts Fetes Retiring Executive Director Scott Ward for 17-Year Legacy of Leadership

Nearly 350 gathered at the Armory Center for the Arts in Old Pasadena to thank retiring Executive Director Scott Ward for his 17 years of leadership of the nationally-recognized contemporary arts center. “Thank you for…

Three Pasadena High School VADA Students Win Hollywood Burbank Airport Tower Banner Contest

Photo courtesy PUSD Arts Facebook page Hollywood Burbank with this year’s tower banner contest winners from PHS Suhey Alias (1st), Alyce Broughton (2nd) and Jasmine Preciado (3rd) (shown above). PUSD extends its congratulations to all…

Selected Artists Announced for Second Annual “BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena”

Old Pasadena Management District (OPMD) announces the second annual BoldPas: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena, scheduled for Saturday, May 12, 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. BoldPas is a vibrant, free one-day art event that showcases…

Visual Arts Events

Friday, May 18 - 6:00 pm ALTA/PASA/DENA Open Studios Tour Artist Reception

Sunday, May 20 - 12:00 pm Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day

Sunday, June 03 - 12:00 pm ALTA/PASA/DENA Art Studio Tour

Saturday, April 28

South Pasadena Hosts ‘The Eclectic’ Music Festival and Artwalk, Saturday, April 28

Previous year's Eclectic Music Festival photo Previous year's Eclectic Music Festival and ArtWalk photo 2nd The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with DeepMix…

Sunday, April 29

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…

Sunday, May 06

Don’t Miss the 56th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair

Click to enlarge The 56th Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park,…

Saturday, May 12

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…

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Censored Mural Stored in Pasadena for Over Three Decades Now on Exhibit at Los Angeles Museum

A censored mural by Chicana artist Barbara Carrasco on the Mexican perspective in Los Angeles is being shown for the first time at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The mural, “History of Los Angeles: a Mexican Perspective,” has been in a warehouse in Pasadena for over three decades since the Community Redevelopment Agency of Los Angeles canceled its display for the bicentennial of the city in 1981, because Carrasco refused to remove 14 images that they considered controversial. The 80-foot panoramic mural will be displayed in the museum’s new rotating gallery adjacent to “Becoming Los Angeles,” the…

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