Visual Arts
Local Private, Public School Students Team to Artisically 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…

SPACE Presents “South Pasadena is For the Birds”

Over 90 local schoolchildren made birdhouses for the community project! SPACE presents “South Pasadena is For the Birds”, a community exhibition and contest to make one-of-a-kind birdhouses, a project designed by artist Marie Switzer Miller.…

Altadena’s Hidden ‘Wildwood Park’ Opens for Art and Fine Craft Show

For one day only, artists will exhibit their work at the 21st bi-annual Art on Palm, Saturday, May 9, 2015; 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Altadena’s secluded Wildwood Park, at 1421 E. Palm Street,…

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 spare interior of an artist’s studio, a gray wall, a…

New Crosswalk Art Livens Up Streets in The Playhouse District

The new crosswalk artwork seen at the intersection of Oakland Avenue and Walnut Street. The Playhouse District Association is unveiling a new series of crosswalk designs installed at three locations in the Pasadena Playhouse District…

Visual Arts Events

Saturday, June 20 - 10:00 am 23rd Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival

Sunday, June 21 - 10:00 am 23rd Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival

Monday, July 27 - 9:00 am Art Camp Week #2: How to be an Explorer of the World (Ages 5 & Up)

Thursday, April 30

Film Reveals Amazing Life of Artist Llyn Foulkes, Who, Uncompromisingly, Never Sold His Soul

Tamar Halpern The South Pasadena Arts Council is co-sponsorg the documentary film, “Llyn Foulkes One Man Band,” which will be screened in the Community Room…

Sunday, May 03

California Art Club Unveils ‘Unrivaled Grandeur’ at The Old Mill

There is no better way to explore the best that California has to offer than a road trip, and in 2015, the California Art Club…

Sunday, May 03

“California Light” Plein Air Art Exhibit Opens with Public Reception

'Kaufmann House, Palm Springs' by Juergen Nogai and Julius Shulman “California Light,” an exhibit of plein air artwork inspired by the landscapes and quality of…

Monday, May 04

Samuel Morse’s Monumental Painting of Louvre Masterpieces Comes to the Huntington

Samuel F. B. Morse (1791–1872), Gallery of the Louvre (1831–33), oil on canvas, 73 1/2 x 108 in. Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago. Samuel…

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Pasadena Attorney Eric Bjorgum Named President of Board of the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles

Eric Bjorgum Eric Bjorgum has been named President of The Board of Directors of the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles (“MCLA”). Bjorgum, who practices law with Karish & Bjorgum, PC in Pasadena and Los Angeles, replaces MCLA co-founder Bill Lasarow as Board President. Lasarow stepped down as last year to focus on large scale funding projects for the group. “I am very honored to be elected to represent my fellow Board members. This is an exciting time for public art in Los Angeles,” Bjorgum said. “The City recognizes public art, and awareness of its unique issues continues to grow. I’m…

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