Visual Arts
48th NAACP Image Awards’ Winners Announced During Live Broadcast at Pasadena Civic Auditorium

The winners of the “48th NAACP Image Awards” were announced tonight during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One. The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson. There was a live pre-show from the red carpet hosted by Nischelle Turner and Terrence Jenkins including Tai Beauchamp and Chris Spencer as special correspondents. NAACP Chairwoman Roslyn Brock presented the NAACP…

Study Links Art Classes to Good Grades – And KidsArt Knows Why

“Fine art is knowledge made visible,” Gustave Courbet once said. And new research proves this every day. In a study out of Stanford University, they discovered that children who do art tend to use more…

The Huntington Library Announces Aquisitions, Including Unique Edition of John Muir’s Writings, Exquisite Illustrated Book on Camellias

From L-R: Herbert W. Gleason (1855–1937) A Snow-Banner, ca. 1911, platinum print in William Frederic Badè’s The Writings of John Muir, The Mountains of California, pt. 1, vol. 4. New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1916–1924;…

ArtCenter Partners with JW Marriott to Showcase the “L.A. Perspective” Through the Lens of Young Artists

A shot from a video created by ArtCenter Film alumnus Javier Barcala. JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, recipient of this year’s Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Hotels in Los Angeles: Best Reader’s Choice Award, debuts…

California Art Club Shines the Spotlight on the Golden State

Michael Obermeyer, Hollywoodland, Oil, 8 x 10 inches As home to Hollywood and the entertainment industry, the Golden State has cultivated one of the most impressive filmographies of roles in motion pictures and television shows.…

Visual Arts Events

Saturday, February 25 - 5:00 pm Winter Arts Crawl

Friday, March 10 - 6:00 pm ArtNight Pasadena

Thursday, January 01 - 12:00 am lation and live Music at Zephyr

Sunday, February 19

Pasadena Museum of California Art Exhibit Captures California Coast Culture in the ‘Land of Sunshine’

Dennis Hare, The Cove (Monterey) [detail], 1982. Watercolor on paper, 22 x 30 inches. Mark and Jan Hilbert Collection The stunning vistas, lifestyles and industries…

Saturday, February 25

Nancy Popp: Mason Line Hammocks with Side Street Projects

Side Street Projects presents “Mason Line Hammocks”, a community project with artist, Nancy Popp. Nancy Popp and Side Street Projects sta will facilitate the making…

Monday, March 06

Iconic Van Gogh Masterpiece Visits Pasadena

Vincent van Gogh. The Bedroom, 1889. The Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection. Vincent Van Gogh’s 1889 painting, “Bedroom,” among his most…

Monday, March 20

Exhibition Revisits Photographs Edward Weston Made for Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass

Woodlawn Plantation House, Louisiana, 1941; Gelatin silver print - Photograph by Edward Weston. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens ©1981 Center for Creative…

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Pasadena Arts Council Receives $40,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Image credit: Otto Piene: Sky Art National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $40,000 to Pasadena Arts Council for the AxS Festival. The Art Works category focuses on the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and the strengthening of communities through the arts. “The arts are for all of us, and by…

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