Visual Arts
Two Consecutive Exhibitions Highlight Library Acquisitions in the 21st Century

Robert Rowe, The Ladies Telegraph fan, London, 1798. Hand-colored engraving on paper and wood. 10 1/4 x 18 5/8 in. (open). Coded messages could be exchanged between women using an innovative 18th-century printed fan. Purchase, Lodge Fund, 2012. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. As part of its yearlong Centennial Celebration, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens presents a two-part exhibition…

Altadena Artist Celebrated in Group Art Show

Margaret Griffith in front of her sculpture / installation. Photo Credit: John J. Skalicky The Davyd Whaley Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Los Angeles area artists, celebrated their third year anniversary with a special…

Virtual Reality in Virtually a Private Setting Creates New Environments for Users to Experience

Paisley Smith and Milo Talwani want to bring virtual reality to the masses 15 headsets at a time. Beginning July 6, they will be making a number of world-class and award-winning VR experiences available to…

Student Art Contest Winners Selected

Foothill Municipal Water District (Foothill) recently concluded its 8th annual “Water Is Life” student art competition. The contest was open to all students, in grades K-12, attending a school located within the service area of…

As ArtScience Evolves, Pasadena Seen as Intersection Point

Above, Force Field, 2016; performance art by Amsterdam-based artists Evelina Domnitch and Dmitry Gelfand, who will be in Pasadena on Monday, May 13, 2019 for a LASER Talks event ar ArtCenter. Pasadena is at the…

Visual Arts Events

Saturday, July 20 - 5:00 pm Opening Reception: Textiles Today: Exploring the Possibilities

Thursday, September 05 - 6:00 pm The Huntington's Centennial Celebration Kick Off Event

Saturday, October 12 - 11:00 am Pasadena ArtWalk 2019

Saturday, July 20

Exhibition Exploring New Possibilities for Textiles Opens Saturday

The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) presents “Textiles Today: Exploring New Possibilities,” a new exhibition at the SPARC Chamber Gallery inside the South Pasadena Chamber…

Saturday, July 20

This Saturday, It’s the Summer Celebration of the Arts in South Pasadena

Artists, musicians, and merchants gear up to celebrate the summer season with another fun and family-friendly “Neighborhood Night-on-the-Town” in South Pasadena on Saturday, July 20th, from…

Monday, September 23

Monumental Site-Specific Installation by Contemporary Chinese Artist Tang Qingnian Will Go on View June 22

Digital mockup of the installation “Tang Qingnian: An Offering to Roots.” The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. A special installation of a new…

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Side Street Projects Announces Mel Chin Phantom Ball Print Edition

Side Street Projects is thrilled to announce that its dear friend and artist – Mel Chin is this year’s 26th Annual Phantom Ball Artist! As of today, you will be able to purchase Mel’s custom print (sight unseen) for half price $150 until June 1st. Once the image is revealed on June 1st the price doubles to $300. It is called the “Phantom Ball” because the “Ball” has never happened hence the April 1st launch date (lol). Go out and have your own ball and SSP will send you the artwork in the mail! Proceeds from print sales support Side…

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