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The visual arts-from paintings and photography to installations in the Pasadena area

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Bringing Your Pet to Life

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 | 6:34 am

Any pet owner will tell you that there are few things more important than their little furry (or scaly, or feathered, or hooved) friend. There are many pet owners who will admit to having more pictures of their animals than their own family (not that that’s a ... More »

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4,000-Year-Old Collections On View at USC Asia Museum Tour

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 | 8:54 pm

Explore USC Pacific Asia Museum’s 15,000 pieces of collections spanning more than 4,000 years during a docent-led tour on Saturday, August 16, at 1:00 p.m. The docents will highlight some of the museum’s best collections from Persia to the Pacific Islands ... More »

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Huntington Acquires Rare Book of 17th-Century Chinese Woodblock Prints

Thursday, July 31, 2014 | 2:54 pm

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired one of the most historically and artistically important Chinese illustrated books ever published. The book, a set of early color woodblock prints known as The T... More »

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“Seismic Light” New Paintings by Douglas C. Bloom

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | 11:21 am

Artist Douglas C. Bloom introduced a new series of paintings at Ruth Bachofner Gallery in Santa Monica on Saturday, July 26, 2014. The warm California summer evening was the perfect backdrop for the opening night reception, as the oil-on-canvas paintings depic... More »

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Local Artist Sam Nicholson Donating 25 Percent of Sales to Hillsides

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 | 5:01 pm

Local fine artist Sam Nicholson is donating 25 percent of any of his paintings purchased by supporters of the Pasadena-headquartered non-profit Hillsides. “My wife Diane and I have been involved with Hillsides for years, and it’s such a worthy cause that i... More »

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Pasadena Museum of History Presents Collections Quarterly

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | 12:26 pm

The Collections Quarterly, sent out four times a year, features new acquisitions and loans as well as select items from the Archives, art and artifacts collection, and the Fenyes-Curtin-Paloheimo collections. Archives Feature The Archives houses the Cheesewrig... More »

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Capture the Beauty of Descanso Gardens Through Six-Week Art Course

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 | 5:31 am

Where is a better place to practice landscape painting than at the five-acre Descanso Gardens, which is home to more than 3,000 roses, dozens of trees, and a Japanese-style garden that blends design elements of zen and classic tea. Landscape artist Virginia He... More »

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Monster Drawing Rally Returns to Armory Center for the Arts

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 | 2:27 pm

Time again for the Monster Drawing Rally, a live drawing and fundraising event hosted by Outpost@Armory at Armory Center for the Arts on Sunday, June 1st, 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Admission is a $10 donation at the door. The Armory Center for the Arts, is located at ... More »