ArtNight Pasadena returns on Friday, April 29th, citywide. Music, dance, visual art, theater, art-making, storytelling, history, new Partners, and food trucks! Pasadena's most popular arts and culture organizations are swinging open their doors for the evening. Free admission from 6:00-10:00pm. Free shuttles (Shuttle service will be limited due to regional bus/driver shortages, please plan accordingly). In this edition, there are 15 sites to visit in person and two virtual venues. Envision the night!
ArtNight Pasadena is the City’s signature cultural event produced by the Cultural Affairs Division in collaboration with Partner organizations. See the complete line-up of events on the official ArtNight Pasadena page.
Here are a few highlights in and around Old Pasadena, but visit the page link above for all the offerings and many virtual options:
ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
145 N. Raymond Avenue
Visit the critically acclaimed exhibition how we are in time and space: Nancy Buchanan, Marcia Hafif, Barbara T. Smith, be part of a collaborative weaving project from artists Myisha Arellano and Michelle Glass, and enjoy sets by KCRW DJ Wyldeflower. Be sure to visit their partner site artWORKS Teen Center in East Pasadena, too.
CITY OF PASADENA CITY HALL
100 N. Garfield Avenue
Spring into ArtNight at the City Hall Hub! Experience Spring Wing Ding - or Hop til You Drop—musical theater from Theatre Americana, and grab a snack.
Food Trucks Rodney’s Ribs, Dina’s Dumplings, Big Nash Ice Cream
PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
470 W. Walnut Street
Delve into the enhanced version of Starting Anew: Transforming Pasadena 1890 -1930, a fascinating saga of unparalleled growth that transformed Pasadena from an agricultural community into a renowned winter resort and bustling young city.
THE GAMBLE HOUSE
4 Westmoreland Place
The Gamble House and the California Art Club are joining forces to present a Paint-Out at the iconic American Craftsman home. Attendees may watch or draw along with CAC artists as they create new artwork of live models posing in period costumes.