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  • Terry Chatkupt: A Year, Friday, January 26, 2024 12:00 am Terry Chatkupt: A Year, Friday, January 26, 2024 12:00 am
    Terry Chatkupt: A Year January 26, 2024 - March 31, 2024

    Terry Chatkupt: A Year

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    Armory Center for the Arts is pleased to present Terry Chatkupt: A Year, an exhibition that uses the vast, wild terrain of the San Gabriel Mountains as a backdrop and inspiration for exploring the physical and psychological spaces where the natural and domestic collide. Referring to the year under lockdown, A Year includes video, photography, atmospheric music, and installation work by Pasadena-based artist Terry Chatkupt. The works investigate the complex relationships between the natural and the built environment, the outdoors and indoors, and the emotional effects of navigating between these dualities from the point of view of Chatkupt and his young children.

    The exhibition will be on view in the Armory’s Caldwell Gallery from January 26 to March 31, 2024. A public reception is scheduled for Sunday, January 28, 2024, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM with a conversation between the artist Terry Chatkupt and his son Bodhi, the focus of recent video work, at 1 PM and a free all-ages art workshop with Armory teaching staff at 2 PM. Admission is free and open to the public.

    Education and Public Programs
    Artist Talk with Terry and Bodhi Chatkupt
    Sunday, January 28, 1-2 PM

    For three decades, the Armory has offered innovative approaches to presenting, creating, and teaching the visual arts. In addition to providing a showcase for contemporary art exhibitions and events, the Armory offers studio art classes and educational outreach programs to schools and the community that explore themes presented in the exhibitions. Terry Chatkupt: A Year will continue the Armory’s commitment to imaginative exhibitions and innovative outreach efforts by presenting materials in ways that enhance understanding and foster new visual and community connections. In addition to the diverse selection of artwork the exhibition will also include a series of public programs, school field trips, and activations.


  • ArtNight Pasadena, Friday, March 8, 2024 12:00 am ArtNight Pasadena, Friday, March 8, 2024 12:00 am
    ArtNight Pasadena March 8, 2024
    6:00 pm–10:00 pm

    ArtNight Pasadena

    Presented by: City of Pasadena
    Participating venues
    Pasadena, CA 91103

    Free and open to the public

    The spring edition of ArtNight Pasadena takes place on Friday, March 8, citywide. This art and culture celebration features music, dance, visual art, theater, art-making, storytelling, and history. ArtNight is an ongoing partnership between many cultural institutions and the Cultural Affairs Division of the City of Pasadena. Enjoy a free evening of art, music, and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions swing open their doors offering free admission from 6:00-10:00 pm.

    ArtNight Pasadena occurs twice per year (spring and fall), where the city’s most prominent museums and cultural institutions open their doors for free and offer special programming. For information on ArtNight, please call the ArtNight Pasadena Hotline at (626) 744-7887 or visit and see the complete line-up of events.

    Here are a few of the cultural institutions in and around Old Pasadena that will be participating with more details available shortly:

    145 N. Raymond Avenue
    See new work by Pasadena artist Terry Chatkupt, get creative in the studio, visit their student exhibition, and enjoy beats by dublab's Rani de Leon. In addition to the current exhibition, all-ages artmaking activities, and live demonstrations in their darkroom and letterpress studio, they're also presenting Bloom in our Mezzanine Gallery — an exhibition of student artworks created by children and teens across all Armory education programs.

    Enjoy music by DJ Rani de Leon, succulent Cali-Caribbean cuisine by The Tropic Truck, a selection of wine by the glass, plus draught beef courtesy of Pasadena's Craftsman Brewing Company (alcohol for 21+ only with valid ID).
    Food Truck: The Tropic Truck
    City-funded MiniGrant: Rani de Leon

    100 N. Garfield Avenue
    Enjoy Lunar New Year festivities at the City Hall Hub with seasonal performances and Year of the Dragon art activities. Treat yourself to a snack, then board a free shuttle to continue your ArtNight journey! 
    Food Truck: KOGI BBQ. City-funded MiniGrant: Immortals Lion Dance

    4 Westmoreland Place
    Aspiring artists are invited to visit the Gamble House on ArtNight to try their hand at drawing and painting along with California Art Club painters. 
    Food Truck: Rodney’s Ribs. City-funded MiniGrant: California Art Club

    MUSE/IQUE at the Pasadena Senior Center
    85 E. Holly Street
    Make Some Noise with MUSE/IQUE at the Pasadena Senior Center! Live music, activities, and refreshments. Artists include The DC6 Singers Collective and Rachel Gonzalez. 
    Food Truck: The Tropic Truck. City-funded MiniGrant: DC6 Singers Collective

    411 W. Colorado Blvd.
    Explore their world-renowned collection, with artworks by Raphael, Rembrandt, Vigee-Lebrun, Monet, Van Gogh, and Picasso, as well as South and Southeast Asian sculpture spanning 2,000 years. Enjoy the sunset in their verdant sculpture garden.

    470 W. Walnut Street
    Kick off PMH’s centennial year and explore the dual exhibitions Celebration! Quilts on the Wall and Cabinet of Curiosities: Celebrating 100 Years of Collecting at Pasadena Museum of History.
    Food Truck: Wise Barbecue. City-funded MiniGrant: Hiroko Masuda and June Chin


  • ArtNight MUSE/IQUE at the Senior Center, Friday, March 8, 2024 12:00 am ArtNight MUSE/IQUE at the Senior Center, Friday, March 8, 2024 12:00 am
    ArtNight MUSE/IQUE at the Senior Center March 8, 2024
    6:00 pm–10:00 pm

    ArtNight MUSE/IQUE at the Senior Center


    Pasadena Senior Center Partners with MUSE/IQUE for the 2024 Spring ArtNight Pasadena.  The Pasadena Senior Center (PSC) has been selected as a host venue for this spring’s City of Pasadena’s ArtNight, on Friday, March 8 from 6:00 - 10:00 pm. This marks the first year that PSC is participating in ArtNight, joining the Art Center College of Design, the Jackie Robinson Community Center, the Armory Center for the Arts, and local museums.

    For the event, the Center will team with MUSE/IQUE, the celebrated music non-profit organization, to offer live music, photography and watercolor exhibits, facility tours, a food truck, and other activities during the evening. With a theme celebrating MUSE/IQUE’s 2024 season, ‘Make Some Noise,’ ArtNight at the Pasadena Senior Center will feature two musical performers, the DC6 Singers and Rachel Gonzalez,  who will rotate each half hour throughout the evening at PSC’s Scott Pavilion.

    The DC6 Singers, a Los Angeles-based collective of dynamic, energetic, and professional singers will perform their unique blend of a capella, gospel, and Motown hits, including their fresh take on classic and current standards ranging from Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder to Adele and Bruno Mars. Also performing is singer-songwriter Rachel Gonzalez, a Los Angeles native, who offers soul-driven melodies & intentionally honest storytelling, accompanied by her acoustic guitar.

    ArtNight Pasadena is a free evening of art, music, and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions stay open late and offer special programming. Visitors to the PSC on ArtNight will be able to view special photography and watercolor exhibits with works created by PSC members. What’s more, The ‘Tropic Truck’ food truck will be on hand at the Pasadena Senior Center that evening, offering a variety of ‘Cali-Carribean’ grilled seafood and meats to guests. The City will offer free hop-on/hop-off shuttles between ArtNight locations that evening as well.


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