PASADENA ART WEEKEND PRESENTS MORE THAN 20 FREE CULTURAL ACTIVITIES OVER THREE DAYS, MARCH 14 TO 16
Pasadena Art Weekend is three days of events that include Art Night, Art Talk, and Art Mart. All events are FREE.
Art Night, Friday, March 14th – 6 pm to 10 pm
Pasadena's cultural institutions will open their doors for free during Art Night Pasadena, offering a rich sampling of art, artifacts and music.
Collaborating venues for this semi-annual event offering free shuttle service from institution to institution, are Armory Center for the Arts, Art Center College of Design -- Hillside, Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Norton Simon Museum, One Colorado, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena City College, Pasadena Jazz Institute, Pasadena Public Library -- Central Library, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena Museum of History, Pasadena Symphony @ Civic Auditorium and the Shumei Arts Council.
Art Night is a multi-year partnership among these and other cultural institutions with the Cultural Affairs Division of the City of Pasadena offered every October and March. The event is sponsored in part by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission.
Art Talk, Saturday, March 15th – 11 am to 5pm
Art Talk represents a cross-section of artists exploring the spoken disciplines featuring cutting edge performance and theater artists in this first-ever presentation of the living word in the Playhouse District. Genres range from storytelling to recitations, poetry readings to theatre, as well as a film screening. Art Talk will take place at the Boston Court Performing Arts Center.
Pasadena Art + Design Open Market, Sunday, March 16th–10 am to 5 pm
Old Pasadena's most popular fine arts market focuses exclusively on work by students, faculty and alumni from Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College.
Now in its fifth year, the Art Market is a great opportunity to find innovative productions by emerging artists, illustrators, ceramicists, and the next generation of environmental and industrial designers experimenting with different media. And, any purchases benefit 100% the artists and students directly.
The Art Market occurs in the alleys and Courtyard at One Colorado
Official Website: http://www.pasadenaartweekend.com
Added by Pasadena_Events on February 28, 2008