Fall Artnight Is Friday, October 13, 2017

Posted on October 3, 2017 in

PASADENA, Calif.—Spend a remarkable evening in beautiful Pasadena exploring 18 prestigious arts and cultural institutions showcasing famous works of art, music and dance by the best that the City’s creative community has to offer from 6-10 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2017.  This fantastic, free “open house” experience is available to all ages and walks of life to experience memorable visual and performing arts and participate in hands-on, interactive activities with free admission to all participating venues and free transportation.

Yes, it’s FREE!  Admission to all art institutions is free and the public can ride free shuttles provided by the City of Pasadena to and from each location, with City Hall serving as the primary transit hub.

Go to www.artnightpasadena.org for a complete listing of the awesome, family friendly art and cultural offerings at ArtNight, October 2017 edition—one of the best art events in Southern California!  Be sure to take photos of your experience and send to the City’s Twitter account, @PasadenaGov with the hashtags #ArtNight2017 and #Pasadena and we’ll re-tweet as many as we can!

One of the many special highlights this year includes the announcement ceremony at the Pasadena Central Library for its “One City, One Story” book selection.  The announcement will be made at 6:15 p.m.  In addition, several venues will feature co-located food trucks with savory comfort dishes and beverages for purchase.

Participating arts and cultural institutions include, in alphabetical order:

A Room to Create, www.arcpasadena.org; Armory Center for the Arts, www.armoryarts.org; ArtCenter College of Design, www.artcenter.edu; ArtWorks Teen Center, www.artworkspasadena.com; Boston Court Performing Arts Center, www.bostoncourt.com; City of Pasadena, www.cityofpasadena.net/arts; Jackie Robinson Community Center, www.cityofpasadena.net/HumanServices; Light Bringer Project, www.lightbringerproject.org; Lineage Performing Arts Center, www.lineagepac.org; Norton Simon Museum, www.nortonsimon.org; Parson’s Nose Theater, www.parsonsnose.com; Pasadena Public Library, www.cityofpasadena.net/library; Pasadena City College, www.pasadena.edu; Pasadena Conservatory of Music, www.pasadenaconservatory.org; Pasadena Museum of California Art, www.pmcaonline.org; Pasadena Museum of History, www.pasadenahistory.org; Pasadena Playhouse, www.pasadenaplayhouse.org; USC Pacific Asia Museum, www.pacificasiamuseum.usc.edu.

ArtNight is produced by the Cultural Affairs Division of the Pasadena Planning & Community Development Department in collaboration with the participating arts and cultural institutions.  For accessibility assistance or shuttle transportation to the venues, or to request information in braille or large-print format, call (626) 744-7062.

Event sponsors include the City’s Department of Transportation, www.cityofpasadena.net/Transportation; METRO, www.metro.net; the Pasadena Center Operating Company, www.visitpasadena.com, and Pasadena Media, www.pasadenamedia.tv.  Media sponsors include Pasadena Now, Pasadena Star-News, KPCC, LA Weekly and Tolucan Times.

Stay connected to the City of Pasadena!  Visit us online at www.cityofpasadena.net; follow us on Twitter @PasadenaGov, www.twitter.com/pasadenagov, and Instagram @PasadenaGov, www.instagram.com/pasadenagov; on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofpasadena; and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/pasadenagov.  Watch live streaming or archived video on demand about us on KPAS, the City’s government cable TV channel, at www.cityofpasadena.net/Media.  Or call the Citizen Service Center, www.cityofpasadena.net/Citizen-Service-Center, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at (626) 744-7311.

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