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  • DEADLINE EXTENDED

    The deadline for the Annual Grants Program Individual Artist category has been extended to be Tuesday, May 24th 5 pm. Some of those who apply may not have attended a mandatory workshop, which will be allowed.

    Individual Artist applicants must live, work or rent studio space in the city of Pasadena. If you know artists who could be eligible for this grant, please share this announcement with them.

    The applications and guidelines can be found here: www.cityofpasadena.net/arts/grant_programs
     

    NEW! THE 2016-2017 ANNUAL GRANTS PROGRAM

    The Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the Cultural Affairs Division announce the release of the 2016/2017 Annual Grants Program Application and Guidelines. The Annual Grants Program is designed to support the creative life of Pasadena through four grant categories. The Program expands public access to the arts in our community by supporting the work of the individual artist, bringing the creative process into the classroom, funding annual festivals and parades and the programs and planning of our cultural institutions.

    2016/2017 APPLICATIONS and GUIDELINES 

     

    PUSD’s Burbank Art Banner Contest Winner Presentation

    Burbank Art Contest Winners
    Pasadena’s winning student artwork belongs to Jordan Garcia who was acknowledged by the Pasadena Unified School District Board for his achievement.

    The people pictured are:

    Jordan Garcia's Dad Bobby Garcia
    Rochelle Branch, Cultural Affairs Division Manager
    Rachel Warecki, Public Relations and Media Specialist, Hollywood Burbank Airport
    Jordan Garcia
    Jordan's Mom Kelli Garcia
    Jen Olson, District Arts Coordinator
    Dr. Brian McDonald, Superintendent
    Kim Kenne, PUSD Board President

    Rear:
    Roy Boulghourjian, PUSD Board Vice President
    Patrick Cahalan, PUSD Board Member
    Larry Torres, PUSD Board Clerk
    Adrienne Ann Mullen, PUSD Board Member

     

    MY PASADENA NEA OUR TOWN PUBLIC ART PROJECT

    The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division, along with partner Side Street Projects , is the proud recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Our Town public art project award. Pasadena’s project for the Civic Center: My Pasadena will create a continuous series of events and changing artworks from September 2015-September 2016, transforming the Civic Center area into a creative, vibrant public forum and expanding community awareness of and relevance to the contemporary role of government.

    PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MY PASADENA ART PROJECT SELECTIONS 

    PLEASE CLICK BELOW TO VIEW VIDEOS OF THE Lions, Tigers, And… public art installation at Pasadena City Hall and one of the drum circle events.

    https://vimeo.com/147386338

    https://vimeo.com/150853644

    PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MY PASADENA GUIDEBOOK ENGLISH VERSION

    PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE MY PASADENA GUIDEBOOK SPANISH VERSION

    For more information about the My Pasadena public art project installations, events and calendar please click here and visit the website http://sidestreet.org/my-pasadena 

    PLEASE CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE RFP 
     

    NEA Our Town Civic Center PA Project RFP
    Exhibits A-K for Our Town RFP 

    Public Art Master Plan

    Public Art Master Plan Publication 

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  • Pasadena Artist's Registry

    Pasadena Artist's RegistryThe City of Pasadena's Artist Registry is an online resource for individuals, schools, arts organizations and others looking to buy art, to hire teaching artists for special programs or permanent employment, or to network with artists in the community. This directory also provides a free venue in which artists and arts organizations can promote their services and strengthen their visibility.

    Search or Join the Pasadena Artists' Registry >>


    Artist's Resource Directory

    Artist's Resource DirectoryThis Directory is provided as a service to the Pasadena community through the support of the City Manager, the Cultural Affairs Division, the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and Cultural Nexus

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    Cultural Nexus

    Cultural NexusBeginning in February 2004, the City of Pasadena, led by the Cultural Affairs Division and Arts Commission, embarked on the Cultural Nexus (CNP).  The CNP will be Pasadena's first comprehensive cultural plan and will be largely developed through a series of town hall meetings and special workshops. 

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    SpaceFinder LA

    SpaceFinder LA is a free comprehensive, searchable database of spaces for performances, auditions, classes, workshops, rehearsals, special events and more.

    http://www.spacefinderla.org/


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