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    SAVE THE DATE: ART NIGHT
    October 21, 2016       6-10PM

    MINIGRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – deadline August 15, 2016 5 pm
    ArtNight Pasadena, sponsored by the City of Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the Division of Cultural Affairs, is an ongoing partnership between local cultural institutions and the City of Pasadena. Twice each year, many of the City’s non-profit arts and cultural institutions open on a Friday night to provide a variety of art, culture, and music -- free-of-charge -- to the public. After 34 successful events, patrons have come to expect excellent performances and diverse programming. Live music, dance, spoken word, theater, performance art, visual art exhibits and workshops, as well as story-telling are among the many eligible art forms that have received MiniGrants previously.

    ArtNight MiniGrants are funded by the Arts & Culture Commission and are intended to increase participation in ArtNight by Pasadena-based, non-profit arts and culture organizations, arts organizations without venues, independent non-commercial galleries, ensembles and individual artists.

    Click here for application: Mini Grant Application

     

    Parson’s Nose Theater Presents Our Town

    The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division, along with project partner Side Street Projects, is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) “Our Town” grant. One of 66 funded projects in 2014, My Pasadena, presents a series of 12 temporary public artworks in the Civic Center area from September 2015 through September 2016.

    Our Town by Thornton Wilder, adapted by Lance Davis is a radio-style reading that was performed by Pasadena community members and Parson's Nose Company Members.
    Our Town Cast With Tornek 

     

    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

     

    Lineage Dance Performing Arts Center on June 12, 2016

    Lineage Dance Performing Arts Center on June 12 2016
     

     

    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 

    The ROTOscope project was funded as one of 13 projects through the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town fund, secured by Cultural Affairs with partner Side Street Projects.  

    https://vimeo.com/178819880

    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.

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    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/  

     

    CODAworx

    http://www.codaworx.com

    CODAworx is a global online community that showcases design projects featuring commissioned artwork in interior and architectural spaces. Since 2012, the site has been an online hub for the commissioned art world where anyone can showcase work, hire artists, and get hired. Designed for use by artists, design professionals, and industry resources, CODAworx provides its members with a platform to earn recognition for their design + art projects and connect with other members of the creative community.
     


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