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    2017-2018 ANNUAL GRANTS PROGRAM
    The Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the Cultural Affairs Division announce the release of the 2017/2018 Annual Grants Program Application and Guidelines.
    Grant Guidelines and Applications can be accessed here:  http://www.cityofpasadena.net/Arts/Grant_Programs/
     

    SPRING ARTNIGHT 2017 - SAVE THE DATE

    ARTNIGHT PASADENA MARCH 10, 2017

    On March 10, 2017, nineteen (19) of Pasadena's most prominent arts and cultural organizations swing open their doors from 6 pm - 10 pm. Free admission. Visit the website www.artnightpasadena.org for more information.

     

    PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITY FOR QUALIFIED ARTIST/TEAMS

    GLENARM POWER PLANT PUBLIC ART PROJECT REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

    DUE: Monday, March 6, 2017 by 10:59 p.m. Pacific Standard Time

    The City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division is pleased to request qualifications from eligible artists/artist teams for the Glenarm Power Plant Public Art Project.

    All respondents to this RFQ must do so via the CaFE website: www.callforentry.org (see Glenarm Power Plant Public Art).

    Document: Request For Qualifications 

     

    MINIGRANT FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

    – deadline January 19, 2017 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 35 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 

     

    ARTNIGHT VIDEOS

    Please enjoy these short videos documenting previous ArtNight events, courtesy of Pasadena Media www.pasadenamedia.tv/about-us:www.pasadenamedia.tv/about-us:   

    Art Night Spring 2016: https://youtu.be/4yycz8klU1s 
    Art Night Fall 2016: https://youtu.be/gmPMCfDGq5Q 
    Art Night Fall 2015: https://youtu.be/4dwdarqONrw 

     

    MY PASADENA NEA OUR TOWN PUBLIC ART PROJECT

    Thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts Our Town $100,000 grant, Cultural Affairs and project partner Side Street Projects produced 12 amazingly diverse civic engagement projects that spurred interaction, dialog, participation and enjoyment in Pasadena.  The following video documents many of the artist projects, as explained by the artists themselves.  Thanks to partner Side Street Projects which produced this video: https://vimeo.com/album/4220747 

    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 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 

     

    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.  

    ROTO_PASADENA_announcement.jpg

    https://vimeo.com/178819880

    Video Screenshot Arts
    https://youtu.be/bCR411oUDic 

    LIONS, TIGERS, AND...

    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 
         

     

    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 

     


     

    Lineage Dance Performing Arts Center on June 12, 2016

    Lineage Dance Performing Arts Center on June 12 2016
     

     

     

    PUSD’s Burbank Art Banner Contest Winner - 2016

    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

     

    Public Art Master Plan

    Public Art Master Plan Publication 


     

    Cultural Affairs E-Newsletter

     

    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

    Learn more >>





    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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