8th Annual Pasadena ARTWalk
Saturday, October 12, 2013
The Pasadena ARTWalk is Pasadena’s largest urban art fair with over 6,000 people attending yearly. The event highlights some of the best Southern Californian visual artists showcasing their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings, and printmaking. ARTWalk is free and all-ages are welcome.
The 8th Annual ARTWalk features:
Juried Art Show & Sale
Art Stroll offers art enthusiast a fest for the senses.
First United Methodist Church
500 E. Colorado Blvd.
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Docent tours will be available to tour and learn more about the historic sanctuary. Lean about the church’s classic stained glass windows – including original Tiffany – the skinner organ, and much more.
Five Utility Wraps on Colorado
Artist: Susan Silton
Free speech-themed art installation on Colorado Blvd.
Artist: Cynthia Luna
Crosswalk art at six different crossings, all near arty institutions (Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena Playhouse, Laemmle’s, Vroman’s, Boston Court Performing Arts Center, and Ice House).
Zona Rosa Caffe
15 El Molino Ave.
19th annual Dia De los Muertos Exhibition upstairs the café. From cereal boxes altars, paper dolls to paintings, the exhibit celebrates Dia De Los Muertos through the multicultural history and artistic expressions of our community. The exhibit is family friendly.
Vroman’s (Art on the Stairwell)
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Photographs by Matt Donegan. Donegan’s work is based on his interest and empathy for the world of nature and people across the globe. His interests and subjects include mostly the common and indigenous peoples of the world, who seem so vividly affected by the rapidly changing environment.
Free Museum Admission
Pasadena Museum of California Art*
490 E. Union St.
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
* $2 off admission price
Pacific Asia Museum
46 N. Los Robles Ave.
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Arts & Crafts
Free! All day outside and in-store.
Presented by: little junebugs
Choose your favorite colors and paint away on a pre-designed canvas.
Presented by: Wine & Canvas
Chinese Hand Drum Art Workshop
Strike up the band with your very own Chinese hand drum instrument
Presented by: Barnsdall Art
Recycled Art Craft
Make your one-of-a kind art pieces with recycled materials
Presented by: First United Methodist Church
More activities to be announced!
El Molino Jazz Stage
McKinley School Performance
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
The McKinley School, Performing Arts will be performing scenes from William Shakespeare’s “As you like it” adapted by Alison Garfinkel as well as songs from “Into the Woods, jr” under the direction of Candace Lacey. They will perform at 11am and again at 4pm.
Afrotango Jazz Ensemble
12:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
"Afrotango Ensemble" achieves a unique Tango-Jazz sonority, distinguishing itself from any other modern tango group today. The ensemble accomplishes an authentic sound by tackling masterpieces from the classic and modern Tango repertoire while incorporating jazz improvisation to make each performance unique.