Monday, October 1, 2012

ArtNight Pasadena Oct. 12

Come celebrate Pasadena’s creative, artistic community as ArtNight Pasadena returns from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday, October 12, with free admission to 16 exciting arts and cultural venues throughout Pasadena.  This four-hour cultural extravaganza offers a wide array of dance, music, visual arts and other fun activities for families and people of all ages to enjoy.  Free shuttle buses will help provide transportation to each location.
Explore the new Galvin Physics Forest at Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., near the Rose Bowl.  Moonwalk in the Fountain Courtyard at Pasadena’s Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St.  Join in the “Eternal Telethon,” a participatory art experience at Side Street Projects, 730 N. Fair Oaks Ave.  Take in the Fifth Annual Art Show at the Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 N. Mentor, or see the Pennington Dance Group perform at A Room to Create (ARC) Pasadena, 1158 E. Colorado Blvd.
It’s all happening, and much, much more, during ArtNight Pasadena 2012.  For a full listing of events, activities and other important information, go online to  A Spanish-language version of the website is also available.
Free, specially marked shuttle buses will be available to take you to all of the venues.  For those who ride Metro into Pasadena for ArtNight, remember to bring your Metro “TAP” card as many of the host venues plan to offer special discounts on store merchandise and memberships, including the Pasadena Museum of History, 470 W. Walnut St., Alliance Française, 34 E. Union St., and the Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave. 
Another popular way to enjoy ArtNight is by bicycle! for more information.  And, several venues will also have trendy food trucks nearby with tasty treats for purchase to quench your thirst and appetites.
ArtNight is produced by the City’s Planning & Community Development Department, Cultural Affairs Division, in collaboration with the participating arts and culture institutions.  For more information call the ArtNight Hotline(626) 744-7887 or visit
For accessibility assistance to either the venues or shuttle transportation, or for information in braille or large-print format, call (626) 744-7062.
For more information about the City of Pasadena, go online

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