Wednesday, April 24, 2013

PMCA events, including open call for video project by April 30

Pasadena Museum of California Art website

It's the perfect time to take advantage of your PMCA membership—during Member Appreciation Days! From May 3rd through May 5th, PMCA members can enjoy reciprocal FREE admission to other museums like Pacific Asia Museum and Pasadena Museum of History (full list here), as well as 20% store discounts at all 16 participating museums. Not yet a PMCA member? Join today! Mother's Day is right around the corner, and it's never too early to start shopping for the lovely women in your life!

TODAY (Wednesday) | 11am-10pm
Blaze Pizza Fundraiser

Eat pizza AND support the PMCA—it's a win-win situation! Stop by the museum to pick up a flier (or print one here!), bring it to Blaze TODAY, and they'll donate 20% of your meal's proceeds to us. Valid for dine-in AND take-out orders. Must present printed flier.

Wednesdays | 3:30-7:30pm
Playhouse District's Summer Farmers' Market
Operating NOW through October 30th
535 East Union Street (between Madison and Oakland)
Right across the street from the PMCA!

Ending this Friday!
Discover the Arts in Los Angeles
Through April 26, the PMCA is offering 2-for-1 admission (redeem here!).More than 40 of LA’s leading museums and performance groups invite you to save big during LA Tourism’s annual Discover the Arts in Los Angeles: History, Culture, Science and More campaign.

Sunday, May 12 (Mother's Day) | 3pm
Visiting Scholars
Archivist and writer Morgan Yates examines California Scene Paintings from 1930 to 1960 through one of its principal showcases, AAA's magazine Westways. Bring your mother along, and she'll get in for free!
FREE with admission, FREE for members

Saturday, May 18 | 12-3pm
Bike & BBQ Day
Save the date, friends! Next month, join us and Pacific Asia Museum in celebrating Bike Week Pasadena in the Playhouse District. FREE museum admission for bicyclists that day! Take in some art at both museums, then munch on BBQ treats at the PMCA.

We're still looking for video project participants who live/work in Sawtelle, West LA, Westwood, Hollywood, and Chinatown! Get involved in Somewhere In Between: Los Angeles, coming to the PMCA in August.
DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 30
Artist Bia Gayotto invites residents to participate in an interview and video shoot, which will culminate in a two-screen installation—a multilayered portrait of the greater Los Angeles area.
Image credits: Installation view, California Scene Paintings from 1930 to 1960, March 10–July 28, 2013, Pasadena Museum of California Art, photo © 2013 Don Milici; Phil Paradise, Ranch Near San Luis Obispo [detail], ca. 1935. Oil on canvas, 28 x 34 inches. The Buck Collection, Laguna Beach, California; Bia Gayotto, Still from Somewhere in Between: Silicon Valley, 2012. Two-screen video installation with sound. TRT 18 min. Courtesy of the artist.
Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 East Union Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Wednesday–Sunday, 12–5pm

$7 adults, $5 students + seniors
Free the first Friday of the month (all day)
Free the third Thursday of the month 

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