Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Pakistan textile artist in residence in Pasadena July 18-21

Pacific Asia Museum along with the museum's Pakistan Arts Council will welcome acclaimed ralli artist Naina from July 18 through July 21 as an artist-in-residence. Visiting from Pakistan's Sindh region, Naina will demonstrate the creation of these traditional quilted textiles.

Naina will begin her residency on Thursday, July 18 and will work in the museum's Auditorium Foyer from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors may observe the artist at work, and enjoy completed works and vintage pieces on display. Select items will be available for purchase. Her residency continues on Friday, July 19 from 1-4 p.m. and during the evening's Fusion Fridays event from 7:30-8:30 p.m. On Saturday, July 20she will work from 12-4 p.m., and on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. All visitors may enjoy Naina's work during these scheduled times as part of museum general admission, with the exception of Fridayevening's session, which is included with Fusion Fridays admission.

Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, California 91101. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Admission is $10 general, $7 students/seniors, and free for museum members and children under 12. Admission is free every 4th Friday of the month. For more information visit www.pacificasiamuseum.org or call (626) 449-2742.

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