News & Events

PAC Announces New Executive and Artistic Director


PAC is excited to announce the appointment of Robert Crouch as its new Executive and Artistic Director. Robert has been with PAC since 2013 as our Director of Artist Programs, where he made major contributions to the growth of two of PAC’s most significant programs: EMERGE and the AxS (Art + Science) initiatives. Robert brings over 15 years of fundraising experience to the organization, and his curatorial career includes extensive work in technology, performance, and media. Robert is currently organizing a major exhibition for the Getty as part of the next Pacific Standard Time initiative in 2017. His particular interest in the intersection of art, science, and technology embodies our continuing commitment to an engaging and forward thinking AxS program.

Dalon Poole, PAC’s 2015 Young Artist Award winner for visual art Visits D.C.

114466-fullDalon Poole, PAC’s 2015 Young Artist Award winner for visual art, will travel to Washington, DC to accept an award on behalf of Pasadena’s Armory Center for the Arts!

Poole will travel to Washington, D.C. with the Armory’s executive director Scott Ward to accept the award from First Lady Michelle Obama Tuesday.

Since 1973, the Pasadena Arts Council has recognized emerging talent in the fields of visual art, music, theatre and dance by presenting an unrestricted gift of $1,000 each to four area high school students.

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Salastina Music Society: Music and Stories with Martin Chalifour


Rapunzel. Sleeping Beauty. Rumpelstiltskin. Beauty and the Beast. Ferdinand the Bull. And “The Song of Love Triumphant,” by Ivan Turgenev. All depicted in music by Salastina and special guest, LA Phil Concertmaster Martin Chalifour.

How can music draw abstract and evocative sound worlds out of stories? Join us for these touching, beautiful, and even comedic representations of storytelling through music.

February 26, 2016 at 8 PM

Tickets $28

Calvary Presbyterian Church
1050 Fremont Avenue
South Pasadena, California 91030

Learn more here, buy tickets here.

Kewa Civic Concerts: Countertenor Brian Asawa and Mezzo-Soprano Diana Tash


Countertenor Brian Asawa and Mezzo-Soprano Diana Tash will perform a free admission Baroque recital with harpsichordist Arthur Omura. The program will include works by Handel, Monteverdi, Purcell and A. Scarlatti. (Photo courtesy of Todd Tyler)

March 12, 2016 at 12:00pm-1:00pm

Edendale Branch Library Community Room
2011 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90026

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Pop up my Bathroom ISH 2013 (ISH13_VDS_T2_0107)

CRYSTAL CLEAR consists of a gallery exhibition, a nomadic roundtable discussion, and workshops. The workshops will engage survivors and students, while the roundtable will serve as an incubation laboratory for advocates, educators, and civic leaders. Many events will transpire in an inflatable, transparent, bubble-tent and the roundtable discussion will be broadcast from inside to outside. Please see a calendar of events at the event link. The exhibition and related events run through the end of March.

Opening February 255-8pm.
Roundtable February 2312-2pm
Plus additional events

Glendale Community College Art Gallery
1500 N Verdugo Rd
Glendale, California 91208

Learn More here.