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PMCA 123
1) Free First Fridays (12–5pm)
2) Second Saturday Docent Tour (2pm)
3) Free Third Thursday Evenings (5–8pm)




Saturday, September 13, 2014
7:00–9:00pm
Opening Reception*
Join us for the opening reception for three new exhibitions.
$5 admission, free for PMCA members

*Complimentary parking is available in our Kosmic Krylon Garage. For our reception only, additional parking is available in the adjacent lot at Union Street and Oakland Avenue (entrance on Oakland).





Sunday, September 14, 2014
3:00pm
Insight Talk
Join Burning Down the House curators Claudia Bohn-Spector and Sam Mellon for an introduction to the exhibition and hear artists Ellen Brooks, Jo Ann Callis, and Eileen Cowin discuss their process and how issues of gender and identity have shaped their work.





Saturday, September 27, 2014
3:00–5:00pm
Family Day
Participate in fun art projects for the whole family based on our current exhibitions. All ages welcome!





Friday, October 10, 2014
6:00–10:00pm
ArtNight Pasadena
Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and complimentary shuttle transportation at the PMCA and other cultural destinations around Pasadena.





Saturday, October 11, 2014
3:00pm
In Dialogue | We Have No Art**
Moderated by writer Alissa Walker, contemporary designers Juliette Bellocq and Louise Sandhaus—along with former student and Learning by Heart: Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit co-author Jan Steward—consider Corita's influence and legacy within the Los Angeles design community.

**A series of events leading up to the exhibition Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent—a full-scale survey of work by the innovative artist, activist, and teacher—opening in June 2015





Sunday, October 26, 2014
1:00pm
In Dialogue
Moderated by curator Michael Duncan, this panel will discuss Jess and Robert Duncan's circle in relation to the development of the art and literature scenes of the 1950s and 60s, as well as touching on the group's use of collage as a formative concept in their writings and art works. Panelists include artist Richard Kraft, writer and curator Kristine McKenna, and publisher and designer Lisa Pearson.





Sunday, November 2, 2014
1:00pm
In Dialogue
Join artist Stas Orlovski in conversation with Steve Roden (sound), Beau Leduc (post-production), and Los Angeles Times Staff Writer Carolina Miranda. The discussion will focus on the ideas, themes, and processes behind Chimera, Orlovski's new multi-media installation combining wall drawing, collage, stop-motion animated projections, and sound.





Saturday, November 8, 2014
7:00–10:00pm
Kosmic Krylon Carnival
Join us for a carnival-themed benefit event celebrating the 10th anniversary of our Kosmic Krylon Garage, which features spray-paint murals by street artist Kenny Scharf. Don't miss the opportunity to see him paint his famous KARBOMBZ!
For info and tickets: PMCA.EVENTBRITE.COM





Saturday, November 15, 2014
3:00pm
Insight Talk
Michael Duncan, co-curator of An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle, leads an exhibition walkthrough, providing context and stories about the complex interactions of these Bay Area artists and poets of the 1950s and 60s.





Saturday, January 17, 2015
10:00am–2:00pm
MLK Day Celebration | We Have No Art**
In the 1960s, Sister Corita's best-known community festivals or "Mary's Days" centered around social justice issues—the War on Poverty, the Civil Rights Movement, the Peace Movement. In the spirit of Mary's Day, All Saints Episcopal Church teams up with the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) and Day One to host a banner-making project focused on public/world health. The event culminates with a procession to the PMCA, City Hall, and Day One, before returning for food trucks and picnicking in the All Saints courtyard.

**A series of events leading up to the exhibition Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent—a full-scale survey of work by the innovative artist, activist, and teacher—opening in June 2015