Upcoming Exhibitions

Designed to entertain as well as educate, the changing exhibitions in the Kathryne Beynon Foundation Exhibition Hall in the History Center address Pasadena’s diverse and multi-faceted community history.

Art in the Street: 25 Years of the Pasadena Chalk Festival (March 29 through August 13) will celebrate the silver anniversary of the Pasadena Chalk Festival. The annual festival is one of the area's most popular arts attractions. The creation and installation of chalk murals, some of which are site specific, and chalk drawing demonstrations will be featured in this exhibit. Read more...

The Art of Getting There: Railroad Inspired Artistry, (March 29 through August 13) will celebrate the technical innovation and artistry of railroads. As the apex of the Industrial Revolution’s might and power, railroads have inspired artists since their introduction. Traditional art such as paintings and photographs, advertising art, sculpture, and carvings will be on view in this exhibit. Read more...

General Exhibition Info

Hours: Wednesdays through Sundays, 12:00 to 5:00 pm. Please note that the Museum is closed on all major holidays. The Museum's hours can be affected by the schedule at the Rose Bowl Stadium and special events. Check our calendar for specific dates.

Tickets (available in Museum Store): $7 General; $6 Students & Seniors; Members receive free admission for 2 & Children under 12 are free.

Photography

Non-commercial photography is allowed unless otherwise noted.

Animals

Service animals only are allowed inside the buildings.

 

Exhibition-Related Programs

Pasadena Museum of History is pleased to offer a variety of exhibition-related programming. Please visit the Museum Calendar & Events page on this website for up-to-date information, or sign up for our monthly newsletter.

Exhibition Tours

Staff-led or curator-led tours are available for some exhibitions. To inquire about an exhibition tour, please contact us at 626.577.1660, ext. 26 or info@pasadenahistory.org.

Images: Gus Moran. Popeye and Olive Oyl, 2016. Photo by Brian Biery. Yoko Mazza. Railroad Crossing, 2013. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches.