Museum Free Days

Free Days include Happy Birthday Pasadena (June), which celebrates Pasadena’s history and diverse community with fun for all ages. PMH also provides free admission and entertaining public programming for community collaborations such as Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day (May) and ArtNight Pasadena (March and October). In addition, one Family Free Day is held in conjunction with each exhibition.

free exhibit admission this summer to active duty military personnel & their families

Upcoming Free Day

Chalk-ful of Fun Day

Sunday, August 6, 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Chalk lizard by Jessica Edelstein

All are invited to spend a summer afternoon with free exhibition admission and activities. Veteran chalk artists will create lizards, snakes, and squirrels along “art alley” and you are encouraged to add your own chalk creatures to the longest collaborative mural you’ve ever seen. Supported in part by the Rotary Club Pasadena Foundation.

free activities

  • Meet veteran Pasadena Chalk Festival artists & enjoy their work
  • Add chalk creatures to the “art alley” collaborative mural
  • Free make-your-own ice cream sundaes
  • Learn to play marbles, pick-up sticks, jacks, and other games that children have enjoyed for centuries
  • Free admission to Railroad & Chalk Art Exhibitions

Image: Chalk lizard by Jessica Edelstein, MOTA 2017. Photo by Jim Staub.