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


California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960

On view through March 31, 2019

Phase I: September 29, 2018 - January 13, 2019; Phase II: January 20 - March 31, 2019

Something Revealed exhibit postcard

Hailed by artnet® news as one of “32 Most Inspiring Museum Exhibitions to See Across the U.S.”, Something Revealed; California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960 has been recognized as one of the most celebrated fine art exhibitions in the nation. With over 290 works of art by 130 unknown or under-appreciated artists, Phase II of this landmark exhibition, on view through March 31, 2019, includes a number of historically important new works and artists. During its run, Something Revealed will have displayed over 350 works of art by 150 individual female artists, offering a new appreciation of these women who defied gender and expectation in an era of inequality.

The exhibition, curated by Maurine St. Gaudens Studio is an extension of St. Gaudens' recently published four volume book Emerging from the Shadows; A Survey of Women Artists Working in California, 1860-1960 (Schiffer Publishing, 2016).

Thank you to our Sponsors:

John F. Merrell Foundation | The Paloheimo Foundation | Sumner Development | City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division

Goldman Sachs Gives | Justin & Victoria Gmelich | Kevin J. Casey & The Casey Family in Memory of Ellen Casey Gmelich

Anthony's Framing Gallery | Jackie & James E. Lockington | John Moran Auctioneers | Pasadena Picture Framing Co. | Springfield Family 

City of Pasadena logoSomething Revealed is made possible in part by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division.

Images: Galactica Landing Bay. Battlestar Galactica, 1978. Matte painting. Loan courtesy of NBCUniversal Archives & Collections; Travelling rocket ship based on hit 1950s TV series, Space Patrol, at the Market Basket grocery store, Pasadena, 1952. Photo by J. Allen Hawkins, Hawkins Collection (JAH7675)