2014 past exhibitions
October 1, 2014 through January 11, 2015
May 9 through September 14, 2014
In 2014, a record number of Pasadena institutions celebrated significant anniversaries. Crown City Jubilee highlighted eleven well-known institutions with displays of historic artifacts and clothing, photographs and ephemera: the Pasadena Unified School District (140 years), Pasadena Public Library (130), Pasadena Tournament of Roses® (125), Vroman’s Bookstore (120), Mount Wilson Observatory (110), the Rose Bowl Game® (100), American Red Cross, San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter (100), The Langham Huntington, Pasadena (100), Westridge School (100), Pasadena City College (90) and Pasadena Museum of History itself, which celebrated 90 years since its founding in 1924.
November 20, 2013 to Saturday, April 19, 2014
The Colorado Street Bridge Centennial Exhibition
November 20, 2013 to April 19, 2014
On the occasion of the Colorado Street Bridge centennial, this comprehensive exhibition featured the work of the local artists, photographers, writers, and designers who have portrayed the iconic structure over the past 100 years.
Presenting sponsor for this exhibition was The American Society of Civil Engineers, Los Angeles Section, with additional support from GROWit, Producer’s Library, Andrew Machen, and Art Krieger.
Images: David Sikes, Autumn Pasadena Parrots, oil. 2014 Museum Purchase Award; Crown City Jubilee exhibition logo; Knabenshue dirigible over the Raymond Hotel, PMH Archives (A9-1d); Colorado Street Bridge, photo by Tavo Olmos.