Norton Simon Museum
The Norton Simon Museum is a collection of global art pieces that range from the European Renaissance to South and Southeastern Asian artwork. Notable artists include Picasso, Goya, and Degas. In addition to the exhibits, there are also lectures, film events and performances, adult art classes, and children’s activities.
USC Pacific Asia Museum
The USC Pacific Asia Museum is one of the few U.S. institutions dedicated solely to Asian/Pacific Islander culture, art, religion, and education. Inside you will find collections with over 15,000 objects that cover 4,000 years of history in regions spanning from Persia to the Pacific Islands.
Tournament House and Wrigley Gardens
The Tournament House, also known as Wrigley Mansion, is the permanent headquarters for the Tournament of Roses – the organization behind Pasadena’s annual Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game. The property spans four and half acres and is covered in floral displays, including 1,500 varieties of roses, camellias, and annuals.
The Pasadena Playhouse was established in 1917 and is the official State Theatre of California. In recent years, The Playhouse has become instrumental in launching new works and landmark revivals for the American theatre. The Playhouse has displayed a commitment to cultural and theatrical diversity, which is reflected in seasons featuring Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning plays.
Southern California Children's Museum
The Southern California Children’s Museum is a non-profit museum that is dedicated to play-based learning. Some activities encourage children to explore their creative side through hands-on art projects and sensory exhibits. They even conduct bilingual story time.
Armory Center for the Arts
The Armory Center for the Arts has been the forefront of art education in Southern California for more than 60 years, maintaining the commitment to providing accessible public spaces for the exhibition of contemporary art and to providing meaningful experiences in art education.