Pasadena Museum of California Art

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In a Nutshell

  • Local art & architecture from 1850 to the present
  • Rotating exhibitions
  • Many membership benefits

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Promotional value expires Feb 15, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate by 2/14/12, membership expires 1 year from activation. Not valid 9/5-9/17. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Art is seen by the citizen as entertaining, by the politician as useful, and by walls as freeloaders who get all the attention. Give credit where credit is due with today’s Groupon to the Pasadena Museum of California Art, located in the historic Playhouse district. Choose between the following options:

  • For $7, you get two one-day adult admissions (a $14 value).
  • For $25, you get a Studio Level membership, including a personalized membership card and unlimited general admission for the cardholder and one guest (a $50 value).

The Pasadena Museum of California Art condenses the state’s kaleidoscopic palette of creativity into exhibitions dedicated to California art, architecture, and design from 1850 to the present. Current exhibitions include Clayton Brothers: Inside Out, which pays homage to the brothers’ complex narratives and surf-punk aesthetic, and Street Cred: Graffiti Art from Concrete to Canvas, an exploration of Los Angeles street art that ends with an interactive police chase through the galleries.

Guests who wish to sneak a daylong peek at both the current and upcoming exhibitions can opt for the Studio Level membership, good for unlimited visits with one guest. Members procure invites to museum previews and receptions, enjoy a 10% discount at the museum store, and get first-lick privileges on any incoming still-life painting. A rooftop terrace grants picturesque views of the San Gabriel Mountains, and the Kenny Scharf Garage keeps cars entertained with its spray-painted images of spaceships and cartoon aliens.

Pasadena Museum of California Art

The Pasadena Museum of California Art— located in the heart of Pasadena's historic Playhouse District— hosts both historical and contemporary exhibitions of art and design from all over the state and aims to explore cultural issues that are unique to California. The institution revels in 6,000 square feet of gallery space and even features Kenny Scharf's spray-painted murals as the Museum's permanent installation in the Kosmic Krylon parking garage.

Customer Reviews

Very clean keep up the good work
Derrick L. · March 3, 2012
This place is truly a terrific museum with art shows that range from edgy and controversial to peaceful and sublime. It's a great way to spend the day while titilating your senses and educating your mind.
Cassandra K. · February 22, 2012
I love this place, I just wish more people knew about it.
Teresa S. · February 21, 2012
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