Location Pasadena Museum of California Art
490 E. Union St.
Events at Pasadena Museum of California Art
Edward R. Bosley, James N. Gamble Director of the Gamble House leads a discussion of the history of Pasadena’s Arts and Crafts movement, joined by Ann Scheid, Curator of the Greene and Greene Archives at the Gamble House and Dr. Robert Winter, California architectural historian and professor emeritus at Occidental College. It starts at 1 p.m. free and open to the public, no RSVP required.
Opening receptions for two new Arts and Crafts exhibitions run from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. “The Nature of William S. Rice: Arts and Crafts Painter and Printmaker” features a rare glimpse into the private world of the artist and naturalist, featuring more than 50 watercolors and block prints. “Of Cottages and Castles: The Art of California Faience” is a survey of one of the longest, enduring art potteries in California. The exhibition consists of works representing the full range of the company’s decorative work. Both exhibitions go on view Sunday and continue through April 3.
A children’s workshop invites kids to create a print by carving a design into a potato and stamping, with pre-cut potatoes for the younger guests, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free with museum admission of $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and students, free for kids 12 and younger and for members. No RSVP required.