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10.02.16 - 09.30.17

Carmen Argote: Workbook / Notebook

All Day
This two-part exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Carmen Argote communicates the complexity of routine pedagogical exercises that reveal the inner process of second language learners. *Workbook* is an installation situated throughout the exterior garden at Armory La Casita, the Armory’s community learning annex in Northwest Pasadena, where Argote will arrange over fifty white plastic signs that feature a series of handwritten verse. The presentation is inspired by the writings...
 
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01.29.17 - 04.02.17

Between Words and Silence: The Work of Translation

Time: 
12:00 — 17:00
This exhibition addresses the inherent impossibility ​of understanding “the other,” the necessity of our efforts to try, an acceptance of these limitations, and the possibilities that emerge. The artists in this exhibition are from Brazil, Colombia, Japan, Mexico, Saipan, Spain, and the US. All currently reside in Los Angeles or Mexico. A reading room that features display of several dozen political posters by contemporary Mexican and international graphic...
 
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02.04.17 - 02.26.17

Present: Future Tense Works

All Day
Present: Future Tense is an exhibition of work by students enrolled in the Academy for Creative Industries at Marshall Fundamental School. The work is the result of students answering the question "What are you excited and/or fearful for/of when you think about the future?" Their answers are as diverse as the students themselves. The themes range from excitement for college and the infinite possibilities of adolescent freedom,...
 
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02.25.17 - 02.25.17

Writing Between Words and Silence: Kenji Liu

Time: 
13:00 — 16:00
Join the Armory and Antena for our first cross-language poet-in-residence in the Caldwell Gallery on Saturday, February 25 from 1–4pm with Kenji Liu. This drop-in activity is free and open to the public. Read, write, and converse with writers whose work exists in the vibrant space between languages, and in the multiplicity of Englishes that populate Los Angeles poetics. Bring an empty notebook, questions about a...
 
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03.10.17 - 03.10.17

ArtNight Pasadena

Time: 
18:00 — 22:00
Enjoy a free evening of art and entertainment as Pasadena’s most prominent institutions swing open their doors. The night is yours to decide. Meet at the Armory for live music, food trucks, and craft beer, then take a free shuttle to dozens of other cultural destinations in town. Visit artnightpasadena.org for details.
 
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04.22.17 - 04.22.17

Off the Wall 2017 - The Armory's Biennial Art Auction & Benefit

Time: 
18:30 — 21:30
The Armory's wildly popular biennial art auction and fundraiser returns with over 80 works by celebrated artists. Enjoy an open bar and our signature "Strolling Supper" throughout the evening, courtesy of Pasadena’s finest restaurants, curated by Gale Kohl of Gale’s Restaurant. Tickets are $150 each and will be held at the door. [https://offthewall2017.eventbrite.com] - *Auction Artists* AS OF FEBRUARY 1 - Daniel Aksten Mark Allen Kevin Appel...
 
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06.17.17 - 07.08.17

ARQUIVOVIVO Living Archive PASADENA

Time: 
12:00 — 17:00
This is an open invitation for anyone who lives or works in Pasadena to participate in a collaborative art project. Artist Bia Gayotto invites you to be part of an art project that examines the physical and cultural landscape of Pasadena. Together, you will create a “living archive” that will help others to learn about this neighborhood from the inside out. *How it Works* Select any image that...
 
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