Art, Antiques & Historic Resources

California Art Club

75 S. Grand Ave.
Phone: (626)583-9009
Contact: Stephanie Campbell

Descanso Gardens

1418 Descanso Dr.
La Canada Flintridge
Phone: (818)952-4391
Contact: Somer Sherwood-White

Botanical Gardens

Eye Heart Art

456 E. Orange Grove Blvd., Suite 310
Phone: (424)543-4446
Fax Number: (470)200-1849
Contact: Aja Guy

Historic Resources Group

12 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Suite 200
Phone: (626)793-2400
Fax Number: (626)793-2401
Contact: Peyton Hall, FAIA

Now celebrating 25 years of providing historic preservation services, Historic Resources Group is the leading firm devoted exclusively to historic preservation planning, architectural history, and historic architecture in California. Since its founding in 1989, Historic Resources Group has offered its clients - which include developers, real estate professionals, architects, non-profit organizations, community groups, and municipal, county, regional, state, and federal government agencies - a wide range of preservation services.

Historic Resources Group specializes in assessment of the historic built environment. The firm's unique mix of professionals - including architectural historians, architects, historians, planners, and educators - are committed to providing clients with personal, knowledgeable, and expert information and work product.

Historic Resources Group provides the following services: comprehensive preservation planning, historic structures reports, resource evaluation, landmark nomination, historic resource surveys, environmental review (CEQA and Section 106), Federal Investment Tax Credit certification, cultural landscape reports, compliance with the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation, building condition assessments, feasibility studies, design and construction monitoring, Mills Act property tax reduction, citywide preservation ordinances, community outreach, and heritage and preservation education.

Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens

1151 Oxford Rd.
San Marino
Phone: (626)405-2100
Fax Number: (626)405-0398
Contact: Susan Turner-Lowe

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a world renowned research and cultural center surrounded by 120 acres of breathtaking gardens. Originally the private estate of railroad magnate Henry Huntington, today it is one of Southern California's "must see" cultural destinations with magnificent collections of rare books, manuscripts, and priceless works of art. The breathtaking grounds showcase diverse botanical collections in 12 specialized gardens that include the Japanese, Rose, Desert, Camellia, Shakespeare, and Children's gardens. The newest addition is a Chinese garden featuring a complex of traditional tile-roofed pavilions surrounding a large lake. 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108. Closed Tuesdays and major holidays. Information: (626) 405-2100 or

Jim Konoske Consulting

3506 Crooked Creek
Diamond Bar
Phone: (626)965-5789
Contact: Jim Konoske

Light Bringer Project

P.O. Box 968
Phone: (626)590-1134
Fax Number: (626)793-6314
Contact: Patricia Hurley

Light Bringer Project is a nonprofit, Pasadena-based arts organization founded in 1990. Our mission is to build community through the power of arts and education. We deliver these programs to underserved youth in the Pasadena and Los Angeles area. The organization also owns and produces two free annual arts events: Pasadena Chalk Festival and Pasadena Doo Dah Parade.

Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization

21231 Fountain Springs Rd.
Diamond Bar
Phone: (714)785-9904
Fax Number: (909)468-2802
Contact: Stuart Pompel

Pasadena Antique Mall

300 E. Colorado Blvd., #125
Phone: (626)304-9886
Contact: Suzanne Vecchio Baumgartner

Pasadena Heritage

651 S. St. John Ave.
Phone: (626)441-6333
Contact: Susan Mossman

Pasadena Heritage’s mission is to identify, preserve, and protect the historic, architectural and cultural resources of the City of Pasadena through advocacy and education. This membership supported, community-based non-profit offers a variety of tours, lectures, workshops, and events that highlight our beautiful city’s historic treasurers. All programs and events are open to the public. For more information visit

Pasadena Museum of California Art

495 E. Colorado Blvd.
Phone: (626)568-3665
Fax Number: (626)568-3674
Contact: Susana Bautista
Pasadena Museum of California Art presents the breadth of California art and design through exhibitions that explore the cultural dynamics and influences that are unique to California.

Pasadena Museum of History

470 W. Walnut St.
Phone: (626)577-1660
Fax Number: (626)577-1662
Contact: Jeanette Bovard

Founded in 1924 to preserve and share the rich history, art, and culture of Pasadena and neighboring communities, Pasadena Museum of History has developed into one of the country premiere institutions of its size. The Museum maintains the area's largest and most comprehensive collection of documents and artifacts relating to the history of Pasadena/West San Gabriel Valley. Tours of historic Fenyes Mansion, changing exhibitions in the History Center, and public programming for adults and children entertain and educate visitors on a year-round schedule.

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

P.O.Box 93486
Phone: (626)710-7231
Contact: Lynn Mehl

Pasadena Symphony and Pops

2 N. Lake Ave., Suite 1080
Phone: (626)793-7172
Fax Number: (626)793-7180
Contact: Lora Unger

The Pasadena Symphony Association's mission is to provide orchestral perfomances of the highest quality and to benefit the community through its music, community engagement, and education programs. The Pasadena Symphony performs its Symphony Classics series from October through April at Ambassador Auditorium and its Pasadena POPS series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum during the summer months. The Pasadena Symphony Association has served the youth of the region for over five decades through the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestras comprised of five performing ensembles with 300 gifted students from all over Southern California. 

Pasadena Tour Company

1 Genoa
Laguna Niguel
Phone: (626)318-9492
Contact: Kristin Stone

Pinot's Palette Pasadena

168 W. Green St., Suite 109
Phone: (626)755-0383
Contact: Nancy Koch-Castillo

Pasadena's new favorite night out is coming soon in 2017.  Pinot's Palette is an upscale Paint, Drink, & Have Fun destination where everyone is an artist and no experience is required!  Our studio pledges to provide every painter with a fun and entertaining night of painting, drinking, and having fun with friends or family!  We will provide you with an amazing artist who will give you step by step instructions to help create your own masterpiece! Come to our studio and make fun memories with us.

Ten Thousand Villages of Pasadena

567 S. Lake Ave.
Phone: (626)229-9892
Fax Number: (626)229-9893
Contact: Sam Bills

Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit fair trade retailer that specializes in unique handmade gift items that support social enterprise groups in more than 35 countries around the world. We are recognized in the community as a source for unusual home decor, jewelry, and unusual artwork and craft items. Ten Thousand Villages is also known for its mission to create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income through bringing their products and their stories to our store on South Lake.

USC Pacific Asia Museum

46 N. Los Robles Ave.
Phone: (626)449-2742
Fax Number: (626)449-2754
Contact: Jessica Mak

Established in 1971, USC Pacific Asia Museum is one of only four museums in the United States exclusively dedicated to the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum houses 5,000 years of artistic expression from across Asia and the Pacific in a California historic landmark building. Visitors will enjoy a mix of contemporary and historic exhibitions and a wide variety of enriching public programs all year round.