This one day event showcases over 100 local artists in the historic central Courtyard and pedestrian alleys, giving shoppers a unique and charming environment to discover new works of art.
The Open Market provides a rare opportunity for the public to interact with emerging and established artists from Pasadena’s leading cultural institutions: Pasadena City College and Art Center College of Design. One hundred percent of the proceeds go directly to participating artists, thereby supporting individual careers and artistic expression. The Open Market features live DJ sets by Music Makes the Difference and is presented in part by Pasadena Weekly.
Since its launch in 2003, the Open Market has provided visibility for more than 700 artists and has served as a destination for thousands of art collectors and enthusiasts. Art for sale includes photography, fine art, paintings, illustrations, graphic design, ceramics, sculptures and more.