The San Gabriel Valley is a cultural crossroads, so it's natural for us to offer a broad choice of arts venues.
Norton Simon Museum
The immanently re-visitable Norton Simon houses a private collection of European art that spans hundreds of years, and excels in showcasing the greatest works of the 19th and 20th century - Manet, Degas, Monet, Picasso, Van Gogh, Moore, Warhol. The Norton Simon also offers an impressive 2,000-year span of South and Southeast Asian art, and a lovely sculpture garden with a world-class collection of Rodin bronzes.
411 West Colorado Boulevard , Pasadena, California 91105
The Huntington houses a world-class library (hand-written Franklin biography, Shakespeare’s First Folio, a Gutenberg Bible) as well as a botanical garden that offers ecological zones, a Japanese garden, and a soon-to-open series of Chinese gardens. The Huntington is also home to iconic paintings such as “Pinky” and “Blue Boy”.
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108
Pomona Arts Colony
The Pomona Arts Colony is a historic neighborhood offering over twenty museums, galleries, and exhibit spaces While most focus on contemporary art (photography, painting, and sculpture) the area also features the American Museum of Ceramic Arts, showcasing ancient American and Asian pieces. Several galleries offer performance space. Second Street also offers vintage clothing and antiques.
The second Saturday of every month welcomes vendors, street performances, exhibits, and food trucks along 2nd Street in Pomona.
1st-4th Streets along Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91766
Vincent Price Museum
An impressive collection of Central and South American Art, which also frequently features specialized exhibitions.
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754
Museum of American Ceramic Art
The American Museum of Ceramic Art champions the art, history, creation, and technology of ceramics through exhibitions, collections, outreach, and studio programming.
399 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767
Pacific America Museum
Established in 1971, the museum is one of few U.S. institutions dedicated to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands, serving the city of Los Angeles and the Greater Southern California region. The museum’s mission is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands.
46 N. Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101