Welcome to SPARC – South Pasadena Arts Council

Spend time enjoying festivals, musical programs, theatre, interactive arts projects, galleries, and special events.  Here in South Pasadena, there is an organization committed to showcasing the deep, layered, and rich artistic talent we, and our neighboring communities have to offer. We are SPARC.

 Now accepting proposals for

Box Art Project Phase II 

Click here to download application

A pre-submittal meeting will be held on May 31, 2016, 7:00 pm at the Fremont Centre Theatre, 1000 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena to answer questions.

Deadline to submit is 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 24, 2016

The Box Art Project Phase I is now complete and the public is invited to view the Art Boxes around the Downtown Business District.                                                                                                        

Please click on the link to guide yourself:   Box Art Map 

To support public art in South Pasadena       Click here

  Phase I Box Art Designs

“Jacaranda Spring” by Laurie Hendricks


“In the Event of All Things To Be, or Have Been, Being Now” by Timothy Smith








“Route 66 Forever” by Don Bloom

“Bonzai Tree” by Mike Saijo










“Concert and Art on the Green” by Valerie Johnson Trimarchi





“Ostriches #7” by Kelly Conte








“The Parrots of South Pasadena” by Tatiana Viquez






“Ostrich, Coyote, Parrot” by Yuki Toy








“The Gold Rose” by Susann Berti


“Girl Talk” by Lekit Im