FREE Art Workshops for Children

Fun for the Whole Family!

Pasadena Museum of History and Pasadena Society of Artists present a MOTA Day Art/Culture/History Extravaganza! All youngsters are invited to join us for 3 hands-on art projects to make and take home. Each workshop will be introduced by a performance and each activity coordinates with the theme: Relationships with my family and other cultures.

MOTA Day 2013 at Pasadena Museum of History

Sunday, May 19th 2013 at 12-5pm

470 West Walnut Street

Pasadena, CA

12:30 pm - Japanese Dancer, Misaka Kakihana will perform two traditional dances.
Children will make a Japanese brush wall hanging.

2:00 pm - Author and Storyteller, Kasan Butler will read a story about his family.
Children will create a college of their families.

3:30 pm – Author and Storyteller, Kasan Butler will read an African story.
Children will create an African Rain Stick.

MOTA Day 2013

MOTA Day activities at Pasadena Museum of History also include more than 30 artists displaying their works, a juried art exhibition, art sales, mini-tours of Fenyes Mansion & the Finnish Folk Art Museum, I Do! I Do! - an exhibition of vintage wedding gowns, and the Pie ‘n Burger Truck. Admission & Parking are free.

MOTA Day is an annual event that celebrates the diverse mix of art, architecture and history of the Arroyo Seco area with free admission to five unique history-based museums that preserve and perpetuate early Los Angeles life. For details on the other participating venues, please visit