It’s Fun, Free and Only One Day a Year!

Join us for Museums of the Arroyo Day on Sunday, May 21, 2017, when six museums in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors — free of charge — from noon to 5 p.m., with last museum entrance at 4 p.m. Each year, thousands of Angelinos have experienced the diverse mix of art, architecture and […]

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Paradise Food Truck at MOTA Day!

Satisfy your craving for homemade cookies and handmade ice cream on MOTA Day! The Paradise Food Truck will be parked at the Pasadena Museum of History and will be selling their gourmet goodies to hungry museum-goers. Yum!

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Explore great architecture, historical discoveries, family fun and entertainment at six local museums all for free at Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day on May 17, 2015. Learn Victorian dances, make adobe bricks, check out a Civil War encampment, climb into a retired LAPD helicopter, attend a Rancho fashion show and discover what continues to […]

Sew Cranky to Demonstrate at Heritage Square

Get your “hands on history” when Sew Cranky shows off their collection of hand crank sewing machines that were used in the later part of the 1800s through the 1950s. Guests will be able to touch and use these beautiful unique machines to create a small piece of “hand cranked” history on MOTA Day!