Community arts center to open at Loma Alta school site

The Altadena Arts Council is planning to open a community arts facility at the Loma Alta School site, and is looking for instructors and volunteers aiming at a late September/early October opening.

The Pasadena Unified School District board agreed to the Altadena Arts Council's request to establish a center at the site of the school on a one-year basis, with the potential for renewal. 

According to Mary Ann Stevenson of the Altadena Arts Council, the district's arrangement with the arts council "is not unique and is similar to one enjoyed for a number of years by the old Pasadena Art Workshop, which later evolved into the Armory Center for the Arts."

Loma Alta School at 3544 N. Canon Blvd. is one of two Altadena schools that was shuttered by the PUSD this summer.  The Loma Alta site will also hold the Pasadena Rosebud Academy charter school starting Sept. 6.


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