SPARC Gallery Finds New Home

Non-profit arts organization, SPARC, celebrates 15 years of local arts enrichment and advocacy with a milestone move to a permanent home.


South Pasadena, CA, April 12, 2024: Come celebrate a milestone in the growth of the South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) with a “sneak peek” opening of SPARC’s new headquarters at Fremont Centre Properties, 1000 Fremont Ave., Suite 120, South Pasadena, on April 21, 2024, from 3 to 5 p.m. The event will feature live music, light refreshments, a raffle, and a preview of SPARC’s upcoming inaugural exhibition, opening in the new space on May 15, 2024, with works by artists Michael Campagna and Tucker Stilley.

The move to the Fremont Centre Properties building coincides with SPARC’s 15th anniversary of arts enrichment and advocacy in the community, marking the non-profit organization’s first permanent home since its founding as a grassroots effort in 2009.

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The new space will be home to SPARC’s curated gallery exhibitions, Coffee Table Books Live series, music, poetry readings and other live performance events. SPARC will continue to present exhibitions at the SPARC Gallery at the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce on Mission Street through May 2025. Beginning in June 2025, the SPARC Gallery at the Chamber will showcase fine art, graphic design, and photographs by local students of all ages.

The public entrance to SPARC’s new home is located off the parking lot at the rear of the building on El Centro Ave., around the corner from Fiore’s Market Café.

Founded as a grassroots effort in 2009, the South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit arts organization that develops educational and public arts programs, creates interactive projects, and collaborates with other organizations in the City of South Pasadena and the surrounding Los Angeles area to foster and produce cultural events featuring the visual, performing, literary and media arts. SPARC is open to people in all creative fields, art appreciators, art patrons, educators, and any others interested in helping the arts thrive in South Pasadena and neighboring communities. Information: (626) 441-2339,