The Pasadena Arts Council recently honored its Gold Crown Award recipients at a twilight reception at Art Center’s South Campus rooftop garden. The 2017 Gold Crown recipients, Carolyn and Craig Watson, were recognized for their outstanding philanthropy and community service, and Stephen McCurry, for his leadership and artistic vision for the Pasadena Conservatory of Music. The AxS Award, which celebrates the textured conversations between the sciences and the arts, was presented to David Wilson and the Museum of Jurassic Technology. All proceeds from the event support PAC’s mission to empower artists to invent, inspire and provoke. PAC provides resources and opportunities for artists, collectives and independent arts organizations to advance their visions and contribute to a vibrant, challenging and inclusive creative community.