Saturdays, September 6, 13, 9:30am-noon
Focusing on identity, visiting artist Michelle Montjoy engages participants in an exploration of self. Integrating techniques in acrylic paint, collage, colored pencil, and paper cutting, participants will represent various aspects of themselves by creating an eight-part painting shaped into a hanging sphere. Online registration required.
Mondays, September 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3, 17, December 1, 8, 15, January 5, 12, 3:30-5:30pm
Designed to challenge young artists to strive for their highest possible artistic potential, each semester-long session will have 12 students delve into intensive visual art practices to create two portfolio pieces and culminate in a student-installed exhibition. The work will be professionally published, providing each student with a resource for college entrance and scholarship applications. Open Studio included for Teen Collective students. Online registration required.
Wednesdays, September 10, 17,
October 1, 8, 15, 3:30-5:30pm
Thursdays, September 18, October 2, 9, 16, 23
Visiting artist Kelly Schnorr leads this class in creating life-size figurative sculptures inspired by contemporary art practices using lightweight, minimal materials. Participants will explore design principles of form and scale while learning basic techniques for molding and modeling. Online registration required.
Fridays, September 19, October 17, 1-4:30pm
$5(m), $10 per session
Materials and a thematic set-up will be provided for this un-facilitated, unstructured time in the studio. No registration is required but payment is due upon arrival.
Art Out Loud
Saturday, September 20, 9-10:45am
Make your artistic voice heard through a studio tour and Q&A session followed by a hands-on art project inspired by artist-in-residence Ye Hongxing. Space is limited. Online registration required.
admission: free(m), $5
Friday, September 26, 1-4pm
Participate in a kid-friendly tour of the studio and a project inspired by artist Ye Hongxing's crystal sticker collages. Free for up to two children per paid adult admission, additional children are $5 each. No registration required but payment is due upon arrival.
Saturday, October 18, 11:00am-3:00pm
Free admission, guided tours, live music, and art projects make this a not-to-miss day at Lux.
Sponsored in part by the U-T San Diego, and funded in part by the City of Encinitas and the Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program.
EUSD Fall Camp
$250(c), $275 per week
Choose one or both of these unique week-long sessions to keep kids working their creative muscles during the fall break from the Encinitas Union School District. Students will explore a variety of materials to create several different projects each week. Extended day art-making until 3pm is available on a daily basis for an additional charge of $20 per day per child. Online registration required.
Tuesday, October 28, 6:00-8:00pm
Free, $5 suggested donation
This event is part of ART21 Access '14, a worldwide initiative providing unprecedented access to contemporary artists through preview screenings of ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 7. No registration required.
Check out our Education Programs in action! Admire the creativity of Lux Kids, preview upcoming projects, get a behind-the-scenes view, and stay up-to date on promotions and events!
2013/2014 Season Schedule
Ages 8-10 - SOLD OUT!
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm; September 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23
Ages 11-14 - SOLD OUT!
Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm; September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24
Ages 8-10 - SOLD OUT!
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm; November 13, 20, December 4, 11, 18
Ages 11-14 - SOLD OUT!
Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm; November 14, 21, December 5, 12, 19
Ages 8-10 - SOLD OUT
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm; January 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12
Ages 11-14 - SOLD OUT
Thursdays, 3:30-5:30pm; January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13
Ages 8-10 & 11-14 (two concurrent classes) - SOLD OUT
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm; March 26, April 2, 23, 30, May 7
Cost: $185 non-members; $160 members
Ages 8-10 & 11-14 (two concurrent classes)- SOLD OUT
Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30pm; June 4, 11, 18, 25
Cost: $150 non-members; $130 members
2014/2015 Season Schedule
Coming in late summer! Kids-in-Residence classes for the 2013/2014 season have ended. Registration for the 2014/2015 season will open in late summer. Sign up for the Lux mailing list for program announcements.
To sign up & learn more: Registration is closed for the season, stay tuned for program announcements. Space is limited and waitlisting is expected.
Art Out Loud is a special Saturday morning art tour and workshop just for kids ages 6-8. Students are led by a Lux educator through the outdoor nature trail, followed by a tour of the current exhibition of Lux's artist-in-residence. Inspired by the exhibit, participants create a hands-on project using similar techniques or concepts as the artist-in-residence.
9:00-10:00 am: Sculpture hunt & Studio tour
10:00-10:45 am: Hands-on art project
Season 2013/2014 Calendar
Season 2014/2015 Calendar
Coming in late summer! Art Out Loud classes for the 2013/2014 season have ended. Registration for the 2014/2015 season will open in late summer. Sign up for the Lux mailing list for program announcements.
Be on the Junior Art Board: The program is an application-based annual commitment for art enthusiasts. Sign up for the Lux mailing list for the recruitment announcement for the 2014/2015 school year in late summer 2014.
Sessions were available for students in grades K-11.
Week 1 (July 7-10) Drawing: Investigate markmaking instruments including graphite, charcoal, ink, and unconventional materials to make works on paper.
Week 2 (July 14-17) Book Arts *Never before at Lux!*: From story telling and character development, to illustration and zines, from pop-ups to flip books — delve into the world of book art.
Week 3 (July 21-24) Mixed Media: Explore what happens when painting, drawing, sculpture, and printmaking collide. This is a Lux favorite!
Week 4 (July 28-31) Sculpture: Use new tools, materials, and techniques to create art in 3D.
Week 5 (August 4-7) Printmaking: Cut, carve, ink, press, and print to create linocuts, foam prints, and silkscreens.
Week 6 (August 11-14) Painting: Discover the possibilities of paint from fundamentals to experimentation, and from abstraction to realism.
Summer Art Camp Student Art Show
Reception and Art Party: Saturday, August 23 from 1pm-4pm — bring the whole family, neighborhood, and school to admire your work and participate in festivities!
On Exhibit: Thursday, August 21 and Friday, August 22 from 1pm-5pm — for visitors unable to attend the Saturday reception.
Check out last year’s exhibition of masterpieces created by Lux Kids!
To support the Summer Art Camp Scholarship program:
Make a donation online, or call Colleen Ennis at 760-436-6611 x209.
See Summer Art Camp in action: Visit the Lux Kids Blog!