Lux Art Institute is redefining the museum experience to make art more accessible and personally meaningful. At Lux, you don’t just see finished works of art; you see the artistic process firsthand, observing internationally recognized artists in a working studio environment.
Lux Art Institute is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Closed on Christmas & New Years Day.
Thursday & Friday: 1:00pm–5:00pm
Monday through Friday: 9:00am–5:00pm
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.
Section I - Mondays -
February 8, 15, 22, 29, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, May 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6 - Exhibition June 17
Section II - Tuesdays
February 9, 16, 23, March 1, 8, 15, 29, April 5, 12, May 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7
Exhibition June 17
Interested in making drawings, paintings, paper, and prints to combine them into one substantial work of art? Michelle Montjoy is ready to teach you how to develop new skills while utilizing the learned to create a book of your work: one that is cohesive, engaging, and dynamic. Learn a variety of book-making methods to create a piece that is multi-layered and exhibits your skill set in a beautiful way.
Tuesdays, February 9, 16, 23, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 6:00pm-9:00pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to knit, crochet, sew, embroider, and make all of the beautiful adornments your grandmother likely had lying around her house? Have you ever thought about how these skills can be used in contemporary art to make intricate, ornate, and challenging pieces? Michelle Montjoy is ready to teach you all of these skills and share how the worlds of craft and contemporary art intertwine and shift our preconceived notions of both.
Wednesdays, February 10, 17, 24, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 from 3:30pm-5:30pm: . Ages 13+
When you donate to Lux, you create: art by internationally recognized artists and local elementary students; conversations about art; connections with local artists and the art community; a commitment to San Diego arts for everyone. Donate to Lux and watch creativity unfold. . . More >
Make your special event even more special by holding it in the Lux Education Pavilion and Garden, the Artist Pavilion or both! We customize the space for your needs so whether you are planning a major fundraiser, birthday party or corporate event...More >