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Free Saturday At Lux Art Institute

Exterior shot of Lux Art Institute in Encinitas, Calif.

Above: Exterior shot of Lux Art Institute in Encinitas, Calif.

Art lovers and their families are invited to Lux Art Institute’s Free Saturday on Oct. 2, 2010. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., guests will enjoy an open house with free admission, studio tours, refreshments and live music by San Diego singer/songwriter/musician Aaron Bowen. In the Lux Classroom, visitors will be invited to create sugar sculptures in the style of Australian-born resident artist Timothy Horn.

Lux Liaisons will guide visitors through the studio where they will be able to view Horn’s stunning sculpture fabricated from unusual materials such as rock sugar, rubber, blown glass and various metals. Guests will also be able to see the commissioned piece that Horn will be working on while in residence at Lux.

Lux, San Diego’s interactive art destination, is dedicated to encouraging the artistic curiosity of guests of all ages. Lux’s programs include the new Kids-in-Residence (in-depth, after-school art classes), “Studio Series” (guest speakers share their perspective about current exhibits through commentary and discussion), Luxcursions (classroom fieldtrips to Lux,) the Valise Project, (portable museums presented to schools throughout San Diego,) Summer Art Camp, Lux@Night and Free Saturday.

Lux Art Institute is located at 1550 South El Camino Real in Encinitas. Google Map
Parking for Free Saturday is available in the Sanderling-Waldorf School parking lot and in posted parking zones along El Camino Real.

Lux’s regular hours are Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $10 for two visits. For more information, visit

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