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Lux Art Institute in Encinitas is merging with the San Diego Art Institute this September to create The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego. (Lux Art Institute photo)

Lux merger with San Diego Art Institute creates broader forum

Anneliese Esparza March 30, 2021
When the Lux Art Institute and the San Diego Art Institute merge this September to become The Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego, the two campuses will have over 15,000 square feet of indoor space for art galleries, classes, workshops and artist residencies.
Rachel Mica Weiss. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: See art of Rachel Mica Weiss at Lux through Jan. 12

January 3, 2019

ENCINITAS — The work of Lux Art Institute Artist in Residence Rachel Mica Weiss is on display at the institute through Jan. 12. Weiss incorporates her education in psychology to examine the experiential...

Cool on the Coast: A roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Oceanside and Escondido. (Gavin Mills, FreeImages)

Cool on the Coast: Close out summer with these September events

Antonio Pequeño IV September 4, 2018
Your monthly roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Oceanside and the region.
Native flowers bloom in the San Elijo Lagoon Reserve. (Lagoon Conservancy photo)

Cool on the Coast: Brighten May Gray with a variety of events

Michele Leivas May 17, 2018
Your monthly roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Oceanside, Escondido and the region.
Lux Art Institute in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: Artist’s reception Jan. 12 at Lux Art Institute

January 6, 2017

ENCINITAS — The Lux Art Institute invites the community to its opening reception, “an evening of art and wine,” for artist Thomas Driscoll on Jan. 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. Driscoll’s colorful sculptures...

Lux Art Institute in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: Immerse yourself in ink March 3 at Lux Art Institute

February 28, 2016

ENCINITAS — The Lux Art Institute invites visitors to take part in Immersed in Ink, a one-day class March 3, 3:30-5:30 p.m., at the institute’s Encinitas campus. The course celebrates the sweeping...

Lux Art Institute in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: Lux offers series of art workshops throughout January

January 7, 2016

ENCINITAS — The Lux Art Institute offers numerous classes and events to kick off the new year. “Contemplate and Create,” a series covering current trends and topics in contemporary art, runs Jan....

Artist Squeak Carnwath. (Courtesy photo)

ENCINITAS: Squeak Carnwath is Lux resident artist through July 11

May 26, 2015

ENCINITAS — Lux Art Institute presents the works of Squeak Carnwath, the final of five resident artists at Lux during its 2014-15 season, June 13 through July 11. Carnwath builds her free-form paintings...

ENCINITAS: Reception slated March 7 for artist Vicki Walsh

February 20, 2015

ENCINITAS — Lux Art Institute hosts an opening reception for artist Vicki Walsh on March 7, 6-8 p.m., at the institute, 1550 S. El Camino Real in Encinitas. Walsh has been a professional artist for more...

ENCINITAS: Lux Art Institute hosts family event Aug. 14

August 4, 2014

ENCINITAS — The Lux Art Institute invites families to celebrate the end of summer with an evening of music and art Aug. 14 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Local children from School of Rock will open for teen...

ENCINITAS: Lux resident artist discusses his work April 1

March 29, 2014

ENCINITAS — Lux Art Institute’s Studio Series presents an in-depth discussion with artist-in-residence Jarmo Makila on April 1. The event starts with a wine reception from 5:30 to 6 p.m., followed...

ENCINITAS: Experience Lux Art Institute after dark

September 19, 2013

ENCINITAS — Lux After Dark, a fundraising gala to support Lux Art Institute educational programs, is scheduled for Oct. 5 from 6 to 11 p.m. The institute is located at 1550 S. El Camino Real in Encinitas....

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