Category archives for: Art Galleries & Institutions

Lux Art Institute announces five, new Artists in Residence for 2014-2015

Lux Art 7-24-14-AnnWeber

Every year, Lux Art Institute in Encinitas invites five artists from around the world to spend a month in residence, making art while giving visitors a chance to watch the process and ask questions along the way. Here are the new Artists in Residence.

Let’s Review: ‘Shore Thing’ is a sure thing for Thursday nights at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla

MCASD-Shore-Thing-Logo-2014

Throughout the 2014 summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) at 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla is hosting a free event, called “Shore Thing” from 5 to 8 p.m. every Thursday through Aug 28, 2014.

Let’s Review: La Jolla Library’s new plein-air art show is fresh and fun

La Jolla Library-Fresh Paint Art-P1120821

The La Jolla Library Art Committee is working to reinvent the library and give us new reasons to go there — like to behold beautiful art — and opened a new plein-air art show, titled “Fresh Paint.” It will be up through Oct. 15, 2014 at the La Jolla Library.

Scenery for the Greenery: New sculpture exhibit blooms at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas

San-Diego-Botanic-Garden-Sculpture-Art-5-Leslie-Paul-FI

Any time of year is a good time to visit San Diego Botanic Garden, but now is particularly inviting, with the recent installation of the fourth annual “Sculpture in the Garden” show. The garden itself is a beauty, boasting 37 acres filled with almost 4,000 types of plants from around the world. The sculptures, placed in appropriate settings throughout the garden, provide an added feast for the eyes.

SIBYL REDUX! Artist brings ‘Books, Prints, Collages & Then Some’ to Athenaeum in La Jolla

At Bay Park Press, Sibyl Rubottom shows off one of her illustrations from ‘The Second Quarter,’ a book of poems by her son, Otis Rubottom, printed especially for the opening of her show at La Jolla’s Athenaeum Music & Arts Library.

Artist Sibyl Rubottom was born a few blocks from the Hudson River in Manhattan, raised next to an estuary of the Long Island Sound in Mamaroneck, and got her first training in art at the Rhode Island School of Design, near Narragansett Bay.

Surf board craft, culture exhibit opens at Mingei Museum

Surfers in the Galapagos Islands

The exhibition “Surf Craft: Design and the Culture of Board Riding” will open at Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park Saturday, June 21 and will be on view until Jan. 11, 2015.

Guide to Summer Fun in La Jolla

LaJollaLight.com-FeaturedImage-SummerFun-web

Here comes the Summer of 2014 and with it moonlit pier walks, extended hours at galleries, concerts, camps for kids, beach parties, and all kinds of cultural events from art exhibits to music fests to world-class theater. Below is your guide to June, July and August in The Jewel.

La Jolla Map Museum adds rare, Italian astronomical calendar to collection

Map Museum Astrolabe 2

The astrolabe served as the primary timekeeper for the monks, who saw and used it daily to organize their devotional schedule.

Village Garden Club of La Jolla struts its stuff at ‘Expressions in Art and Flowers’ show

VillageGardenClubEvent2014-IMG_1707

The Village Garden Club of La Jolla presented its 12th annual “Expressions in Art and Flowers” event and featured 38 botanical arrangements by club members who drew their inspiration from 38 works of art created by artists in the club.

San Diego Art Prize winners feted at Athenaeum reception in La Jolla

Athenaeum Art Prize 4-24-14-Patricia-Marianela

Crowds of artists and art-lovers gathered at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library on April 4, 2014 for the opening of a show of works by the winners of the 2013 San Diego Art Prize: established artists James Hubbell and Debby and Larry Kline, as well as emerging artists Brennan Hubbell and James Enos.

La Jolla Community Calendar

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

RSS North Coastal News

  • Del Mar couple to present program about Bhutan at Solana Beach Library September 1, 2014
    Join cultural anthropologist and photographer Roger Harmon and his wife, Nancy, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the Solana Beach Library for a free presentation of their travels to Bhutan through slides and artifacts. […]
  • Carmel Valley Boy Scouts climb Mount Whitney September 1, 2014
    Several boys from Boy Scout Troop 765 (Carmel Valley) made the climb to the tallest peak in the contiguous 48 states this summer. They spent the summer hiking the tallest peaks of Southern California, preparing for their hike of Mount Whitney. These peaks included Mount Baldy, Mount San Jacinto, and Mount San Gorgonio. The boys made the 22-mile round-trip tr […]
  • Multimillion-dollar renovation complete at Hilton San Diego Del Mar September 1, 2014
    Hilton San Diego Del Mar announces the completion of its multimillion-dollar renovation. Funded by Wheelock Street Capital and Sage Hospitality, the hotel’s completed renovation includes the lobby, business center, fitness center, restaurant, meeting spaces and all 257 guest rooms. “This renovation has truly transformed the Hilton San Diego Del Mar property, […]