2nd Saturday Art Lesson Returns With a Tribute to Niki de Saint Phalle


Escondido, Ca. – January 2, 2018 — This month’s FREE 2nd Saturday Art Lesson is inspired by Niki de Saint Phalle’s Queen Califia’s Magic Circle, and celebrates The Center Museum’s current exhibition Niki de Saint Phalle: Mythical California.

On January 13th starting promptly at10:00am in our Studio 2 Art Room, all attendees will have the opportunity to create beautiful mosaic art of their own with instruction from one of our Visual Arts Teaching Artists. Pre-drawn outlines of the Queen Califia figure and her magical creatures will be provided.

To replicate the tiles in mosaic art, attendees will be given colored paper squares and have the option to recreate Niki de Saint Phalle’s color scheme or create an original all their own!

All art supplies are provided; we only ask that you bring your creativity and excitement!

Space for this event is limited; we strongly recommend early arrival as classes fill up quickly. Every 2nd Saturday is a FREE event however reservations can be made in advance to secure a spot at artcenter.org.For any questions and more information please contact Museum and Education Coordinator, Laurissa Rudgers at lrudgers@artcenter.org.

About California Center for the Arts, Escondido
With a mission of bringing people together to discover, create and celebrate both the visual and performing arts, California Center for the Arts, Escondido is the cultural center of North San Diego County.

The Center’s unique campus includes a 1,523-seat concert hall, a 404-seat theater, a contemporary art museum, art and dance studios, and a full-service conference center with meeting and banquet facilities. The Center also runs an extensive education program and produces free community events. San Diego Magazine named the Center the “Best Limited Engagement” in North County. The Center was named in the Top Five for U-T San Diego’s Readers Poll for “Best Live Music Venue” and the Top Five for “Best Place to Get Married.” In 2016, the Center was named “Organization of the Year” by the Escondido Chamber of Commerce.

The Center is located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. The Ticket Office can be reached at (800) 988-4253. Tickets can also be purchased online. To learn more, including performance dates, times and ticket information, visit artcenter.org.


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