For Immediate Release: Free Art Lesson on September 8th at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido’s Education Art Studio

Escondido, California — :

The Education Department at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is hosting another free 2nd Saturday art lesson on Saturday, September 8th from 10am-12:15pm.

Made popular during the Victorian era, marmotinto, or sand painting, has seen resurgence since the late 20th century.

Employ this traditional, Victorian art form to create a balancing, vivid mandala in this month’s free 2nd Saturday art lesson, led by Center Teaching Artist, Cecelia Linayao.

1-hour classes are held at 10am and 11:15am in Studio 2, and seating is provided on a first come, first served basis. Seating is extremely limited, so please make sure to arrive a little early to guarantee a seat.

This month the museum will be closed as we prepare for the next exhibit. To enjoy 2nd Saturday around town, please visit for a list of participating organizations.

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About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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