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Pop-Up Art: A New Experience

Spring Kaleidoscope
March 23rd - April 21st

To most, a Kaleidoscope is a toy in the shape of a tube that you look through to see different patterns of light. It is mesmerizing. But did you also know that the word Kaleidoscope is derived from an Ancient Greek word that means “beautiful, beauty" and “that which is seen; the observation of beautiful forms."

Spring is considered an awakening or rebirth. Many fun things happen during the spring season. Springtime flowers begin to bloom, days start to get longer, the temperatures start to rise.

CVA has chosen 10 local and regional artists, from Carlsbad, Vista, Oceanside, Escondido, and San Diego, who submitted design sketches in a Call to Artists, to help springtime come alive in Carlsbad Village with images that evoke the change in season. They are collaborating with over a dozen downtown businesses on this unique temporary art installation.

Take time this Spring to see beautifully painted storefront windows and window installations in the Village this season. Meet our ten talented artists, below, who will bring Spring Kaleidoscope to life! From fields of poppies to colorful window installations, you’ll definitely want to see them all.

Spring Kaleidoscope will be on display from March 23-April 21. Each artist's location will be listed below so that you can visit all Spring Kaleidoscope installations this spring.

This program is managed by the Carlsbad Village Association and is supported by the City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts. Carlsbad realizes an inclusive vision of the arts and culture in everyday life, while stimulating an expanding creative sector economy. Original and unique artistic creations, as temporary public art, spur dialogue and enhance the Village as a destination, while connecting to major city initiatives as outlined in the Village and Barrio and the Arts & Culture Master Plans.