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Luminous: The Art of Light @ The i.d.e.a. Museum

Experience the magic of prisms and the glow of neon lights in the enchanting world of “Luminous: The Art of Light.” Designed for visitors of all ages, “Luminous” invites families and guests to play, learn and unleash their creativity in a captivating and enchanting world of light. Whether you’re a seasoned art enthusiast or a curious explorer, this extraordinary exhibition promises wonder, discovery and the sheer joy of artistic illumination.

Interactive artmaking and art-viewing experiences will allow guests and families to deepen their understanding of how light plays a role in art and shapes the world around us.

Hands-on experiences include:
Shadow Dancing: Colorful shadows are cast on the wall while playful and artistic movement is encouraged.

Shadow Sketching: Arrange various magnetic blocks on the wall to cast a shadow. Trace the shadow onto a piece of paper and decorate it.

Pixel Play: Create a masterpiece using the larger than life light bright.

Interactive Blacklight Chalkboard: Utilize neon chalk under a blacklight to add color to Kyllan Maney’s chalkboard mural.

Glow and Show Jellyfish: Create a bioluminescent jellyfish using blacklight reactive art supplies. Bring your jellyfish into the blacklight room to bring it to life.

“Luminous: The Art of Light” is included with regular museum admission and i.d.e.a. Museum memberships. Google Fiber is the proud presenting sponsor. Additional support is provided by the Arizona Commission on the Arts, which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the i.d.e.a. Museum Foundation. Book your visit to the i.d.e.a. Museum now by visiting The i.d.e.a. Museum is located at 150 W. Pepper Place in Downtown Mesa.

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Upcoming Dates For This Event:

  • Sunday, December 10
  • Monday, December 11
  • Tuesday, December 12
  • Wednesday, December 13
  • Thursday, December 14
  • Friday, December 15
  • Saturday, December 16
  • Sunday, December 17
  • Monday, December 18
  • Tuesday, December 19
  • Wednesday, December 20
  • Thursday, December 21
  • Friday, December 22
  • Saturday, December 23
  • Sunday, December 24
  • Monday, December 25
  • Tuesday, December 26
  • Wednesday, December 27
  • Thursday, December 28
  • Friday, December 29
  • Saturday, December 30
  • Sunday, December 31
  • Location: The i.d.e.a. Museum
  • 150 W. Pepper Place in Downtown Mesa
  • Mesa, AZ 85212
  • Admission: $9
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