Grab the kids (and grand kids) and carpool to beautiful Briercrest Park in La Mesa this weekend. Enjoy a guided tour with architect Drew Hubbell and learn the story behind the creation of Briercrest Park and its unique mosaic features. Join in on a hands-on mosaic art project with Ilan-Lael artist in residence Emilie Ledieu!
This event is FREE to the public and the first 50 attendees receive a FREE gift!
Sunday’s event at Briercrest Park in La Mesa is part of OH! San Diego, San Diego Architectural Foundation’s annual tours and open experiences that celebrate architecture, urban design and the built environment. Architect Drew Hubbell of Hubbell and Hubbell Architects and Ilan-Lael Foundation’s president will be your guide on Sunday, March 20th, 2022 from 10 am to 1 pm. Drew and his father, artist James Hubbell designed several features in the park including a mosaic butterfly, labyrinth, and a colorful public wash room.
Make Art “Hubbell Style” in the City!
As part of the day’s event at Briercrest Park, the public is invited to participate in a hands-on mosaic project with Emilie Ledieu, Ilan-Lael’s artist in residence. Emilie built built many of the mosaics in Briercrest Park. (View the slide show below to see her and the other Hubbell Studio artists as they create the park’s mosaics from start to finish.) Ilan-Lael Foundation volunteers will also be on hand with information about upcoming art classes, tours, programs and activities at our Julian property. Select items from the ILF gift shop will be available for purchase. And, make sure to enter ILF’s raffle to WIN a night for 2 at the famous Boys’ House.
Visit Ilan-Lael at Briercrest this Sunday and receive a free DVD gift!
The first 50 attendees will receive a free DVD “Eye of the Beholder: The Artistry of James Hubbell” directed by Marianne Gerdes. Originally aired on PBS this 2-part film introduces the work and creative vision of James Hubbell.
Bring your kids (and grand kids) and…and don’t forget the dog!
REGISTER HERE for a guided tour with Drew Hubbell on the mosaic features at Briercrest Park.
This event is part of the OH! Life San Diego event, celebrating architecture, urban design and the built environment. It is FREE to the public.
Sunday March 20, 2022
Event from 10-1 pm
Guided Tours at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
Briercrest Park is located at 9001 Wakarusa St. La Mesa, CA 91942