Friday Night Liberty on October 3rd!
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A Friday Night Liberty-
San Diego's Biggest Gallery Walk
Building 175: Dance Place San Diego
San Diego Dance Theater's preview of Trolley Dances
6:00 Malashock Dance
Malashock Dance — Will be previewing excerpts from their annual Malashock RAW performance. This is always one of the most riveting and anticipated dance pieces of the year. Don't miss your chance to see a preview for free. Performances are at 6:00 and 7:00pm.
Building 176: White Box Live Arts
San Diego Dance Theater — SDDT San Diego Dance Theater presents excerpts from Trolley Dances 2014. In its 16th year, Trolley Dances is the most visible and iconic dance event in San Diego. Each year over 3,000 audience members view six brand new site‐specific dances along the MTS trolley line. On Friday, SDDT will bring this vibrant public art culture to NTC. Performances are at 6:30 and 7:30pm on the second floor.
Building 201: Solare Ristorante and Galleries
Martha Pace Swift Gallery —
Martha Pace Swift Gallery In celebration of the 10 year anniversary of "Expressive Arts Week," a mayoral proclamation made in 2004, the Expressive Arts Institute and Swift Gallery present "The Art of Helpers." This gallery showing of selected works from students, alumnae and clients will feature canvas and paper paintings, acrylic and mixed media, and small sculptural pieces.
Solare Ristorante — Dine at Solare before or after you enjoy your tour around NTC at Liberty Station’s popular gallery walk. Solare’s is an authentic Southern Italian restaurant with a focus on farm-to-table ingredients and dishes. The Executive Chef, Accursio, was just named San Diego’s Best Chef and Solare was also named San Diego’s Best Italian Restaurant. You will love the food, dining in their eclectic rooms or just hang out for a drink at the full bar or patio.
New Exhibit Now Open! Building 201 Gallery
See sample menus, original recipes that fed thousands and learn why the best time of a sailor’s day was Chow Time!
The Gallery Building 202
|Out the In Door, Karen Schulz
Visions Art Museum- Building 202
San Diego Watercolor Society —
34th Annual International Exhibition, which will be displayed in our Gallery at 2825 Dewey, every day in October, 10 to 4. Ninety-five paintings, representing nine countries, were chosen by the juror, Skip Lawrence.
Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles — The Sky’s The Limit: Luscious hand painted silk, vibrant fabrics and elegant designs with thread. These textile elements are all on view in Quilt Visions 2014: The Sky's the Limit the 13th international juried biennial exhibition produced by Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles. The exhibition jurors selected 39 works from 524 entries.
Barracks 14:Tea, Hands-On Art Making and Galleries
The Hot Spot — Will be open for creative fun for the whole family! Come in and choose from the huge selection of pottery; vases, mugs, kids items, dinnerware and more! Learn how to make a chunky candle with colorful wax, fragrances, and top it with bling!
Point Loma Tea — invites you to stop in and experience our new, expanded space and discover our great new Autumn Tea Blends! Pumpkin Spice anyone? How about Apple Strudel? Cranberry? Live music, art, snacks and Autumn Teas - let’s celebrate Fall together!
Portraits for All — Better ground floor location Barracks 14, ste. 104, (near Stone Brewing & Point Loma Tea). Stop by to see this Working Artist Studio and celebrate with us. Everybody loves a portrait.
Market Street Group –– Studio 202 Upstairs Visit this working studio representing the art work of twenty artists. The variety of artistic styles, composition, and color palette is amazing. These pieces range From figurative abstraction to figurative realism , as well as the light and airy style of impressionism . Works are created in oils, watercolors, acrylic, pastels and mix media. This outstanding collection of artists have shown nationally and represent the best of San Diego artists. All paintings are for sale, from $200.
Studio C –– opens White Canvases: preludes. See the artsits work and Meet the Artist
Barracks 15: Meet Artists Working in the Studios!
Anneville Studio — Watch as owner Anne Wolf creates gold mokume gane wedding rings by hand with torch, hammer and saw in this traditional metalworking studio. Special guest this month - Michael Hendrix, lapidary artist, shows his amazing hand-cut semi-precious cabochon stones and talks about his process. Meet the Artist!
Christopher Conroe Studio — Specializing in Fine and Decorative painting, the artist primarily works in plastic mediums like paint and ink. Working in various styles, the artist's expressions are passionate, subjective, and energetic.
San Diego Museum Council — Take a trip in San Diego History, when ladies of the night called downtown home and sailors and politicians prowled the streets of the Gaslamp in search of a night of ruckus. The Gaslamp Players will be in at NTC to for some fun history lessons and photo ops!
|Cuban Captives: The Cars of Cuba, Kenneth Greene|
Outside the Lens — Join OTL's advisory board member, Kenneth Greene, as he showcases his photography series Cuban Captives: The Cars of Cuba. He began taking photographs when he was 16 when his father gave him a black body Nikkormat. Now, 43 years later he invites you to step back in time as you enjoy his photo exhibition
Yellow Book Road — Shop for the best in Children's Books at Yellow Book Road! Find the perfect gift that will keep you kids educations and entertained!
Barracks 16: Galleries, Museums and Artist Studios
Arte Toscana — Antonio Bandini's work come from the heart, far away from the frenzy of our busy lives, to recreate, to remember and to rebirth an ideal world which gave us true beauty in the Mediterranean land and seascapes." Come meet the Artist and discover the real "passione" of his work! Meet the Artist
Casa Valencia Galeria Baja — Ground Floor- Exceptional paintings, from figurative to abstract, color expression and more. Meet the ArtistInspirations Gallery and San Diego Writers, Ink — Foreign Favorites from Far and Away-- A group show featuring San Diego artists interpreting the theme. Meet the Artist
Women's Museum of California —Ground Floor Presents Exposing Scars by artist: Jennifer George. A photography exhibit based on her exploration of the inner damage that results from violence against women. Her artistic process begins with interviews of abuse victims and then creating an image to represent the lingering trauma and subsequent victory over pain. Jennifer George has a personal connection to abuse as a victim herself, and wishes to help others tell their story and conquer their fear through her art.
Barracks 19 – Artist Studios and Galleries!
Bravo School of Art —Studio 206- celebrates 5 years of Teaching Art to Adults and Children with free instructor demonstrations throughout the night and back-to-school art class registration specials. Enroll in art classes in After-School Children's Art, Paintin' Parties, Mosaic, Drawing, Painting, Weaving, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Zentangle®, Digital Photography and more.
|Honor Dia de los Muertos at Lovejoy Creations
June Rubin Studio/Gallery —Studio 214-Upstairs! Unmasked delightful show of imaginative watercolors and mixed media by June Rubin 5- 8 PM Light refreshments
Meet the Artist from 5-8PM
La Onda Arte Latino — Ground Floor- See exceptional work from Mexico's hottest contemporary pop artists, only at La Onda!
Lovejoy Creations Studio — Is hosting a community collaborative Honor: Dia de los Muertos Painting Lovejoy will have a skull painted on a canvas, the public is welcome to decorate it as they like. You can add a name or small picture of a loved one that has passed (human or animal). Paint and markers will be available for the community to contribute. This is FREE. Lovejoy is also hosting Day of the Dead classes: "Paint your own Flower Skull" & "Soul Mates: Day of the Dead" Sign up for these or other classes here http://lovejoycreations.com/sign-up-for-classes/ Come get your creative on!
M Fischbeck Studio/Gallery — Studio 213- Changes - New artwork by Peggy Fischbeck. Floral designs by Pam Robinson. Photo cards by Claire Rule. Make Your Mark for Art community painting.
Mod-Est Studio/Gallery — Ground Floor- Kevin Winger relies on spontaneous expression, generous amounts of textured oil paint and warm, reflective metal leaf in his paintings. His work is driven by an intuitive process, embracing fluid movement and bold colors in a lavish and joyful manner. He creates stunning surfaces for you to enjoy. Meet the Artist!
Chi Chocolat — Stop by for a great selection of artisan chocolate made onsite— the perfect compliment to any romantic meal! Watch for the opening soon of our new expanded café.
FREE Open Artist Studios,
Galleries and Performances
Every First Friday - Starting at 5pm
NTC @ Liberty Station
2640 Historic Decatur Road,
San Diego 92106
Friday Night Liberty is a monthly first Friday evening of FREE open artist studios, galleries and events throughout NTC at Liberty Station's Arts & Cultural District. Free parking. Free Admission. The Freedom to explore, wander and enjoy our growing cultural campus.
Friday Night Liberty Annual Sponsors:
Financial support for Friday Night Liberty is provided in part to the NTC Foundation by Bank of America,, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture, the County of San Diego and The Heller Foundation of San Diego
Next Friday Night Liberty – October 3