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SAN DIEGO - Find an ARTventure at Friday Night Liberty and fall for the arts!

Taking place on the first Friday of every month from 5-9 p.m., Friday Night Liberty is San Diego’s biggest monthly art walk!

Meet working artists, enjoy dance, theatre and music performances, visit museums and galleries and explore the growing District.

ARTventure plus National Arts And Humanities Month include: 

  • CAFE & SHOP | Mingei International Museum is hosting the Grand Opening of Cafe Mingei and Shop Mingei in their new temporary home in the Dick Laub NTC Command Center at 2640 Historic Decatur Rd. 
  • GRAND OPENING | DanzArts hosts a ribbon cutting ceremony and Ballet, Folkloric & Flamenco dance performances at 6:30 PM & 8 PM in Dorothea Laub Dance Place, Building 175, Studio 201 at 2650 Truxtun Rd.
  • ARTVENTURE | Experience something creative and learn about the inspiration behind the outdoor art Installations at the Station with San Diego Art Institute docents. Wander and explore the renovated historic Naval Barracks buildings and see featured works located all over ARTS DISTRICT marked by a blue star on the various maps around campus. 7 – 9 PM
  • CONCERT | Bill Dutton’s Rockin Jazz Band  invites you to get up and dance with their 7 piece dance band playing Classic and Contemporary Hits, Latin-Salsa and the “swingingest” jazz favorites. Performing 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM at Barracks 16 Plaza.
  • CELEBRATE | Martha Pace Swift Gallery Celebrates their 10th Anniversary show featuring contemporary works from 10 artists including Dan Adams, Larry Caveney, Ellen Dieter, Shahla Dorafshann, Michelle Josey, Kathleen Kane-Murrell, Philip Petrie, Pamela Underwood, James E Watts, and Anna Zappoli in Building 201 on both floors.
  • DANCE & ART | San Diego Dance Theater invites guests to see excerpts from Monica Barnes’ & Terry Wilson’s Trolley Dances and from ARTS DISTRICT commissioned Installation Dances. Performances at 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM in White Box Live Arts in Building 176, second floor at 2590 Truxtun Rd.
  • NEW EXHIBITION | The San Diego Watercolor Society presents the 38th International Exhibition featuring the very best of watermedia art from around the world. Opening Reception is 5-8 pm with 95-100 original ready-to-hang paintings for sale, plus wine, food, and the fellowship of other art enthusiasts. Building 202.
  • DANCERS & DESSERT | Meet San Diego Ballet’s new & returning dancers, chat with Artistic Director, Javier Velasco & up-and-coming choreographer, Matt Carney, and learn about the upcoming season 7 – 9 PM in Dorothea Laub Dance Place Building 175 at 2650 Truxtun Rd.
  • ART & ARCHAEOLOGY | California State Parks & Recreation celebrate the Art in Archeology juried art show and contest. Vote for Peoples Choice Award and enjoy some light refreshments at the opening reception. Barracks 26 at 2797 Truxtun Rd.
  • PAINT | M Fischbeck Studio Gallery invites guests to get creative and paint the October community art project. Join the painting at Barracks 19, second floor.
  • ART MARKET | Liberty Public Market has filled their walls with even more art from the talented Liberty Station artists! Begin or end your art walk with food & drink from 30 artisan food vendors and enjoy this new art exhibition of 100 established & emerging local artists. Curated by Liberty Station’s Barracks 14 portrait artist, Nancy Tokos. Located in Building 1.
  • CREATIVE GIFTS | Comickaze features the largest and most diverse selection of Mainstream and Independent Comics, Graphic Novels, Manga, Statues, Action Figures, and more! Open 5:00 – 8:00 PM in Barracks 15.
  • NEW ART | And Something Different Studio Gallery features New Paintings in Leslie Pierce’s, “Code Defied” ongoing series. Meet the artist from 6 – 9 PM in Barracks 19, Second Floor.
  • NEW ART | VELTZ Fine Art presents The Face of Communication: A Contemporary Narrative featuring work by Lisa Bryson, in fulfillment of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. Lisa has been developing a new series since April 2018 and is excited to share her work. Barracks 16.
  • FUN FOR FAMILIES | The Hot Spot Pottery Painting Candle Making & Moreopen until 9:00 PM, invites you to get crafty! Check out fun items like lanterns, dinnerware, mugs, goblets, beer steins and tons of fun, functional items for the kids. Barracks 14.

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