Building a Cultural Mecca at ARTS DISTRICT

NTC Foundation was established to renovate 26 historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center San Diego into a significant new flagship destination for arts, culture, and creativity. Now a burgeoning hub for life and culture in San Diego, ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station is a unique location filled with nearly 80 galleries, museums, artists, music groups, dance companies, makers, creators, and distinctive dining experiences.


2017 marks a year-long celebration recognizing the 10th Anniversary of ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station. A full season of programming and activities will enliven the 100-acre campus throughout the year. Learn more here.


Join us in Celebrating a Decade of Dance as we officially dedicate Dorothea Laub Dance Place—San Diego’s first-ever building devoted entirely to dance. Learn more here.

What's Here

With artists and dancers, boutique shops, a historic golf course, a seasonal holiday ice rink, an array of community event venues, luxury cinemas, local restaurants, and a public market, ARTS DISTRICT abounds.

Community Impact

ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station offers a fun, fresh art experience every day, as well as programs like Friday Night Liberty, Liberty School, Summer Camps, and more.



NTC Foundation is building ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, San Diego’s exciting destination for arts, culture, and creativity. Your support helps ensure that ARTS DISTRICT continues to serve San Diego proudly for generations to come.

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Embrace History, Impact the Future

Our Beginnings: The Naval Training Center San Diego’s “Cradle of the Navy”. For more than 75 years, hundreds of thousands of Navy recruits were trained at the Naval Training Center (NTC)…