Friday Night Liberty

San Diego’s biggest FREE monthly art event!

Wander, explore and enjoy a free local art experience!

Taking place on the first Friday of every month from 5-9 pm, 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.

Learn more about other upcoming events here!

 

May 5th, 2017 - Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

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Experience the arts this month with dance performances featuring Malashock Dance, music performances featuring Key of She Spring and Recreational Music Center’s resident bands, inspiring photography of Outside the Lens, a special artist meet and greet at Comickaze Comics Books and More, a new exhibit at the Women’s Museum of California welcoming you to Observe and Wonder, AND SO MUCH MORE!

 

Friday Night Liberty May 2017 Program

 

Building 208 – The North Chapel

  • Key of She performs at 6:30 PM and 7:30 PM, welcoming you an evening of love and laughter. Featuring songs from a wide variety of genres: madrigals, contemporary choral compositions, folk tunes, big band ballads and even some nostalgic street corner bebop.

 

Building 201

  • Martha Pace Swift Gallery & Expressive Arts Institute San Diego 5 – 8 PM on the second floor, invite you to join the opening of “Recovering the Artist VI: A Show About Hope”.

 

Building 200

  • Dick Laub NTC Command Center, features works of ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station artists curated by Lauren LeVieux of Barracks 16. Begin your Friday Night Liberty.

 

Building 202

  • Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles, is celebrating 10 years at Liberty Station and marking the occasion with six new additions to the museum’s permanent collection. Also  being featured is “Anatomy of Nature” a solo exhibition with the work of Oregon artist Jean Wells, and “Earth Wind Water” showcasing the work of Colorado artist Charlotte Ziebarth.
  • San Diego Watercolor Society 5 – 8 PM, presents “Budding Art”, an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Carol Mansfield.

 

Building 175 – Dorothea Laub Dance Place

  • Malashock Dance at 6 PM & 7 PM in the Abbe Wolfsheimer Studio on the second floor, performs  a sneak peak of “MINOR FALL/MAJOR LIFT,” a bi-coastal collaboration of live music and dance, featuring all-new choreography by iconic San Diego Choreographer John Malashock and co-produced with Art of Élan.

 

Barracks 19

  • 7Stitches Ethnic Jewelry on the second floor, invites you to shop early for Mother’s Day! Explore unique Studio Sample Sale up to 50% off. Come early for best selection!
  • M Fischbeck Studio Gallery on the second floor, celebrates Cinco de Mayo with visions of Mexico and a community art project “finding Frida”. Florals by Petals on the Point.

 

Barracks 17 & Plaza

  • EAS Art Studio, features Ellen Shorey’s newest works with a series called “On The Water”.
  • Recreational Music Center will be preforming 5 – 9 PM on the plaza, welcoming The Doghouse and resident bands to perform rock repertoires. The line-up includes: The Mad Hatters, Fearfully Made, The Rising Tides, The Flying Rockers, The Wild Californians, Onyx, Fluorescent Grizzlies!

 

Barracks 16

  • Casa Valencia Galeria, will be hosting a fundraising event in support of Latin American Artists and Casita Copan Orphanage (HND).
  • Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio now on the ground floor, will be featuring original oil paintings and art souvenirs.
  • Women’s Museum of California, welcomes the public “To Observe and Wonder”, an exhibit that explores the history of women in STEM from the year 400 to today.
  • San Diego Writers, INK on the second floor, invites you to see what the writers are up to and enjoy the newest Spring Fever art show in both gallery spaces.

 

Barracks 15

  • Outside the Lens Media Lab Gallery 6:00 – 7:30 PM, presents “Here I am”, a diverse collection of photographs that interpret light, life and child’s play.
  • Comickaze Comics Books and More, invites you to meet San Diego’s Lou Pechi as he presents his memoir, “I AM LUBO”, the story of a seven-year-old Jewish child, growing up in Nazi Croatia during the Second World War.

 

Barracks 14

  • The Hot Spot Pottery Painting & Candle Making Studio open until 9 PM, invites you to get crafty in May! Check out fun spring items like flower pots, garden items, lanterns and of course dinnerware, mugs, goblets, beer steins and tons of fun, functional items for the kids.

 

Building 1

  • Liberty Public Market’s Mess Hall Gallery, features ARTS DISTRICT artists and photographers with over 50 new works of art. Curated by Barrack 14 resident fine artist, Nancy Tokos, this eclectic Spring show is one of our biggest & best ever!

 

Other Upcoming Events:

May 13th 8-10 pm – Second Saturday Cinema Featuring: La La Land

June 2nd, 2017 - Brewing Artists

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  • San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Paint Promenade” – Building 202
  • Martha Pace Swift Gallery features the art of Michael Carini, “Reign Upon Sonrise” – Building 201

 

More Info Coming Soon!

Other Upcoming Events:

June 10th 8-10 pm – Second Saturday Cinema Featuring: Strictly Ballroom

July 7th, 2017 - Creative Legends: Comic book & American heroes

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  • San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Hue Views” – Building 202
  • Martha Pace Swift Gallery features the art of Michael Carini, “Reign Upon Sonrise” – Building 201

 

More Info Coming Soon!

Other Upcoming Events:

July 1st – Summer Concert Series

July 8th 8-10 pm – Second Saturday Cinema Featuring: Lego Batman Movie

July 15th – Summer Concert Series

July 29th – Summer Concert Series

August 4th, 2017 - Art in the Garden

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  • MK Envision Galleries Art Opening – Barracks 17
  • San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Pigment Figment” – Building 202
  • Martha Pace Swift Gallery features the art of Michael Carini, “Reign Upon Sonrise” – Building 201

 

More Info Coming Soon!

Other Upcoming Events:

August 12th 8-10 pm – Second Saturday Cinema Featuring: Sing

August 12-13th – ArtWalk Liberty Station

August 13th – Brunch with the Arts

September 1st, 2017 - Back to the Book's

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  • San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Art Anatomized” – Building 202
  • Martha Pace Swift Gallery features the art of Michael Carini, “Reign Upon Sonrise” – Building 201

 

More Info Coming Soon!

Other Upcoming Events:

September 9th 7-10 pm – Second Saturday Cinema Featuring: Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings

October 6th, 2017 - Spooktacular Art

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  • San Diego Watercolor Society presents “37th International Exhibition” – Building 202

 

More Info Coming Soon!

Other Upcoming Events:

October 14th 7-10 pm – Second Saturday Cinema Featuring: Ghostbusters

October 29th – Daytime Halloween Party

November 3rd, 2017 - Harvest & Heritage

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  • MK Envision Galleries Art Opening – Barracks 17
  • San Diego Watercolor Society presents “H2O Portrayals” – Building 202
  • Martha Pace Swift Gallery features the art of Ellen Dieter, “Site Specific Works” – Building 201

 

More Info Coming Soon!

December 1st, 2017 - Salute the Season

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Holiday gifts with creative twist!

  • San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Polar Extractions” – Building 202
  • Martha Pace Swift Gallery features the art of Ellen Dieter, “Site Specific Works” – Building 201
  • Fantasy on Ice, Ice Skating Rink
  • Winter Village Marketplace

 

More Info Coming Soon!

Other Upcoming Events:

December 12th – Hanukkah Menorah Lighting

Decmber 26th – Free Day of Dance

For more info or vendor inquiries

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Contact:
Andrew Waltz
619-573-9304
AWaltz@NTCFoundation.org

Thank you to our generous sponsors!