AUGUST 12 & 13, 2017
APRIL 28 & 29, 2018
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"Even nature; the restless waves, irregular trees and stars all out of line, show that chaos can be beautiful."  ~ Sophia McMaster
August 2017

August 12 & 13, 2017
Arts District at Liberty Station

Mission Federal ArtWalk
April 28 & 29 , 2018
San Diego's Little Italy
ArtWalk @ Liberty Station

August 12 & 13
Sat: 10AM - 6PM Sun:10AM - 5PM

In just two weeks ArtWalk @ Liberty Station returns, filling the district's Ingram Plaza with more than 200 fine artists, an amazing lineup of musicians, shaded wine and beer pavilion, street food, and abundant interactive art activities for families. You won't want to miss this free celebration of arts and culture. 

For a full preview of the event, including a searchable database of artists who travel from around the US and Mexico to showcase their work, check out our website.  

The address of Ingram plaza is 2751 Dewey Road. You'll find abundant parking (both free and paid) parking available throughout ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station. 

Plan on making a day of it and enjoy the incredible array of dining choices

The festival would not be possible as a free event to attend without support from our wonderful sponsors and partners. Please stop and visit these terrific community partners.
Artists Support ArtReach

Several participating artists will be donating a portion of their sales at the festival to ArtReach, the not-for-profit art education program that provides free or low cost visual arts workshops into K-6 schools countywide that would not otherwise have art education in their curriculum. Please join us in thanking these generous artists:

Adelman Fine Art, Booth #135, 137
Michael Carini, Booth #131
Stacy D’Aguiar, Booth #728
Nathan Downing, Booth #410
Anna Feil, Booth #323
Glynn Galloway, Booth #226
Barry Gordon, Booth #330
Darlene Katz, Booth #133
Jessie Keylon, Booth #501, 503
Wade Koniakowsky, Booth #217
David Lesinski, Booth #329
Victoria Marquez, Booth #502
Ron Morris, Booth #315
Dave Ness, Booth #512, 513
Paul & Lesley Shilling, Booth #510
Jeremy Sicile-Kira, Booth #409, 411
David Silvah, Booth #712, 713
James Stone, Booth #807
Waves of Color, Booth #335, 337
Dalan Wells, Booth #227

Visit for more information. 
ArtWalk T-Shirt

ArtWalk shirts are collector's items! This year's edition is already a fan favorite, The custom artwork is  by Wade Koniakowskyrenown
ocean artist from San Diego's North County.  Pick yours up at the festival and be sure to have Wade sign it! 

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station Volunteers Needed

Would you like to participate in a beautiful showcase of visual and performing arts? Sign up to volunteer at ArtWalk @ Liberty Station 2017! We offer volunteers the opportunity to get involved on event days, this year taking place August 12 & 13, and for pre-event activities during July and August.

As an ArtWalk volunteer you receive our official 2017 Tshirt and may participate in a "volunteers only" raffle of artwork donated by numerous ArtWalk artists.

Click here to learn more about available volunteer positions!

Mission Federal Credit Union Presents
Mission for Nonprofits

Join Mission Federal Credit Union in the Mission for Nonprofits program. When you open a Mission Fed Checking Account, you will receive $25 into your new account. Mission Fed will also make a $25 donation directly to the approved nonprofit organization of your choice! These no-strings-attached funds can be used by the nonprofit for the vital programs and services it provides to the community. 

To find out how your local nonprofit can join Mission for Nonprofits, visit
The Little Italy Mercato

The Little Italy Mercato is the city market for downtown San Diego residents and visitors with more than 150 booths offering farm fresh produce, artisan foods and specialty items. The Mercato is thriving in its location along West Cedar Street from Kettner Blvd to Front Street. Visit the Mercato every Saturday from 8:00AM to 2:00PM. MANGIA BENE!

Visit for more information. 
Visiting Little Italy? Parking is easier than you think!

610 W Ash is conveniently located on India and Ash minutes minutes walk from the heart of Little Italy. Our garage is clean and patrolled 24/7 by onsite building Security. With over 300 available stalls on nights and weekends, park your car here at 610 W. Ash and enjoy the sites and sounds of Little Italy. Our rates are competitive to surrounding parking garages with our night and weekend daily rate at $5 flat for those who want to enjoy a day or evening in Little Italy.

For those who work in the area, there is also monthly parking available. Our rates are also competitive to other parking structures in the area. If interested please reach out to Gary Sykes Parking Manager -

ArtReach hosts Party ARTy!

October 22, 2017
In a stunning private home in Rancho Santa Fe with an amazing art collection.
3PM to 6PM

Proceeds benefit the ArtReach Access to Art program that provides free or very low-cost, artist-led instruction to K-6 schools that would otherwise have none. Since 2007, with your generosity, ArtReach has sustained Art Equity in San Diego’s schools reaching over 13,000 students…one paintbrush at a time!

Join us as we kick-off our year-long Tenth Anniversary Celebration: Bid on artwork, tempting auction items, wine ring toss, travel prizes and of course priceless student art. Put your money where your heART is.


INFORMATION: 619-940-7278
Art Materials Partner: Artist & Craftsman Supply

TONS of awesome Back to School Sales in August – not just for students!!!

-Golden Acrylic paints and mediums 40% off list
-Liquitex heavy body acrylic paint 40% off list
-Gamblin oil paints and mediums 40% off list
-Art Alternatives Cavas 70% off list
-Sennelier Abstract Acrylics 50% off list
-Select Journals 25-40% off list
-Strathmore pads / Borden & Riley pads/ AA Hardcover sketchbooks 50% off list
- Princeton Brushes 50% off list
-All Royal Talens products 40-50% off list
-Shizen decorative papers and journals 25% off list

Visit for more information.
Cannon Art Gallery

The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office presents Americana: The Flag in Popular Culture Photographs by Ted Diamond at the William D. Cannon Art Gallery through August 6, 2017. American photographer, Ted Diamond has had a lifelong interest in American Popular Culture. Growing up on the east coast in suburban Long Island he was surrounded, immersed and participated in it. Since the 1990’s, the artist has been working on a series of photos of the American flag, documenting the wide variety of contexts and locations in which it appears. The 50 photographs in this exhibition depict a fascinating look at the many manifestations of American patriotism. 

Cannon Art Gallery is a focal point for arts and culture in North County and is located at the Carlsbad City Library at 1775 Dove Lane. The gallery offers a broad range of exhibitions, educational and family programs, gallery tours, lectures and publications.

Visit for more information!
Adelman Fine Art

Adelman Fine Art hosts BLUE ME AWAY; a collection featuring statement pieces in shades of blue.
The Summer Small Works Show, happening simultaneously, features petite artworks.This calming exhibition runs to August 27, 2017. **Mention this Artwalk Newsletter and receive 10% off most items!**

Please join us for ARTWALK at Liberty Station, August 12 & 13, 2017, at booth #135/137. Adelman Fine Art will represent finger painter Iris Scott, Monique Straub, Tesa Michaels, Misun Holdorf, and Jennifer Hannaford!

Be sure to continue to check-in to our Live Painting Schedule for artist demonstrations in August!
Art on 30th/Ashton Gallery

Messages & Memories. Do you use words, letters, numbers or symbols in your artwork? Or, have you painted a piece where the focus was either a place, person, or event?

Eligible Mediums: Any media and mediums, except installation pieces, that incorporate text or focuses on a memory is eligible. Photography and journal pages are also welcomed if prepared for hanging.

How to Enter: Artists may enter 1-2 pieces for $35 and can register online here. Submit art in-person during business hours from August 3rd -12th. Deadline to enter is Saturday, August 12th by 4pm. All artists juried into the show will be notified after the juror has made her decisions. Juror: Andrea Mota, Owner of Blue Azul Gallery. 

Reception: Saturday, August 19th at 6PM
Art on 30th/Ashton Gallery
4434 30th Street
San Diego, CA 92116
Phone: 619.894.9009
San Diego Visual Arts Network

The San Diego Visual Arts Network presents the 2017 SD Art Prize Nominated Emerging Artists at basileIE + CMCuratorial through August 5th, 2017. Every year the SD Art Prize Art Notes writers and previous SD Art Prize recipients, along with the SD Art Prize committee, nominate emerging artists as possible suggestions for the SD Art Prize established artists to mentor. These artists are all featured in the New Contemporaries exhibitions. The closing reception and announcement of Art Prize recipients will take place Saturday, August 5th from 4PM - 6PM. 

Visit for more information. 
San Diego Museum
of Art

The San Diego Museum of Art's presents Screen on the Green through August. Take a trip into the art world as you sit under the stars on the Botanical Lawn in beautiful Balboa Park. Grab a picnic, a blanket, and a few friends and enjoy a free selection of films whose themes take inspiration from the Museum’s permanent collection, celebrating the recent completion of a large-scale re-installation of these galleries.

August 3: Goya’s Ghosts
August 10: The Picture of Dorian Gray
August 17: How to Steal a Million
August 24: Séraphine
August 31: Midnight in Paris

Visit for more information. 
Contemporary Arts Committee

Contemporary Arts Committee supports the San Diego Museum of Art through local artist presentations and tours. Monthly guest speakers include curators and gallery directors. Meetings are social, as well as educational, and are held at private residences, artist studios, galleries, and the Museum. They take place the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m., October through June.  

Mingei International Museum

The Mingei International Museum presents Indonesian Shadow Puppets, August 2017 through March 2018. This intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery will feature approximately 30 puppets, which depict the vast repertoire of heroes and heroines, demons and pranksters featured in the great Hindu epics, the Mahābhārata and Rāmāyaṇa, as well as local gods and mythical subjects. Puppet performances provide entertainment, a sense of community, as well as an opportunity for sacred and secular instruction. Traditional performances are always accompanied by a gamelan, a musical ensemble comprised of gongs, drums, xylophones and stringed instruments.

Visit for more information.
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown presents Go Tell It through Sunday, August 20th. This focused exhibition presents a group of works from the Museum’s permanent collection that explore relationships between art and forms of political speech and protest.

In his Go Tell It series, from which the exhibition takes its name, Mario Ybarra, Jr. evokes the social activist as a lone figure, asking who has the ability to voice protest and who is there to hear it. Two pieces by Andrea Bowers draw inspiration from posters carried in demonstrations: a small drawing of a woman, singled out from a crowded protest, and a thirteen-foot drawing on cardboard that depicts Libertas, the Roman goddess of liberty.

Visit for more information.
The La Jolla Athenaeum 

The La Jolla Athenaeum's outdoor movie series, Flicks on the Bricks makes it possible for you to enjoy classic movies that you love while enjoying the beautiful summer night on the patio of the Athenaeum.

August 10: Harold and Maude (1971)
August 17: Annie Hall (1977)
August 24: Groundhog Day (1993)
August 31: Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Another tantalizing offering of outdoor cinema and wine on the Athenaeum patio in the heart of La Jolla. Enjoy mismatched pairings on the screen and for the wine tasting! Come join the Athenaeum for hot summer fun!

Visit for more information.
Arts District Liberty Station

Wander, explore and enjoy a free local art experience on Friday, August 4th. 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, theater and music performances, visit museums and galleries and explore the growing District. 

Visit to learn more!
Museum of Photographic Arts

The Museum of Photographic Arts presents three films this August:

- August 4th: A Hard Day's Night (1964) in partnership with Film Geeks SD

- August 19th: Blue Moon (1997) presented by Pacific Arts Movement 

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit
Oceanside Museum
of Art

On August 24th, Oceanside Museum of Art will host an Art Mart on the Terrace as the Museum Store collaborates with Art n Soul on 101 to present unique items by local artists inspired by the beach and the ocean. Sponsored by Visit Oceanside, this event coincides with the Sunset Market down the street, making for a great night out in Oside! 

For more information, visit
Meyer Fine Art

Meyer Fine Art presents Surrealism - Unconscious Reality, an exhibition of Surrealist artists, modern and contemporary. The exhibition of works on paper and a few select paintings dives deep into the pool of talented and influential Surreal artists from the 1940s to the present. It includes the work of Salvador Dali, Hans Bellmer, Andre Masson, Joan Miro, Roberto Matta, Max Ernst, Lucien Coutaud, Clay Walker and others. Surrealism - Unconscious Reality is available through August 19th.

In conjunction with the artworks from the gallery inventory, MFT is featuring diverse original graphite and pastel drawings, sketches and paintings by San Diego expressive surrealist artist Daniel Ketelhut.

For more information, visit
Vanguard Culture

Vanguard Culture is an online media entity designed for culturally savvy, socially conscious individuals searching for unique visual and performing arts events while making a difference in their community.

Vanguard provides original interviews and reviews of the people, places and events that make up San Diego's thriving arts and culture community, as well as curated snapshots of the week's best, most inspiring and unique visual and performing arts events.

Vanguard believes in making a difference in the world, supporting San Diego's vibrant visual and performing arts community and bringing awareness to important social and community causes

Visit to learn more! 

La Jolla Playhouse

The La Jolla Playhouse presents Kill Local, August 1- 27, 2017. Sheila and her sister Abigail work for their mother’s small family business. Sheila’s job used to be a source of joy and exhilaration; now she’s questioning everything. But when you’re an assassin, being uninspired means getting sloppy, and getting sloppy means getting killed. Kill Local is a pitch-black comedy about blood ties, revenge and trying to get unstuck – especially when your life is dedicated to ending others.

For ticket information, visit
The Old Globe

The Old Globe presents 
Hamlet, August 6th through September 10th. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, family saga.

Packed with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world famous lines, Hamlet is one of the greatest plays ever written. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation’s finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare’s exhilarating tragedy to life under the San Diego stars.

For more information, visit
Broadway San Diego 

Broadway San Diego presents An American in Paris, September 5-10, 2017. An American in Paris is the new Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.

Acclaimed director/choreographer and 2015 Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into perfect harmony with unforgettable songs from George and Ira Gershwin in the show that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2015 season!

For more information and tickets, visit
San Diego Performing Arts League 

The San Diego Performing Arts League is a not-for-profit umbrella organization serving more than 150 theater, music and dance companies and their audiences throughout San Diego County. The League develops cost-effective, collaborative programs that bring new audiences to the arts and strengthen San Diego's performing arts with new sources of earned income and management support.

For more information and to buy tickets, visit
Cygnet Theatre

Cygnet Theatre presents Spamalot, August 7th & 8th, 2017. Ni! Grab your coconuts and join for an evening of fun and music, all while supporting our amazing Cygnet Theatre Artists. Come early and enjoy a pre-show reception with a silent auction and Artist Advocate sponsorship opportunities.

This highly irreverent parody tells the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons you’ll be eating up Spamalot. Winner of three Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the show elevates silliness to an art form.

For ticket and performance information, visit
Lamb's Players Theatre

Lamb's Players Theatre
presents The Explorers Club, August 11 through September 24, 2017. In London, the year 1879, the prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants to admit a woman, and their bartender is terrible. True, this female candidate is brilliant, beautiful, and has discovered a legendary Lost City, but the decision to let in a woman could shake the very foundation of the British Empire, and how do you make such a decision without a decent drink? Grab your safety goggles for some very mad science involving deadly cobras, irate Irishmen and the occasional airship.

For ticket and performance information, visit
San Diego Repertory Theatre 

The San Diego Repertory Theatre presents Evita, August 3rd through August 27th, on the Lyceum Stage. Eva Perón’s ambition and charisma made her a starlet at 22, the President’s mistress at 24, First Lady Eva at 27 and dead at 33.  

Saint to the working-class, reviled by the aristocracy and mistrusted by the military, she left a fascinating political legacy unique in the 20th century. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one of the most powerful women in the world. Eva’s unforgettable story is told in one of the most celebrated musicals of all time. With more than 20 major awards to its credit, Evita features a Latin rock/jazz/pop score with some of the most beloved songs in musical theatre history, including On this Night of a Thousand StarsAnother Suitcase in Another Hall and Don’t Cry For Me Argentina.

For more performance information, visit
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2017 ArtWalk @ Liberty Station 
The Arts District at Liberty Station
August 12 & 13, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

2018 Mission Federal ArtWalk
San Diego's Little Italy
April 28 & 29, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM