AUGUST 13 & 14, 2016
APRIL 29 & 30, 2017
Dominique Blanchard, Tree of Life
"Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances." 
~ Maya Angelou
August 2016

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station
August 13 & 14, 2016

Mission Federal ArtWalk
April 29 & 30, 2017

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station 

August 13 & 14, 2016 10:00AM to 6:00PM

The 11th Annual ArtWalk  @ Liberty Station will take place August 13 & 14, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 on Saturday and 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Sunday. The stunning location is Ingram Plaza at Liberty Station. (Corner of Roosevelt Road and Historic Decatur.) Plan to attend and don't miss these special features:

- 200 artists showing and selling their work
- 3 unique and creative interactive art activities for all to  enjoy!
- 6 Kids art activities at KidsWalk
- Live music all day
- Wine and beer pavilion featuring Stone Brewing brews and Boisset Collection wines
- Cool zone micromist sponsored by Scripps Health

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station offers plenty of free parking,  so make a day of it, dining at the amazing array of eateries at Liberty Station including Solare, Stone World Bistro, and more!

For directions, a preview of the artwork, music schedules and more, visit our website.

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 2016! We offer volunteers the opportunity to get involved on event days, this year taking place August 13 & 14, and for pre-event activities during July and August.

As an ArtWalk volunteer you receive our official 2016 Tshirt and may participate in a "volunteers only" raffle of great artwork and prizes, donated by our artists and sponsors.

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
Featured Arts Partners 
of the Month 

Courtyard by Marriott Liberty Station and Homewood Suites by Hilton Liberty Station are the perfect hotels to call home this summer in San Diego! 

The Courtyard by Marriott is adjacent to a beautiful 46-acre park, offering outstanding waterfront views of downtown San Diego. Homewood Suites by Hilton offers a comfortable and rewarding stay. This all-suite hotel near San Diego Airport is also located along the waterfront in the heart of Liberty Station. for more information and special ArtWalk rates. 
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. 
ArtReach hosts Party ARTy!
September 25, 2016
In a stunning private home in Del Mar
4pm to 7pm

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.

Bid on art created live at the event, Tempting auction Items, Wine ring toss,Floating prizes, Student art

FESTIVE FOOD Urban Solace Catering 
MUSIC BY The Boxsets
Knockaround sunglasses for all

COST $125 in advance / $135 at the door
INFORMATION:  619-940-7278
Art Materials Partner: Artist & Craftsman Supply

Check out A&C’s back to school sales – not just for students!

- Art Alternatives Canvas up to 70% off list
- Borden & Riley and Strathmore pads 50% off list 
- Gamblin oil paints and mediums 40% off list
- Golden paints and mediums up to 40% off list
- Princeton and Robert Simmons paintbrushes 50% off list

Visit for more information. 
San Diego Visual Arts Network

The San Diego Visual Arts Network announced the emerging artists selected for the SD Art Prize from their 2016 New Comtemporaries exhibition at City College Gallery. The selected artists, William Feeney and Shinpei Takeda, will be exhibiting their work at the Art San Diego Contemporary Art Show from November 3rd to November 6. You can also see them and the established artists that they choose at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library in the spring of 2017.

Visit for more information. 
Adelman Fine Art

H2-Oh! Adelman Fine Art's new Water Works show is now up and running! Water Works is a beautiful show exploring the popular theme of water in either the subject or the feel of the art work. The Show features many of Adelman Fine Art Gallery’s permanent roster of artists, as well as local San Diego guest artists; Irina Negulescu, Norm Daniels, and Chuck McPherson. Dive in and enjoy!

The new exhibition hangs July 23rd – September 25th, 2016. Browse the entire exhibit online here.
Artist Demo Schedule at the gallery:
Chuck McPherson 8/6/16 1-3pm
Norm Daniels 8/27/16 12-4pm
Tesa Michaels 9/3/16 Time TBD

Visit for more information.
San Diego Museum
of Art

The San Diego Museum of Art presents Art After Hours, Friday, August 12, 2016. 

Visit Balboa Park after dark this summer during Art After Hours and enjoy exclusive evening access to the galleries, open late until 8:00PM on Fridays. For only $5 after 5:00 on Fridays, see the special exhibitions Ferocious Bronze and Quilts and Color, the European permanent collection galleries, and other works of art from world-renowned artists. 

Visit for more information. 
Mingei International Museum

The Mingei International Museum presents The Mingei of Japanese Cinema. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture this summer by spending your Friday evenings at Mingei for films, performances and demonstrations.

August 12th: Giants and Toys
August 19th: Ornamental Hairpin

This collection includes films from throughout Japanese film history. Relax at the Museum while enjoying a beer or glass of wine, and discover new and familiar areas of Japanese culture to enjoy. Take in a different film and program each week.

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

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Downtown presents Downtown at Sundown on Thursday, August 18th, 2016. On the third Thursday of every month from 5 to 8 PM at MCASD Downtown, enjoy free Museum admission, exhibition tours, music, free entry at SDSU Downtown Gallery, The Book Truck, a food truck, and more!

At this Downtown at Sundown, the SDSU Downtown Gallery is collaborating with the Women’s Recource Center at SDSU for an evening of zine-making, in conjunction with their current exhibition, Party Lines: The History, Art, and Politics of Editorial Cartoons.

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

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla will host Shore Thing, Thursday, August 4th through Thursday, September 1st, 2016

This summertime favorite is back! Every Thursday evening from 5-8 PM, join MCASD La Jolla for free admission, exhibition tours of Holdings: Selections from MCASD’s Collection, music by The Roots Factory Art Collective, light bites, and a cash bar on the terrace. BYOP (bring your own picnic) for this extended-hours event and enjoy the sunset from our seaside Edwards Family Sculpture Garden.

Visit for more information.
The La Jolla Athenaeum 

The Athenaeum will host it's annual outdoor movie series Flicks on the Bricks, August 4 through August 25, 2016. Enjoy classic movies that you love while enjoying the beautiful summer night on the patio of the Athenaeum.
Boffo Flicks on the Bricks Year 10! Another tantalizing offering of outdoor cinema and wine on the Athenaeum patio in the heart of La Jolla. Wine wizard Barbara Baxter will pair wines inspired by each movie. A new 10-year special: each movie will also feature a celebrity wine cocktail. Don’t miss a tasty cinema schedule starring juicy wines and fab appetizers generously provided by great restaurants. Come join the Athenaeum for hot summer fun! 

Visit for more information.
Friday Night Liberty

Arts District Liberty Station will feature several special events during Friday Night Liberty on August 5th, 2016, from 5PM -9PM. Friday Night Liberty is San Diego’s biggest FREE monthly art event! Meet working artists, enjoy dance, theatre and music performances, visit museums and galleries and explore the growing District.

Visit to see an entire program with details and times for performances!
Meyer Fine Art

In celebration of the gallery being open 10 years in Little Italy, Meyer Fine Art presents a group exhibition featuring original, limited edition etchings, lithographs, and other works on paper by important established and emerging artists, some of the most sought-after artists of today. The diverse selection of artists shown include Marc Chagall, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Andy Warhol and many more.

The exhibition will be available for viewing through Friday, August 26, 2016. Learn more at
Museum of Photographic Arts

The Museum of Photographic Arts presents Defying Darkness: Photography at Night through October 2, 2016. This exhibit surveys the ways in which photographers have used the camera to explore the visual and symbolic potential of the nocturnal image. Night photography began as an artistic genre more than a century ago and in the ensuing years many of the modern era’s leading photographers have been drawn to the challenge of making images after dark.

For more information, visit
Oceanside Museum
of Art

The Oceanside Museum of Art presents Irving J Gill: A Comfortable Fit, August 20th through October 23rd. This exhibition is part of Irving J Gill: New Architecture for a Great Country, a multi-site exhibition. Eleven San Diego and Southern California cultural organizations are joining resources to tell the story of Irving J. Gill, an extraordinary San Diegan, and one of the key founders of modern architecture. Exhibitions and programs will be held throughout San Diego County to explore Gill’s life and work.

Oceanside Museum of Art will present a historical review of their museum facility, which incorporates a Gill-designed building constructed in 1934. This exhibition will present historic drawings, designs, and materials that celebrate the architecture and design approaches of both Gill and Fisher.

For more information, visit
San Diego Watercolor Society

The San Diego Watercolor Society presents A Work in Progress by Karen Frye, Monday, November 7 through Thursday, November 10, 2016, 9:00AM – 3:30PM.

Karen will both lecture about and demonstrate various aspects of developing a painting from concept to completion. Elements that she will touch upon are the benefits of an underpainting, wet into wet watercolor techniques, color theory, value and compositional structure, along with some aesthetic observations. The class is geared for intermediate to advanced levels.

Go to for more information and to register.
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 Free Speech! (While Supplies Last) through August 21, 2016.

Free Speech! (While Supplies Last) offers an irreverent look at America’s electoral insanity. This topical new show features political satire made famous by Second City stars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Keegan-Michael Key, as well as brand new scenes, songs and improv straight from their sold-out shows in Chicago and Toronto. This must­ see evening of comedy features some of Chicago’s best and brightest in a special three-week engagement.

For ticket information, visit
The Old Globe

The Old Globe presents 
Meteor Shower in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre and the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center through September 18, 2016 

Get ready for the unexpected when Norm and his wife Corky invite another couple to their Ojai backyard to watch a meteor shower in the night sky. As the stars come out and the conversation gets rolling, cocktails flow, tempers flare, and sparks fly, literally. Steve Martin’s surprising new comedy takes an offbeat and absurdist look at the comic anxiety lurking just beneath the surface of modern marriage.

For more information, visit
Broadway San Diego 

Broadway San Diego presents Cabaret, August 23-28, 2016. Direct from Broadway, the acclaimed masterpiece returns to San Diego! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of Cabaret.

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 Gypsy through September 4, 2016. Indomitable stage mother Rose chases vicarious success and stardom as she pushes her daughters through the vaudeville circuit. When Dainty June flees the act to elope, Rose vows to make introverted Louise into a star. Boasting one show-stopping song after another - like Everything's Coming Up Roses and Let Me Entertain You - this classic musical was inspired by memoirs of the legendary burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee.

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

Lamb's Players Theatre
presents American Rhythm through September 4th at Lamb's Players Theatre, Coronado. A vibrant cast of massively talented actor/singer/dancers - and San Diego's hottest band - take you on an exhilarating journey into the heart of America through 100 years of great music! 

The costumes, the dances, the memorable songs of the last 10 decades - from Ragtime to Jazz, Gospel to Swing, Country to Rock & Roll - all in one unforgettable performance!

For ticket and performance information, visit
California Center
for the Arts

California Center for the Arts presents artist Stephen Fishwick on August 14th, 2016. In the show known as Art Attack, A Full on Creative Assault Stephen transforms a blank canvas into dynamic live portraits of icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Elvis and Bono choreographed to music. 

His energy is infectious and the audience is on its feet, clapping and dancing along with Stephen as he creates his magic on canvas with riotous strokes of color both from his brushes and his bare hands – creating stunning images in a matter of minutes. Witness the live art of Stephen Fishwick and learn about his journey as a Disney Fine Artist!

For more information visit
San Diego Repertory Theatre 

The San Diego Repertory Theatre presents King Liz on Monday, August 15th on the Lyceum Stage. Sports agent Liz Rico has money and an elite client roster but a woman in a man's industry has to fight to stay on top. She's worked twice as hard to get where she is and wants to take over the agency that she's helped build. Enter Freddie Luna, a high school basketball superstar with a troubled past. If Liz can keep this talented, yet volatile young star in line, she just might end up making not only his career, but her own as well. But at what price?

This show is free to the public and no tickets are necessary. For more performance information, visit
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2016 ArtWalk @Liberty Station 
Liberty Station, Pt. Loma 
August 13 & 14, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

2017 Mission Federal ArtWalk 
San Diego's Little Italy
April 29 & 30, 2017 - 11:00AM to 6:00 PM