Arts District Liberty Station Offers Vitamin D and Entertainment Galore

| June 8, 2023 | 0 Comments

Arts District Liberty Station is the perfect place to get your daily dose of Vitamin D all while enjoying some of the best local talent. Embrace the start of summer by perusing art outdoors, participating in various dance workshops and enjoying live music performances from local Apt 4 Music musicians. With something for everyone, San Diego’s creative arts community will help fill up the beginning of the summer calendar.

Free Open House and Dance Photography Exhibit on June 9

After hosting an interactive photoshoot with Malashock Dance, Outside the Lens, in partnership with Doug McMinimy, will present a free dance photography exhibit and reception featuring photos by Outside the Lens students. The event will showcase photos taken of Malashock Dance Company dancers illuminating the power of collaboration and intergenerational artistic endeavors. The reception will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, June 9 at the Dorothea Laub Dance Place Greenroom and light bites and beverages will be provided.

Master Class Series on June 17

Grab your dancing shoes, because The Rosin Box Project and San Diego Dance Theater will be collaborating on a free Master Class Series for students from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 17. Taught by world-renowned professional artists, the entire series will feature four public classes hosted at San Diego Dance Theater’s Light Box Theater (2590 Truxtun Rd, Suite 205). Students will enjoy classes taught by artists including Pablo Piantino and Mike Tyus along with other choreographers to offer four unique voices that each connect with a different facet of the contemporary dance world and bring each perspective to the greater community. The classes are free and open to the public, with preregistration strongly encouraged as classes may fill up quickly. This month’s class will be taught by Pablo Piantino.

Make Music Day on June 21

Apt 4 Music is excited to be hosting their second annual Make Music Day in Arts District Liberty Station. From 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 21, the community is invited to come out and celebrate San Diego’s thriving local music scene. Featuring performances from musicians of all genres, abilities and ages, the free event is open to the public. The celebration will take place in the Stone Brewing Beer Garden and adjacent lawn and guests of all ages are invited to attend and take to the stage.

Summer Camps

  • Milk Oolong Pottery: Learn skills on the pottery wheel, sculpting, hand-building, and surface decoration to create a variety of projects. Offering nine 5-day sessions, summer camp classes are from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, June 19 through Friday, August 18.
  • Banyan Tree Educational Services: Avoid Summer slide and get your kids ahead for the next school year with 6 weeks of targeted literacy and math instruction with a credentialed teacher. Running from 8 a.m. to 12/noon, Monday June 19 to Friday, July 28 students entering second to sixth grade will learn important skills necessary for navigating their path to success. Additional personalized and one-on-one learning opportunities are available from Monday, June 19 to Friday, August 25 at the Liberty Station location.
  • Bilingual Kids: Enjoy weekly themed weeks through August 12 featuring Spanish, Mandarin and ESL. Each week will conclude with a Fiesta Party. In each session, your children will embark on new experiences, and make friendships, all the while learning and enhancing their language skills. All levels are welcome and there are Full Day, Half Day and Single Day options available. Weekly camps begin Monday, June 19 and run through Friday, August 11.
  • Monart School of Art: Embrace your inner artist with half-day drawing and mixed media art camps. Weekly camps run from Monday, June 19 through Friday, August 25 with each week featuring a different theme including ocean fun, cartoons, amazing animals, fantasy & fiction and more.
  • San Diego Craft Collective: Kids are welcome to enjoy fun, hands on projects in a specific area of interest at their wide variety of kids camps this Summer including woodworking, wood & clay, fashion design, sewing basics, and gardening. Weekly camps begin Monday June 19 and run through Friday, August 11.
The Dance Photography Exhibit will showcase photos taken of Malashock Dance Company dancers.


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