Arts District Liberty Station Showcases a Creative Community

| January 7, 2024 | 0 Comments

Arts District Liberty Station is San Diego’s largest Arts & Cultural District located in historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center in the Liberty Station. With 100 park-like acres, the Arts District is home to over 100 museums and galleries, artist studios, dance companies, fine dining, creative retail and other organizations that showcase San Diego’s creative community and provide innovative experiences for the public.

Up your confidence and painting skills with Leslie Pierce at the And Something Different Studio Gallery. Offering adult painting classes for beginner and intermediate experience levels, Leslie Pierce is ready to teach aspiring artists all about Color Theory, brushwork techniques, and different painting methods. Attendees will learn both realistic and abstract techniques in painting to create interesting works of art in an upbeat and creative environment. The six-class session runs weekly beginning Wednesday, January 10 through Wednesday, February 14. Daytime or evening sessions are available.

Get your craft on at San Diego Art Collective. Learn to make a basket out of long leaf pine needles with a beautiful center stone, using waxed Irish linen and an assortment of beads and other embellishments.  Taking place on Saturday, January 20 from 9 am to 1 pm, the Pine Needle Weaving Class will teach students all about the differences between pine needle types and how to prepare all the unique materials used in the craft.

If you haven’t yet, now is the time to stop by the New Americans Museum to pay a final visit to Beyond the Elements, curated by Mario “OG” López. Extended through Sunday, January 28, the groundbreaking exhibit pays tribute to the vibrant and creative energy of San Diego’s hip-hop subculture during the mid-80s to early ‘90s.

The NTC Foundation invites the public to stop by the newest art installation in Arts District Liberty Station. As part of the Installations at the Station program, the Art in Public Places Committee (AiPP) has chosen Kline Swonger to present this groundbreaking installation, titled Water and Words, drawing inspiration from water, memories, and light. Kline Swonger’s Water and Wordsinstallation will be on display near Barracks 2.

Students of all ages can participate in the various arts and crafts programs offered at Arts District Liberty Station.


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