Fun In the Sun at Liberty Station

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments

Summer may be rounding out, but the fun in the sun is far from over. Arts District at Liberty Station is the perfect place to get your daily dose of Vitamin D all while enjoying some of the best local talent. From the highly-anticipated return of events by ArtWalk San Diego and La Jolla Playhouse to brand-new exhibits and summer camps, San Diego’s creative arts community is helping you fill up the rest of your summer calendar.

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station returns to Ingram Plaza Saturday and Sunday, August 7 to 8 at Arts District Liberty Station. This year marks 16 years of the fine arts show which brings visual arts to the historic San Diego community all weekend long. Attendees can peruse through the garden browsing artwork and enjoying food, wine and beer, and live entertainment at the two-day, free event. Arts District Collaborative Program recipients San Diego Craft Collective and Hakkai Aquascape Design Gallery will be hosting craft-based demonstrations in aquascaping, woodworking and other crafts throughout the weekend.

La Jolla Playhouse presented “Tall Sales” during its previous program schedule.

La Jolla Playhouse returns to the North Promenade in Arts District Liberty Station for this special Pop-Up WOW event Saturday and Sunday, August 14 and 15. The event will feature four short, Playhouse-commissioned projects by WOW artists including “When the Bubble Bursts” by Blindspot Collective, “Get on Board” by J the San Diego Black Artist Collective, “Can We Now?” by Jesca Prudencio, and “Optika Piñata” by Optika Moderna in partnership with The News Children’s Museum. All productions for the Pop-Up WOW event will be free and have multiple performance times throughout the weekend.

Tune in for an intimate discussion with Mingei International Museum. NTC Foundation and Arts District Liberty Station welcome Patricia Cué, Mingei International Museum’s Creative Director, on Thursday, August 19 from noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom. Cué will be joined by Elizabeth Martinez, Mingei’s graphic designer whose work ranges from creating exhibition identities, vectoring icons, designing layouts for education programs to designing Mingei’s quarterly member journal, Communiqué. The conversation will touch on Mingei’s Residency program and collaborations with NTC Foundation during its time at Liberty Station. Attendance is free.

San Diego Watercolor Societyis beginning the month with a brand-new exhibit titled Lazy Days from Friday, August 6 through Thursday, September 2, available exclusively in person for their members. In addition, their July exhibit titled Complement Conversationswill continue through August 29, juried by award-winning artist Dean Mitchell and featuring several original ready-to-hang paintings for sale showcasing some of the best watermedia as created by SDWS members. The gallery is also offering a variety of in-person workshops throughout the month for all skill levels.

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