The 12th annual ArtWalk at Liberty Station is back with a new theme, “Liberate Your Senses” and will be held Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13 in the Arts District at Liberty Station. The free, weekend long event offers fine art, food, live entertainment and excitement for all ages. This annual art festival is produced by the same team that brings Mission Federal ArtWalk to San Diego’s Little Italy each year in April.
“ArtWalk at Liberty Station will be celebrating its 12th year and we are delighted to host our fine art festival at one of San Diego’s premier arts and culture venues,” said Sandi Cottrell, ArtWalk San Diego’s Director. “Artists of all mediums will be taking over the beautiful rose garden in Ingram Plaza to showcase their artwork to seasoned collectors as well as first-time fine art buyers. We create a festive, beautiful setting, so that attendees can enjoy browsing for art and the interactive art activities surrounded by natural beauty.”
Over 200 international, national and local San Diego artists will be featured at ArtWalk at Liberty Station. Attendees can view and purchase every medium of art including painting, sculpture, glass work, fine jewelry, photography and more. The arts festival will also include live music; KidsWalk, which offers interactive art for families; street food options and a wine and beer pavilion benefitting ArtReach, a nonprofit that has provided free art classes to over 20,000 students who wouldn’t normally have access to art programs in San Diego County.
New to this year’s event will be an interactive activity put on by Artist & Craftsman Supply were attendees can create a vibrant mixed media artwork project they can take home. Using watercolor paper from Shizen, Marabu Art Sprays and stencils attendees can create any design layering colors to let the creativity take over.
ArtWalk at Liberty Station will be held at Liberty Station’s Ingram Plaza, 2751 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106.The fine art festival will run from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on August 12 and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on August 13 and attendance is free. More information on ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will be released in the upcoming weeks. For more information on ArtWalk and its programs, please visit www.artwalksandiego.org/libertystation.
About ArtWalk at Liberty Station
ArtWalk at Liberty Station is a two-day outdoor fine art event and the sister festival to Mission Federal ArtWalk in Little Italy—San Diego’s original outdoor fine art festival. ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will run from Saturday, August 12 to Sunday, August 13 and will feature over 200 local, regional and international professional artists. ArtWalk @ Liberty Station offers collectable and approachable art from a variety of mediums, such as glass work, jewelry, sculptures, oil painting, photography, metal work, wood work and much more.
ARTS DISTRICT LIBERTY STATION
ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station is San Diego’s largest Arts & Dining District located in 38 historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center in the Liberty Station neighborhood of Point Loma. With 28 park-like acres, the ARTS DISTRICT is home to nearly 120 museums and galleries, artist studios, dance companies, educational groups, multidisciplinary arts, fine dining, creative retail and other organizations that showcase San Diego’s creative community and provide innovative experiences for residents and visitors. The campus also features venues for indoor or outdoor events, festivals, seminars, retreats and meetings. We invite you to wander, explore and enjoy.
The NTC Foundation was established in 2000 by the City of San Diego as a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation to enrich the lives of San Diegans by renovating 26 historic buildings at the former Naval Training Center to create, facilitate and operate a broad-based complex focused on experiencing the arts, culture, and creativity that are the hallmark of the San Diego region.