Friday Night Liberty is October 2


Barracks 17 Plaza
So Say We All is a literary and performing arts non-profit organization whose mission is to Ocotober 2 Friday Night Libertycreate opportunities for individuals to tell their stories, and tell them better. So Say We All's storytelling showcase, VAMP, features live, curated performances of very real stories by real San Diegans. You might cringe, you might laugh, and you might even be inspired. Our stories will help you feel a little less crazy and a little less alone. Visit www.sosayweallonline.com for more. Barracks 17 Plaza at 7pm

ARTS: A Reason to Survive Industrial Funiture Show

Building 176-White Box Live Arts
San Diego Dance Theater and Choreographer Yolande Snaith present a mixed preview at of excerpts from Trolley Dances, where dance is taken out of the traditional theater setting and seen in public spaces. Yolande Snaith brings together a diverse group of collaborators for this multi-media work, soma-lux, which navigates embodied and imagined territories of 'body and light’. This will preview Snaith's show opening Oct 23-25 in the White Box and exhibition of drawings and painting the Mandell Weiss Gallery at Dance Place. 5:30 and 6:30 in the White Box Live Arts performance space

Barracks 26 - California State Parks
October is California Archaeology Month! To celebrate, California State Parks’ and the San Diego County Archaeological Society (SDCAS) are co-hosting an Archaeology-themed Art Show: “Celebrating the Art in Archaeology”. Come see artwork including Fine Art (paintings, sculptures, drawings) Photography, Ancient/Traditional Arts (basketry, worked stone, pottery) and Archaeological Line Drawings (artifact sketches, profiles).

Barracks 3
San Diego Comic Art Gallery

Building 201
Pachis, an art studio for kids - Families get hands on and creative at Pachis, an Art Studio for Kids. Join Pachis to create an inspiring community art piece. This free event is open to adults and children to work on a collaborative art piece together. October's theme is "Make Believe." October is Halloween and we like to dress up and make believe we're something else for a night. What you like to be? Wear a costume? Have a special power? Come to Pachis to add your alter ego to our "make believe" mural. You can draw it and paint it! You do not need any art experience to be part of the fun

Solare Ristorante is blending traditional Italian cuisine to more contemporary unique dishes, Solare focuses on seasonal cooking, using fresh, local and organic ingredients. Each dish is prepared from scratch with love and passion to satisfy your heart and soul.

Pinot’s Palette Paint. Drink. Have Fun. At the studio and wine bar, anyone can be an artist and have fun being creative - no art experience required! In just a short time you can create a colorful painting while sipping on your favorite wine or beer.

Building 202
The San Diego Watercolor Society proudly celebrates the opening of its 35th annual SDWS International Exhibition with wine, appetizers, and live music.

Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles Last chance to see the arches at Balboa Park interpreted by five San Diego artists.

Barracks 19

M Fischbeck Studio Gallery - "City Life" a collection of city scenes by Peggy Fischbeck. Community Art, Make Your Mark for Art project - 'Setting Sails.' Floral arrangements by Pam Robinson, Petals on the Point.

California Hardwoods offers sustainable solid wood furniture from trees salvaged in California. Offering stunning pieces for your home, CH will leave your friends gasping at the natural beauty of their unique works. Stop by their store and gallery to pick out your new favorite table.

June Rubin Studio/Gallery hosts MAKE A COLLAGE with artist June Rubin FREE - Hands-on art making for all ages. Cut and glue colorful papers and fabrics to create your own collage. Come 5pm, 6pm or 7pm.

Barracks 15
Ron Slayen will be showing off his french marquetry pieces. Handmade with a quirky senses of texture, his pieces will draw you in and once you've seen how its made- you will have to have one.

John Wood Studio- The O's Have It, images taken solely from the letter O.

Lauren LeVieux- Covert Question the unseen.  Look below the surface for the movement. In this exhibit of mysterious and often abstracted figures and landscapes,
Lauren LeVieux highlights the hidden aspects of her art and the covert nature of an oil painting.  

Materialsmith, Kerianne Quick will show recent work from her series Transmutations.
Material foraged out of the Hudson River and Rondout Creek or taken from dismantled parts of local historic homes in Kingston, New York are shifted in form, and used to explore the impulse to adorn, cultural substitutions/additions/deletions, and camouflage. The work consists of both practical and theoretical jewelry objects, made from discarded bricks from the brickworks of the Hudson River Valley. The brickworks used the waters to discard failed fired bricks. These failures are the containers of the hope, pride, greed, labor, sweat, process, etc of a rich industrial culture.

Barracks 16
San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
Don Strom suffered a brain aneurysm and had to relearn communication, from understanding language, learning the alphabet, and pronunciation, to reading and writing. Over the years of his disability, he has been active with Palomar Rehab’s “Time to Communicate,” Y.E.S.S. (Young Enthusiastic Stroke Survivors), Toastmasters, and San Diego Watercolor Society and the Hewlett-Packard Retirees Club. Don enjoys sketching and painting on location and works in pen and ink, color pencil and watercolor. See this exhibitions of his paintings and drawings.

Womens Museum of California- Cherchez La Femme features works by 34 from San Diego Book Arts Members explore the many aspects of womanhood. Sometimes the femme fatale, and sometimes the mother, the daughter, grandmother, the women in history, literature and mythology, the heroines, the women of yesterday, the women of tomorrow, and women whose lives inspire us today.

Barracks 14

The Hot Spot Pottery Painting & Candle Making Studio for some creative fun! Choose from hundreds of blank pottery pieces from dinnerware, to vases to kids items galore.  We provide 80+ paint colors, stencils, stamps and idea books to get those creative juices flowing. Pottery is fired overnight and ready the next day!  Candles are ready in about 20-30 min. Choose your shape or container, wax color chunks, fragrance and bling for the top.  Prices include everything. No studio fees.  No age limit or experience necessary.

NANCY TOKOS, Artist: 30 Days to Halloween !  "Witch of the West" inspired by the artist' favorite movie, THE WIZARD OF OZ.  California Impressionist, Nancy Tokos, is getting ready for Trick or Treat. The working artist studio is located on the northend of campus, Barracks 14 (next to Stone Brewing, Moment Bicycles & under construction Farmers Market). Follow the sounds of acoustic guitarist outside BARRACKS 14. Save $$$ when buying original paintings from the artist

Point Loma Tea THREE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! POINT LOMA TEA is delighted to invite you to our 3rd Anniversary Celebration!  Come "Experience the Artistry of Tea"  and a fabulous evening of  Birthday Tea Specials! Check our FB Point Loma Tea page and www.teamap.com for all the details!

Friday Night Liberty is a monthly first Friday evening of FREE open artist studios, galleries and events throughout NTC at Liberty Station's Arts & Cultural District.  Free parking. Free Admission.  The Freedom to explore, wander and enjoy our growing cultural campus.

Friday Night Liberty Annual Sponsors:

Bank of America

Financial support for Friday Night Liberty is provided in part to the NTC Foundation by Bank of America,, the City of San Diego Commission for Arts & Culture, the County of San Diego and The Heller Foundation of San Diego