Special FNL Event!
Barracks 3San Diego Comic Art Gallery
CELEBRATE BACK TO SCHOOL WITH CO-CREATOR KEVIN EASTMAN and THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES!
The San Diego Comic Art Gallery, housed within Barracks 3 at NTC/Liberty Station, invites TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, EDUCATORS, STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS to Friday Night Liberty on Friday, September 4th, 2015 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm for an Open House and Tribute to Teachers featuring an appearance and signing by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman. Admission to this event and the Gallery is free to the public. RSVP attendees will receive a complimentary gift bag courtesy of IDW Publishing, sponsors of the SDCAG.
Kevin Eastman is one of the worlds’ most influential and successful independent comic book artists. He lives in San Diego and maintains a working studio within the SDCAG. Eastman’s motto reflects his deep passion for kids and creative thinking: “Imagination is the Greatest Adventure.”
For students and educators SDCAG offers a hands-on, behind-the-scenes look at the comics industry. The Kevin Eastman exhibition illustrates how an artist can achieve a dream, how comic books are made, and the remarkable level of thought and creativity that goes into every IDW comic book.
Pachis, an art studio for kids - Families get hands on and creative at Pachis, an Art Studio for Kids during Friday Night Liberty. 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. This month's theme is "What Does Your Community Look Like?" 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.
The San Diego Watercolor Society opens its experimental show “Beyond the Rules” with a reception from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, September 4th, that includes wine, appetizers, and live music. Visitors will see a wide range of media in this expedition.
New Americans Museum Maletas Migrantes is >an exhibition of 50 suitcases created by 50 contemporary artists. The showcase proposes a space for visual exploration, which draws attention to the contradictions, belongings, negotiations and dialogues present in the geographic and emotional crossing of migrants. The suitcase--as an allegorical figure of displacement, transit, loss and the human ability to create and recreate itself-- is the point of departure of this project. It is an intimate space in which the migrant takes memory and wishes; its past, present and future.
Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles hosts numerous exhibits including:
Celebrating Balboa Park's centennial with Balboa Park Arches, July 18 to October 4, 2015. The invitational exhibition features five San Diego County artists who were inspired by the Park's vast array of arches and their architectural beauty. The artists are: Linda Anderson, Karen Cunagin, Jane LaFazio, Peggy Martin, and Nelda McComb.
M Fischbeck Studio Gallery - Join us with our "Back to School" focus, featuring an exhibit and sale of the Community Art paintings from our "Make Your Mark For Art" projects to benefit the Liberty School. Add your brushwork to our latest project: "All the Crayons." Florals by 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 Cats, Cats, Cats - come enjoy the June Rubin whimsical and colorful cat watercolors and collages including “Arty Cat”, “San Diego Cat” and more. Meet the Artist 5 - 8 pm
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.
San Diego Museum of Natural History sponsored by the San Diego Museum Council:
The San Diego Natural History Museum is your nature connection. Join us and try your best at our fossil match game to identify various fossils just like a paleontologist.
Womens Museum of California- From Victorian Parlor to 21st Century Boardroom: The Story of the Assistance League in America
Traditionally, women’s groups have mobilized to offer assistance to those in need. Assistance League started in the mid 1890s in Los Angeles as a small charity group of prominent society women led by Anne Banning. Throughout the Progressive Era, Assistance League grew and became a national organization in 1935. Today, Assistance League has 120 chapters across America that are nonprofit corporations helping people in need in their communities. 2015 is the 80th anniversary of National Assistance League and the 50th anniversary of the Greater San Diego chapter.
NANCY TOKOS, Artist: Emerging California artist, Nancy Tokos, reminding pet owners that the holidays are around the corner. Time to order a painting of your pet ! Save $$$ when buying original paintings from the artist. Imagine your pet painting !
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:
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