Summer Camp Open House on April 18th from 10am-2pm!

Meet instructors, visit studios and explore NTC!

Raffles, sweet treats and a chance to enroll your kids in creative camps for all ages!

Happening at : Dick Laub NTC Command Center
2640 Historic Decatur Road San Diego, CA

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Everyone loves camp! This summer, your kids can explore and discover new skills at
San Diego’s NTC Arts & Culture District.

Music, dance, theater, creative writing, hands-on art making, photography and more…in the park like, beautiful setting of Liberty Station.

Let your kids get creative with local artists this summer. Treat your kids to creative camps and Enroll Today!

Banyan Tree Learning Center
Bravo School of Art
California Ballet School
Mathnasium Point Loma
Monart School of Art
Outside the Lens
Recreational Music Center
San Diego Ballet
San Diego Watercolor Society
Theatre Arts School of San Diego

 NTC at Liberty Station is a fun, beautiful environment adjacent to the NTC Park, with everything you need to make this an unforgettable summer!

Download the Official Guide to Summer Camps at NTC
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Art Supply Garage Sale ’15

Pick up some gently used or new art supplies at Bravo School of Art’s 4th Annual Art Supply Garage Sale.

Items for sale may be books, markers, pencils, stamps, beads, tools, paper, paint, fabric, brushes, glue, tiles, ephemera, canvas and more… Find some great deals!

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Beware! The San Diego Half Marathon is running through town on March 8. Traffic and road closures may slow you down. Persevere! We’ll be waiting for you. Here’s a link to a road closure map.

Small Business Saturday

Shop Small logoSmall Business Saturday is that day between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s a day to get out, shop locally and support a small business… like us!

Enjoy your turkey leftovers and then come down to Bravo School Of Art. We’re located in Barracks 19 in the NTC Arts & Culture District at Liberty Station. Check out the art, buy a piece of art, make some art and enjoy art class registration specials.

The resident artists of Barracks 19, located in the heart of NTC Arts and Culture District at Liberty Station will be in our studios all day.

See artists working in their studio and buy their art for yourself, your friends and family. Check out Lovejoy, Seven Stitches, Paper Ammo, Chi Chocolate and more. Try your hand at Painting Wine Glasses or create some Rustic Holiday Gift Wrap! Pre-registration necessary.

Give the Gift of Creativity with a Gift Certificate, available in any amount. Get a jump on your holiday shopping at Barracks 19, the creative center of the NTC universe.

Dia de los Muertos at Liberty Station

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Celebrate the Day of the Dead at Liberty Station. Bring out the whole family for this special event featuring open artist studios, galleries, shopping and entertainment throughout NTC Arts & Culture District at Liberty Station. It’s the only place to be! Meet artists in their studios in our historic barracks buildings and see their newest works, take home your favorites or commission a piece. All month, many altars to honor the dead have been created. You may see one in every building.

• Galleries, museums and artists’ studios open to the public.
• Live music and performances throughout the day
• Sugar Skulls
• Face Painting
• Altars

Please contact individual businesses for exact times

Saturday November 1, 2014
1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NTC Arts & Culture District at Liberty Station
2690 Historic Decatur Rd
San Diego, CA 92106
858-405-8888 or 619-223-0058

For more information, visit NTC Arts & Culture District’s Facebook page

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BARRACKS 14
Nancy Tokos, Portraits4All Fine Arts Studio
has a new ground floor location next to Stone Brewing & Point Loma Tea. Stop by to see this Working Artist Studio and celebrate with us. Selected original gallery paintings 25% OFF. Everybody loves a portrait.

BARRACKS 15
Yellow Book Road Children’s Books • Ground Floor
Dia de los Muertos books to celebrate! Ongoing craft projects for children. Open from 10am – 4pm.

BARRACKS 16
Casa Valencia Galeria • Ground Floor
In the entrance of the gallery, you’ll find one altar for the great actor “Cantinflas”. He was one of the biggest comedians in Mexico who acted in the film, Around the World in 80 Days. With this in mind, celebrate the life of Mario Moreno “Cantinflas” with mariachi.

Women’s Museum of California • Ground Floor
Dia de los Muertos Retablo Workshop: Honoring the Women of our Past. A Retablo is a small devotional folk art painting, sculpture or multi-media piece, traditionally using iconography derived from traditional religious art. Come out and design a Dia de los Muertos Retablo with your favorite Women from History and appreciate what marks they made in this world. 2pm

Inspirations Gallery • Studio 204 and San Diego Writers, Ink • Studio 202
Visit their Day of the Dead Altar on the second floor. Also see The Four Seasons, an exhibition featuring work by local artists inspired by fall leaves, summer heat, spring blossoms and winter snow! Open from 5 – 8pm.

BARRACKS 19
Adele Richert of Atelier de Voyages • Studio 202
Open Studio with Dia de los Muertos Altar.

Bravo School of Art • Studio 206
Dia de los Muertos Community art project. See free mosaic and other instructor art demonstrations. Art class registration specials.

7 Stitches Ethnic Jewelry • Studio 203
will host a mini Altar for Frida Kahlo and offer an assortment of Dia de los Muertos related Skull Jewelry for Him and Her. Natural materials, Fair Trade and one-of-a-kind items.
Also, Alter will be for sale!

La Onda Arte Latino • Ground Floor
will have a “Dia de los Muertos” art exhibit, merchandise and an altar dedicated to folks who have died from AIDS.

BUILDING 201
Solare Ristorante • Ground Floor
Dine at Solare before or after you enjoy your tour around the NTC at Liberty Station’s art studios, galleries and museums. Solare’s is an authentic Southern Italian restaurant with a focus on farm-to-table ingredients and dishes. The Executive Chef, Accursio, was just named San Diego’s Best Chef and Solare was also named San Diego’s Best Italian Restaurant. You will love the food, dining in their eclectic rooms or just hang out for a drink at the full bar or patio.

Pachis, An Art Studio For Kids • Studio 102
Kids get creative with Día de los Muertos arts and crafts including a scavenger hunt and make your very own Día de los Muertos altar! Learn about Día de los Muertos folk tales, stories and songs with Songbirds Music. Traditional Mexican pastries and hot chocolate will be served. This is a fun, memorable and hands-on 2-hour celebration that children 1 to 12 years old will enjoy. Space is limited so please pre- register today at mypachis.com/special-workshops. Class begins at 10:00am. $35 per child, $20 per sibling.
* Children 1-3 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
• Children 4 and up may be dropped off for the celebration, but parents are encouraged and welcomed to stay.

Expressive Arts Institute • Studio 204
Featuring Woman + Studio. Embrace your creative potential with this fun, no experience workshop for women. 5 – 7:30pm.

BUILDING 202
New Americans Museum • Suite 101 & 103
presents a Dia de los Muertos Deconstructed Altar Installation. A traditional altar installation in honor of Rita Hayworth curated by Dr. Jose Guadalupe Flores of Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, and Rita Hayworth expert, Dr. William Nericcio, Director of MALAS at San Diego State University, with collaborating artists and volunteers from both sides of the border. Both galleries will be open to allow guests to explore both the traditional and spiritual side of the Dia de los Muertos tradition, immersing themselves, literally into the altar, as well as taking away an educational experience. With this installation the museum hopes to demystify, and de-trivialize the sacred ritual of altar making on Day of the Dead, while celebrating the beauty of Latin American cultures. Visit us at the New Americans Museum in Building 202!

San Diego Watercolor Society • Suite 105
Hurry… Will be your last chance to catch the 34th International Exhibition!

September’s Friday Night Liberty

Friday, September 5, 2014
5:00 – 9:00pm

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NTC Arts & Culture District @ Liberty Station
Gallery Openings * Art Studios * Dance & Music Performances

Go Back to School at NTC during Friday Night Liberty with free performances, hands on art making, open studios, galleries and museums!

See the Entire Program Here!

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Home ~ Bravo’s soundtrack

If you’ve ever had the idea that you’re not creative; that you can’t possibly make art that’s any good, listen to the lyrics in Phillip Phillips song. This is what I’m saying to you. Come to Bravo. Take a class or two. Feel free to create, to make mistakes and to learn and grow. Make this place your home.

…Settle down, it’ll all be clear.

Don’t pay no mind to the demons

They fill you with fear.

The trouble it might drag you down.

If you get lost, you can always be found.

Just know you’re not alone.

Cause I’m gonna make this place your home…

Friday Night Liberty on Saturday in July

Join us on Saturday, July 5th during NTC at Liberty Station’s popular gallery and studio walk. Friday Night Liberty on Saturday, this will be a special daytime version of the First Friday event.

FIG @ Bravo • Figurative Inspiration Group’s Drawings and Paintings of the Human Figure exhibition continues. 17 award-winning artists gather each Tuesday at Bravo to draw and paint from the model. Meeting weekly for almost a decade, FIG members take a unique approach to figure drawing. Also see free mosaic and other art demonstrations. Art class registration specials.

Bring out the whole family for this special holiday event featuring open artist studios, galleries, shopping and entertainment throughout NTC at Liberty Station’s Arts & Culture District in Point Loma. It’s the only place to be! Meet artists in their studios in our historic barracks buildings and see their newest works, take home your favorites or commission a piece. Watch a Mosaic demonstration at Bravo School of Art. Experience the Women’s Museum of California’s exhibition of California’s Summer of the 60’s and 70’s; Women Who Changed Our World. Attend a book signing at Yellow Book Road from 1 – 3pm. Join the students of Theatre Arts School of San Diego for an hour of solo musical theater performances from 1:15 – 2:15pm.

• 20+ Galleries, museums and artists studios.

• Celebrate Barracks 19 5th Anniversary (cake!!)

• Live music performances throughout the day in the arcades

• 4 Food Trucks