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


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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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!


Fall For The Arts

Bravo School of Art will be participating in Fall for the Arts on Saturday, October 1, to kick off National Arts and Humanities Month. It is a free, fun event on San Diego Bay and will feature performances, workshops, demonstrations, food and exhibits from throughout the region. Join us at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier, 1000 N. Harbor Drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This premiere event is sponsored by the City of San Diego’s Commission for Arts and Culture and the Port of San Diego, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, the San Diego Foundation, Americans for the Arts and the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau. For further details, visit the Port of San Diego’s website.