Join FIRST FRIDAY ARTS DISTRICT (((amplified))) on September 6th for a FREE concert featuring San Diego based band, B-Side Players. Opening the show will be folk, hip-hop, indie artist, Shane Hall. While at First Friday explore the Local Bazaar Pop-Up Market and Amplified Ale Works Beer Garden. Also, enjoy the next Installations at the Station art unveiling of “Tessellation #1” by Jason Xavier Lane. PLUS Meet working artists, enjoy dance performances, and explore the galleries, museums, artist studios, distinctive shops and dining at historic Liberty Station. Special thanks to our (((amplified))) concert sponsor, Pell Investments with generous support from Bank of Southern California
5:00 – 9:00 PM Local Bazaar Pop-Up Market
5:30 – 9:00 PM Amplified Ale Works Beer Garden. The beer garden is open to all ages and free to enter.
6:30 – 9:00 PM (((amplified))) Concert featuring B-Side Players & Shane Hall
PLUS Art Unveiling: “Tessellation #1” by Jason Xavier Lane
DANCE | San Diego Dance Theater showcases a sneak peak of two "Trolley Dances" pieces to be performed at the annual event later this month. Company members and community dancers will both perform on the North Promenade & Barracks 17 Plaza at 6 PM and 7:30 PM.
WOW | La Jolla Playhouse invites guests to a first preview of the 2019 Without Walls (WoW) Festival, dedicated to immersive and site-inspired work, taking place in ARTS DISTRICT October 17-20, 2019. Stop by to experience excerpts from a surprise production. 5:30 PM and 6:15 PM on Barracks 17 Plaza.
FOOD | Looking for some food but don't want to miss any of the program? Be sure to check out Eat Your Heart Out Food Truck and Z's Buddies Food Truck on Barracks 17 Plaza 5-9 PM.
TEA | Point Loma Tea features end of summer tea blends and accessories. 5-9 PM, Barracks 14.
GRAND OPENING | 7 Stitches Jewelry opens their new gallery location in ARTS DISTRICT! Come by and meet Vicki Messina, a new co-op artist, who will be demonstrating Shibori and Indigo Dyeing at 5, 6:30 and 8 PM. Open gallery 5-9 PM, Barracks 14.
ART | Nina Montejano Artist Studio exhibits and sells her new works focused on details of ordinary life. Come see her graphite drawings of light and shadow effects that come from windows and tree branches. 5-9 PM, Barracks 14, second floor.
ART | Remi Dalton Visual Artist opens her working artist studio. Come by for paintings and snacks. 5-9 PM, Barracks 14, second floor.
ART | Alexia Rose Art features live painting, creating art with alcohol inks demo. 5-8:30 PM, Barracks 14, second floor.
ART| Mere to Mare open working artist studio with new art and live painting. 5-8:30 PM, Barracks 14, second floor.
ART| Art by Boltax open working artist studio. 5-8 PM, Barracks 14, second floor.
JEWELRY | Anneville Jewelry Lab invites guests to follow the sound of hammering and join them in their studio or find them at the Local Bazaar to see live jewelry making demos, browse handmade gifts, and try your hand at forging (shaping metal). 5-9 PM, Barracks 15, second floor.
ART | VELTZ Fine Art open art gallery featuring Invasive vs. Native, an exhibit of contemporary mixed media paintings exploring Sunset Cliffs native plans. 5-9 PM, Barracks 16
ART | Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio invites you to an Art Studio Tour: your chance for an inside view of an Artist Studio and her latest artwork. Bring questions. Tour 6:30 PM, Open 5-9 PM, Barracks 16
FILM | Women's Museum of California showcases a film and new gallery exhibit, Heroines on the Home Front, stories of the women who first penetrated the male domains in the workplace during WWII. Explore the impact of the real Rosie the Riveters. Open 5-9 PM, Barracks 16
PHOTOGRAPHY | MK Envisions Galleries hosts the final month of their Summer Exhibit featuring the Fine Art Street Photography of Maryanne McGuire. One night only sale. Everyday prints 20% off. 5-9 PM, Barracks 17
ART | EAS Art Studio showcases new art work with new styles. 5-9 PM, Barracks 17
KNITTING | Apricot Yarn & Supply invite guests to First Friday Knit Night, a social stitching time open to all- knitters, crocheters, friends and family. Hang out, have some treats, meet new people. No RSVP required. 5-9 PM, Barracks 19
ART | Susan Salazar and Lisa Bryson Artist Studio open gallery with working artists drawing and painting. 5-9 PM, Barracks 19, second floor.
ART | Lisa Elizabeth Fine Art features guest sculptor Jon Koehler, bringing opposing forces into equilibrium, turning cold hard steel into a graceful kinetic balance within its environment. Come see this unique selection of fine art sculptures on display. 5-9 PM, Barracks 19, second floor.
ART | M Fishbeck Studio Gallery open art gallery showcasing Seasons and a public art project called Fall for Art. 5-8 PM, Barracks 19, second floor.
MUSEUM | Visions Art Museum features Defining Moments: Stitched Perspectives on Becoming a Woman, the work of two art quilters, Carol Larson and the late Marion Coleman, confronting a wide range of challenging social, political and economic issues. 5-8 PM, Building 202
NEW EXHIBIT | The San Diego Watercolor Society presents Quirky Times, a new art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Carol Mansfield. Opening Reception 5-8 PM, Building 202
SHOP | Shop Mingei embodies a celebration of human creativity and the belief that useful objects can also be works of beauty. Open 5-7 PM, Buildiing 200
INSTALLATIONS AT THE STATION | Just behind the Dick Laub NTC Command Center in ARTS DISTRICT, see the newly installed Tessellation #1 by Jason Lane. Learn about the artist, his inspiration for the project and his process. 5-9 PM, Building 200
GALLERY | ARTS DISTRICT Resident Artist Gallery presents Resonate, a collaborative art exhibit open to the public in the lobby of the Dick Laub NTC Command Center, featuring artists located in Liberty Station. All items available for purchase. 5-9 PM, Building 200
GALLERY | Martha Pace Swift Gallery, a public space gallery dedicated to art that reflects and responds on the human condition. Open 5-9 PM, Building 201 second floor.
HAPPY HOUR | The LOT invites you to enjoy happy hour specials until midnight and see the latest movies! Bring a First Friday ARTS DISTRICT program flier to receive a promotion. Building 35, Truxton Rd.