ARTS DISTRICT CONNECTIONS
ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station is committed to the safety and well-being of our community especially during this difficult time. In accordance with California’s executive order to stay at home, we would like to support and serve the community with a variety of online classes, restaurants with takeout/delivery options, online shopping and virtual tours of art galleries. As you may be aware, the situation surrounding COVID-19 has made it necessary for small businesses to be even more creative with opportunities. We look forward to supporting our local businesses and artists as well as keeping art accessible to all
Please see a list of available resources available to the community. For details and more information please reach out to individual organizations and businesses using the links provided.
FOOD & DRINK
ARTS DISTRICT Restaurants
Chi Chocolate & Banyan Kitchen
Liberty Public Market
Officine Buona Forchetta
See a list of all Liberty Station Eateries open for dine-in and take-out. Link
INSIDE OUT OFFERINGS
Apricot Yarn & Supply
In store shopping is back! Open Wednesday- Sunday, 12pm - 4pm. Apricot Yarn will off the full selection online as well as curbside pick up options. Call them at 619-223-3603, order online or stop in the shop to see their curated selection of yarn and tools for your fiber projects! Link
Now available for photo shoots for 1 to 4 people. Link
Karen Jones Fine Art
Studio now open Wed - Sun 11am - 4pm (Barracks 19, Studio 201). Private art lessons are now available in the studio for individuals or small groups. $30 for 90 minutes for an individual, $10 for each additional person. Basic quilting, drawing, ink and colored pencil available. Link
Now offering outdoor events in addition to online offerings. Link
The Hot Spot
Open daily from 11 AM - 6 PM for seating and summer camps! We have lots of space, including outdoors with Covid-19 precautions in place. Enjoy Pottery Painting, Candle Making, Mosaics and more. We also offer TO GO kits which include everything needed to complete each project. Drop by or shop online. Zoom painting classes, camps and private sessions also available. LINK
San Diego Craft Collective
Small in-person outdoor workshops for adults and teens are now available! LINK
ONLINE CLASSES & EXHIBITIONS
Artist Leslie Pierc Studio
Dare to Draw!/ ONLINE LIVE! Join Leslie Pierce on September 22, 29, October 6 & 13 (Tuesdays) from 6:00 - 8:30 PM. 4 Sessions. Come learn easy to follow principles of drawing from still life to the figure in these 2 1/2 hour sessions. Gain confidence while learning in a great supportive, creative environment. A new project building on what you learn each week is customized to fit your drawing needs. A variety of media will be used beginning with pencil, charcoal, ink and watercolor pencils. Cost: $200 Supply list provided and a 10% discount at Blick with class registration. LINK
Banyan Tree Learning Center
Virtual 1 on 1 and group tutoring sessions for students of all ages and abilities with a focus on SPED (dyslexia, auditory processing, ADD/ADHD, Autism and more). Flexible scheduling and customized lessons for every learner! LINK
Live Zoom classes for children and adults. Ballet Folklorico & Flamenco Dance classes are available. All levels and ages. $8 per class or 4 classes for $20. LINK
Dick Laub NTC Command Center Gallery
Resonate is an exhibit featuring resident artists of ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station. The paintings are on display in the Dick Laub NTC Command Center but you can enjoy these works online at anytime. LINK
Live Zoom Fitness Classes from Low impact full body to HIIT to Yoga for Beginners and more. Classes are $10 each. LINK
FX Dojo offers 2D Drawing and Animation Classes Online for ages 7 and up and 3D Animation for ages 10 and up. Classes take place on Discord (free app). Students will need a computer and reliable internet connection. For details click here.
If I Was a Bird Yoga
Monday-Sunday (morning, afternoon, evening) Virtual Kids Yoga Classes for Family, Tots, Kids, Youth, Pre Teen & Teens which are Enrollment based. Virtual Kids Yoga & Art Camps available. Sign up for single camps or whole month. Receive a bundle of art supplies needed for camp. For more information and to register click here.
Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio
Art Studio open by appointment only. Email email@example.com to schedule a studio tour or discuss a commission. Visit online studio and see new works from the "Element" series. LINK
Virtual dance performances: full length videos of previous Malashock Dance Company productions. Virtual fitness and dance classes provided by Malashock Dance Faculty will keep you moving and connected! LINK
Milk Oolong Studio
Weekly pottery wheel classes for adults, kids and teens are available. All classes are once a week for six weeks. Both indoor and outdoor clay classes are available. Open studio membership is available to those who have had previous ceramic experience. Private lessons are available by appointment. Clay at Home kits are available for pick up. The gallery in the studio is open for browsing. LINK.
Monart School of Art
Virtual art classes for ages 6-12 on Zoom. LINK
New Americans Museum
Virtual tours and talk available on our Facebook, Instagram and YouTube channel. Crowd sourced virtual recipe exchange and digital story telling ongoing. To submit your recipe or story email firstname.lastname@example.org. Virtual tour LINK
Outside the Lens
Online classes and workshops available on their website here.
Outdoor and Virtual classes available including take-home painting kits. Visit the website for more info. LINK
Providing engaging activities for families with little ones at home. Check out family friendly activities and read-a-louds on their Instagram here.
San Diego Dance Theater
Offering a variety of modern dance classes five days a week taught by school faculty members on Zoom. View the schedule online here. All classes are FREE. Please consider making a donation to help sustain SDDT programs by visiting our donation page here.
San Diego Filipino Cinema
Advance screening of A is for Agustin, a feature documentary and Q & A with filmmaker Grace Simbulan after the screening. The film takes you inside the life of Agustin, a man in his 40's living in a remote corner of the Philippine islands who decides to enroll in school to learn to read and write. Filmed and told in an immersive style, the film invites the audience to hope and dream with Agustin, and to understand the harsh reality that makes his optimism and the optimism of many indigenous in his situation, ultimately so fragile. Thursday, August 27th at 6:00 PM. Click the link for tickets and information. LINK
San Diego School of Ballet
Online ballet, pilates, tap and stretch Classes for students at home. The classes are 1 hour and are free with a suggested donation. Class schedules and information available here.
San Diego Craft Collective
Online classes and Virtual Summer Camps available now! For more information click here.
San Diego Watercolor Society
San Diego Watercolor Society presents "Lay it on Thick," an online art exhibition juried by award winning artist Richard Glassman. The virtual exhibit can be viewed online September 1-26 Virtual workshops also available via Zoom. They include a combination of live painting demos, interactive communication with the instructor and individual painting time- all from the convenience of your home or studio. Learn More
San Diego Writers, Ink
Online classes available for single session workshop and weekly writing groups. San Diego Writers, Ink has a robust schedule of online classes and workshops from "Storytelling for Children's Books" to "Meditations for Writers." For schedule and more information click here.
San Diego Youth Symphony
ChIMES (Childhood Introduction to Music Education, with Smiles) is an SDYS program offering a virtual summer session of musical fun for children ages 0-5 and their parents and caregivers. The 8- week CHIMES @ Home session includes 2 live classes a week, creative videos posted weekly, a family instrument kit, at-home musical activity ideas and on-demand access to all videos and class recordings. Learn more and register now! LINK
Sonbirds Music Fall Session begins September 14th and go through November 21st. Classes will be offered Monday- Saturday both online via Zoom and on site in an outdoor setting. Programs include Music Together, Canta y Baila Conmigo and brand new Rhythm Kids frgram for children ages 4-8. Cost: $205. Tuition includes weekly classes, songbook, CD and music downloads, bonus content and activities as well as access to a private family portal and Facebook Group. LINK.
This fall Songirds Music is bringing the music to you with a one-time Sidewalk Jam for $35 or a Pod Playdate Jam (up to 5 families) for $120. Schedule your session today! LINK
Theatre Arts School of San Diego
Young theatre artists can feel inspired, supported, and engaged @ TAS+SD! FREE online Acting Classes every MONDAY, taught by 2020 Excellence in Theatre Education TONY AWARD nominee Courtney Corey! LOW COST Master Classes every Friday, taught by top theatre professionals from BROADWAY and BEYOND! Also, registration is now open for our ONLINE ORIGINAL MUSICAL "The Island of Bad Kids." For information and to register click here.
The Energy Coalition
Environmentally focused PEAK@Home lessons can be done with materials found at home. Online Professional Development Training for PEAK programs is available to all educators TK-8th-grade. All opportunities are FREE and some require registration. For more information and resources, click here.
Visions Art Museum
Join Visions Art Museum for a virtual exhibition opening of Judith Content's "Shadow Dance," Melody Money's "of Meadows and Blue Skies" and Teri McHale's "Remnants." Some highlights of the opening include a video by Melody Money describing her inspiration, a slideshow about Teri McHale's process and a Q&A with featured artists. LINK
Women's Museum California
The Women's Museum of California invites you to explore the stories of women from history and today with their online collection of exhibits and family activities. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment with the museum's free online suffrage exhibit and join the fun of a feminist at home scavenger hunt. LINK
White Box Live Arts Theater Gallery
View the paintings displayed in this ARTS DISTRICT Gallery space from the comfort of your home. A collaboration between ARTS DISTRICT artists and San Diego Dance Theater, these works are inspired by the themes of movement and dances created by San Diego Dance Theater performances. LINK
ONLINE SALES & SERVICES
Alexia Rose Art
Commission a painting or purchase an original piece here.
Apricot Yarn & Supply
Shop online, curbside pick up, phone in orders available M-F 10am-12pm. Free shipping for San Diego addresses. LINK
Artist Leslie Pierce Studio
Purchase unique, original contemporary paintings and limited edition prints here.
Hire Heroes USA
Professional development services to active duty military, veterans, and military spouses. Services are provided completely virtually including workshops and career fairs and at no cost to the service member or spouse. For more information click here.
EAS Art Studio
Original paintings available for purchase here.
Karen Jones Fine Art
Originals and prints, cards as well coaster tiles available for sale. For information and pricing click here.
Lauren LeVieux Artist Studio
Original oil paintings available to view and purchase online here.
MK Envision Galleries
SHOP ONLINE! Support San Diego fine art photographers. We have a vast collection of archival fine art photography prints on Canvas, Aluminum and Framed. Sizes range from an 8x10 accent piece to a 72" framed statement piece. Link
VELTZ Fine Art
Limited edition 22"x17" cotton rag feather prints available here.
San Diego Youth Symphony
Registration for NEXT season is open here . Coming Soon- limited summer classes for young people ages 0-20.
Spring/Summer collection available online. FREE custom engraving for Graduation + Mother's Day gifts. Link
Place custom invitation orders. Consults available via phone or zoom and samples and swatches will be mailed. For information and to make an appointment click here.
Classes, sales and other options are subject to change. Please call or visit business website for information, details and restrictions.