Art | 6 Monthly San Diego Art Walks

6 Monthly San Diego Art Walks

art-walksThere are all kinds of annual art events in America’s Finest City, but did you know you can soak up the thriving art scene all year long? We’ve rounded up the best San Diego art walks to help you enjoy the gallery-opening experience when it’s convenient for you. Here is the coolest art to see and experience in San Diego!

Ray at Night
Every second Saturday of the month.

Shop local and find unique, one of a kind items amid performing arts and musical entertainment while meandering through the vibrant area around Ray Street. Businesses, galleries and shops in the North Park Arts District stay open late for this monthly art walk, including Cirello Gallery, Ray Street Custom Framing, Soul Ryde, The Red Crow, Dani Dodge Art and more. 6-10 p.m. North Park Arts District, Ray Street between University Avenue and North Park Way.

Kettner Nights
Every first Friday of the month.
Little Italy’s art district has as much flavor as the espresso and authentic marinara served in the local restaurants. Walk this ever-growing distinctive neighborhood filled with art, design and antiques while enjoying gallery receptions and exciting new exhibitions. 6-9 p.m. Kettner Boulevard and India Street from Grape to Laurel Streets. 619.233.3898.

Friday Night Liberty
Every first Friday of the month.
The growing cultural campus in Liberty Station brings together art, live performance and food for this monthly art showcase. Meet local artist in their studios and see the masters at work. 5-8 p.m. 2801 Rosecrans St., San Diego.

Every first and third Sunday of the month.
Featuring works by more than 50 top artists from throughout San Diego County, Art-in-the-Park is curated by a five-person jury through a tedious selection process that ensures consistent professional quality and originality. Enjoy works in all mediums, including oil, acrylic and watercolor painting, etching, photography, wood and metal-working, stained glass, ceramics and a variety of other unusual and distinctive art forms, and learn about the art straight from the artists themselves. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Spreckels Park in Coronado Village.

Cruising the Art Scene
Every fourth Thursday of the month.

Stroll the beautiful garden of the Carlsbad Village Faire shopping mall while eyeing new art exhibits and catching live demonstrations throughout the local galleries. This monthly art stroll also includes live music, hors d’oeuvre and wine in many of the galleries. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Carlsbad Village Faire, 300 Carlsbad Village Drive, Carlsbad.

Sensational Sundays
Every first Sunday of the month, March-October.
Head north for this monthly art walk and car show featuring local artists and a dazzling exhibit of local car clubs. Stop at the farmers market on restaurant row to pick up local bites during the event. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1020 San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos.



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