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Saturday, April 27, 2013

ARTBUZZ1 - The Power of Communication: 17th Annual North Park Festival of Arts Saturday M...

ARTBUZZ1 - The Power of Communication: 17th Annual North Park Festival of Arts Saturday M...: University Avenue & 30th.   Kids Art, Street Art, Juried Art, Plein Air Painting, Music, Food and FUN!!  The North Park Festi...

17th Annual North Park Festival of Arts Saturday May 18th – 11am – 6pm

University Avenue & 30th.
Kids Art, Street Art, Juried Art, Plein Air Painting, Music, Food and FUN!! 

The North Park Festival of Arts is conveniently located in the heart of North Park’s historic, eclectic, charming commercial district. Centered around the intersection of 30th Street and University Avenue, the event can be accessed from both the 805 Freeway (University Ave/North Park Way Exit), the 163 Freeway (Exit University Ave, and head east about 3 miles), or by surface streets. Just north of Balboa Park, our location makes for an ideal weekend adventure, full of art, culture, shopping, and culinary treats.

Don't Miss it!

Thursday, April 25, 2013

ArtBeat on Main Street Invites Artists to Enter Vista Strawberry Festival Poster Contest

 ArtBeat on Main Street invites artists to submit their original poster designs for the 2014 Vista Strawberry Festival. The submission deadline is May 17, 2013. Entries will be highlighted and winners announced at a festive May 25, 2013 celebration – complete with fresh strawberries, of course! – at the Gallery, which is located at 330 Main Street in downtown Vista.

 The theme of the artwork should reflect the flavor and spirit of the Festival. Entrants need not reside in Vista. Complete contest guidelines are at

 The annual Vista Strawberry Festival is presented by the Vista Chamber of Commerce [] and sponsored by ArtBeat and several other local businesses and organizations. This year’s event takes place on May 26, 2013.   The winning design will become the iconic image for the 2014 Festival. It will be displayed on posters and featured in related publicity. The first-place entrant will receive $250. Cash prizes also will be awarded to second-place, third-place and people’s choice winners.
ArtBeat on Main Street is located at 330 Main Street in downtown Vista. It is open Tuesday-Friday, 11:00 am-6:00 pm; Saturday, 9:30 am-8:00 pm; Sunday, 9:30 am-4:00 pm. For information, visit, or discover Vista’s creative new vibe in person. To learn about gallery partnering opportunities, email                                                                                                                   


San Diego Musuem Art Guild Artists - Invites You to Join ARTout - May 1, 2013, 7-9pm

You are cordially invited to join Guild members for our next ARTout, hosted by AG Member Zorica Joy on May 1, 2013 - 7 - 9 p.m., Location:  (RSVP to receive address and directions).

“ARTouts” are artist “Get-Togethers” hosted by Guild members. Normally, 10 to 15 members attend. Artists bring a piece of their work to show and we usually have a lively discussion. Artists also bring food to share with everyone.  ARTouts give us an opportunity to  connect with Guild members and get to know each others' works better. 

To RSVP,  please contact the Guild's Hospitality Chair, Marlene Korey - (619) 582-1468  Marlene will then email directions to the ARTouts you are planning to attend.

Future ARTouts

Wednesday May 8, at Marlene Koreys' in the College area.

Wednesday, July 17, at Angelika Villagrana's in Point Loma.

Wednesday, October 16, 7 - 9 p.m. - Gallery 21, Spanish Village, Balboa Park, hosted by Ray Brownfield, Julianne Ricksecker and Angelika Villagrana during their 7 Printmakers Exhibition.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

SAVE the DATE - Moonlight Beach Grand Re-Opening, Thurs. June 13th - 5:30pm

Moonlight at Sunset
Thursday, June 13 – 5:30-7:30pm

The City of Encinitas cordially invites you to the official ribbon-cutting and grand re-opening of the newly improved Moonlight State Beach.

Enjoy an evening, which will include the official ribbon cutting ceremony with comments from Encinitas City officials, tours of the new building, Q&A with project staff, light refreshments and a sunset at the beach!

Be sure to bring your favorite beach chair or blanket and make an evening of it!

For information, email or call 760-633-2760.

Thursday, April 25th - Crusin' the Art Scene, Carlsbad

The 4th Thursday of the month is here!  Time for the Cruising the Art Scene at the Carlsbad Village Faire, the art walk in Carlsbad.
The Oceanside Art Gallery will hold an open house for our clients and friends from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come to visit Joe & Mary Villela and their artists; B.A. Stuber, Kene Lohman, Sam Francryk and Paul Webber..... and enjoy the arts.
Oceanside Art Gallery is located at 400 Carlsbad Village Cr., Ste. 103, Carlsbad, CA.  Great gallery, great people, wonderful Art!

Monday, April 22, 2013

Purchase your tickets for the 19th Annual Mothers Day Weekend - Art & Garden Tour

Entry deadline for the Exhibition of Fine Art - San Diego Fair is Friday, April 26th by 11:59 pm

You may enter this competition by online registration only. Please download and read the Competition Information completely prior to starting the registration process. Deadline to enter online: Friday, April 26 at 11:59PM, Pacific Time

Art Alive 2013 - Opening Celebration, Friday April 28th

Art Alive 2013

Thursday, April 25, 2013–Sunday, April 28, 2013

During the 32nd annual Art Alive exhibition, 103 floral designers present exquisite floral interpretations of famous works of art. As the Museum’s signature fundraiser and a San Diego tradition, Art Alive 2013 brings the Museum's Permanent Collection to life in a unique and beautiful way, including vibrant displays of color, texture and shape. In addition to three full days of activities and celebrations, Bella Meyer, granddaughter of artist Marc Chagall and founder and creative director for FleursBella Beautifiers in New York City, will transform the Rotunda into a breathtaking floral experience for visitors as they enter the building. 
Please note: The main phone line to the Museum is currently down. We apologize for any inconvenience. For information about Art Alive or to purchase tickets please call 619.702.3551, or follow the links below to purchase tickets online.