Athenaeum Library Official exterior

 

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library and Athenaeum's School of the Arts

("La Jolla Studio")

1008 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037 | (858) 454-5872

 

HOURS

10 AM - 5:30 PM Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

10 AM - 8:30 PM Wednesday

Closed Sunday, Monday & holidays

 

DIRECTIONS

FROM INTERSTATE 5 SOUTH, take the La Jolla Village Dr. exit. Turn right on La Jolla Village Dr. Turn left on Torrey Pines Rd. When Torrey Pines Rd. dead ends, make a right turn on Girard Ave. Go four blocks to the corner of Wall St. The Athenaeum is on the corner of Girard and Wall. If you come to Prospect you have passed us.

 

FROM INTERSTATE 5 NORTH, take the La Jolla Parkway exit west (towards the ocean). Continue as La Jolla Parkway changes its name to Torrey Pines Rd. When Torrey Pines Rd. dead ends, make a right turn on Girard Ave. Go four blocks to the corner of Wall St. The Athenaeum is on the corner of Girard and Wall. If you come to Prospect you have passed us.

 

FROM INTERSTATES 15 & 805 NORTH OR SOUTH, take SR 52 west, and follow it until it ends as La Jolla Parkway. Continue as La Jolla Parkway changes its name to Torrey Pines Rd. When Torrey Pines Rd. dead ends, make a right turn on Girard Ave. Go four blocks to the corner of Wall St. The Athenaeum is on the corner of Girard and Wall. If you come to Prospect you have passed us.

 

PARKING

Time-limited street parking is available for one or two hours until 6 PM, Monday through Saturday. Parking after 6 PM is unlimited. Please note that parking may be more difficult to find on weekends and Friday and Saturday evenings. Parking is usually available on Wall Street, Girard, and Herschel, and within a several-block radius of the Athenaeum. There is long-term paid parking in lots and garages located throughout the village including those behind the Athenaeum in the alley off Herschel, on Herschel between Wall and Prospect, and on Fay between Prospect and Silverado. One handicapped spot is available in front of the Athenaeum. If you need special assistance with handicapped parking for a concert or event, please call us in advance, and we will be happy to help.

 

 

 

The Scripps Research Institute

 

Athenaeum Art Center ("Studio at Bread & Salt")

1955 Julian Avenue, San Diego, CA 92113

 

DIRECTIONS

FROM INTERSTATE 5 SOUTH, take Cesar E. Chavez Parkway exit. Turn left onto National Avenue and then left again onto Cesar E. Chavez Parkway. Go under the bridge and the second street on the right is Julian Avenue. Bread & Salt will be on your right.

 

FROM INTERSTATES 15 & 805 NORTH OR SOUTH, take CA-94 W/Martin Luther King Jr Fwy. Take exit 1B to 25th Street. Turn left onto 25th Street and drive for half a mile. Turn right onto Cesar E. Chavez Parkway. Turn left onto Julian Avenue. Bread & Salt will be on your right.

 

PARKING

There is a free parking lot in the alley off Dewey Street behind the Athenaeum Art Center between Julian Avenue and Kearney Avenue available for use by students. There is also ample free street parking on Julian Avenue that is untimed. A limited number of handicapped spots are available in front of the entrance to the Bread & Salt building. 

 

 

 

The Scripps Research Institute

 

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)

10620 John Jay Hopkins Drive, San Diego, CA 92121

 

DIRECTIONS

FROM INTERSTATE 5, take the Genesee Avenue exit, and go west on Genesee. Stay to the right, and turn right (north) at the second traffic light, onto John Jay Hopkins Drive, just before reaching the top of the hill. On John Jay Hopkins Drive, make a left-hand turn into the second driveway.

 

FROM NORTH TORREY PINES ROAD (NORTH OR SOUTH), turn east onto John Jay Hopkins Drive at the traffic light opposite the entrance to the Scripps Clinic. Further down John Jay Hopkins Drive, look for the temporary signs for the right turn, around a quarter of a mile after the turn onto John Jay Hopkins Drive.

 

PARKING

There is ample free parking in the lot adjacent to the Institute. A limited number of handicapped spots are available closer to the auditorium, but please call us first to make reservations.

 

 

 

Lyceum Theatre

 

Lyceum Theatre (for Athenaeum Jacobs Mini-Concerts)

79 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101

 

DIRECTIONS

FROM INTERSTATE 5, take the Front Street exit. Turn right on 4th Ave. At the second light after Broadway (F St.), turn right into the Horton Plaza parking garage. Park on any level, but remember where you parked, and bring your ticket with you into the theater for validation. The Lyceum Theater is on the northeast (Broadway) side of the plaza near Macy's and Sam Goody. If you are walking through the plaza from the parking garage, walk down the main stairs to the front of the plaza. For handicapped access, please use the elevators near the movie theater.

 

PARKING

Parking available at Horton Plaza. The Lyceum Theatre no longer validates parking.

 

 

 

Dining near the Athenaeum

 

Dining In The Area

 

1. GIRARD GOURMET

7837 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037

 

2. WHISKNLADLE BISTRO & BAR

1044 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037

 

3. PUESTO MEXICAN STREET FOOD

1026 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037

 

4. KARL STRAUSS BREWING COMPANY

1044 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037

 

5. BURGER LOUNGE

1101 Wall Street, La Jolla, CA 92037