Upcoming Athenaeum Exhibitions Celebrate Sculpture & California Heritage

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library will be showcasing several exciting new artists’ exhibitions this September: Galia Linn, in the Joseph Clayes III Gallery, and Roberta Allen, in the Rotunda Gallery. Both artists will lead a gallery walk-through on Saturday, September 24 at 11am. Continue reading

6 Spots to Watch Outdoor Movies This Summer in San Diego

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What better way to spend these summer nights than outdoors relaxing under the night sky? San Diego is chockfull of outdoor activities this summer, and weekly movies are just one of the perks! From Flicks on the Bricks to nights on the USS Midway, we’ve got you covered on where to watch outdoor movies this summer in San Diego. Continue reading

Spring Music Lectures at the Athenaeum

Starting in May, a new series of music lectures by Jacquelyne Silver will be held every Thursday, 7:30pm, at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library (May 5, 12, 19, and 26). Miss Silver’s continual quest in music is to connect ideas in the arts – poetry with music and art, musical ideas that merge, composers who play off each other. These are four evenings you won’t want to miss! Continue reading

Kids’ Art Camps Return to The La Jolla Athenaeum This Summer

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The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is now accepting registrations for its summer kids art camps, which includes four children’s workshops for ages 7-14. The classes start June 29 and end July 10 and vary in subject but generally focus on painting, print making, drawing, and ceramics. Each workshop is limited to 12 students, so be sure and sign up early if you’re interested!
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The Athenaeum Presents: SoundON Festival of Modern Music Jan 8-11

The soundON Festival of Modern Music, presented by San Diego New Music and The Athenaeum, is an annual festival that showcases music by young and emerging composers alongside the visionary masters of the 20th century. The Festival will feature unconventional works in an informal and enjoyable setting at The Athenaeum, as well as a series of interactive workshops for younger music and art aficionados. Now in its eighth year, the soundON Festival has become an important fixture in the musical landscape of San Diego.
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