The La Jolla Gallery Est. 1940

1274 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA, United States

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We have oceanfront venues & and we have art gallery venues. Now we can happily say we have our first oceanfront art gallery and it's GORGEOUS.
Boasting an inviting and upscale cottage-like feel, this sophisticated spot in La Jolla is party perfect for your next sweet celebration be it a dinner party, charity event or bridal shower. Bonus: co-owner and curator, Elisabeth King is one of the most inviting and knowledgeable humans we know, ask for her and tell her we sent you.
The Lowdown
Type
Art Gallery
Views
Coastline
Style
Coastal
Contemporary
Shabby Chic
Traditional
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Holiday Party
Social Event
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

The La Jolla Gallery is an exceptional space available for private parties, corporate gatherings, and other celebratory engagements requiring the next level in contemporary classy hosting. With vaulted ceilings and a cottage/home feel, the gallery has various contemporary works flanking the walls of 3 separate rooms giving guests a comfortable space for both conversing and meandering. With an unhindered open floor plan, the gallery is prime for a clean "canvas" in the selection of furniture of an event and can be a beautiful surrounding host to any decor desired. Just above the La Jolla Shores on Prospect Street, The La Jolla Gallery is central to shopping and restaurants and has valet parking directly in front of the venue.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $25 to $250

Insurance

Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here

Capacity

Seated
50
Buffet
N/A
Standing
125
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1940
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor Venue Space Only
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Beer/Wine/Champagne Only
Music
Indoors Only
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
Upstairs Lounge equipped with kitchenette- mini fridge/sink/microwave. Ocean views with seating, wall mounted flat screen smart tv and bathroom.
Inside Scoop

The La Jolla Gallery represents a unique program of Mid-Career Contemporary Artists with a diverse range of mediums. With each artist garnering international acclaim and currently prominent in the art market today, co owner and curator Elisabeth King sought out to bring these original works to La Jolla. For the progressive refined collector, The La Jolla Gallery serves as a fresh perspective and pleasurable acquisitions experience. Not your ordinary gallery with everything from Nick Veasey's Xray works to Photomosaics of Audrey Hepburn, the selection of works lends itself to constant conversation.

Amenities
  • Street Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Wifi
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Located in the historic Green Dragon Colony, The La Jolla Gallery sits atop one of the communities oldest townships. Irving Gill was commissioned to build a home on Prospect Street in the 1890s and construction on the cliff side property continued well into 1906 and by the time he was finished there were eleven small cottages – all of which were dedicated to the arts. This grouping was the famous Green Dragon Camp, later re-named the Green Dragon Colony, and was the source of some of the finest art work to come from San Diego. Artists, musicians, and writers were allowed to live in the cottages for free. With that same unique romantic nature, The La Jolla Gallery encompasses that same cozy charm in todays art world.
Design:
When we took over this space at 1274 Prospect our vision was clear, a clean and contemporary space was what we set out to accomplish. With walls to build, walls to extract and walls to paint it proved to be a much bigger project than we anticipated but came with a big reward. The gallery is a space that must do one thing perfectly and that is let the art do what it needs to do. With a unique multi room floor plan, the interior sparks energy and warmth throughout. With our Collectors seen as a family, we were fortunate to transform the upstairs area to create a Collectors Lounge where the celebration of acquisitions is had by all. With the wonders of technology, the lounge also provides Apple TV where content can be preselected for viewing from iPad/electronic device. The result is a gallery that is welcoming, progressive and truly one of a kind.
Extra Perks:
The La Jolla Gallery has both Valet Services directly in front of the venue as well as side stair access to the beach and the La Jolla cove.
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
The La Jolla Gallery is located on Prospect Street and centrally to the finest dining and shopping in town. With our walls in connection with Eddie V's Prime Steak and Seafood Restaurant, the top rated restaurant in La Jolla, The La Jolla Gallery is conveniently located just behind the valet services and has staircase access the La Jolla Cove/Beach below.
Bars & Lounges:
Eddie V's Bar and Lounge is located directly behind the gallery on the same property and boasts the best ocean view on the La Jolla Cove. With 5 star dining, Eddie V's Lounge has nightly live music and a fantastic upscale crowd.
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