FREE Central Library Art Tour - Sept. 26

Explore the 150 individual pieces installed by the Commission for Arts and Culture, the largest display ever in the history of the Commission.  Learn about the four permanent art installations commissioned for the Library by the Commission.  Enjoy a special look into the Hervey Family Rare Books Room, and a tour of the Art Gallery’s On View collection.

Meet in the Garden Courtyard in front of the Auditorium.

Parking at the Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs CommonAddress

330 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101

Parking & Public Transportation

Transit: The Central Library is located midway between 12th & Imperial Transit Center to the south and Park & Market Trolley Station to the north. There are also many buses that stop near the Library. For more details on trolley and bus options visit:

Metropolitan Transit System Bus and Trolley Routes

Central Library Underground Parking ABM has been selected as the parking vendor to manage the Central Library's 250 underground parking spaces. The following parking rates are in effect as of January 2, 2014:

First 2 hours free with validation for library users. Validation is available in the 1st floor Lobby.$1.25 for each 20 minutes or part of 20 minutes$21.00 All Day MaximumOnly cash is accepted as payment at this time

Offsite Parking in the Area Thousands of affordable public parking spaces are also available within walking distance of the Library. See the lists below for other nearby parking options.

Downtown San Diego Partnership

San Diego Padres Downtown Parking Map

Civic San Diego Parking Map

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  • Jose k.

    Thanks for the tour. I had a great time.
    Jose M.

    1 · September 27

  • Kymee M.

    I had the best time, and really appreciate the time that went into arranging this for us.

    2 · September 26

  • Arlene


    2 · September 26

  • Kelly C.

    Thanks to our awesome guide Kara from the City of San Diego. It was a great tour. I highly recommend anyone to host another tour for the group.

    3 · September 26

  • Mai

    I love to attend!!!

    September 26

  • Ben

    Hey guys where're u gonna meet each other next meeting? :)

    September 26

  • A former member
    A former member

    im giving a speech in Carlsbad! Sorry i won't be able to come down and meet you guys,,, have a great time!

    September 23

  • Ellen Y

    Hi all. In and out of town for a few weeks, hope to catch up with you after that. You've got some good activities happening!

    September 22

  • Gloriana

    Hi Bruce, you are correct! I had signed up for both tours. I guess I really wanted to attend this event:) Do have fun!

    1 · September 13

  • Gloriana

    Rachel, I guess I am early! See you soon :)

    September 12

    • Bruce

      Umm, you're VERY early for a Sep 26th meetup! :)

      1 · September 12

  • Kymee M.

    If we say now we can come are we on a waiting list or we able to come, not matter either way I would love to come.

    Thank you

    September 11

    • Kelly C.

      It's the same as before-- you must be a "yes" RSVP in order to attend. As people change their yes RSVPs, the waiting list people move up.

      September 12

    • Kymee M.

      thank you. ;o)

      September 12

  • Veronica

    I'm still in! Looking forward to it.

    1 · September 11

  • Bruce

    Sweet! I'm in!

    September 11

    • Bruce

      Sorry. Checked my calendar, volunteering that day.

      September 11

  • Kelly C.

    DATE CHANGE: Friday September 26th.
    I received this email yesterday... A Message from San Diego Central Library Tours:
    Kelly, so sorry but we will have to cancel your Art Tour scheduled for October 10th at 2pm. The library will actually be closed for a staff development day.

    September 11

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