We shape our buildings; thereafter, our buildings shape us.

Winston Churchill   

Education

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Architectural Styles and Influences on Landscape Design in San Diego

Lecture by Todd Fry & Jennifer Phelps  |  Todd Fry Landscape Architects

Thursday, March 16, 2017  |  6:30 - 8:00pm  |   La Jolla Historical Society

Presented as part of La Jolla Landmarks Week  |  March 11-18, 2017

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Historic Designation Workshop

On Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 9:00am to 12noon the Society will host a workshop for those interested in the historic designation process.  Topics will include: designation criteria, how and where to conduct archival research, analyzing researched information, the application process, and the benefits and responsibilities of historic home ownership.  The workshop will include informational handouts and opportunities to ask questions of the speakers and homeowners of historic properties who have successfully navigated the process. 

$15 members | $20 non-members

Presented as part of La Jolla Landmarks Week  |  March 11-18, 2017

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Take It to the Streets: Street Photography Level I

INFORMATION ON 2017 SUMMER CAMPS COMING SOON!

You see the world around you in your own unique way: A cool car, a funny moment, a colorful mural...street photography is about showing people your world, through your eyes. You’ll learn tips and tricks on your DSLR, and techniques street photographers use to capture the moments, objects, and people that they see. Then you’ll put your new skills into practice as you hit the streets with your camera.

Dates: July 5-8, 2016
Pricing: $200 Half-day (9:30–12:00pm) / $260 Full-day (9:30–3:30pm)
Location: La Jolla Historical Society
Grades: Incoming 6th – 8th Graders

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Back To the Streets: Street Photography Level II

INFORMATION ON 2017 SUMMER CAMPS COMING SOON!

Take your street photography skills to the next level, and delve deeper into manual settings on a DSLR camera. Shoot fashion, lifestyle photography, portraiture, and spend a day capturing street life in San Diego’s hip North Park neighborhood.

Dates: July 11-15, 2016
Pricing: $240 Half-Day (9:30–12:00pm) / $320 Full-Day (9:30-3:30pm)
Location: La Jolla Historical Society
Grades: Incoming 6th – 8th Graders

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Internships

The La Jolla Historical Society offers ongoing opportunities for higher education undergraduate or graduate students to work on archival and content-based projects. Please contact the Society’s staff Archivist.