FAQ

How long is the experience?

Audium: Sound Hour lasts about 1 hour.
Audium 11 lasts about 1.5 hours.

 

What time do doors open?

Doors open 15 minutes before showtime. Once the program begins, entry is not possible due to the nature of the completely-dark listening environment.

 

What is the difference between Audium 11 and the Sound Hour? 

Audium 11 features a live performance of sound movement, while the Sound Hour does not. Audium: Sound Hour is a calmer piece, featuring field recordings from different neighborhoods of San Francisco. Audium 11 is more experimental and abstract, with focus on electronic and synthesized sounds.

 

Does Audium offer gift certificates?

Yes! Go to www.audium.org/gift-certificates to purchase.

 

Do you do private performances / rent out the space for private events?

Yes. Check out booking page for more information.

 

Are children allowed?

In general, we recommend against bringing children under 12. The performance takes place in complete darkness, and some sounds can be quite loud or dissonant.

 

How is parking around Audium?

Although we are close to downtown, parking is usually not too difficult most evenings. There are plenty of metered spaces that are free after 6pm, and there is a paid parking garage on Bush & Polk streets ($3 per hour). From 9am-6pm, all the streets to the WEST of Franklin Street have 2 hour parking.

 

Are you wheelchair accessible?

The lobby and performance space are accessible and there is seating reserved for wheelchairs. Unfortunately, we are housed in a very old building, bathrooms are located up a flight of stairs. For all accessibility questions, please contact david@audium.org