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Welcome to the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts

Box Office


Hours:* Tuesday–Friday, Noon‑5 PM

*open two hours prior to most performances

Weisman Museum


Hours:* Wednesday–Sunday, 11 AM‑5 PM

*open one hour prior to most shows through intermission

Center for the Arts COVID‑19 Public Health Update

Upcoming Events

The Four Freshmen Upcoming

Sunday, January 23, 2022

The Four Freshmen

Joan Osborne/The Weepies Upcoming

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Joan Osborne/The Weepies

The Queen's Cartoonists Upcoming

Friday, January 28, 2022

The Queen's Cartoonists


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Check out music from some of our favorite artists.

Currently at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

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The Cultivators:
Highlights from the Kinsey African American Art and History Collection

January 15–March 27, 2022

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 19, 2022, from Noon – 5 PM*

An impressive survey of African American history and culture, this exhibition of the award-winning Kinsey Collection includes masterful paintings and sculpture, photographs, rare books, letters, manuscripts, and more, celebrating the achievements of African Americans from the 16th century through the years of slavery and Emancipation, to the Civil Rights Movement and up to the present day.

*The Opening Celebration for the Kinsey Collection will take place on Saturday, February 19, Noon–5PM. The exhibition is currently open, but all opening events have been moved to February 19. If you previously registered for the original Opening Celebration date of January 15, please click "Learn More" below to access the registration page and select February 19.


Special Programs

ARTSReach musical performance

The ARTSReach program provides free performances to over 5,000 schoolchildren each year.

International Guitarist Andrea Roberto

Every three years, talented young classical guitarists around the world travel to Malibu for the world's preeminent guitar competition.

Pepperdine student production

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts brings some of the most exciting performances from around the world to children and families in Los Angeles.