Welcome to the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts

Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts


Box Office


Open Monday through Friday, noon to 5 PM,
and two hours prior to most performances. 

Weisman Museum


Open Tuesday–Sunday, 11 AM–5 PM
and one hour prior to most shows through intermission.


Now at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art



Underperfection: Studio Art Thesis Exhibition   

April 11–April 27, 2019

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5–7 p.m.

Underperfection will feature works by four artists who are graduating from Pepperdine's Seaver College with BA degrees in Studio Art. There will be an opening reception to meet the artists on Thursday, April 11 from 5–7 p.m. The student artists include Wesley Cha, McKenzie L. Cunningham, Tammy Hong, and Jane Yi. The exhibition and the opening reception are free and open to the public.

The show will feature art from a wide variety of mediums, including painting, video, sculpture, and installation. In addition, there is a rich diversity of ideas reflected in each artist's body of work.


Special Programs



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

International Guitarist Meng Su

Parkening International Guitar Competition

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

Pepperdine student production

Family Performances

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.