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.


The Box Office is closed July 4–5 for Independence Day.
Regular operating hours will resume on Monday, July 8. 

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


squeak carnwath2

Squeak Carnwath: How the Mind Works   

May 18 – July 28, 2019

Opening Reception: Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2–4 p.m.

Since the 1980s, Bay Area artist Squeak Carnwath has created bold, colorful paintings that provide a journey into the creative process. Using a personal iconography of charts, symbols, texts, and images, she explores both the philosophical and mundane experiences in everyday life.


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.