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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:* Tuesday–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

To Bough and To Bend

Next Up at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

To Bough and to Bend

Tuesday, August 30–Sunday, March 26, 2023

Lucas Reiner, Station XI - Crucifixion, 2010, drypoint, aquatint, spitbite, and etching on paper, from a portfolio of 15 prints. Courtesy of Bridge Projects.

Recital Series

Recital Series 2022-2023

2022-2023 Recital Series Now On Sale

Maria Ioudenitch, violin coming April 2, 2023.

Blind Bloys

Season 2022-2023

Now On Sale

Blind Boys of Alabama coming January 17, 2023.



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Check out music from some of our favorite artists.

Now at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art

Gwynn Murrill

Gwynn Murrill: Animal Nature

Saturday, May 21–Sunday, July 31, 2022

Gwynn Murrill's elegant sculptures of animals strike a balance between abstraction and realism. This retrospective exhibition features early works from the 1970s carved from wood, combined with more recent work—including sculptures that merge animal and human forms—made in bronze, wood, marble, and clay. Inspired in part by the contours of the Santa Monica Mountains where Murrill has made her home for several decades, her smooth, streamlined forms capture the essence and vitality of the often elusive creatures Murrill sculpts.

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 21, 2022 • 4–7 PM

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.