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California Center for the Arts: Escondido

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Business hours

Sunday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is situated on a 12-acre campus in downtown Escondido adjacent to Escondido City Hall and Grape Day Park. The campus is comprised of a 1,523-seat Concert Hall, a 406-seat Center Theater, a visual arts Museum, art and dance studios, and a Conference Center containing meeting and banquet facilities. Groundbreaking occurred on June 22, 1991. Since its opening on October 1, 1994, The Center has attracted more than one-million visitors through its performing and visual arts presentations, events in the Conference Center, and education programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is to enrich the lives of all within its reach through the Arts and their power for community building and enhancement by providing diverse artistic, cultural, educational, social and entertainment experiences of the highest quality.

Ticket Office Windows:
Wednesday - Saturday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Ticket Office Phones:
(800) 988-4253
Tuesday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday - Saturday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Online Ticket Purchases:
www.artcenter.org
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Upcoming events at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

Kathy Griffin

Date Saturday, September 10, 7:30 p.m.
Cost $45 - $85 buy tickets
Age limit 18+
Event Time Category

Jon Jaylo: ‘All These Answers That May Never Come Our Way’ Opening Reception

Friday, Sep. 23
5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Arts

Big Head Todd And The Monsters

Thursday, Sep. 29
7:30 p.m. Arts

Keith Sweat

Friday, Sep. 30
7:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

The Quebe Sisters

Sunday, Oct. 2
7:30 p.m. Arts

Flip Fabrique

Thursday, Oct. 20
7:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

Mexrrissey

Tuesday, Nov. 1
7:30 p.m. Arts

The Midtown Men

Friday, Nov. 4
7:30 p.m. Arts

Marta Lledo: Tango Piano

Sunday, Nov. 6
7:30 p.m. Arts

Montgomery Gentry

Sunday, Nov. 6
7:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

Pink Martini

Saturday, Dec. 3
7:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

Portland Cello Project

Sunday, Jan. 22
7:30 p.m. Arts

Garrison Keillor

Wednesday, Jan. 25
7:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

Black Violin

Thursday, Feb. 2
7:30 p.m. Arts

Pablo Villegas

Saturday, Feb. 4
7:30 p.m. Arts

Complexions: Contemporary Ballet

Thursday, Feb. 9
7:30 p.m. Arts

International Guitar Night

Wednesday, Feb. 22
7:30 p.m. Arts

The Villalobos Brothers

Thursday, Feb. 23
7:30 p.m. Arts

The TEN Tenors

Sunday, Feb. 26
7:30 p.m. Family
Event Time Category

Masters Of Hawaiian Music

Friday, Mar. 3
7:30 p.m. Arts

Bela Fleck And Abigail Washburn

Wednesday, Mar. 15
7:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

Ching-Ming Cheng

Sunday, Apr. 9
3 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

The Mariachi Divas

Sunday, May. 14
7:30 p.m. Arts
Event Time Category

Shaping Sound

Wednesday, Jun. 21
7:30 p.m. Arts

Ongoing events at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

Event Time Category

'Art Illustrated: Celebrating Comic Art'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Art Illustrated: Celebrating Comic Art'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Art Illustrated: Celebrating Comic Art'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Art Illustrated: Celebrating Comic Art'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

California Center for the Arts Presents "Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art"

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. KPBS Arts Briefs

California Center for the Arts Presents "Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art"

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. KPBS Arts Briefs

California Center for the Arts Presents "Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art"

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. KPBS Arts Briefs

California Center for the Arts Presents "Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art"

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. KPBS Arts Briefs

California Center for the Arts Presents "Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art"

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. KPBS Arts Briefs

California Center for the Arts Presents "Quint: Three Decades of Contemporary Art"

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. KPBS Arts Briefs

Cine En El Parque

Every Saturday
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Family

'Colores De La Muerte' Art Exhibition

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Colores De La Muerte' Art Exhibition

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Colores De La Muerte' Art Exhibition

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Colores De La Muerte' Art Exhibition

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Contemporary Constructions & In The Studio' Exhibitions

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Contemporary Constructions & In The Studio' Exhibitions

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Contemporary Constructions & In The Studio' Exhibitions

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Contemporary Constructions & In The Studio' Exhibitions

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Cowboys And Vaqueros: Legends Of The American West

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Cowboys And Vaqueros: Legends Of The American West

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Cowboys And Vaqueros: Legends Of The American West

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Cowboys And Vaqueros: Legends Of The American West

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustics

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustics

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustics

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Heated Exchange: Contemporary Encaustics

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Into The Light: Watercolors' Exhibit By Duane R. Light

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Into The Light: Watercolors' Exhibit By Duane R. Light

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Into The Light: Watercolors' Exhibit By Duane R. Light

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Into The Light: Watercolors' Exhibit By Duane R. Light

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Jazz Jam Sessions

Every Friday
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

Jazz Jam Sessions

Every Friday
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Family

Jazz Jam Sessions

Every Friday
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Arts

'Legacy Of The Land'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Legacy Of The Land'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Legacy Of The Land'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Legacy Of The Land'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Los Colores De La Muerte: A Day Of The Dead Festival' Art Exhibit

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Los Colores De La Muerte: A Day Of The Dead Festival' Art Exhibit

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Los Colores De La Muerte: A Day Of The Dead Festival' Art Exhibit

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Los Colores De La Muerte: A Day Of The Dead Festival' Art Exhibit

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Música En La Plaza

Every Friday
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Dance

Musical Theater Academy

Every Monday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Arts

Musical Theater Academy

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Arts

Musical Theater Academy

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Arts

Musical Theater Academy

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Arts

Musical Theater Academy

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Arts

My Hero: Contemporary Art And Superhero Action

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

My Hero: Contemporary Art And Superhero Action

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

My Hero: Contemporary Art And Superhero Action

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

My Hero: Contemporary Art And Superhero Action

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action' And 'Unlocking Wonderland: The Exhibit'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action' And 'Unlocking Wonderland: The Exhibit'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action' And 'Unlocking Wonderland: The Exhibit'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'My Hero: Contemporary Art & Superhero Action' And 'Unlocking Wonderland: The Exhibit'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Patricia Patterson's Exhibit 'Here And There, Back And Forth'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Patricia Patterson's Exhibit 'Here And There, Back And Forth'

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Patricia Patterson's Exhibit 'Here And There, Back And Forth'

Every Wednesday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Patricia Patterson's Exhibit 'Here And There, Back And Forth'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Patricia Patterson's Exhibit 'Here And There, Back And Forth'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Patricia Patterson's Exhibit 'Here And There, Back And Forth'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Re-membering Our Ancestors Discovering Ourselves'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Exhibits

'Re-membering Our Ancestors Discovering Ourselves'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Exhibits

'Re-membering Our Ancestors Discovering Ourselves'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Exhibits

'Re-membering Our Ancestors Discovering Ourselves'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Exhibits

Re-membering Our Ancestors: Discovering Ourselves

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Re-membering Our Ancestors: Discovering Ourselves

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Re-membering Our Ancestors: Discovering Ourselves

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Re-membering Our Ancestors: Discovering Ourselves

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Second Time Around: The Hubcap As Art

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Second Time Around: The Hubcap As Art

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Second Time Around: The Hubcap As Art

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Second Time Around: The Hubcap As Art

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Spanish Films In The Park

Every Saturday
7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Family

The Acting Academy

Every Monday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Family

The Acting Academy

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Family

The Acting Academy

Every Tuesday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Family

The Acting Academy

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Family

The Acting Academy

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Family

'The Art Of Fantasia & Other Disney Classics: The David Yaruss Collection'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'The Art Of Fantasia & Other Disney Classics: The David Yaruss Collection'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'The Art Of Fantasia & Other Disney Classics: The David Yaruss Collection'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'The Art Of Fantasia & Other Disney Classics: The David Yaruss Collection'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'The History And The Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'The History And The Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'The History And The Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'The History And The Hair Story: 400 Years Without A Comb'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Video Production Academy

Every Monday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Family

Video Production Academy

Every Tuesday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Family

Video Production Academy

Every Wednesday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Family

Video Production Academy

Every Thursday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Family

Video Production Academy

Every Friday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Family

'Writing With Pictures' Multi-Media Exhibition

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Writing With Pictures' Multi-Media Exhibition

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Writing With Pictures' Multi-Media Exhibition

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

'Writing With Pictures' Multi-Media Exhibition

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Arts

Past events