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DISCOVER – CREATE -CELEBRATE- Get Happy – They say that good things come to those who wait.Our long-awaited 2021/22 Performing Arts Season announce will take place at a very special Wine Wednesday in our Museum on July 28th.  We are excited to announce over 20 shows and our first ever in-house produced musical!

ickets are just $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Members can enjoy exclusive access to pre-sale on all Presented Season shows from July 28-August 7. We hope you can join us.
In this edition of Art+Sound you will also find details on the artists featured in our exhibitions that open this weekend and our newest cabaret offering: Get Happy! A Salute to Judy Garland. We are glad to be back putting smiles on the faces of our patrons.
P.S. If you want a sneak peek of our season announce, we’ve partnered with SIP’s Fresh Glass Fest to bring you a “tasting” of who’s on the bill.  Read below for more information.

New Exhibitions Open This Saturday

Memories in Mixed Media View pieces from the finest contemporary craft artists in the region showcased in our newest exhibition Crafting Memory: Allied Craftsman of San Diego. This conceptual show poses questions about memory in a multitude of mediums.


Playing with Pattern

The Center is excited to bring you Pattern & Place adapted from mash, an exhibition curated by LA-based artist and curator Mark Steven Greenfield and shown at SoLA Contemporary in Los Angeles. Click to learn more about the featured artists:Dina AbdulkarimDoris BittarJoyce Dallal

Museum Hours

  • Wednesdays 11AM – 8PM
  • Thursdays – Saturdays 11AM – 5PM
  • Sundays 1PM – 5PM
  • Summer Exhibition July 3rd- August 29

Museum Wine Wednesday 🍷

Wine Wednesday returns for the summer.  Enjoy extended Museum hours on Wednesdays from 5-7:30 p.m. with a glass of wine, and personal cheese plate in our courtyard before or after walking through our galleries. BUY TICKETS

New Cabaret Show Announced

Forget your troubles with a tribute to Judy Garland

Introducing Get Happy! a cabaret saluting Judy Garland- the world’s greatest entertainer- starring Jenna Pastuszek with music direction by Broadway’s Brad Gardner!This isn’t a traditional Judy Garland tribute — there will be no impersonation here. Instead, the cleverly curated playlist will featuring music from The Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade, Judy Live at Carnegie Hall, Judy at The Palace, The Judy Garland Show, and more.  RESERVE A CABARET TABLE

Summer at Cabaret in the Courtyard

More Events at The Center…

Savor a “sip” of our Performing Arts Season

The Center is proud to be the Venue Sponsor for Fresh Glass Fest presented by SIP Wine & Beer on July 18th. Get your tickets now for a day of wine, beer, food, and fun -celebrating women and BIPOC winemakers, brewmasters, and brands.

Attendees will get a sneak peek of the Center’s 2021/22 Performing Arts Season!

SIP Wine & Beer, located in Escondido, CA, empowers, inspires, and exchanges knowledge. Cassandra Schaeg, Founder, set out to make wine and beer simple and fun while supporting women and minorities in the industry. Through community, culture, and conversation, she encourages wine and beer lovers to share their experiences, partake in thought-provoking discussions, and learn the facets of wine and beer. LEARN MORE ABOUT FRESH GLASS FEST

The Marine Band as You’ve Never Seen Them Before

The Center is thrilled to welcome back the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band for a livestream performance at 7pm on Sunday, July 4th.A link to the performance will be posted on the Center’s Facebook page and website one hour before showtime.
 Join the Marine Band as they perform original compositions, patriotic tunes, and popular music -watch their preview video here.  Following the livestream performance, the City of Escondido is excited to bring back the free, professional fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day. LEARN MORE

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