The Museum will be closed on Sunday, April 9th.

Current Exhibitions

Philipp Scholz Rittermann: CCAE 2023/2024 Center Artist

March 4 - April 16

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is proud to host Philipp Scholz Rittermann as our 2023/2024 Center Artist. His breathtaking photography can be seen throughout our campus in the Concert Hall, Conference Center, administration office, and boardroom. In celebration of this exciting announcement and partnership, the CCAE is presenting a selection of Rittermann’s work in the Museum. 

Seven times Forty-Five Seconds, San Diego, CA, USA, 1983

Can I Print It?
The Creative Minds of OGHS Print and Graphics

March 4 - April 16

Can I Print It? highlights the work of students at Orange Glen High School’s CTE (Career Technical Education) Print and Graphics program. A unique student experience that fuses creativity, industry skills, and technology. The exhibition explores a variety of print and design media including: Screen-Printing, Embroidery, Digital Illustration, Graphic Design, and more.

Thank you to our Emerging Artist Sponsors

Also on view (extended through April 16)

October 22, 2022 – April 16, 2023

Huai Li’s process involves relentless experimentation, bouts of self-doubt, and liberating moments of confirmation.  Her artmaking is both risky and thrilling while revealing a tender vulnerability.

This exhibition reveals the never-ending journey of self-discovery and personal transformation that drives Li’s work. Her insistence upon connectivity, personal exploration, and play informs her work and process. 

Huai Li, Untitled, Mixed media on paper

A Lived Experience

December 3 - April 16, 2023

The Printmaking Class at California State University, San Marcos created a series of woodcuts each inspired by personal storytelling, memories, experiences, and meaningful content that portrayed visual autobiographical documentation.


Thanks to ENA Art Group for sponsoring A Lived Experience

ENA Art Group

About the Museum:

The Center Museum hosts four to six exhibitions per year. The Museum seeks to provide North County San Diego with access to relevant, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging exhibitions that highlight contemporary artists and artworks. Each show is accompanied by a dedicated Emerging Artist Gallery Wall as a commitment to supporting young artists in the community.

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