California Center for the Arts, Escondido

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. The Center is situated on a 12-acre campus in downtown Escondido, 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. 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.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|80.17 Score


(2/4)|74.21 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|89 Score



Headquarter Address

340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025