Art Shows

The Poway Center for the Performing Arts was designed to present fine arts as well as performing arts and educational programming. The lobby of the Poway Center for the Performing Arts is a wonderful venue for fine art exhibitions. A new exhibit opens monthly, ensuring a wide variety of styles and media from local and regional artists, as well as student artists.
Patrons stop to observe paintings
Artists and / or art groups are chosen annually by an Art Selection Committee. The application process takes place every year through the April 15th deadline. If you are an artist and would like to showcase your work at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts, find more information on the Art Exhibitors page.
Gallery Hours
The Gallery is open at the following times:
  • Tuesday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
The Gallery is closed on Sundays, Mondays, and major holidays. Please note that gallery hours are subject to change due to performance schedules.  The gallery is always closed during matinee performances on Saturday afternoons.  The art gallery is closed during the months of July and August annually.
  1. Mar: Poway Womans Club

    Mar: Poway Womans Club

    Celebrate Women” is a Poway Woman’s Club service project show casing the creative talents of local women artists. We accept all mediums and levels of expertise. Join us for our 26th “Celebrate Women Art Exhibit” during Women’s History Month.

  2. Apr: Fractured Memories

    Apr: Fractured Memories

    Stacie Birky Greene will present her ongoing series of endangered birds drawn on handmade paper made from recycled junk mail. Along with pieces from her ‘extinct’ series: drawn on reclaimed wooden rectangles and presented in a fragmented grid, each of the birds shown here has gone extinct since 1970.

  3. May: Palomar Council PTA Reflections

    May: Palomar Council PTA Reflections

    The National PTA Reflections Program provides students with the opportunity to create works of art for fun and recognition. Students in preschool through grade 12 are encouraged to create and submit works of art in six areas: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and the visual arts based on a given theme.



    UNTETHERED THREAD is a juried exhibition of contemporary textiles showcasing the diverse artistic styles of the regional members of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA