A unit of California State University, Fullerton – College of the Arts in collaboration with the City of Santa Ana, CA, Grand Central Art Center (GCAC) is dedicated to the open exploration of contemporary art and visual culture: locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally through socially engaged collaborations among artists, students, and the community.


Admission to all exhibitions is free and open to the public.


  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: 11a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 11a.m. -4 p.m.
  • Thursday: 11a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 11a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Temporarily Closed on Saturday
  • Temporarily Closed on Sunday


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Grand Central Art Center is located on a promenade on Broadway and 2nd Street in the heart of downtown Santa Ana.  The center is easily accessible through both the Interstate-5 Broadway and Main Street exits.

Grand Central Art Center
125 N.Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701


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The closest bus stops to Grand Central are 2nd/Broadway, 1st/Main, and 1st/Ross. Busses with routes that stop at these locations are 64/64X, 53/53X, and 66.

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To plan your trip via metro visit the Metro website for metro maps.


The closest parking is available at the Artists Village Parking Structure on 3rd and Sycamore. Rates are $0.50 (first 30 mins); $1 Per Hour; $7 Daily Max.

Metered street parking is also available. Rates are $1.00 per hour with a 2-hour maximum limit.

Parking rates and availability is subject to change with downtown events.

Bike racks are available on the promenade.