Casa Romantica is the only center of its kind in South Orange County.
We provide access to:

  • World-class artists, musicians, and thought leaders
  • Education about southern California culture and ecology
  • A living historic landmark and 2.5 acres of California coastal botanical gardens
  • Opportunities for every child to receive FREE artistic and educational programs

Casa Romantica’s growth is widely due to our donors and supporters.
Within the past five years:

  • General admission has grown from 15,000 to nearly 40,000 annual visitors
  • We have enabled more than 11,000 students to benefit from arts education programs
  • Our intensive summer music and dance academies have empowered 50 under-served children every year to learn from top professionals
  • Patronage of world-class arts, music, history, and horticulture at our historic landmark has doubled
  • Casa Captivating programs offer nearly 100 public events annually – View calendar
  • Casa Romantica has seen a 900% increase in membership

Double your impact with our 2017 Board Match

Every donation you make up to $5,000 will be matched by the Casa Romantica Board of Trustees through December 31.
Help us make the 2018 season our most enriching yet.

It's time to invest in enrichment for all! Help us grow by giving a gift to support arts education.

We’re asking our community to help us fund our 2018 season for the next generation of families who will benefit.

Your donations are vital to our mission and future as an indispensable cultural, educational, and civic resource.

Donate by December 31 and receive the following benefits!

Casa Contributor | $100-$249

• Recognition in dedicated e-news blast
• 1 Casa Coaster tile

Casa Patron | $250-$499

All benefits listed for Casa Contributor level PLUS:

• 2 single use guest passes for free
admission and a docent-led tour
• 1 Casa Romantica T-shirt
• 1 free Casa Cafe coffee voucher
I Love You, California exhibition

Casa Supporter | $500-$749

All benefits listed for Casa Patron level PLUS:

• 1 Casa Romantica book
• 2 tickets for a Casa Up Close event
• 2 complimentary event wine vouchers & 2 engraved Casa Romantica wine glasses

Casa Sustainer | $750-$999

All benefits listed for Casa Supporter level PLUS:

National Association of Reciprocal Museums membership for free entry to over 990 U.S. museums
• 1 front-of-the-valet-line pass for a select special event in the 2017-2018 season
• Invitation to exclusive Casa Sustainers Appreciation luncheon
• 1 Casa Romantica limited edition mug

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens represents the epicenter of arts and culture in south Orange County.

Each year, we expand our programs for the public, providing unique, hands-on programs for children and for people of all ages.

As a non-profit 501(c)3, we are responsible for the cost of preserving the historic property and gardens as well as for all operating and programming costs.

Download our 5 year Impact Report >

Make a real difference in the lives of thousands of residents like you with a donation to arts education, programming, and site preservation.

All contributions are tax-deductible less the fair market value of the benefits.

Thank you for considering a donation to support these programs which benefit our Orange County family year-round. It is due to your participation that we dedicate our mission.

You may also call us at (949) 498-2139 or visit Casa Romantica in person to make your donation.


Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
415 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 498-2139

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization and is the historic home of the founder of the city of San Clemente. Casa Romantica provides programs for all ages in arts, music, history, horticulture, and literature and is a premier Southern California cultural center.

Copyright © Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens.
All rights reserved.


Monday — Closed
Tuesday — 11 am – 4 pm
Wednesday — 11 am – 4 pm
Thursday — 11 am – 4 pm
Friday — 10 am – 2 pm
Saturday — 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday — 10 am – 2 pm

Casa Romantica is closed on President's Day, Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. We are also closed on Friday, March 16.

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