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ALWAYS Free Admission

 

Hours: Tues - Fri 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday Noon - 4:00 pm
214 North Main, Pendleton, OR  97801


(tele) 541-278-9201   email us

FREE FOR ALL! – a FREE drop-in class
(UP TO AGE 12 OR SO)
EVERY SATURDAY, 9:30-10:15 AM
ABSOLUTELY FREE!

Start your weekend with a cross-generation creative collaboration!
Stop in for a fun, free Saturday morning art project with one of our creative and enthusiastic staff members. Pop your head in or stay for the whole session! Kids under 8 must be accompanied by a parent or older pal to help them with the project.

ART STUDIO (AGES 0-12) a FREE drop-in class!

 

Kids of all ages now have full access to the PCA’s art materials and studio space! Inspire your kids to explore art independently through open-ended drawing, painting and collage, or to try out a new technique by working along with the group on a facilitated project (we’ll have a fun, optional project going on each time). The emphasis is on creative learning and play through art making, and kids are welcome to drop in for 15 minutes, or stay for the full session as they like. Parents can participate too! (Children 8 and under must have a parent present.)

 

EVERY MONDAY, 4:00-5:30PM
WINTER TERM RUNS JAN. 9 – MARCH 20

 

 

DIY AMERICAN GIRL DOLL PARTY (AGES 7-12)
JENNIFER COSTLEY, INSTRUCTOR

Make your own party accessories for your American Girl doll, or any other 18" doll. We'll craft toy party treats in the same scale as your doll and bright-colored tutus that she can wear! Take them home at the end of class to play with over and over again!

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 5:30 - 7:00PM
$5 MEMBERS/$10 NON-MEMBERS

 

 

MIJITA FRIDITA PRESENTED BY TEATRO MILAGRO – a FREE family event!


Kick off Día with a live performance at the PCA! Portland’s Teatro Milagro will perform
Mijita Fridita, a vibrant bi-lingual performance based on the childhood of Frida Kahlo. Although this event is free, attendees must call the PCA in advance to reserve a seat. Contact the PCA at 541-278-9201.
This free family event is offered at the PCA as part of the Pendleton Public Library’s Día celebration, emphasizing the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds. Other events will include bi-lingual story time and a Cinco de Mayo activity. Contact the Pendleton Public Library for a full schedule.


SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 4:00PM

FREE!

 

TOTS DO ART (0- 4 YEARS OLD) a drop-in offering
ERICA EDWARDS, INSTRUCTOR

Each class we’ll focus on a different artist, taking inspiration from their work to create a hands-on, experience-focused art project. The mommy-and-me-style format allows kids and parents to learn about art together while providing a fun opportunity to spend time with your tot as well as other families.
This class is offered to 0-4 year olds accompanied by an adult.

10:20-11:00AM on 3 Wednesdays

April 12, May 10 and June 7

$6 PER SESSION

 

 

LEARN THE BASICS OF CARTOONING (AGES 5-8)
LAURIE DOHERTY, INSTRUCTOR

 

Put emotion into your drawings! Kids will learn the basics of cartooning, including how to draw faces that are happy, sad, mad or glad. They will learn to do things they didn’t know they could do- including express emotions and ideas in a drawing. At the end of the class each participant will make a fully developed narrative cartoon.

 

WEDNESDAYS, 3:45-4:30PM
MAY 3 – MAY 24 (4 SESSIONS)
$20 MEMBERS / $25 NON-MEMBERS
+ $10 MATERIALS FEE

 

 

EXPLORING PHOTOGRAPHY (AGES 5-12)
ERICA EDWARDS, INSTRUCTOR

An active and engaging class for a wide range of ages! We’ll use digital cameras to capture images of still life, landscape, and portraits, as well as play with alternative photo techniques like lumen prints or pinhole cameras. New and returning students will find different projects to explore each session.

 

TUESDAYS, 5:30 - 6:30PM,
MAY 16 – MAY 30 (3 SESSIONS)

$20 MEMBERS / $25 NON-MEMBERS
+ $5 MATERIALS

Our youth music programs are supported by funding from the Charlotte Martin Foundation, the PGE Foundation and the Rotary Club of Pendleton. It’s all part of S.P.A.R.K., Supporting Performing Arts for Rural Kids, which is helping us bring music to any kid who’s interested, regardless of his or her ability to pay for lessons. Just ask us about tuition scholarships, instrument rental assistance and our instrument lending library!

 


NOTE: Violin/Fiddle classes are open to students returning from the Fall 2016 term. Enrollment will be open to new students in Fall 2017. (Exceptions may be made for students who have already begun learning the Suzuki Method- please call the PCA for information.)

 

 

VIOLIN/FIDDLE: LEVEL 1 (AGES 5-12)*
PEG WILLIS, INSTRUCTOR

 

MONDAYS, 4:00-4:45PM,

APRIL 17 – JUNE 5 (8 SESSIONS)
$55 MEMBERS / $60 NON-MEMBERS

 

VIOLIN/FIDDLE: LEVEL 2 (AGES 5-12)*
PEG WILLIS, INSTRUCTOR

 

MONDAYS, 4:45-5:30PM,

APRIL 17 – JUNE 5 (8 SESSIONS)
$55 MEMBERS / $60 NON-MEMBERS

 

VIOLIN/FIDDLE: LEVEL 3 (AGES 5-12)*
PEG WILLIS, INSTRUCTOR

 

MONDAYS, 5:30-6:30PM,

APRIL 17 – JUNE 5 (8 SESSIONS)
$55 MEMBERS / $60 NON-MEMBERS

 

Learning an instrument takes practice and support. During class, Peg will provide information for students and parents about daily fiddle practice. Parents should be prepared to attend each class along with their child, and are expected to help their children practice at home every day.

Our Youth classes are offered to kids up to 12 years old. If you’re over the age of 12, don’t worry! Classes for teens are FREE through our Art Rocks Teens program.

Members of the Pendleton Center for the Arts pay a reduced fee for classes.

Join now by clicking here!

Our programs are made possible through the support of the Oregon Community Foundation and others.

SPRING 2017 Youth Classes

Please note: In order for a class to run, the minimum amount of students must be enrolled with tuition paid 3 days before the class start date.

MUSIC

GUITAR (AGES 8-12)

MIKE KELLISON, INSTRUCTOR

A solid introduction to guitar covering chords, rhythm and music reading, as well as care of the instrument itself. This class will provide the foundation for students to go on to play all styles of music from rock to classical to folk. Students who already have experience playing will improve their skills by taking on lead guitar parts in the group. Each student will receive a course book that the group will work from throughout the session.

 

MONDAYS, 5:00-6:00PM,

APRIL 17 – MAY 22 (6 SESSIONS) 
$40 MEMBERS / $45 NON-MEMBERS
+ $5 MATERIALS

The Arts Council of Pendleton receives support from the
Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon
and the National Endowment for the Arts

XPLORE PENDLETON: SPRING BREAK DAY CAMP

The Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon, Pendleton Parks and Recreation, and the Pendleton Center for the Arts are teaming up to maximize your spring break fun! Alternating locations throughout the week, campers will partake in activities ranging from candle making, science experiments, dodgeball, and more. To register contact Pendleton Parks and Recreation at 541- 966-0228.

TUESDAY – THURSDAY, MARCH 28 – 30,
8:00AM – NOON EACH DAY
$40

ART

 

REGISTER

Print out and complete the PCA Class Registration Form (printable PDF link above)
and return it, along with tuition,

to the PCA at 214 N Main St, Pendleton, OR 97801

 

Students may also register by phone at (541) 278-9201

For classes labeled as “drop-in” students are welcome to show up on the scheduled time and date,
no pre-registration required.

 

Cancellations

In order for a class to run, the minimum number of students must be enrolled with tuition paid three days before the class start date. If this minimum is not met the class will be cancelled and students will receive a refund for tuition. If you need to cancel your registration, contact us as soon as possible. PCA will honor a refund,
minus a $10 administration fee, when the cancellation is made four or more days before the class start date. There will be no refund for cancellations made less than three days before the class start date.

 

Please contact Bonnie Day, our Coordinator of Education and Outreach with any registration or class questions, scholarship requests or class cancellations at (541) 278-9201