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The Arts Council of Pendleton is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization established in 1974

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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.

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

SUMMER 2018 Youth Classes

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




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.



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 Kaisa Hill, our Coordinator of Education and Outreach with any registration or class questions, scholarship requests or class cancellations at (541) 278-9201

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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

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FREE FOR ALL! (UP TO AGE 12 OR SO) a FREE drop-in class!

EVERY SATURDAY, 9:30 – 10:15 AM

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.


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

with Kate Peck

FRIDAYS, 10:00 – 11:30 PM


It’s the same Art Studio kids know and love on a special summer schedule! Kids of all ages have 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, 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). Kids are welcome to drop in for 15 minutes or stay for the full session. Parents can participate too! Children 8 and under must have a parent or responsible adult present.



Drop in for 1 day or sign up for a full week. Join as many weeks as you like! We’ll be doing fun, creative projects all summer long. Summer classes are for all ages up to 12 years old; we’ll tailor the project to fit different ages. Parent permission form required. Children 5 and under must have a parent or responsible adult present.


3:15 – 5:00 PM EACH DAY

JUNE 12-14: MAKING MARKS, drawing and painting of all kinds with Kim Chavez

JUNE 19-21: CLAY CREATIONS, play in clay with Erica Edwards

JUNE 26-28: ART AROUND THE WORLD, discover art inspired by other cultures with Kim Chavez

JULY 10-12: CLAY CREATIONS, play in clay with Erica Edwards

JULY 17-19: WORLD OF COLOR, explore colors and creativity with Kim Chavez

JULY 24-26: ART AROUND THE WORLD, discover art inspired by other cultures with Erica Edwards



MESSY ART (2-6 YEARS OLD) – a FREE drop-in class!

MONDAY, 5:30 – 6:30 PM


Join us for an hour of creative play and socializing between tots and grown-ups alike! No need to sign up or pay any fees, just stop by the Arts Center to participate. We’ll lead fun activities that are easy to recreate at home, with a focus on supportive early education practices through good ol’ play. We plan on getting messy, so please dress accordingly! 

This class is offered to 2-6 year olds accompanied by an adult.


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STEAM PROJECTS (AGES 7-12) – a drop-in class!

with Kim Chavez

SATURDAYS, 1:00 – 2:30 PM

MAY 5TH, 19TH, & 26TH

STEAM (STEM + Art) encourages creative thinking, problem solving, and a lot of fun! Creativity and innovation are front and center with this series of projects that mix art with science, technology, engineering, and math. Come explore science and create art with us!