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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

Older teens, ages 16-18, are welcome to join adult/evening classes for FREE as part of our Art Rocks Teens program! Get all the info here.

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

Join now here!

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

Winter 2018 Adult Classes

Weekend Workshops

 

 

HIP & HANDMADE a FREE drop-in class!
EVERY SATURDAY, 11:00 AM – NOON

Join one of our creative and enthusiastic staff members for this casual, no pressure get-together. We gather around a big table in our craft gallery to work on a different project each week, depending on what has captured our interest. No need to sign up, no tuition, just come on by!

 

KNIT LAB - a drop-in offering
THURSDAYS, 6:00 – 8:00 PM

JANUARY 11TH – MARCH 22ND

Available for anyone who needs help on a knitting project. Nikii’s ready to assist with questions on how to start or continue a pattern, yarn and needle advice, and inspiration to get moving on those previously shelved projects. Drop in for one evening or come every week! Crocheters welcome too!

$10 PER SESSION

 

SPIN IN a FREE drop-in offering!

FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

1:00 – 4:00 PM
JANUARY 6
TH, FEBRUARY 3RD, MARCH 3RD

Join the fiber fun gang on the first Saturday of every month at the Pendleton Center for the Arts. Those who spin, knit, crochet or do any creative hand work are welcome.  If you just want to learn more about these fiber arts, come on by! We love to do demonstrations, answer questions, or help you with the "darned" knitting problem (pun intended).

 

 

JAM NIGHT a FREE drop-in offering!

Sponsored by the Pendleton Music Company

FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH

7:00 – 8:00 PM

JANUARY 4TH, FEBRUARY 1ST, MARCH 1ST

A casual and fun get together for musicians of all experience levels. Blues, rock, country, pop, and more. We’ll experiment with a variety of music styles and a variety of instruments. Guitars, mandolin, bongos… bring what you have and join us for an awesome jam session.

 

 

 

Weekend Workshops

 

JEWELRY MAKING: BEAD STRINGING

with Jean Reiher
SATURDAYS, NOON – 2:00 PM   
JANUARY 20TH & 27TH   

Learn to string beads on jewelry wire to make necklaces and bracelets. Learn about various stringing materials, bead, clasps, and other components needed to make single strand or multiple strand jewelry. Students will learn about the proper techniques and materials to use to create their own jewelry. Bring your favorite beads, a broken necklace or bracelet to remake, or chose beads from the Arts Center collection.

$30 MEMBERS / $35 NON-MEMBERS

+ $15 MATERIALS FEE

 

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: BASICS & BEYOND*

with Bill Peal
SATURDAY, NOON – 4:00 PM
FEBRUARY 24
TH

Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned photographer, using a fancy camera or your phone, this one-day class will provide the basics of good composition and teach you how to capture the beauty in nature. We'll take in the exhibit in the East Oregonian Gallery then explore the Umatilla River, shooting from the River Walk that is easily accessible near the Arts Center.

*Students who take this class may add the S.P.O.D BOOKS FOR BEGINNERS class for just $15!

$30 MEMBERS / $35 NON-MEMBERS

S.P.O.D BOOKS FOR BEGINNERS*
with Roberta Lavadour
SATURDAY, 12:003:00 PM
MARCH 3
RD

S.P.O.D. stands for Self-Published on Demand, and it's a great way for artists and photographers to produce professional looking coffee table books that used to be cost prohibitive. Services like Blurb.com allow you to order one or two books at a time, making it perfect for special occasions or gifts. Students will learn a bit about typography, layout and design so that they can go beyond basic templates and make a truly professional looking publication. Armed with confidence in how to prep images, write text and use the online interface, you'll be ready to design and order your book(s) on your own.

*Students who take NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY: BASICS & BEYOND may add this class for just $15!

$20 MEMBERS / $25 NON-MEMBERS

 


Evening Classes

GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS 1
with Charlie Herrington
TUESDAYS, 6:00 – 7:00 PM
JANUARY 9
TH – MARCH 13TH (10 SESSIONS)

Learn basic guitar skills and build a foundation for playing all kinds of music, from country to blues to rock & roll. You’ll start with scales and basic rhythms and work your way up to playing some simple solos. No guitar experience is necessary. Please bring an acoustic or electric guitar- visit Pendleton Music Co. for affordable instrument rentals.

$60 MEMBERS / $65 NON-MEMBERS


GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS 2
with Charlie Herrington
TUESDAYS, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
JANUARY 9
TH – MARCH 13TH (10 SESSIONS)

Taken Charlie’s class before? Continue learning and practicing songs as a group in the Beginners 2 session. Bring an acoustic or electric guitar- visit Pendleton Music Co. for affordable instrument rentals.

$60 MEMBERS / $65 NON-MEMBERS

KNITTING IN THE ROUND

with Nikii Murtaugh
TUESDAYS, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
JANUARY 9
TH – FEBRUARY 6TH (5 SESSIONS)

Take your knitting skills to the next level by knitting in the round.  The project choice(s) are yours - hats, mittens, fingerless gloves, socks, using patterns available online.  At the first class, Nikii will show examples as well as the pros and cons of each style and then you and your wallet can decide what you want to make over the remainder of the class. Students should be comfortable working in the round and be able to do the knit and purl stitches. 

$60 MEMBERS / $65 NON-MEMBERS

 

ABSTRACT PORTRAITS                       

with Arlen Clark
TUESDAYS, 6:00 8:00 PM
FEBRUARY 13
TH – MARCH 6TH (4 SESSIONS)

Learn to construct abstract portraits with the use of bold colors freely. Discussions about the history of painting and the place that abstraction has in art history. Supplies provided include a canvas, quality acrylic paints and brushes. Beginner and experienced painters welcome.

$60 MEMBERS / $65 NON-MEMBERS

+ $20 MATERIALS FEE

 

 

MORE SOUL FOOD—PENCIL, PASTEL, PEN & INK

with Shari Dallas

WEDNESDAYS, 6:15 – 8:00 PM
FEBRUARY 7
TH – MARCH 14TH (6 SESSIONS)

A class for those who love to draw! In this 6-part advanced drawing class, we’ll indulge ourselves, digging in each week, exploring traditional drawing tools and materials to develop a series of fully-realized still life drawings. Bring an old sketchbook for warm-ups, but everything else will be provided.

$65 MEMBERS / $70 NON-MEMBERS
+ $10 MATERIALS FEE



POTTERY: INTERMEDIATE WHEEL THROWING
with Marie Pratuch
WEDNESDAYS, 6:00
8:00 PM
JANUARY 10
TH – FEBRUARY 14TH (6 SESSIONS)

A scheduled time for post-beginner throwers to get together and continue explorations on the pottery wheel. Marie will be available to troubleshoot and answer questions as you fine tune your throwing skills. Materials include a bag of clay, glazes and firing time. Prerequisite: 2 terms of beginning wheel throwing or recent college-level ceramics course.

$60 MEMBERS / $65 NON-MEMBERS

+ $20 MATERIALS FEE


POTTERY: BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING
with Marie Pratuch
THURSDAYS, 6:00
8:00 PM
JANUARY 11
TH – FEBRUARY 15TH (6 SESSIONS)

Use the pottery wheel to make functional ceramic forms. Marie will share info about process, materials, and tools, and students will get plenty of wheel-time to practice. All materials supplied in class, including clay and ample open studio time. This class fills quickly so be sure to send in your payment and registration soon!

$80 MEMBERS / $85 NON-MEMBERS

+ $20 MATERIALS FEE

 

ILLUSTRATION AND PRINT DESIGN *NEW*

with Brooke Franklin

TUESDAYS, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

FEBRUARY 13TH – MARCH 6TH (4 SESSIONS)

Graphic design is fun, don’t let complicated design programs hold you back! Learn how to illustrate in a vector based program and then how to use it in various print forms. Design posters, booklets, business cards, and more. Bring a logo, drawing, art piece or other idea that you would like to turn into a digital design. In the first class, Brooke will go over different options for design programs and walk you through the subscription process. Please note: some design programs require paid subscriptions that are not covered by the class fee. Students will be required to bring their own laptop with WiFi capabilities.

$50 MEMBERS / $55 NON-MEMBERS

 

JEWELRY MAKING: GET WIRED!        

with Jean Reiher

THURSDAYS, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

JANUARY 11TH – FEBRUARY 8TH (5 SESSIONS)

Learn to make wire loops, a fundamental technique for creating beaded jewelry such as earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.  Each week students will learn progressively more advanced skills to complete one or more pieces of jewelry of your choice.  We will work with wire to create beautiful jewelry with simple loops, wrapped loops, coils, wrapped beads, and more. Bring your own beads, or chose some from the Arts Center collection.

$55 MEMBERS / $60 NON-MEMBERS

+ $15 MATERIALS FEE

 

INTERMEDIATE GUITAR
with Mike Kellison

THURSDAYS, 6:15 7:15 PM

JANUARY 11TH – MARCH 15TH (10 SESSIONS)

Build your guitar skills while playing music with others in this fun, relaxed group. Mike will incorporate the foundations of good guitar playing into a group jam session, working with each student to help them improve their skills and knowledge. You don’t need to read music beforehand, but we’ll start learning how as we go along. 

$75 MEMBERS / $80 NON-MEMBERS

+$10 MATERIALS FEE

 

STAINED GLASS
with Celia Hampton

THURSDAYS, 6:008:00 PM

FEBRUARY 1ST – MARCH 22ND (8 SESSIONS)

Learn to craft beautiful stained-glass pieces. Over the course of this class, you’ll start with the basics of glass cutting and work through the whole stained-glass process. You’ll finish a simple, unique piece to brighten your home, or a few smaller pieces to give as gifts. Beginner and intermediate learners welcome! Class fees include materials, 16 hours of instruction time, and access to ample studio time available outside of class.

$80 MEMBERS / $85 NON-MEMBERS

+ $20 MATERIALS FEE

 

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 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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