Welcome to the Pendleton Center for the Arts… a great place to express your creative self and enjoy the creative work of others. Located in the heart of Eastern Oregon, our beautifully restored 1916 Carnegie Library building overlooks the Umatilla River at the north end of Pendleton’s charming downtown. Browse the galleries, shop for finely crafted wearable and functional art, take a free or low-cost class, take in a live music, literary arts or dance event, or hold your own event in our historic building. Read our statement on diversity, equity, & inclusion HERE.
RIGHT NOW at PCA
Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021
7:00 PM via Zoom
David Oates writes about the arts, nature, and urban life from Portland, Oregon. He is author of six books of nonfiction, including The Mountains of Paris: How Awe and Wonder Rewrote My Life which won the2021 Eric Hoffer Award for Memoir, as well as being a finalist for the Oregon Book Award.
INITIAL ATTACK: Photographs from Wildland Firefighters
Oct. 7-31, 2021
Members of the Grande Ronde Rappellers aerial attack crew share images of some of the most beautiful and remote places they’ve fought fire this summer. Made possible through support from Hines Meat Co.
The Art of the Gift! Get ready to shop. Opens Nov. 18th and runs through December 31, 2021.
One of our foundational staff members is retiring! After 20+ years serving the Arts Council, J.D. Smith leaves big shoes to fill, but we’re also excited about adding a new face to the team. Read about J.D.’s contributions and interesting history HERE.