Live Music Performances

in the Pearson Auditorium

 

Contemporary Art Exhibits

in the East Oregonian Gallery

 

 

 

Art Rocks Teens

FREE classes for 13-18 year-olds
AND Rock & Roll Camp

 

Take a Class

Art and music for youth, teens & adults

Shop 

in the Pendleton Foundation Trust Fine Craft Gallery
Souvenirs for travelers & proud locals

 

Lifelong learning

Classes for adults in a range of mediums.

 

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. 

 

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RIGHT NOW at PCA

FIRST DRAFT WRITERS’ SERIES

David Oats
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.

EXHIBITS

NOW:
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. 

Next up:

The Art of the Gift! Get ready to shop. Opens Nov. 18th and runs through December 31, 2021.

 

Learn about Hiroko Cannon and her work HERE.
Purchase original watercolors and cards HERE.

GOINGS ON

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. 

 

 

CREATIVE EXPRESSION:

Make something right now!

CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE RESOURCES & COLORING SHEETS HERE.