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, Sept. 16, 2021
7:00 PM via Zoom
Hope’s publications include Sky Island Journal, Rattle, Hubbub, High Desert Journal, the Iowa Review (as a runner up for the Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans), a chapbook, The Past is clean, and numerous anthologies. She uses her blog Meanders to talk about poetry, birds, family, the weather, tofu, the past; wherever the road goes.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
7:00 PM via Zoom
Lark’s work includes Easter Creek forthcoming from Main Street Rag, Daybreak on the Water, Flowstone Press; Ordinary Gravity, Airlie Press; River of Solace, Editor’s Choice Chapbook Award, Turtle Island Quarterly, Flowstone Press; In the House of Memory, BatCat Press; Without a Map, Wellstone Press
Through September 30, 2021
In the Lorenzen Board Room Gallery
New work by Natalie Sieders
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.
JOIN THE TEAM!
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. Check out the job description HERE.