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
Leonardo Drew: Selections from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
Through Oct. 28, 2023
THURSDAY , SEPT. 14, 2023
7:00 PM – Doors open 6:30 PM
Just as Round Up comes around every year, so does first-rate bluegrass with The EOcenes. With the fluid grace that comes only with musicians who’ve played together for more than 50 years, this group puts on a show that will delight both you and your Round Up guests. Reserve seats early! This year’s show is being proudly presented in memory of Nyla Macomber.
FIRST DRAFT WRITERS’ SERIES
Thursday, October 19, 2023
7:00 PM – Back to the original time!
Born and raised in Reno, Nevada, Willy Vlautin is the author of six novels and is the founder of the bands Richmond Fontaine and The Delines. Vlautin started writing stories and songs at the age of eleven after receiving his first guitar. Inspired by songwriters and novelists like Paul Kelly, Willie Nelson, Tom Waits, William Kennedy, Barry Gifford, and John Steinbeck, Vlautin works diligently to tell working class stories in his novels and songs.
7:00 PM – in the building +Zoom (Link Here)
Made possible in part through the generous support of Oregon Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Artists of Eastern Oregon, Vol. 1 is HERE! Flip through it online HERE We have a limited number of copies for sale in the Pendleton Foundation Trust Fine Craft Marketplace.
EXPRESS YOURSELF – ON YOUR SCHEDULE
We’re excited to unveil our UPGRADED Creation Station! Thanks to funding through the AWS InCommunities Umatilla County Fund, run by ChangeX, you can drop in and explore all the fun things you’ve been dying to try. Adults, kids with a parent or older pal – anyone! And it’s FREE. What a great way to spend a little time.