Live Music Performances

in the Pearson Auditorium

 

Contemporary Art Exhibits

in the East Oregonian Gallery

 

 

 

Rock & Roll Camp

AUGUST 9-18, 2021

 

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

M.E. Hope
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.

Gary Lark
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 PressWithout a Map, Wellstone Press

EXHIBITS

Kirsten Furlong
Through September 30, 2021

Artwork of large white flower created with Acrylic, ink, and collage on paper

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In the Lorenzen Board Room Gallery
New work by Natalie Sieders

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Next Up:
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.

 

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

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. 

CREATIVE EXPRESSION:

Make something right now!

CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE RESOURCES & COLORING SHEETS HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

AND…

ROCK & ROLL CAMP!
It’s Rock Camp’s Sweet Sixteen this year, and we’d love to have you at Camp. Learn all about it HERE. (Did we mention it’s totally FREE?)