Josephy Center for Arts and Culture


Josephy Center for Arts and Culture

Have a look at all the ways we connect with our community!

What's Happening at the Center:

Exhibits, workshops, classes, events, and lots more...

Pine Needle Basket Making

Pine Needle Basket Making

Luwana Wanaisie will teach a 5 week Pine Needle Basket Making workshop, from June 9th – July 7th, on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30. She will teach each student how to make her own beautiful, intricate pine needle basket. Click this event to register online, or register at the Center.

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The Wild Landscape  – Call to Photographers

The Wild Landscape – Call to Photographers

The Wild Landscape of Northeast Oregon – Wallowa, Baker and Union Counties: A Juried Photography Exhibit Josephy Center for Arts & Culture Joseph, Oregon for photographers to show your wild landscape of northeast Oregon work at the Josephy Center for Arts & Culture in a Juried Prize Exhibit held August 1– September 8, 2015.

Cash awards totaling more than $1600 will be awarded

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Tuesday Ceramics with Melicca

Tuesday Ceramics with Melicca

Would you like to try hand-building with clay? We are now offering this amazing opportunity to learn ceramics on Tuesdays with Mellica. Classes take place every other Tuesday – from May 18 onward

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Seth & Steve Kinzie Concert

Seth & Steve Kinzie Concert

Thursday May 28th – 7 PM – $10

Seth (neo-classical impressionist piano) and his father Steve (mesmerizing banjo and guitar songwriter) will play a benefit for Josephy, echoing musical themes taken from their recent trip to Pakistan earlier this year. This is a reprise of their wildly successful concert from last year!

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Alvin Josephy Turns 100

Alvin Josephy Turns 100

May 31st: 4-6 PM

Celebrate the life our namesake, historian Alvin Josephy, Jr. We are hosting a tribute to his life with music, speakers and storytelling.

Click the link for a full bio of Josephy’s legacy.

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Nez Perce Beading Workshop

Nez Perce Beading Workshop

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, June 2,3,4, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. $100

Learn Native American beading with Nez Perce educator, author and humanitarian, Allen Pinkham Jr. This is a very special workshop in conjunction with our Nuunimnix traveling exhibit, and Alvin Josephy’s 100th birthday. Take home your own beaded work of art after his 3-day workshop!

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Nez Perce Hand Drum Workshop

Nez Perce Hand Drum Workshop

Tuesday, Wed, Thursday – June 9,10,11, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. $150 for participation and materials.

Come learn to make your own authentic, Native American drum from Nez Perce educator, author and humanitarian Allen Pinkham, Jr.

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Nuunimnix Art Show Opening

Nuunimnix Art Show Opening

Saturday May 30th, 3:00 – 7:00 PM

Doors open 2:30 – Refreshemnts – No Host Bar – Native American Drumming – Speakers – Celebration

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