Tibetan meditation with Arupo will continue on Thursdays at 5 PM downstairs in the Yoga Studio.

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...

The Wild Landscape of Eastern Oregon 2016

The Wild Landscape of Eastern Oregon 2016

The Josephy Center is excited to bring back the Wild Landscape of Northeast Oregon Juried Exhibit for summer 2016. This is an open invitation 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 6– September 20, 2016.

Deadline for artwork to be submitted is June 15, 2016. Artists are welcome to submit up to 5 images on this page.

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The Art of Letting Go

The Art of Letting Go

Color & the Space Between: Welcome to an exploration in the techniques of layering paint to create a foundation for your painted story to unfold. This is a fun and playful process that allows intuition to shine though in the forms of color, shape and the hidden beauty in negative space.

Saturday and Sunday June 4th & 5th from 9:30 – 4:30 both days – $150 + two large canvases $15 each. Taught by Rachel Brodkey

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Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts

Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts

A call for artists for the 2016 WVFA occurring Sept. 14-18. Accepting artwork for sculpture, painting, printmaking, drawing, and photography for the Fine Arts Show over the weekend. This is the 34th annual Festival of the Arts, occurring in Joseph, and will be the best one yet, with film festival, plein-air drawing, gallery walk, and local youth arts showcase! For the first time ever, part of the exhibit will be shown at the Josephy Center!

Deadline is JUNE 15th for entries, application information available by clicking on the image.

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Heighten Your Awareness – Learn to Draw

Heighten Your Awareness – Learn to Draw

Join the discussion while learning to draw. Decode and speak the language of Art, heighten your powers of observation and creativity, and learn to be a credible critic. Basic Drawing is the essential gateway and the foundation of all visual arts.

Taught by Shelley Curtiss. 8-Class Session Every Tuesday from June 14 – August 2. $95 – Register Online!

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Native American Art Show

Native American Art Show

Our annual Native American Art Show will be coming to Josephy this June. Featuring Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts prints, Indian art, & regalia, and artist-in-residencies from Celeste Whitehorse and Allen Pinkham Jr.

Runs June 4 – 28; Opening reception Saturday, June 4 from 5-7 PM. Free & open to the public!

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Summer Youth Art

Summer Youth Art

Friday Youth Art Day from June 17 – Aug 19, for kids and teenagers, with drawing, painting, and clay classes available for all skill levels!

Register online today for a discounted rate! 9 weeks total.

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Painting & Clay Workshops

Painting & Clay Workshops

Clay: July 18-21st / Painting: July 25-28th. Register online today!

Open for high-school aged artists.

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Ellen Bishop Photography Workshops

Ellen Bishop Photography Workshops

Photography Ellen Bishop will be offereing 3 classes and workshops on digital photography. Click the image for details & registration!

Cell Phones Beyond Selfies: Friday, June 17th

Intermediate Photography with DSLR: Saturday, June 18th

Three-Day Photo Workshop: July 22-24

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Online Art Shop

Browse our vast inventory of Alvin Josephy books, local authors, clothing, paintings, sculpture, and more!

Alvin Josephy’s books of non-fiction include an astounding array of history about the plight of the Nez Perce

We’ve got Josephy shirts and sweatshirts among all sizes for women, men, and children

Come shop our selection of CDs & DVDs featuring local artists and lectures exhibited at Josephy

We have a large collection of works of fiction, non-fiction, children’s story, and poetry focused on life in Eastern Oregon

Paintings & photography shine bright at our Josephy art shop – find your favorite and buy some art today

We have some incredible bracelets & pendants by Susan Collett & Toni Marie Jones available in many colors

Check out some fantastic sculpture work by Tim Norman, with other artists on the way

We’re adding pine needle baskets and traditional Nez Perce dolls to our inventory of Native American Art

Come buy a beautiful Morgan Jenkins cup online, or a Ted Juve glass in-store

  • Nez Perce Literature
  • Fabulous Clothes
  • Multimedia
  • Local Authors
  • Art
  • Jewelry
  • Sculpture
  • Native
  • Ceramics