Brown Bag: Steve Arment “Heartwood”

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Join us for an artist guided tour of “Heartwood Manor” on display at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture now through July 25th. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the brilliant and eccentric mind of Steve Arment.

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Chess Club

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Free and open to all ages, longest running Chess Club in Eastern Oregon.

Brown Bag: The Issue of Suicide in Wallowa County

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Due in part to the Covid Pandemic, suicide rates across the country have surged over the past three years. Wallowa County is not immune to this national problem, and the Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness is the focal point for dealing with suicide locally. Center Director Chantay Jett and the Center’s clinical director, Mollie Cudmore, will address the issue.

Heartwood Opening Reception

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Fancy dress encouraged. An exhibition by Steve Arment & Anna Vogel.

Book Reading-The Word Gobblers with Catherine Matthias and Joan Gilbert

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Catherine Matthias author of The Word Gobblers - a handbook for parents (and teachers) working with children who struggle to read, will be here with Joan Gilbert the illustrator to read The Word Gobblers and answer questions during the Youth Arts Festival. 

Virtual Lecture: Intro to Nez Perce and other Sahaptin languages with Angel Sobotta

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

An introduction to Nez Perce and other Sahaptin languages. How close are they? What do they share or what makes them different? Accepted linguistic spellings and pronunciations. Common greetings and place names, especially names of places in Oregon and Idaho. Family names--how are they passed down and carried on? Next steps for those who want to really learn the language.

$30.00
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Hansel & Gretal Performance

Enterprise High School 204 SE 4th Street, Enterprise, OR

Presented by Missoula Children's Theatre - for students of all ages! Friday & Saturday performance tickets are available here.

5.00$ – 10.00$
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Hansel & Gretel

Enterprise High School 204 SE 4th Street, Enterprise, OR

The Josephy Center for Arts and Culture is thrilled to announce the return of Missoula Children’s Theatre to Wallowa County!  An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of HANSEL AND GRETEL Monday, May 2 from 4pm to 6pm at the Enterprise School–Multi-Purpose Room.

5.00$ – 20.00$

Book Group: Brothers on Three

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

In conjunction with Josephy’s “Native Sport” exhibit in place for the month of April in our gallery. From journalist Abe Streep, the story of coming of age on a reservation in the American West and a team uniting a community.

Wild Landscape: Imnaha Lectures

Imnaha Tavern 2 Hat Point Rd, Imnaha, OR

Every year the Josephy Center celebrates Wallowa County’s natural beauty through a Wild Landscape Exhibit - this year we want to celebrate the diverse landscapes of Imnaha.

In Person & Virtual Brown Bag: Robyn and Mike Burns – Burns Violins

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Robyn and Mike Burns are the owners of Burns Violins and will be exploring the inner workings of a full service violin shop. Talking about music making as an integral part of the community, showcasing a violin salon, exploring some light history of violin making, and sharing a tune or two!

Native Sport Opening Reception

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Join us for out Native Sport exhibit, running through May 12!

Women’s Book Group: The Book of Hope

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Zoom discussion for International Women's Month book group, with a wonderful book of optimism and hope by Jane Goodall.

Closing Reception: An Invitation to the Lighter Side

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Join us at this in person event for live music, drinks, and hors d'oeuvres. Award winners will be announced at 8pm, come early and vote for people's choice!

Virtual Brown Bag: Wallowa Songs

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Wallowa Songs, with songwriters Heidi Muller, Kate Power, and Lennie Anderson.

Virtual Brown Bag with Susan Murrell

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Susan Murrell’s work investigates an expanding concept of landscape as our perspective continues to shift amid the climate crisis. Her paintings, installations, and works on paper have been created as a meditation on passageways, life transitions, and the constancy of matter.

Book Group Zoom Discussion: Kindred

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

A special book group discussion for Black History Month. The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now.

Virtual Brown Bag: John Frohnmeyer “Philosophy and Sport”

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR

Virtual Brown Bag with John Frohnmeyer. John is a retired attorney currently living in Enterprise. He rows, he skis, and he plays golf, and he has written a book about each, and about the ways that these activities can inform us.