2024 Women’s Art Exhibition – Feminine Visions: Embracing Strength and Adventure 

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

This art exhibit is a testament to the extraordinary resilience, creativity, and vision of female artists. It explores the multifaceted theme of celebrating female artists and their incredible journeys in the face of adversity while cultivating peace and overcoming injustice. 

Livestock Art Show Exhibit

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

The Josephy Center is excited to bring you our first ever Livestock Art Show! We've invited local farmer and rancher artists to submit work to our call for farm and ranch animals and any scenes or depictions of farm and ranch life.

Little Works Art Exhibit -Youth Program Fundraiser!

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

Little Works Exhibition run from November 20th - December 30th and features small works of art that are 10in x 10in or less. All art will be priced under $200.

Chronicles of Change Opening Reception

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

A community exploration through art, science, and story-telling, of how Wallowa County and NE Oregon communities and landscapes are changing. Featuring keynote speech by Stefanie Krantz, Nez Perce Tribe Climate Change Program.

Chronicles of Change

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

A community exploration through art, science, and story-telling, of how Wallowa County and NE Oregon communities and landscapes are changing, from climate’s influence, to human and wild populations, to scenery, landscape and health.

Wallowa Festival of the Arts Opening Reception

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

The Wallowa Valley is truly a special spot on the map.  Our breathtaking scenery captivates the heart, piques the imagination, and has a knack for unleashing the artist within us all.  Come enjoy the opening reception to our 41st annual festival!

$25.00

Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts

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

The festival is the largest juried fine art exhibition in Eastern Oregon, featuring representational realism as well as contemporary art from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.  

The Wild Landscape: North Country

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

Every year the Josephy Center celebrates Wallowa County’s natural beauty through a Wild Landscape Exhibit - this year we want to celebrate the beauty and the diverse landscape of what we colloquially refer to as "the North Country".

Rondo Art Exhibition by Lisa Mackie

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

Lisa Mackie is our 2019 printmaking residency award winner, based in New York. Lisa will be an Artist in Residence at Josephy Center from Mid-July through Mid-August, 2023. Her work will be on display in our main gallery July 27th- August 1st.

Wishart

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

Help us celebrate excellence in Art Education with this special exhibit honoring former Enterprise, Oregon High School Art Teacher Gary Wishart, and his brother Enterprise, Oregon K-8th art teacher Larry Wishart, and their former students! Opening Reception: May 27th 6-9pm!

Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival

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

Our annual Youth Arts Exhibit features work from Wallowa County students Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center and Josephy Center for Arts and Culture Present: Timber Culture

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

We are excited to announce that Josephy Center will be hosting Timber Culture a traveling exhibit and exploration into cultural heritage in the Pacific Northwest. The exhibit depicts the lives of loggers and their families drawn together from different cultures during the great migration, presenting an inclusive look at Oregon's multicultural logging communities.

Little Works

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

The Josephy Center is proud to announce our winter fundraiser that supports our Youth Arts Program.

Wallowa Lake 55×55

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

A three-year journey exploring Wallowa Lake while exploring mediums, techniques and styles, by local artist Joan Gilbert.

National Geography Photo Camp

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

National Geographic Photo Camp Oregon is a photography learning experience, led by National Geographic Explorers and photographers Sara Hylton and Tailyr Irvine, focusing on the Wallowa Valley.

Wild Landscape: Imnaha

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

What is a wild landscape? One thing that makes Eastern Oregon so special is untouched and undeveloped landscapes. The Wild Landscape exhibit will celebrate Imnaha's diverse and wild lands.

Heartwood Exhibition

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

Featuring Steve Arment and Anna Vogel;
“step through a portal into Heartwood House”

Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival

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

This exciting annual event features a wonderful display of artwork, lots of awards ribbons, hands-on activities, and musical performances by area youths.

Native Sport Exhibit and Raffle

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

Join us Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 3pm for a reception at The Josephy Center to celebrate much of “Beautiful Games,” with updates from regional reservations and current contests that bring “Native Sport” and athletes to Eastern Oregon and the Wallowa's today.

$10.00 – $25.00

2022 Women’s Exhibit – An Invitation to the Lighter Side

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

"An Invitation to the Lighter Side;" Artworks from women exploring humor and the joys that keep us going through challenging times. The exhibit opens February 26 - March 28, 2022.

Nature in the Abstract

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

This exhibit encourages artists to examine and reveal nature beyond the familiar, especially now in a rapidly changing world. Open through February 22.

Little Works

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

A special exhibit at Josephy featuring little works of any 2D or 3D mediums that fit into an imaginary 7” x 7”x 7” box.

Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts

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

Our 39th annual festival is the largest juried fine art exhibition in Eastern Oregon, featuring representational realism as well as contemporary art from the Pacific Northwest and beyond.  

Instance in Time

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

A collaborative photography exhibit between Adele Buttolph & Rick McEwan.

Nez Perce Treaties & Reservation

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

The exhibit explores the Nez Perce Treaties of 1855 and 1863, and a “Proposed Reservation for the Roaming Nez Perce Indians in the Wallowa Valley in Oregon,” promulgated and then rescinded by President U.S. Grant executive orders.

“Fire Stories” Exhibit

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

Fire Stories is a historic and contemporary exploration of wildfire in Northwest landscapes. A collection of 1930s panoramic photographs from fire lookout sites paired with modern replicates provides unique perspective.

Wallowa Valley Youth Arts Festival

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

Youth, K-12, are invited to show one piece of artwork in this annual exhibit.

Women’s Exhibit: “Motherhood”

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

Our annual women's exhibit. All mediums were welcomed in our exploration of the powerful and transcendent idea of motherhood.

Who’s Your Buddy?

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

Human / Animal connection exhibit

View Finder exhibit

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

“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”  – Dorothea Lange

Hello From Lockdown

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

Inspired by the global pandemic. October 2 - November 18.

Three Creative Journeys: Mike Koloski, Mary Edwards, & Leslie LeViner

Fine art, oil, and photograph exhibit featuring three of Wallowa County's finest artists over the past few decades. Artist Preface Last January when I received the invitation to participate in an art show with renowned local painters Mike Koloski and Leslie LeViner, I knew it would be a rare and special opportunity.  Covid 19 wasn’t […]

Edsel White – One Man’s Collection of Historical Photos

Virtual Exhibit with accompanying audio: Click here!  About the Exhibit Before Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, there were photo post cards, America’s first great social media crush. Wallowa County, like the rest of the country, eagerly embraced the new technologies that made it easy for ordinary people to take a “snapshot” and have it printed on […]

Determined to Rise Exhibit

"The Valient Women of the Vote". Runs through April 15. In conjunction with the 100 year anniversary of the Women's Right to Vote, and National Women's History Month. In its seventh year, the Women’s Exhibit is hosted in conjunction with National Women’s History Month – March 2020.  This year marks a special century of history […]

Tribal Artists

January 5 - February 23, 2020 Exhibit Opening: Sunday, January 5 at 2 PM   Stacia Morfin, a young artist and entrepreneur, is the curator of this exhibit, which features traditional as well as contemporary art.  War clubs, beading work, baskets, hats, paintings -- all the work of tribal artists.  Both seasoned and emerging artists […]

Function of Medium: New Works by Auburn Isaac and Kevin Boylan

About the Exhibit Working in different mediums, using techniques specific to their own style; Kevin and Auburn have created a unique collection that displays their most recent expirations of materials while referencing the environments that surround them. function  noun the purpose for which something is designed or exists; role medium  noun instrument by which something […]

A River Runs Through Us: The Art & Words of the Lostine

Another wonderful Wild Landscape exhibit at the Josephy Center The Wild and Scenic Lostine River is an iconic Oregon landscape. The river begins amid the rugged peaks, placid lakes, and weather-beaten white bark pines of the Eagle Cap Wilderness. Its clear, cold waters follow a glacially-hewn valley for 31 miles to the confluence with the […]

Nez Perce Music–A Historical Sketch

In the summer the Josephy Center looked at Indian music. “From Drums to Rock,” will trace traditional Nez Perce and Plateau Indian music and Tribal musical stories from participants and descendants of “The Nez Percians” and other dance, jazz and Rock ’n Roll bands to present day traditional and contemporary--we’ve maybe found some rappers!--musicians. NEZ […]

Dream Oregon by Anna Vogel

A fantastic exhibit by Anna Vogel & friends, featuring Carrie Chupp, Kolle Riggs, Kelly Riggle, and Jennifer Klimsza.  

Scenes from Wallowa Barn Tour

Historic barns inspire the imagination.  One can almost hear the clack of hammers against wood, a dusty farmer, a saw whirring in the distance as the barn is being built.  The industry of generations past who worked without manuals, YouTube videos, or the vast information found though the internet.  Just know-how passed to them from […]

The Wild Landscape Exhibit: Zumwalt

Art & Words of the Zumwalt Prairie   The Josephy Center for Arts and Culture invites the public to the opening of their new Wild Landscapes-series exhibit: The Wild Landscape: Art and Words of the Zumwalt Prairie, on Friday, August 3, 2018 at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30. The content of the exhibit is also available for purchase […]

Le Cirque de Arment Exhibit

The grand opening of this show is Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m.  Meet a fortune teller, a magician, a ringmaster and crazy performers.  This evening will be like none other!  Imagine a world of animals in tutus and throwing rings at a pig’s nose.  Under Arment’s influence you will be transported into another place, and […]

Dams, Salmon and Controversy Exhibit

In partnership with Tamástslikt  The June exhibit at the Josephy Center, funded in part by a “Arts Build Communities” grant from the Oregon Arts Commission, opens on Saturday, June 2 at 4:00 p.m. It builds on one that Tamástslikt Cultural Institute on the Umatilla Reservation did last year on Celilo and the dam at The […]

Point Rouge Exhibit

A collaboration of Wallowa County galleries, runs November 3 - December 5.

Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts

En Plein Air Exhibit and Ruby Peak Film Festival at the Josephy Center, and Art Festival celebrating many artists at the Joseph Community Center.

The Wild Landscape: Wilderness & Sublimity Photography Exhibit

Runs August 5 - September 26. The third show in Josephy Center for Arts and Culture's  Wild Landscapes Series. Sponsored by Ann Werner, Winding Waters River Expeditions, anonymous private donors, and the Collins Foundation. Image by Larry Olson.

Oregon Printmakers Exhibit

Josephy Center for Arts and Culture presents an exhibit of prints curated by Christy Wyckoff. The show features Oregon artists, who are all part of Wyckoff’s printmaking community. Exhibit opens on Friday, April 1 at 7 PM, with a big closing party reception on May 26 at 7 PM. Runs April 1 – May 30.

Women’s Art Show

Honoring Women's Art Month, with events, classes, and lectures by women throughout March.

Student Art Show

Celebrating the work of our Josephy art students, young and old.

Free

Gift of Art

Our local holiday exhibit featuring affordable art by the community.

The Wild Landscape: 2nd Annual

Subject is the wild landscape of Northeast Oregon from its river canyons to its bench grass prairies to Eagle Cap Wilderness. The purpose of the exhibit is to professionally display original photographs that capture the diversity and beauty of the wild NE Oregon Landscape (Wallowa, Baker and Union Counties).

Sam Collett Exhibit

The mixture of forested mountains, rural farm and ranches has become his artistic metaphor. Paintings and Drawings By Realist Painter and Draftsman Sam Collett. Runs through August 2.

Native American Art

Crows Shadow prints, Indian art, and regalia, complete with monthly artist-in-residencies with Celeste Whitewolf and Allen Pinkham, Jr. Runs through June 28.

Art Shop Spotlight Exhibit

We will be moving the Art Shop and expanded items to the gallery to showcase for these three weeks.

Wings: Flight in Fine Art

This exhibit is a juried show focusing on the theme of flight. Wings as subject may be open to interpretation. It features local artists and will run throughout April until May 11. 

Women’s Art Exhibit

Showcasing women photographers, artists and sculptors, for our Women’s Art Exhibit. Exhibit runs through March 29.

Bob Fergison Painting Exhibit

Come welcome a life retrospective of longtime Wallowa County resident Bob Fergison, landscape and figure painter. Show runs through February 17.

Student Art Show

Our winter kids & adult art show, after another season of classes, will be up on display until Dec. 18.

The Gift of Art Exhibit

Local art, unsold from the auction, will be available starting at $50 and sold for the rest of the month for the exhibit - perfect for the holidays!

Barns in the Rural Landscape

The Josephy Center is honored to present "Barns in the Rural Landscape" exhibit as part of our Art & Agriculture series.

The Wild Landscape: Photography Exhibit

The Josephy Center is honored to present our first juried photography show. Explore the beauty and diversity of Northeast Oregon's wild landscape.

LH Veteran’s Ceramic Show

Josephy welcomes the LH Project back for a third exhibition of raw and uninhibited work by veterans working in the art of ceramics. It's entitled "Art Out Of War".

Nuunimníx Art Show

The Center is hosting a traveling Native American Exhibit in partnership with the Nez Perce National Historical Park which is celebrating their 50th birthday.

The 1950’s

The Josephy Center presents the 1950's: Building the American Dream.

Black & White Exhibit

The Josephy Center is honored to present a new exhibition, “Black and White” opening Saturday, February 7 at 7 p.m. The show presents more than 20 artists and photographers from around the Northwest.   The works on display comprise of a diverse array of drawings, paintings, sculptures, prints and photography that evoke a distinct vocabulary of mass, […]