Landscape DrawingJosephy Center for Arts & Culture 403 N Main St, Joseph, OR
Learn the art of landscape drawing. Ages 5-8 from 10-11:15 a.m, ages 9-12 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Learn the art of landscape drawing. Ages 5-8 from 10-11:15 a.m, ages 9-12 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Create a one-of-a-kind beading project. Ages 5-8 from 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 9-12 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Youth aged 7-12 are invited to this fun four-day, day camp.
Paint your own real or imaginary bird. Ages 5-8 from 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 9-12 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Instance in Time, featuring local photographers Rick McEwan and Adele Buttolph. The exhibit
opens on Friday, July 30 with an opening reception starting at 7 p.m.
Learn the art of printmaking while designing a postcard. Ages 5-8 from 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 9-12 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Build your own kite from scratch! Ages 5-8 from 10-11:15 a.m. Ages 9-12 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Join instructor Dawn Highberger and arrange beautiful fresh cut summer flowers while sipping your favorite wine.
Painting & Drawing with Mary Ages: 8-11 Class time is 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Ceramics with Pam Ages: 7-11 Class time is 12:30-1:45 p.m. Ages: 12-18 Class time is 2:15- 4:15 p.m.
Featuring Art & Live Music from Calico Bones! Don't miss it!
Rich has selected The way to Rainy Mountain for the next book group read. A discussion group will be held at noon on December 9th via zoom.
Rich will read Dylan Thomas' - "A Child's Christmas in Wales" for our Brown Bag on Tuesday, December 21, at noon. Join us via Zoom: Cheryl Coughlan is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Brown Bag - A Child's Christmas in Wales Time: Dec 21, 2021 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join […]
“An Invitation to the Lighter Side;” Artworks from women exploring humor and the joys that keep us going through challenging times. This theme is optional. We want the women’s exhibit to be as inclusive as possible so please don’t hesitate to submit your artwork.
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.
Are you ready to move to the next level? Learn advanced handbuilding techniques with project driven classes, focusing on form, design & texture. This class requires students to have had clay making experience within the last two years.
PROOF OF COVID VACCINATION REQUIRED
Join us for a virtual tour of our annual women’s exhibit, this year’s theme is "An Invitation to the Lighter Side; Artworks from women exploring humor and the joys that keep us going through challenging times."
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.
Wallowa Songs, with songwriters Heidi Muller, Kate Power, and Lennie Anderson.
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!
Join us for out Native Sport exhibit, running through May 12!
In this class you will learn the basics of needle felting and will create a small spring time animal figure to take home.
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.
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.
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.
Presented by Missoula Children's Theatre - for students of all ages! Friday & Saturday performance tickets are available here.
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.
This exciting annual event features a wonderful display of artwork, lots of awards ribbons, hands-on activities, and musical performances by area youths.
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.
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.
Debra Magpie Earling is a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, and author of what has become a Native Clasic, Perma Red. She recently retired from the Creative Writing and Native Studies departments at U of Montana. Robert Stubblefield grew up on Monument, Oregon and was a very early Fishtrap […]
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.
Raffle: Purchase tickets for a chance to win one of two items.
Roger Amerman- beaded bag, or Dallas Dick- Framed Indian Relay Race Photo.
After reviewing why an Advanced Directive is so necessary and how it is used, this experienced duo (Janet Graham, MA retired Family Counselor, and Dr. Keith Graham, retired Internist) will review the three parts of the AD pamphlet and answer questions.
Author David H. Wilson will be at the Josephy Center to discuss his new—and highly acclaimed—book, Northern Paiutes of the Malheur: High Desert Reckoning in Oregon Country.
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.
National Geographic Photo Camp Oregon is a photography learning experience, led by National Geographic Explorers and photographers Sara Hylton and Tailyr Irvine. This event showcases local youth photography from the camp.
Library director, Rich Wandschneider, leads a Nez Perce history, culture and art discussion on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 1pm. It's free and will be held at the 2nd floor conference table.
Spend an hour with Rich every Thursday at 1pm where Rich talks about Nez Perce history and culture for an hour. Guests are welcome to share and ask questions. The event is free but donations are always welcome.
Janet and Keith Graham will be here on September 13 from 10am-12pm to teach a workshop on ADVANCED DIRECTIVES. The workshop is free, but donations are welcome.
Join our festival in September for our 40th anniversary event!
Come enjoy a fabulous opening ceremony for the 40th annual Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts, in beautiful Joseph, Oregon!
We continue to show the remaining pieces of the festival through the end of the month. This exhibit is not exhaustive, as some items have been returned and sold after the opening weekend.
Seth Kinzie will talk about his travels through Ethiopia, Somalia, and Malawi, and Joan Gilbert and Kasiah Sword will do live "peace mapping" painting throughout the event. Don't miss it!
For this year’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Safe Harbors has teamed up with the Josephy Center and local artist Pam Beach to offer painting classes as a space for participants to explore how violence or abuse has impacted their lives.
Join us for this wonderful Brown Bag on Tuesday, September 27 at noon. Rich will interview Ellen Morris Bishop and Rita Ehrler who recently released Stories of Wallowa Lake - A History of the Lake and Its Communities.
We're hiring a new intern! Come join our team.
A three-year journey exploring Wallowa Lake while exploring mediums, techniques and styles, by local artist Joan Gilbert.
Library Assistant position now available for the Josephy Library of Western History and Culture. 25-30 hours per week, beginning mid-October.
The Josephy Center and Safe Harbors are jointly sponsoring a "community read" of Tina Ontiveros' award-winning memoir, Rough House. The author will be at the new Fishtrap space, the Bowlby Building on Main Street in Enterprise, on Thursday, October 13, at 7:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public.
Kristy Athens and Janis Carper discuss the art of multi-media collage: their techniques, and their approaches and goals for their work.
The impact of violence on our world, on our communities, and on ourselves, has tangled roots that run deep— detangling those roots through self-expression is, for many, a path toward healing and reclamation.
Come join us for free food, drinks, music, dancing and kids art activities. For ten years, The Josephy Center for Arts and Culture has provided high-caliber exhibits, arts education and programs. We are excited to celebrate our accomplishments with our donors, volunteers, and friends!
Learn from local legend Steve Arment the basics of relief woodcarving. Bring your ideas and designs if you have them!
CALL TO ARTISTS...LITTLE WORKS...The Josephy Center is proud to announce our winter fundraiser that supports our YOUTH ARTS PROGRAM (scholarships, Missoula Children's Theater, the Youth Art Festival, Internships, Alternative Education art classes, etc).
This is a fun and easy-to-learn technique that puts an artsy looseness to even the simplest of line drawings. Beginners and high school students are welcome.
Allen Pinkham on Plateau drums and drumming, in a zoom format.
Join us November 10th at noon for a discussion of "The Forest Lover" by Susan Vreeland. The story of Emily Carr's troubled career as an artist is a long and sometimes tedious journey.. National acclaim waited until Emily was in her 50s, waited while she overcame being just a good "woman artist," waited until Native themes were ok in polite Canadian society.
The authors of Eminent Oregonians: Three Who Matter will be hosting a virtual author event via Zoom at noon on Tuesday, November 22.
After two years of presenting their holiday concert as an online event, the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance is pleased to again be celebrating the holiday season with a variety of holiday music on Sunday afternoon, December 18th at Josephy Center for Arts and Culture. $10 Donation.
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.
JCAC is excited to bring back our annual Women's Art Exhibit for 2023. The theme for Women's History Month 2023 is "Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories ." We invite artists to submit artwork to our call - it can follow this theme or can be open to artists work that want to be apart of the Women's Art Show without be constricted to a theme.
The closing reception will include a performance by Bart Bugwig, and a short film about the Maxville Heritage Interpretive Center project Hello Neighbor.
Free and open to all ages, longest running Chess Club in Eastern Oregon.
Auburn’s current work is pulled from the fluidity of the nature she surrounds herself with, and she is constantly striving to push the boundaries and dimensions of fluid acrylics and mixed media.