Oregon Community Foundation Celebration
Come celebrate philanthropy in Wallowa County with a gathering hosted by the Oregon Community Foundation. Complete with appetizers and conversation.
Thursday, Oct. 1 from 4:30 PM – 6 PM. Free!
Talk by Author Craig Lesley
May 14 – 7 PM
“Growing up in Eastern Oregon in the Fifties,” by the Pultizer award-winning author of Burning Fence & The Sky Fisherman. $10
“Sock Hop” Fundraiser
May 16 – 6 PM
Come join us for a time warp party. Dress in 1950’s garb, enter fun contests, drink martinis or a root beer float, and enjoy 1950’s tunes! Tickets on sale now
Korean War Veteran Talk
Tuesday, May 19th – 7 PM
Alan Lertzman, VP of the Oregon Trail Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association, will be coming to Josephy to talk about the his experience in the Korean War
1950’s Brown Bag Lectures
May 12th at Noon: Mechanization of agriculture in the county, with Tom Butterfield, Melvin Brink, and others.
May 19th at Noon: Mary Lou Brink: “From the Philippines to Zumwalt, 1959”
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!
Nuunimnix Art Show Opening
Saturday May 30th, 3:00 – 7:00 PM
Doors open 2:30 – Refreshements – No Host Bar – Native American Drumming – Speakers – Celebration
Susan Collett’s Celebration of Life
Susan’s artwork and jewelry will be on display. There will be live background music, shared stories, catered food, and drink. Please come celebrate the life of this extraordinary woman and artist.
Sunday, September 27th at the Josephy Center from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. All are welcome.
Artist-In-Residence Brown Bag Talks!
June 16 – Noon – Cecelia Whitehorse – Julia Whitewolf Family Tree
June 22 – Noon – Cecelia Whitehorse – Julia Whitehorse Regalia
June 23 – Noon – Celeste Whitehorse – Julia Whitewolf Photography
Cecelia is our June artist-in-residence member for the Nuunimnix Art Exhibit.
Jaime Pinkham of the Nez Perce
Thursday June 25 – 7 PM
This amazing Nez Perce leader will talk about a turning point in natural resources in the country, when Indians began to be part of the conversation.
Open Weave Class
June 24th & 25th: 1-5 PM – FREE!
Taught by our Nuunimnix Artist-in-Residence Cece Whitewolf – focusing on any of the a veritable feast of weaving with different materials: sweet grass, cedar, sedge, juncus, pine needle, cattail, bear grass, and more!
Come stop by anytime during the open weave – this is a very generous offer that includes free materials!
Thursday, July 2nd – 7 PM – $10 Suggested Donation
We have a lot of great classical and contemporary pianists here in Wallowa County. We thought it was time you heard them all on the same stage! They’ll be providing a snapshot of the music they create at this special Josephy show in the beginning of July. Come get your seat early…and don’t be surprised to hear two pianos played for four hands 🙂
Mountain Dulcimer Extravanganza
Friday July 3rd – 7:30 PM
$10 / Adults. $5 / Kids 12 & Under.
Heidi Muller, Bob, Webb, Karen Mueller, and Steve Eulberg will be leading this tremendous dulcimer concert – a culmination of the 2015 Music Alliance Dulcimer Camp.
Ron Wyden Town Hall
Friday, July 3rd – 2-4 PM – Free
A town hall style Q & A for Wallowa County with Oregon Senator Ron Wyden (D), here at Josephy! All are welcome.
Brown Bag: “The last 20,000 years of Earth’s climate”
Tuesday July 28 @ Noon. Free to the public! Lecture by esteemed climatologist Dr. Gerald North.
Live and Up Front with Photographers
Kendrick Moholt, David Paul Bayles and Dan Thornton will speak on Friday, July 31 at 7 for our ‘Live and Up Front’ artist lecture series. Please join us for these slide show presentations from the ‘Wild Landscape of Eastern Oregon’ judges. Learn about the judges and their creative paths.
Brown Bag Lunch – Conflict Resolution
Arlene and Jean-Claude Audergons have been living on Alder Slope in Wallowa County for 22 years–part-time! The rest of the time has seen them in the Balkans working with post-war conflict resolution, and in London, where they head up a team and a school of conflict resolution. Lecture this Tuesday, August 11, at noon, at the Josephy Center. Free & open to the public.