Main Gallery

We know that the Grande Ronde Valley is home to a vibrant community of artists. In homage to the wealth of talent that makes our little city so “La Grande,” The Big is our annual showcase of local artworks in all mediums.
December 6 – January 25

Co-op Gallery

The Portrait Connection is a nonprofit organization based in Bend that pairs critically ill children with fine artists who paint their portrait. At the September 6 opening reception (at EOU!), the artists from the Portrait Connection will unveil their paintings in front of the children and their families.
September 6 – October 26

Featured Program

The ACE Raffle Extravaganza runs from September 6 - December 6, 2019 with four rounds of drawings. This is a limited ticket raffle, with amazing prizes. New raffle items are added each month!

Serving Eastern Oregon

Historically, Art Center East has been the source of information sharing and a resource for fostering the growth of rural arts and cultural organizations in the Grande Ronde. Art Center East provides arts learning opportunities in regional schools through its Artist-in-Residence programs and oversees the Community School for the Arts program, which hosts private music lessons for children and adults, in addition to numerous community music projects.

Mission: Inspire, enrich, and interlace Eastern Oregon communities through creative expression.