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Local artist and ACE instructor, Theresa Henderson, showcases her exploration of the acrylic pour technique. This fluid and fun painting style (which Theresa teaches at ACE!) allows for improvisation and an explosion of color on the canvas.Find out more »
Come explore the world of encaustics! A form of painting used by the ancient Egyptians and Romans, encaustics relies on hot beeswax to deliver pigments and create textures.Find out more »
Dia de Los Muertos / Day of the Dead is the result of a fusion between the Catholic All Souls’ Day and pre-Columbian indigenous traditions of Mexico. Combining folk art, vibrant colors, music, food and community with a focus on the importance of family, Dia de Los Muertos is an opportunity for meaningful reflection and celebration through various artistic mediums.Find out more »
Help us honor community - past and present - with a Dia de Los Muertos celebration on Friday, Nov 2. Screening of Pixar's Coco + food, family, & face-painting! Join us to learn about this special holiday, recognized by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage, whether it is your first Dia de Los Muertos or one of many.Find out more »
During Handmade Holidays, our most popular annual event, the ACE galleries transform into a festive marketplace of local and handmade goods. It’s the perfect time to do some holiday shopping while supporting local artists and makers.Find out more »
What’s in a day? Local artist Jeremy Clark in the Co-op Gallery will explore the separate moments of one day - hope, anticipation, the unexpected and the inevitable - with a progression of oil, charcoal, and multimedia pieces.Find out more »
New name, same great exhibit! 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.Find out more »
Registration cancellations & transfers must be made through Art Center East at (541) 624-2800 48 hours or more before the class start time. We cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations received after the 48-hour cutoff. Exceptions will be considered for medical or family emergencies. ACE will honor a refund, minus a $10 administration fee when the cancellation is made 48 hours or more before class start date. When a class is canceled due to low enrollment, we will issue a refund for all registration fees. ACE will contact you in the event of a cancellation.