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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 the evening ofFriday, 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 »
Art by Jeremy Clark. Artist talk at 7:05PM. Light refreshments & electronic music setlist by dj suspension.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 »
Art Center East is excited to feature the Third Annual Fiber Arts & Jewelry Exhibit: Fiber Goes Vogue. This exhibition showcases a collection of works made by regional fiber and jewelry artists. As inspiration for their work, each artist selected a page from Vogue; the iconic fashion and lifestyle magazine.Find out more »
Local artist and ACE ceramics instructor, Trevor Durr, showcases his newest body of work which stems from his functional pottery. Expanding on the imagery used on his mugshot mug series, he depicts distinguished icons at a large, raw, and vulnerable state; revealing we’re all human.Find out more »
The annual EOU Junior Art Exhibition this year is titled Unearthed. Seven EOU students are presenting pieces for the event: Mariela Caldera, Hannah Flower, Christina Gillis Nunez, Meredith Matthews, Alexander Navarro, Hannah Smith, and Olivia Starks.Find out more »
Art After Death, features Union County at-risk youths. The exhibition is coordinated and curated by Theo Miller, a diversion counselor at the Union County Juvenile Department who leads its “Creative Arts” classes at Art Center East. Art After Death is the fourth showcase of works created in these free weekly classes, open to participants 18 years old and younger.Find out more »
One of that Valley’s newest artists, John Richey recently moved to Cove from Tallahassee, Florida. An abstract sculptor and painter, Richey’s work encompasses an improvisational, three-dimensional approach to both of his mediums.Find out more »
Join us for the opening reception of Chromatic Pressure: Paintings and Sculpture by John Richey. Meet the artist and be the first to see this exciting exhibit. Free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments. About the artist: One of that Valley’s newest artists, John Richey recently moved to Cove from Tallahassee, Florida. An abstract sculptor and painter, Richey’s work encompasses an improvisational, three-dimensional approach to both of his mediums. Spare in color and texture, Richey leaves room for…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.