Creative Connection, Free, No Fee!
Come and join us!
2nd Saturday Arts Day
Join The Arts Center every month for art making and activities for the whole family! It’s Free–no fee!
2nd Saturday of every month, 1-4 pm
The Arts Center Main Gallery
June 10, 2017 – Colors of Summer! Let’s bring in summer with color: we’ll make colorful wind flags and sun catchers to take home!
July 8, 2017 – Community Doodle – Join us and special guest artist, Jess Graff, in a large community doodle and showcase your creativity alongside neighbors and friends! Create pictures, patterns, or share a summer time poem on his artwork where everyone is welcome.
August 12, 2017 – Night Sky Painting – Explore the night sky in preparation for the eclipse on August 21. Together with Jess Graff, we’ll learn and share stories about the sky, the sun, and space; then, explore ink drawing with members of the community.
September 9, 2017 – Weaving Communities – Work with Jess Graff and other members of the community to create woven works of art from a variety of materials. No experience necessary as this weaving project will have something for every skill level.
Creative Play at Corvallis and Albany Farmers’ Markets
Come visit our Creative Play Artists Booths at the Farmers’ Markets in Corvallis and Albany! Exercise your own creativity and meet amazing local artists.
Join us in Downtown Albany
May 6, June 3
9 am – 1 pm
Come see us in Downtown Corvallis
June 21, July 5, August 9
& Saturday Market
May 20, September 16
9 am – 1 pm
Join us for a night of art, music, and conversation (ages 16 and up welcome). Use our supplies to try a new art project or bring your own. Show off projects you’ve been working on! Coloring pages and supplies will also be available.
3rd Tuesday of every month, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Corvallis Public Library: 645 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis
June 20th – Summer Solstice sun catchers!
Come find our art-making table at this year’s Midsummer Arts Festival, a free arts festival in Downtown Albany, presented by Midsummer Arts! Event line-up will include a collection of hands-on activities, workshops, demonstrations, and mini-performances, all in the shade of Monteith Riverpark.
August 5, 10 am – 6 pm
Monteith Park, Albany
Celebrate the solar eclipse with art! Join us as we make art inspired by the solar eclipse: eclipse sun catchers, corona art, and colorful viewers for all ages.
August 20, 10 am – 2 pm
Oregon State University, Corvallis
Participate in an international creativity movement and take an art break with us on the 1st Friday in September! Pop-up art break tables will appear all over Corvallis, and we’re throwing in our artist’s cap to add collage and community mosaic to the mix. Join us during our open gallery hours!
September 1, 12 – 5 pm
The Arts Center courtyard