Union County is home to Eastern Oregon University and is the arts & cultural hub of Northeastern Oregon.
The city of La Grande offers unique arts & culture opportunities for community members and visitors alike. The symphony orchestra, live theater, and numerous art festivals all contribute to Union County’s growing arts community.
Arts Center East, a local arts-services organization, provides year-round artistic experiences at its historic Carnegie Library building. Their artistic offerings include a gift gallery, monthly art exhibits, art classes for children and adults, cultural events, workshops, and community ensemble opportunities.
Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra: Concerts in March, May & November, as well as a year-round chamber concert series.
http://granderondesymphony.org McKenzie Theater, La Grande.
Ladd Marsh Bird Festival: Birders get special access to wildlife areas, as well as opportunities to engage with local artists athe Plein Air Event. http://friendsofladdmarsh.org/bird-festival-2 Ladd Marsh Wildlife Area, 7 miles South of La Grande / Weekend after Mother’s Day
Season’s Faire: Celebrates local nd regional artists and is a fundraiser for a free two-day art & craft event for children in the Spring (Arts for All). http://www.unioncountychamber.org/item/season-s-faire Art Center East & Loso Hall, La Grande / 1st Weekend in November