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.
Arts For All: 25 inspiring and educational art stations in the widest variety of mediums and styles we can fit under one roof. This free event is an inspiring way to celebrate the arts in our community and has become a La Grande tradition. https://artcentereast.org/arts-for-all/ La Grande / April 20-21
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