About Bend Art Center

Located in Bend’s historic Box Factory, Bend Art Center offers a unique mix of exhibition and studio space. The Bend Art Center gallery brings a different mix of contemporary and historical art to Central Oregon audiences. Bend Art Center is also home A6 Print Studio, a professional printmaking and book-arts studio. Exhibits, workshops, and arts education programs work in concert to foster a deeper understanding of ourselves and our world.

Our Mission

We amplify art’s power to explore our world, discover ourselves, and understand each other.

Whale Song school program 2016

Our Vision

Bend Art Center provides creative and educational art experiences for Central Oregon residents and visitors of all ages. We’re working to expand community access to the arts through low- and no-cost arts education programs and exhibits. We support the growth of local artists by offering studio access, workshops and professional development. Through our programs and partnerships, we aim to create vibrant, educated, creative communities in our region.

Meet our Staff & Board

 A6 gallery visitor at Curtis Exhibit 2015Support our work

Bend Art Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization. Community donations support our school programs, exhibits and workshops, enabling us to serve more than 4,000 people each year. By supporting our programs, you help create vibrant, educated, and artistic communities in Central Oregon.

Give to art and art will give back.
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