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Art Show Schedule 2016

Ruby Peak Film Festival Showing • Wednesday, Sept. 14th, 7:00 pm

Where: Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, Main Street, Joseph
Cost: Free, Open to the Public

Enjoy the winning films of the 2016 annual Ruby Peak Film Festival competition. This festival is held in Eastern Oregon celebrating the creation of short films in just 48 hours. Check out their Facebook page and www.rubypeakfilmfest.com for more information.


En Plein Air Competition Artists' Quick Finish • Thursday, Sept. 15th, 3:00 pm

Where: Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, Main Street, Joseph
Cost: Free, Open to the Public

Our En Plein Air Artists will be at the Josephy Center to put finishing touches on their work, mat, frame, and hang their work. You are invited to follow the artists during the day and watch the final leg of the competition.


Joseph Gallery Walk • Thursday, Sept. 15th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Where: Galleries on Main Street Joseph
Cost: Free, Open to the Public

Joseph's Galleries invite you stroll the length of our beautiful Main Street in all it's glorious Autum Colors and drop in for a visit. Let our galleries entertain you and be sure to put your name in the hat for a chance to win five free raffel tickets. Our raffel prize is a spectacular, turned wood vase, valued at $3000, by local featured artist Tom Clevenger which is on display at Stewart Jones Designs gallery and featured on our poster.


En Plein Air Reception • Thursday, Sept. 15th, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, Main Street, Joseph
Cost: Free, Open to the Public

This year's cadre of Plein Air Artists invite you to top off your evening with their opening reception at the Josephy Center. All work will be beautifully displayed and ready for viewing.  Awards for artists' work will be given for 1st Place, 2nd Place, Honorable Mention, and Artists Choice.


Ruby Peak Film Festival Showing • Friday, Sept. 16th, 3:00 pm and Saturday, Sept. 17th, 1:00 pm

Where: Josephy Center for Arts and Culture, Main Street, Joseph
Cost: Free, Open to the Public

If you missed the showing on the 14th, come by and enjoy our short films by Eastern Oregon film makers!


 Opening Night Artists' Reception • Friday, Sept. 16th, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Where: Joseph Community Center
Cost: $25 at the door, $20 in advance. Available online at wallowavalleyarts.org

Our featured, annual Fine Arts Show kicks off with an elegant reception and a chance to mingle with the artists. Select a free hand painted wine glass created by local artisans specifically for this event. Savor sumptuous hors d' oeuvres and sip wine while your eyes feast upon the diversity of fine art assembled for you.  The evening will include a special showcase of local Youth Artists and your first opportunity to bid on our silent auction pieces.

 View Opening Night Photos


Open Public Showing • Saturday, Sept. 17th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Where: Joseph Community Center
Cost: Free, Open to the Public

Enjoy Art Exhibits, Live Music, Artist Demonstrations and more! Take your time to view those favorite works of art on display at your liesure.

View Winners Photos


Quick Draw • Saturday, Sept. 17th, 6:30 - 10:00 pm

Raffel Drawing • 9:00 pm
Where: Joseph Community Center
Cost: $5 at the door

Doors open at 6:30 pm - painting starts at 7:00 pm

Join us for a fast paced, fun filled evening where artists create and complete a work of art in 1 1/2 hours while patrons bid on the pieces as they come to life. Enjoy live music, art, hors d 'oeuvrves and no-host wine.  This is a great opportunity to purchase that special one-of-a-kind piece of art you witnessed come to completion and discover a new artist.

Our Raffel Drawing is for a highly prized, turned wood vase by local featured artist Tom Clevenger, valued at $3000. We hope you purchased lots of tickets!

You don't want to miss it!

Night of Quick Draw Photos


Open Public Showing • Sunday, Sept. 18th, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Silent Auction Bids Close • 1:30 pm
Where: Joseph Community Center
Cost: Free, Open to the Public

This is your last chance to view or purchase origional art! Silent Auction bids close at 1:30 pm - Art buyers can pick up their purchases at 2pm.