Willamette Art Center


Empty Bowls

This video shows part of the creative process behind Empty Bowls: A Benefit for Marion Polk Food Share. Empty Bowls 2014 will take place on Nov 22nd and 23rd.

Jim Ransom Clay Pipe

Jim Ransom

Jim is a long time Willamette Art Center artist who teaches the Sat morning wheel throwing class. Jim is a skilled wheel thrower who also makes clay whistles.

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Latest News & Announcements

Holiday Sale

Empty Bowls was a great success. Thank-you to all who came and bought bowls to benefit Marion Polk Food Share. If you missed it or need something different for your Holiday gift giving, our Holiday Sale is December 6...

Empty Bowls Sale

Please join us on Nov. 22, Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM and Nov. 23, Sunday from noon to 4 PM for the annual Empty Bowls sale to benefit the Marion Polk Food Share. Help stop hunger in the community by dropping off your...

Andrea Peyton, November featured artist in the Oaks Gallery

Recent works by local artist, Andrea Peyton, will be featured in the Oaks Gallery at the Willamette Art Center from November 3 to 30th. Andrea is an original founder of the River Gallery in Independence, Oregon and has...

Holiday Ornament Class

Start a new family tradition for the holidays. Join local artist Doug Dacar for a three week class on holiday ornament making. Make your own style of ornaments with clay using rubber stamps, under glazes and slips to...

Election Results

The nominations and elections for 4 new Board Directors were held yesterday, October 9th, 2014. Your new Directors for 2015 are Greg Gregg, Rollie Smith, Rick Noyes, and Ken Jacobsen. The carry over Board Directors are:...

Talk with the Prez

Roger Williams, the president of the Board, would like to hear from you. Email him at cotton_60@msn.com with your concerns, or just to say how wonderful classes are at the WAC. All the directors, staff, and volunteers at...