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

Winter Students’ Survey Results

Thanks to all who took the survey. We are looking at the suggestions for changes. Two of them are already in progress. There were 54 students enrolled in WAC Winter term classes. Of those, 28 surveys were returned. All...

Glass Workshops Announced

Lucy Berger has just announced the next dates she will be teaching a Glass Blowing Workshop at the WAC. They are: April 12th and 13th, May 17th and 18th and June 7th and 8th. Sign-up and enjoy our new Glass Facility.


Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how the program works: • Sign up for the Community Rewards...

Spring Class Schedule is Up

The Spring Class Schedule for both adult and kids classes is now on-line. Just go to the menu tab that says classes and select which you want, adult or kids. Mommy and Me with Nikki Svarverud is a brand new offering for...

Call for Artisans’ Village Artists

Karin Putnam, the Events Coordinator for the Willamette Art Center, announced that the Oregon State Fair Artisans’ Village applications are available. She stated that the Village is still looking for a lathe...

Anonymous Donation Pays for Oaks Gallery Face Lift

Willamette Art Center Board President Roger Williams announced today that we have received a anonymous gift of $2000.00 to completely cover the cost of changing the gallery. And any money left over is to be put toward...