As a VENUEHost your event…

Perfect For Your Occasion! We’re pleased to offer spaces for rent to groups and individuals for a wide variety of events. Our room rentals combine the best of a do-it-yourself party and a gorgeous venue. Grab family or friends and put on a unique wedding, shower or party of any kind! We have free high-speed wireless internet in most parts of the building and we’re within easy walking distance to several restaurants and lodging options. AND, we have linens available! We also promote local restaurants and caterers, so if there are some things you DON’T want to do yourself, we can provide a list of food and beverage service providers as well as florists, musicians and more. Looking to add fun to a birthday party? We can provide instruction and materials for an age-appropriate make-and-take art project in our Art Studio. For small groups, the Art Studio provides an all-in-one spot for art project, cake and other activities. For larger groups, add the activity to your Bamboo Room Rental. Three distinctive spaces are available:

  • Pearson Auditorium: The Pearson Auditorium is a beautiful and spacious setting for weddings, receptions, reunions, performances and other small to medium scale events. The Auditorium is equipped with a lighting system and a portable stage is available. The excellent acoustics make it a terrific place for both amateur and professional musicians to perform. A Steinway baby grand piano is available at no extra charge. You and your guests are welcome to browse the East Oregon Gallery and the Pendleton Foundation Trust Fine Craft Gallery during your event.
    • Capacity: Seated Dinner – 80 guests; Theater Style – 110 guests; Cocktail Reception – 200 guests
  • Bamboo Room: The Bamboo Room provides a private, comfortable setting for weddings, receptions, reunions, performances and other small to medium scale events. Named for its bamboo flooring, it has an adjacent kitchenette that is a convenient spot for limited food preparation. The view overlooks the Umatilla River through large sunny windows.
    • Capacity: Seated Dinner – 80 guests
  • Lorenzen Board Room: The Lorenzen Board Room is the perfect size for small meetings, brunches, employee training, depositions, and other events where an intimate setting is preferred. The space also hosts rotating exhibits and has a nice view of the river.
    • Capacity: Meeting Style – 20 guests

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As a SHOPDiscover unique gifts…

The Pendleton Foundation Trust Fine Craft Gallery: If you’re looking for the shortest path from the artist’s hand to your home, this is the place. Our fine craft sales gallery, features the work of some of the best artisans in the region. Our relationship with professional and emerging artists allows us to showcase their newest work and, very often, one-of-a-kind offerings. Whether you’re looking for a wedding, birthday, or anniversary gift, or just a little something for yourself, we’ve got something for you. And our members always receive an additional 10% off all purchases. Our craft gallery is made possible by the Pendleton Foundation Trust, whose very generous donation made renovation of the space possible.

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Be a DONORShow that you care…


Become a Member/Supporter. Becoming a member is easy – just find your membership level (five are available).You’ll receive special member benefits depending on your level of support – in addition to the great feeling you get when you provide for the success of an important community service! (Our memberships are based on a 12 month cycle, so no matter when you join you’ll receive a full year of benefits.) Beyond a regular membership, we hope you’ll consider a Premier Level Membership. Patrons, Sustainers and Benefactors are an important part of keeping the organization strong. Membership at specified levels is offered: * Young Adult * Individual * Household * Business * Supporter * Benefactor, and * Patron.


If you would like to just give to the cause without a membership, we’d love that too. Gifts of any amount are encouraged.

  • Year-End Contributions: THANK YOU for supporting the work of the Pendleton Center for the Arts and our mission of providing opportunities for creative expression and community connection. After making your contribution, you can go to to learn why matching the amount, up to $500 per person, helps PCA. (And you get that whole match back as a tax credit!)
  • Matching Gifts: After you donate to PCA, you can match it with a donation to the Oregon Cultural Trust. The State of Oregon rewards you for supporting Culture by providing a 100% tax credit at the end of the year. The funds given to the Trust come back to Umatilla County in the form of grants to organizations like ours.
  • Support First Draft Writers’ Series: The First Draft Writers’ Series brings authors and poets of note to the Pendleton stage to share new work. On the third Thursday of each month people who love the written word gather at the PCA’s Pearson Auditorium to hear our featured authors as well as three to five minute open mic readings by local emerging writers. Your contribution will help us cover staff time, marketing and reader honorariums for First Draft Writers’ Series. THANK YOU!

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