The Contemporary Bend

Giving shape to a new contemporary creative center in Bend, Oregon through programming and events that promote creative thinking, innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration.


ScaleHouse seeks to connect creative thinkers, providing opportunities for artist congregation and collaboration, cross-pollination, education and exhibition. By collecting the creative energy that is currently diffused across the community, that energy intensifies, sparking new ideas, new relationships and new awareness of Bend’s rich creative culture.



Creative Workshops presented by ScaleHouse

The producers of the Bend Design Conference present UNBEND 2017, four creative workshops designed for participants to learn new techniques, new skills and new ways to look at things.