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The arts inspire us. They foster curiosity, provoke new ideas, and impel conversations. Throughout the year, Scalehouse presents exhibitions, events and speakers featuring artists, designers, writers, filmmakers, creative thinkers, and problem solvers.

Scalehouse Gallery is a contemporary art space dedicated to the display and discussion of emerging and established contemporary artists with bold work representing a broad range of identities and perspectives.

A series of evenings with extraordinary voices in art and design talking about creativity and contemporary culture. Scalehouse Voices Speakers' Series is in partnership with OSU-Cascades and held at OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, or online.

The Community-Based Mural Project aims to use art and creativity to provoke thought, challenge assumptions and shape how the community defines houselessness.

Past Programs

 Art + Words is a multi-disciplinary event that convenes writers, creative thinkers, performers and artists to encourage collaboration and inspiration across artforms. 

We partnered with The Bulletin to raise funds to help Central Oregon’s creative artists -- musicians, visual artists, performers and creative workers — who have experienced financial loss and unexpected expenses due to COVID-19.

The Patricia Clark Studio honors Pat’s legacy and her original vision of Scalehouse by providing free studio space to working artists, a space for arts education programming, and a place to remember Pat.

The ANNEX is a space dedicated to showing emerging local artists. Through an open online application, artists will submit work and show proposals.


The Native Arts + Culture Project features murals created by Native Artists from the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.

Scalehouse Art Lab Arts Education Program is an innovative initiative designed to empower and inspire art educators and middle and high school students through immersive contemporary arts education. 


Scalehouse partnered with Americans for the Arts on the Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), the sixth national study of the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry.

In collaboration with Arts & Culture Alliance and the City of Bend, Scalehouse introduced Bend’s first Creative Laureate Jason Graham, aka MOsley WOtta. He is an American visual artist, performer, educator, speaker, and hiphop producer residing in Central Oregon since 1992.

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