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The Arts Center

700 SW Madison Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333-4514
+1 541-754-1551
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Jewel of Corvallis

The Arts Center is a sometimes overlooked jewel in the center of Corvallis. Housed in an old church... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Brian E
Local Artwork

A good place to go to see talented local artists' work. A small gift area allows one to purchase... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
periwinkle10
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Corvallis, Oregon
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The Arts Center fosters creativity and engagement with the arts, to inspire personal growth and community well-being. We offer arts exhibits, arts classes for all ages, free community art-making events every 2nd Saturday, and arts programming bringing arts to school classrooms, community groups, living centers.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (6 reviews)
“old church” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
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700 SW Madison Ave, Corvallis, OR 97333-4514
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The Arts Center is a sometimes overlooked jewel in the center of Corvallis. Housed in an old church building the interior is bright and airy, the architecture perfect for it's present use as a gallery/gift shop. The exhibits change on a monthly basis and represent...More

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Cynthia S, Manager at The Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks for sharing your positive experience at The Arts Center. We love to engage our visitors with creativity. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

A good place to go to see talented local artists' work. A small gift area allows one to purchase cool and unique gifts.

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Cynthia S, Director at The Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for stopping by and sharing a short review.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

You can see this small gallery in just a few minutes, and it has a nice shop in the front. Great space in an old church

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Cynthia S, General Manager at The Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thanks for visiting and leaving a review!

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Arts Center in Corvallis has a series of rotating exhibits in its one large and two small exhibit spaces. They are uniformly excellent and draw on local, regional and national artists. There is also a gift shop curated with a variety of objects you...More

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Cynthia S, Director at The Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Appreciate your taking the time to leave a review!

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

The staff are friendly and knowledgeable. They are always willing to discuss the current exhibit. The exhibits change frequently and consist of a lot of local artists. The gift shop has numerous items from local artists, and they take credit cards. Near Central Park and...More

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Cynthia S, Executive Director at The Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thanks so much for the positive review. We love having visitors see the variety of local artwork available in our region.

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Reviewed 5 February 2016

Staff is genuinely pleasant, exhibits are generally interesting with local creativity on display, and it's only a block west of the downtown core -- at the south edge of Central Park.

1  Thank James R
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Staff and volunteers are knowledgeable, friendly, and professional. It always has interesting art in its gallery, that changes frequently. The Art Center is free, but they do have a donation jar. They also have a gift shop, that has a lot of items from local...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

This small arts centre in a former church is a delightful place to visit. An outstanding exhibition of fabulous quilts was on display when we were there and well as a good selection of well made and attractive craft items for sale in the gift...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Located inside a restored church, this was a quick but interesting stop. Very fascinating art exhibits and the gift shop featured some eclectic items. Glad we stopped by. And it was near Central Park with some unique statues.

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Reviewed 25 March 2015

The Arts Center is located in a re-purposed, fairly old church in Corvallis' downtown. Easy to walk to, easy to enjoy its exhibits in the vaulted confines of its restored space. It's intimate yet still large enough to provide personal space among the other visitors...More

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Cynthia S, Director at The Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

So glad you stopped in and that our church outside didn't keep you from seeing the contemporary creativity inside. Come visit again! And bring some seafood!

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