Be Inspired!

The Columbia River Gorge is full of creative energy and plenty of that creative energy has manifested here in The Dalles Area. Come experience the life changing beauty of this gorgeous art with us!

Galleries & Studios

The 506 Gallery

The 506 Gallery

The 506 Gallery is a place to display and sell works created by adults with developmental disabilities, and local artists, as part of the Art Connect program. Both gallery and program are part of Opportunity Connections, a charitable, private, nonprofit organization, incorporated in 1967.

Manion Studios

Manion Studios

Whimsical and bright. This multipurpose space is a gallery, studio, and antiques shop. Manion Studios offers paint nights, watercolor, and comics classes.

The Dalles Art Center

The Dalles Art Center

Open 11am-5pm – Tuesday – Saturday The Dalles Art Center facility is a designated historic building by the State of Oregon. The building served as a library until 1966 when The Dalles Wasco-County Public Library moved.

Maryhill Museum of Art

Maryhill Museum of Art

Housed in a glorious Beaux Arts mansion on 5,300 acres high above the Columbia River, Maryhill Museum of Art opened to the public May 13th, 1940 and today remains one of the Pacific Northwest’s most enchanting cultural destinations. Maryhill Museum of Art collects, presents and preserves art and historical and natural resources, to enrich and educate residents and visitors of the Pacific Northwest. For class schedules, exhibition info, and events check out their website.

National Neon Sign Museum

National Neon Sign Museum

The National Neon Sign Museum is dedicated to providing a dynamic and entertaining environment that promotes an understanding and appreciation of advertising and signage and the unique role it has played in American history. It will provide historical, social, and cultural relevance through the exhibition of more than 20,000 square feet of electrifying signs, ephemera, and interactive displays that date from the late 1800‘s through the 1960’s.

Nichols Art Glass

Nichols Art Glass

Nichols Art Glass is a 2700 square foot studio and gallery filled with beautiful and unique blown glass pieces. Andy approaches his craft in a non- traditional manner. Striving to challenge the boundaries with every piece and maximize his individual capacities and style. Nichols Art Glass supplies to numerous galleries throughout the Northwest. In addition, several larger installations may be found in regional hotels and lodges. Andy Nichols is dedicated to his art and to the adventures that hot glass takes him. Come explore and see what new adventures Andy is taking today.

Westwind Frame & Gallery

Westwind Frame & Gallery

Whether you need custom picture framing or art conservation consulting services, you can be assured, that Westwind Frame & Gallery will provide you with outstanding service backed with workmanship guarantee that lasts the lifetime of your artwork. Westwind Frame & Gallery also feature the works of local and regional artists, carry a wide variety of top quality tabletop frames, gifts, and seasonal artistic home decor. And is home to an exclusive gallery for Tumbleweed Photography, and award-winning photographer, Jim Semlor. Please visit us online for more details.