Holiday Gala and Silent Auction

A BIG Thank you to everyone that participated, volunteered and donated to help make our auction a HUGE success!

Forever Friends

In honor of the orchard’s 25th anniversary as a park, UP for Arts is commissioning a life-sized bronze sculpture of a little girl offering an apple to a horse entitled “Forever Friends” by artist John Jewell.

Click here for more information on this project.  

Article in the University of University Place, Arches

2019 Art and Concert Series

All performances start at 7pm in the Library/Civic Atrium.

February 22nd
  • Pacific Northwest Chamber EnsembleCarson Farley, Clement Reid and Ian McKnight of the Pacific Northwest Chamber Ensemble will bring us a refreshing mix of blue grass and classical music for guitar, cello. flute, mandolin banjo and piano
  • Judith Lilly, Jewelry Artist 
March 29
April 26th
  • Jon Lackey and James Jelasic
  • UP for Arts Board Member showcase: Lori Forrest, Children's Author, Graphite Artist; Kathy Admire, photography; Barry Crust, wood art; Debbie Scoles, photography

Admission $15    Students $5  

Members always free!

Tickets available at the door.

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Fred Meyer gives back to the community through their community rewards program. To take advantage of this program and help support the arts go to and search for UP for Arts or our community number EB955

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Upcoming events

26 Apr 2019 7:00 PM • Civic/Library Atrium (36th and Bridgeport)

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