Announcing 2017-18 School Year’s Artists!

We’ve created a dynamic slate of artists and projects for 2017-18, and we are looking forward to introducing them to an expanded roster of schools – now including Dixie Elementary and Grove Elementary in Milton-Freewater. (more)

Big thanks to all our volunteers & Fall trainings announced!

What a fabulous school year! Picture Lab is now in 10 elementary schools, serving nearly 4,000 students. During the summer, we are prepping for a new round of lessons. Want to get involved? The first Volunteer Workshop Trainings will be held on Wednesday, September 20 at 10-11:30 AM, and from 5:30-7:00 PM, OR on Thursday, […]

Don’t Miss the Volunteer Appreciation Party!

We are excited to honor those of you who chose to nourish the creativity of the Walla Walla Valley’s elementary schoolchildren by teaching or assisting in the classroom, or otherwise supporting Picture Lab. The festivities get underway Thursday, May 25th from 5:30-7:00. La Monarca will be here and we’ll also have beverages and treats.

Missed the Volunteer Training Workshops?

If you missed the volunteer training sessions last week, be sure to schedule a time to learn our lessons and projects on Mary Cassatt, Henri Matisse, and the Ukiyo-e printmakers of Japan. Send us an email to, or call 526-6921, we’d be happy to train you!

Explore, Discover & Create with Carnegie Picture Lab and…

…the Walla Walla Symphony! Don’t miss this free family-friendly event on Saturday, March 18th. Learn about Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition”  from Leah Wilson-Velasco, hear selections played by pianist Jackie Wood, and artist Kandyce King will share tips on abstract painting. Artists of all ages can paint to the music. Two sessions Noon – and 1:00.

Spring Volunteer Training Workshop dates

We’ll share learning plans and project details on Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30-7:00, and again on Thursday, April 13, from 5:30-7:00.

Donate today to support Carnegie Picture Lab!

Your support today nourishes the creativity of over 3,900 elementary students in the Walla Walla Valley. We bring art education – about  fine artists, including an art project – into over 150 classrooms three times each year. Classroom teachers typically don’t have the resources, or the time – but we will, with your help. Click […]

Missed the training workshops? You can still volunteer…

We had a great turnout at our volunteer training workshops last week, folks left inspired to teach portraiture, printmaking and color collages and Mary Cassatt, Ukiyo-e printmakers and Henri Matisse. If you missed the workshops, give us a call at (509) 526-6921 or email us at and we will set you up with individualized […]

It’s been a wonderful year!

Picture Lab taught over 3,900 students interactive hands-on lessons about artists Jim Dine, Wassily Kandinsky, and Pablo Picasso. Students painted with watercolors, made 3-D sculptures, and drew with oil pastels. Take a look at a snapshot of our year here.

We are ready to celebrate!

 Tonight is the night to honor our volunteers. We look forward to a fun evening, beginning at 5:30, right here at the Picture Lab studio, 515 E. Main Street, downtown Walla Walla.

Carnegie Picture Lab is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that focuses on art eduction in Walla Walla valley schools. Read more about CPL here .