Lillian Pitt is coming to Walla Walla!

So excited to announce that Lillian Pitt is coming to Walla Walla for our Explore, Discover & Create with Carnegie Picture Lab, on Saturday, March 17th with a presentation at 11:00 AM.  A renowned artist with Wasco/Warm Springs and Yakama heritage, Ms. Pitt’s work has been a focus of our classroom lessons this year. The […]

Don’t Miss the Carnegie Picture Show!

The Walla Walla Public Library is alive with student art from our classroom lessons! The art will be on display till January 31, and we are holding a celebration at the library on Saturday, January 20 from 10-1. Artist Lindsay Tebeck will give an ink to digital art demonstration at 11:00. The event is FREE […]

Volunteer Training Workshops this Wednesday @ 5:30 & Thursday at 10:00 AM

You’re invited! If you would like a rewarding way to volunteer in the schools, attend a training session to teach or assist with our art classes. We’ll be teaching the lessons about Emily Carr and Lillian Pitt on Wednesday, 1/10 at 5:30 and Thursday, 1/11 at 10:00 AM. Held at 515 E. Main Street in […]

Add volunteering at Picture Lab as a resolution!

“This is the most rewarding volunteer work I have ever done for my child’s education.” – so said a brand new volunteer just now! Don’t miss out on the fun and satisfaction of teaching art history and art-making to elementary students. Get in on the action by attending our upcoming Volunteer Training Workshops: Wednesday, January […]

Don’t miss the Fall Lesson Review!

Hi Volunteers! We’ve set aside Tuesday, December 12th at noon for an hour-long review of this Fall’s lessons. Share and hear from other volunteers what worked well, what improvements you’d recommend, and eat cookies and drink cocoa while you’re at it! Here at 515 E. Main Street, at the Picture Lab studio.

Don’t miss the Alternative Gift Fair

Saturday, December 2 from 12-4 pm. Whitman College Reid Center – Young Ballroom.  Support area nonprofit organizations with this unique gift fair. Make a donation to the cause of your choice in honor of friends or loved ones and receive an attractive card with a description of the donation to present to your recipient(s). For […]

Still want to volunteer but missed the training workshops?

No problem! Just set up a time with Tracy or Kristie and we will teach you the lesson and how to do the project. Call 509-526-6921, or email:

Fall Volunteer Training Workshops 9/20 & 9/21

Don’t miss this opportunity to get involved as a Picture Lab volunteer. Attend the volunteer training of your choice: Wednesday, September 20 at 10-11:30 AM or 5:30-7:00 PM; and on Thursday, September 21 at 10:00-11:30 AM.You will learn the lesson being taught at the school you choose. Questions? email

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, […]

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