Registration for Paint Walla Walla is open!

September 10-11 & September 17-18, 2018 En plein air workshop & fundraising exhibition PaintWalla Walla, hosted by Carnegie Picture Lab, is an annual event inspired by nonagenarian artist Margaret Walters. Now celebrating it’s sixth year, the workshop offers artists the opportunity to paint or draw at four scenic locations near Walla Walla. Your $25 fee supports the registration […]

Introducing a summer art workshop for kids!

Join Picture Lab for two days of painting and drawing – outside. This June 25 & 26th, from 9 AM to 1 PM kids 5-12 will learn oil pastel and watercolor skills in the mornings at the studio and then walk to the Whitman College campus to create ‘en plain air’ (outside, for those who […]

Take our Parent/Guardian Survey (please!)

Are you a parent or guardian to an elementary school student who receives our programming? Great! Can you please take a moment to complete a short survey here: Thank you so much!

Bonnie Griffith’s Pastel Bootcamp

Grab your pastels and work en plein air! Held Tuesday, May 29 from 9 AM to 4 PM at the Carnegie Picture Lab studio at 515 E. Main Street in downtown Walla Walla. This adult workshop focuses on the pastel approach to plein air painting, thumbnail sketches (value studies), composition, light and technique; with a […]

Grown Ups Art Party

Jealous that elementary students get to have all the fun? Join Carnegie Picture Lab for the first-ever Grown Ups Art Party! Hear from Sheehan Gallery Co-Curator Kynde Kiefel about one of Walla Walla’s true originals, Ruth Fluno, and create your own character portrait! Thursday,April 26 7-8:30 PM Studio TwoZeroTwo 202 E. Main Street, Walla Walla. Register here:  space is […]

Spring Volunteer Workshops are this Wednesday & Thursday

Calling all volunteers! We are offering our Volunteer Training Workshops take place this week! Please plan on attending on: Wednesday, March 28 at 10 AM, Wednesday, March 28 at 5:30 PM, or Thursday, March 29 at 10 AM. Here at the Picture Lab studio at 515 E. Main Street. For more information, write

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 […]

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