Nightingale Gallery

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The Nightingale Gallery is eastern Oregon’s premier exhibition venue for contemporary art and advanced curatorial practice. Situated in the heart of the EOU campus, the Nightingale showcases provocative, academically rigorous exhibitions celebrating the diverse cultural landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. Now Open Saturdays 12-4pm

Land Acknowledgment: We humbly acknowledge the original inhabitants of the land Eastern Oregon University is upon: the Cayuse, Umatilla, Walla Walla, and Nez Perce people. We celebrate their traditions, languages and stories, and acknowledge their continuing connection to this land, water, and community.

Current Exhibition

Gala Bent: Under Water, Outer Space

October 4 – October 30, 2019
Artist Talk: October 30, 6-7pm

Inspired by the artist’s recent residency in Thingeyri, Iceland, this ambitious suite of drawings and intimately scaled sculptures posits cosmic and geologic forces as analogs of human creativity. Learn More>

Read an interview with the artist here.

Visit our Exhibitions page for details about past, current and upcoming shows.

Call for Entries

The Nightingale Gallery now reviews exhibition proposals on an ongoing basis. Visit our Call for Entries page to learn more about submitting a proposal. Learn More>

Contact Us

Faculty Director
Scott Gleeson

Student Director
Nickie Voltaire


Instagram @nightingale_gallery


Hours: T-F 11-4, Sat 12-4
Loso Hall 106
6th Street
La Grande, OR 97850