Photo of sculptures and artwork in the Print Making Exihibit
Lincoln City Cultural Center - Delake School Building
Up close photo of a detailed wood sculpture
PJC Current Exhibit

PJ Chessman Gallery

The Traveler

A magnificent body of oil paintings created by John Oberdorf, painter/anthropologist, that dabble in the surreal while telling stories of days gone by, places that people have touched and are now being reclaimed by nature and landscapes that are deeply rooted in memory.

PJ Chessman Gallery - From the Ground Up
Fiber Arts Gallery

Fiber Arts Gallery

Artisan textile art

See looms, wheels and other equipment alongside exhibits of some of the most accomplished artisans working today. Open from 10 am to 4 pm Thursday through Sunday, and by appointment. 

Fiber Arts Gallery
PJC Up Next

Up Next in the Gallery


Exploring the link between the urbane and the natural, the civilized and the wild, between the mundane and the mysterious. It develops this theme through mixed media, assemblage, color, collage, and technology.

PJ Chessman Gallery - Annual Members Show
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Fostering Arts & Culture

For over 25 years, our nonprofit has brought people together in the spirit of arts and culture. Housed in the historic DeLake School building, the Cultural Center is home to diverse artistic disciplines and genres across the visual & performing arts.

The Stomptowners

Events Calendar

Learn more about upcoming concerts & community events.

Couple looks at visual art on the walls of the Chessman Gallery

PJ Chessman Gallery

Learn about our upcoming exhibitions & featured artists

Wine & Beer Maker at the Lincoln City Farmers & Crafters Market

Farmers & Crafters Market

Learn more about the community market held in our courtyard

Handwoven by Linda Borntrager

Fiber Arts Gallery

Handmade art, clothing, and other textile items 

Upcoming Events & Activities

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Updates from the Cultural Center

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‘Tis the Season at the Cultural Center

What’s your idea of a sparkling holiday season? Rollicking Celtic concerts? Funny shows featuring children on stage? Colorful, handmade gifts? Craft projects for the family? Boy Scouts selling Christmas trees? Big band dances? The Lincoln City Cultural Center has all those happy elements, and a whole…

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A small sailboat with at least two figured seen crests a large wave on a rough ocean scene, a painting by John Oberdorf

“The Traveler” exhibit from painter & anthropologist John Oberdorf opens Nov. 12

Through his work, he asks questions and provide windows into other worlds. He delves into more distorted dream imagery at times but feels that the surreal experience can be closer to our day to day worlds…

Painter/ anthropologist, John Oberdorf has created a magnificent body of oil paintings that dabble in the surreal while telling stories of days gone by, places that people have touched and are now being reclaimed by nature and landscapes that are deeply rooted in memory. This exhibition…

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Whale Sighting in the Fiber Arts Gallery

Hegira, a free form fiber art piece created by Christina Harkness, depicts a female Humpback Whale swimming above a coral reef. She is on her migration journey and we are not sure how long she will stay so, please visit soon, and often.   Hegira is the…

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“The Cultural Center fills a need in our culture-starved community. It is a beacon of light for the arts. Well-managed and innovative.”
—Ron, Gleneden Beach

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“We have a second home in Lincoln City and like what the Lincoln City Cultural Center offers the community.” —Alan & Sherry, Keizer

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“I grew up on this music. I never thought I would get to hear it again, played live, like it was last night. There were tears in my eyes.” — Jerry, Lincoln City

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