Enriching all who live and visit Lincoln City, the Lincoln City Cultural Center provides a variety of cultural experiences through education, performance and events. With classrooms, an auditorium, dance studio and two galleries, there’s always something going on.
Historic Delake School, located in the heart of Lincoln City and the original use for the building, has been a center of education for the children of Lincoln City since 1929. They honor this tradition by inviting community members and visitors, offering to enrich their lives through classes in art, dance, music, literature and theatre.
Facilities include studios suitable for classes in dance, yoga, zumba, ceramics, painting, sculpture weaving and culinary arts.
PJ Chessman Gallery
Their premier gallery, featuring state-of-the-art lighting and ecologically sustainable bamboo floors, which create a well-lit and stylish space for hosting art exhibits. The gallery is named in honor of Phyllis (PJ) Chessman whose vision helped create and shape the Cultural Center.
Artists White Room
The smaller of the galleries, it is ideally suited for introducing new local artists. The versatile room hosts receptions and art classes and also serves as the green room for auditorium performances.
Performances & Events
The auditorium is a modern facility that provides a wonderful venue for dance, music and theatre productions. It has the the latest DMX light and sound system
for staged performances. The auditorium can be configured for theatre or
table seating and for audience participation events.
The front lawn of the Cultural Center is great public space for community events such as the Sunday Summer Farmer’s Market, arts and crafts fairs and other celebrations.
The Cultural Center hosts several special annual events throughout the year.
- Festival of Illusions
- Old School Classic Car Show
- Chalk Art Competition
- Farmer’s & Crafter’s Market – Sundays, May – October
Visitor Information Center
Stop by the Visitor Center located where you’ll find variety of information including maps, travel guides and friendly folks ready to help.
If you’re lucky enough to find a float on the beaches of Lincoln City the Visitor Center is our designated float registration location. Though it’s not required to register found floats, it can be fun to learn about the artist who created your treasure! Stop by and pick up your artist biography, certificate of authenticity and even have a snapshot taken of you and your new piece of art.
Lincoln City Cultural Center
540 NE Hwy 1010 • 541-994-9994
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