The Art Center

The Art Center
Consolidated Information Center
2770 Crimson Way, Room 102
Richland, WA 99354-1674

Hours of Operation
12 to 6 p.m., Monday – Thursday
(and by appointment)
Admission is free.

Current Exhibit
Ralph LeCompte’s Art of the American Sideshow Exhibit

A fine art exhibition called “You Call Them Freaks, We Call Them Kindred” featuring Ralph LeCompte’s Art of the American Sideshow will run from March 8th to the 31st at The Art Center WSU Tri-Cities.

“A tribute to the inspiring and heroic “freaks” living in a world of no opportunity, where rejection, isolation, poverty or institutionalization were the norms. We salute those who defied disadvantage, beat expectations, succeeded financially, found love and built families. Every mirror reflects a freak, be it exterior or interior. Take a look, understand, be a kindred spirit.”- Ralph LeCompte

Call for Entries

The Art Center is currently soliciting proposals for solo and group exhibitions.

To submit, please send your one-page proposal, representative images and the résumé or résumés of the participating artist(s) and put put “Exhibition Proposal” in the subject line.

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Douglas GastCollege of Arts & Sciences, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Director of The Art CenterWest 101B509-372-7185
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Peter ChristensonCollege of Arts & Sciences, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Digital Technology & CultureWest 101D509-372-7285
Previous Exhibits

The WSU Tri-Cities Art Center proudly invites visitors to experience multiple, enlightening exhibitions from local, regional, and national artists each year. With a wide variety of art installations, paintings, photography, and sculptures, The Art Center is a destination at WSU you won’t want to miss.

Learn more about previous exhibits.

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