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Out Like a Lion

PLAYA ended 2017 with corks popping thanks to year-end grants from Umpqua Bank, $2,500 in support of PLAYA’s outreach within Lake County; the Fields Family through the Oregon Community Foundation, $7,000 in support of the music studio and improvements to acoustics...

Special Birding Weekends with Pepper Trail

Special Birding Weekends with Pepper Trail

Make your reservation for one of two very special 2018 birding weekends with renowned ornithologist and PLAYA Board member, Pepper Trail. There are spots available on both the weekend of June 15-17, 2018, as well as the weekend of May 11-13, 2018. The weekends include two nights’ lodging on PLAYA’s beautiful campus, meals catered by Annie’s Kitchen of Tumalo, Oregon… Read more…

Dennis Jenkins Archaeology Weekend

Dennis Jenkins Archaeology Weekend

Do your Christmas shopping early! Make your reservation for a very special 2018 archaeology weekend for four to six with renowned archaeologist, Dennis Jenkins. From Friday, October 12 to Sunday, October 14, 2018 you and your group can enjoy a guided tour of Paisley Caves, Fort Rock, Conley Caves and more sites in the Summer Lake area. Read more…

Ford Family Foundation Oregon Visual Artist Mid-Career Residency Award

For the calendar year 2018, PLAYA has been awarded a generous grant by the Ford Family Foundation to support the work of Oregon mid-career visual artists. Any Oregon visual artists who meet the requirements of the grant can apply for an artist’s stipend to cover the costs of materials and travel related to a residency at PLAYA. Read more…

In Their Spare Time

Executive Director, Ellen Waterston, and Residency Manager, John Martin, both have recently published new collections of poetry. John Martin’s Hold This won the Concrete Wolf Louis Award for a first collection of poetry which included publication. Ellen Waterston’s Hotel Domilocos is her fourth poetry title and was published by Moonglade Press. Read more…