Art Center


The Pella Community Center serves the citizens of Pella by providing facilities and leadership in the development of the arts, cultural, educational, and social activities.


Programs are extensive, innovative, affordable and include exhibitions, classes, and outreach projects throughout the community and schools. Programs are staffed by local artists. 

2023 Fall Program Guide

To register online please visit:  

For information on additional programming please visit our Programs page or view the monthly Art Center Newsletter (PDF).

Art Center Group / Birthday Parties

The Art Center has the capacity of putting on large parties that encourage the use of different art media. Art Parties (PDF) are available for any age group - children through adults. We can help you come up with Party Project Ideas (PDF).


The center’s arts programs has received recognition for excellence and funding support from the City of Pella, the Pella Community Foundation, Marion County Community Foundation, Kuyper Foundation, Pella Rolscreen Foundation, Walmart and corporate and individual donors.


Partnerships with Central College and local schools help stretch resources and create dynamic programs. Volunteers are always welcome.

Art Center Donations

Donations (PDF) of supplies and money are always welcome. Scholarship and trust funds are in place and utilized for various City programs. The Art Center instructors are highly creative individuals and can turn anything into art! Please recycle!