Monroe Arts Association


About Us:

The Monroe Arts Association is a non-profit community art center located in Monroe, Oregon. Dedicated to serving the interests of rural local artists and encouraging a vital, creative community the Monroe Arts Association hopes to provide everyone with exposure to, education in a wide variety of art experiences!

Check out the Gallery page to see shows for the upcoming year!

Upcoming Event:

Craft and Art Supply Swap

January 21, 1-3 pm

New Year's Resolutions –

Start A New Hobby or Declutter Your Stash!

Bring new or gently used arts and crafts materials to MAA on Saturday, January 21 and swap them for something new.


· Arts & crafts materials only

· Must be fit for reuse (new or gently used, not expired)

What NOT to Bring

· If it stinks, we don't want it.

· Please don't bring anything moldy, dirty, super heavy, or in need of repair. If it isn’t functional, please leave it at home.


· Bring your donations to the swap!

· Exchange your unused thread, fabric, yarn, beads, knitting needles, scrapbook paper, and more! Make their items look presentable, small items be bundled into clear bags and grouped by size, style, theme or color, with an accompanying description.

· Exchange 1 – 3 pm. Leftovers will be donated.

· Can’t make the swap but have materials to share? Drop donations off early Friday evening 4-7 pm or Saturday morning 10am at the labeled table sections in the gallery.

Location: Monroe Arts Association

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2023

Time: 1 – 3 PM

Non-Discrimination Policy

Monroe Arts Association does not unlawfully discriminate internally (in its administrative and program operations) or externally (in provision of services) on the basis of race, political orientation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, or mental or physical disability or any other status prohibited by applicable law.


Check out our calendar for events and happenings!


Friends of MAA Meeting,

3rd Tuesday

From 6 - 7 p.m.

Meet: Arty

Arty is the Monroe Arts Associations offical mascot! As a humming bird he represents light, fun, and beauty, everything the Association hopes to represent. Look for Arty as he flies all over the website and come try to find him in person at the Monroe Arts Association.

Monroe Arts Association's


The Monroe Arts Association strives to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome. We are focused on achieving these goals because we believe that everyone deserves to have access to art!


Monroe Arts Association seeks to support our diverse rural artists and unite the community by providing a variety of creative opportunities for artistic engagement.


Monroe Arts Association seeks to socially and economically elevate the lives and artistic endeavors of rural communities by inspiring artful expression in all forms regardless of age, income or skill level.


Monroe Arts Association is dedicated to resolving the distinctive needs of community to facilitate a broader appreciation and understanding of the creative arts.


Monroe Arts Association’s goal is to encourage understanding, appreciation and support of all creative visionaries, and their advocates, for generations to come.