Bend Design ConferencePrograms

Bend Design

October 23 – 26, 2019

Sparking new conversations and collaborations, Bend Design 2019 explores how creative thinking can shape our shared future. Sign up for our newsletter and we’ll keep you in the loop. Our new lineup features talks, interactive workshops, discussions, performances, hands-on exhibits, films, and more. …read more

Scalehouse Bend Oregon

Scalehouse Voices

October 2, November 11 2019

Hosted by OSU-Cascades and produced by Scalehouse, Scalehouse Voices is a series of artist talks featuring the fresh voices, perspectives, and ideas of nationally and internationally acclaimed artists, designers, and scholars. …read more

 

BendFilm Scramble

August 1, 2019

Each year, BendFilm + Scalehouse partner to host the 72-hour Filmmaker’s Scramble. Participating teams receive a no-budget filmmaking workshop and then set off to make a film in just three days based on the common theme. All films are juried by professional filmmakers, BendFilm programmers, and Scalehouse Board and Staffers.…read more

Bend Creative Laureate

Bend’s first Creative Laureate is Jason Graham or professionally known as MOsley WOtta. MOWO is an American visual artist, performer, educator, speaker, and hiphop producer residing in Central Oregon since 1992. He is a former slam poetry champion for the state of Oregon. Currently, he works with Oregon Humanities Conversation Project. He leads conversations on creativity and vulnerability. He has toured overseas with the US embassy & Rise UP International as an Art Ambassador. The Creative Laureate participates in community education, advocacy, and public events including speaking engagements, and workshops. The City of Portland’s Creative Laureate was established in 2012 with artist Julie Keefe. Bend is the second city in the state and the nation to designate this role. The Creative Laureate, is presented by Scalehouse, designated by The City of Bend and administered by The Arts and Culture Alliance of Central Oregon.