Arts & Culture


Sisters is proud of its reputation as an arts community and is home to a vast number of incredibly talented individuals. Many unique galleries featuring clay work, sculpture, photography, paintings, jewelry, fiber art and much more can be found throughout Sisters.  And most recently Sisters Country is very proud of its growing collection of Public Art.

Concerts featuring every genre of music highlight Sisters' calendar of events throughout the year. 

The Americana Project at Sisters schools teaches kids to appreciate, learn and perform music and create art.  The My Own Two Hands celebration in April features musical performances, an art auction and displays throughout Sisters to help raise funds for the Americana Project activities.  

Sisters also hosts the Sisters Folk Festival every September.  Thousands of fans from around the country venture to Sisters to hear local, regional, and nationally known performers.  Americana, folk and blues can be heard throughout Sisters at various venues.

The Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, the largest outdoor quilt show in the world happens the second Saturday July every year throughout the Sisters Country. Mark your calendars!

Sisters Arts Association was formed in 2015 by a group of artists and supporters who believe that the arts are an important part of a healthy community, culture and commerce.

The Sisters School Foundation created the Sisters Starry Nights Concert Series to help close the gap in funding left by severe budget cuts in 1996 that threatened valuable programs at the Sisters schools. Its first fundraising event was the Sisters Starry Nights concert seriesand they debuted in 1997.  Among the acclaimed musicians who traveled to Sisters to participate in the Starry Nights are:  Lyle Lovett, Kenny Loggins, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Michael McDonald, Deana Carter, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Hiatt, Kim Carnes, T. Graham Brown, David Wilcox, Karla Bonoff, J.D. Souther, Kenny Rankin, Nicolette Larson, Stephen Bishop, Mark Collie, Jeff Hanna, Matraca Berg, Greg Barnhill, Gary Morris, LeeAnn Womack, Christopher Cross, Hal Ketchum, and Kathy Mattea. And comedians Mack and Jamie, Wayne Cotter, Michael Davis, Don McMillan, Kevin Meaney.  The Sisters Starry Nights Concert Series is currently on hiatus but there are several other opportunities to support the school district.