The Four Rivers Cultural Center and Museum is at the center of Ontario’s cultural offerings. Celebrating the convergence of the area’s four rivers (Snake, Malheur, Owhyee and Payette) and the people who settled the area. The center offers a variety of programs and events throughout the year.
Visit the museum to learn about the history of the Japanese Americans, Basques, Hispanics, Northern Paiute and Europeans who settled here throughout the past 100 years. A recently added collection, In Spirit I Walk with Him, showcases Indian artifacts from North and South America. This collection is a true celebration of Indian culture and traditions.
The Japanese Garden is a memorial to the Japanese Americans interned in the area during WWII, as well as those who fought in the war for America. The garden will be a sanctuary of peace and quiet that offers the opportunity to reflect on the past, contemplate the future and enjoy the moment.
The Meyer-McLean Performing Arts Theater seats 645 and houses productions ranging from musicals to symphonies. The Cultural Center also houses an 18,000-square-foot conference center that can accommodate up to 700 people. Whatever the occasion, the center is ready to serve.