CCA Gallery with Pro Photo Supply and Friends of the Columbia Gorge invites all professional and amateur photographers to submit your finest scenic, close-up, and artistic renderings of wild flowers from the Columbia River Gorge area.
This May, thirteen artists share their fetish for shoes in an amazing display of creativity! Explore porcelain wedding slippers, sexy recycled metal stilettos, botanical pumps and more!
Learn More: Art & Soles
This month, CCA Art Gallery is proud to present Donna Van Tuyl as our Nook gallery artist. Donna is an oil and pastel landscape painter from Goldendale, WA. Inspired by the Pacific Northwest, she is often found painting outdoors around the Columbia Gorge. Her work captures not only the beauty of the Gorge but the light and atmosphere that surround it as well.
This June, six artists will be debuting 30 new pieces that they created over the course of a month. Most pieces are small in scale and proportionally priced.
Learn More: Art-A-Day
Now in its 9th year, Pacific Northwest Plein Air has become one of the premier artist opportunities in the Pacific Northwest. Don't miss out. Register for this juried event early. For More Information: 2013 Plein Air
CCA Education + Outreach is offering Summer Art Experiences for kids k-12. From silk painting to advanced theatre classes, there are fun and innovative art experiences to be had.
Learn More: Summer Art Experience
CCA Education and Outreach is offering 3rd-5th graders an exploration of native plants using technology and artistic processes. Scholarships are available.
Explore what makes good color in landscape painting. We'll look at some good examples, do exercises and paint from photographs and sketches. This workshop will get you ready for Plein Air season!
CCA Education and Outreach proudly offers a day of Botanical Watercolor Journaling at Good News Gardening instructed by Rene Eisenbart. This class will consist of instruction, demonstration of technique, plus working time.
Columbia Center for the Arts invites you to join Karen Watson as she explores "playing" with pastels. This class is open to all levels. Karen will teach a variety of application techniques to aid students in creating their own expressive imagery.
CCA Education and Outreach proudly presents award winning plein air artist Thomas Kitts. He will be leading
demonstrations, brief lectures, and one-on-one assistance to participants.
Join Columbia Center for the Arts for open studio sessions to paint or draw a live model. All skill levels are welcome. Easels and tables are provided; please bring your own supplies.
Learn more: Open Studio
To all you Filmmakers out there!
Registration for the 2nd Annual Columbia Gorge 48 Hour Film Project is now underway.
CCA's CAST Theater announces auditions for the staged reading of THE CLEAN HOUSE, a Comedy of Fun & Games, Love & Life. A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Sarah Ruhl’s The Clean House is a comedy that takes place in the home of a married couple who are both doctors.
Columbia Center for the Arts proudly presents Scott Cook as he presents Historic Secrets of the Gorge. Bring an adventurous spirit and learn intriguing secrets of the Columbia River Gorge.
CCA's CAST Theater presents Circle Mirror Transformation directed by Tom Burns. In this funny, curiously potent play, four people enroll in an adult creative drama class at a small-town community center. Leading the class through acting games and exercises is Marty, who has had success with her creative drama class for children, but who seems in over her head with these adults who have fully formed neuroses.
CCA with Waucoma Books present a book talk and slideshow with author Vince Welch on his new book, The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West. Welch, himself a river guide, weaves a passionate and well-researched narrative using extensive material from Burg’s own rich archives. History buffs, paddlers, and adventure readers alike will delight in this remarkable man.
Join CCA for Rumblestrips. Broke and emotionally blistered after the death of her husband, Toby turns to a beloved pastime, growing marijuana, to provide for her family. When she is arrested and convicted, she packs up the RV and takes her two young daughters on a road trip while uneasily awaiting sentencing.
Columbia Center for the Arts proudly presents TEATRO LÍNEA DE SOMBRA’S: AMARILLO, an innovative theatre performance film and discussion on the topic of immigration to Oregon and Washington.
CCA proudly presents Emmy Award winning author and world class kayaker Doug Ammons as he presents Riverscapes. Join Doug as he explains in word and picture how environment shapes how we view the world. Learn More: Doug Ammons
Columbia Center for the Arts presents Woodsong with Chris Yeaton and Adam Werner in concert with their Hawaiian Slack Key and American fingerstyle guitar. Chris and Adam are noted to be innovative and refreshing in their dreamy guitar style.
CCA's CAST Theater presents a staged reading of The Clean House directed by Tom Burns. Sarah Ruhl’s The Clean House is a comedy that takes place in the home of a married couple who are both doctors. They have hired a Brazilian housekeeper named Matilde, an aspiring comedian who's more interested in writing the "perfect joke" than in house-cleaning.
Join Wet Planet & CCA for two nights of the REEL Paddling Film Festival World Tour-best paddling films of the year!
CCA's CAST Theater presents Love, Loss and What I Wore, a play written by Nora and Delia Ephron based on the book of the same name by Ilene Beckerman. Love, Loss and What I Wore delves into women’s relationships using the female wardrobe as a time capsule of a woman’s life.