The Best of the Gorge exhibition will run June 6th-29th. This show will celebrate and reward the best art work produced by mid-Columbia residents. We will have significant prizes to award to the best works, all media are invited, from drawing and painting to glass and ceramics to sculpture and mixed media.
Learn More: Artist Call: The Best of the Gorge
Every year, our talented local and regional artists create smaller pieces just in time for the gift-giving season. The show is a great way to find affordable treasures and support local artists!
Learn More: Holiday Treasures
"In the hour before dawn, everything seems possible. As I climb to the morning’s destination, I am filled with anticipation for the daily gift of first light. In my work, I am simply a witness to the magic at the edges of day."
Learn More: Peter Marbach
This month’s show explores that most elemental form of artistic expression: drawing.
Learn More: Draw! Pen, Paper and Beyond
Would you like to learn how to complete a small oil painting in just a single session? How to paint quickly, with more confidence,
using a simple and direct method?
This oil painting class is designed for novices and experts alike. Cathleen's techniques are meant to meet every artist wherever you are in your painting journey.
You’re invited to attend our Drawer’s Club in the Studio. Paint or draw from a live model. All skill levels are welcome. We’ll provide the model, easels and tables; you bring your art supplies and enjoy honing your skills.
Sweet & Sad ultimately dares to ask questions about our responses to September 11, that we might be afraid to tackle ourselves, even among friends, such as the relative definitions of victim and hero.
Learn More: Sweet & Sad
Join Columbia Center for the Arts as we present the CAST Theatre production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson, directed by Kathleen Morrow. In this Christmas tale, an unwilling mother recruited at the last minute to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids—probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem—and the fun—when the “worst kids in town” collide with the Christmas story head on!
Columbia Center for the Arts & Fox-Tail Cider invites you to audition for A Few Good Men, a play of trust, loyalty, friendship, & truth in many forms.
Learn More: A Few Good Men
Join Columbia Center for the Arts as we travel to Ashland, Oregon June 27th-30th 2014 to experience the Oregon Shakespeare Festival! See three great performances, stay at the lovely Ashland Springs Hotel and travel by private coach.
There were so many wonderful films it was very difficult to select the winners. Thank you to all the filmmakers who submitted films, those those that came to Hood River and to all those who supported the festival.
Learn More about the Festival
CCA is proud to host Sense of Place Lecture Series. Sense of Place is an annual lecture series that seeks to foster deeper understanding of and connection to our landscape and to one another.
Columbia Center for the Arts is pleased to host Himalayn Dreams: The Quest for Kumari, a presentation and benefit by local photographer, Peter Marbach and proudly sponsored by PocketFuel and Shortt Supply.
Join Peter for an inspiring journey into the heart and soul of Nepal.
Learn More: Himalayan Dreams: The Quest for Kumari
CCA Presents the Mt. Hood Independent Film Series film, Dar He: The Lynching of Emmett Till. This is a riveting true-crime drama and winner of eight-best film awards.
Learn More: Dar He
Columbia Center for the Arts proudly presents the Columbia River Gorge Songwriter Summit, a night of tunes, tales and lies with Lincoln Crockett, Matt Mesa and Dan Weber. Join us for three of the finest songwriters the Gorge has to offer in an intimate, listening atmosphere.