Eleven artists from the Gorge and Great Northwest join together to celebrate the sensuality of wine. Come admire works capturing the rich colors of wine and autumn in the Gorge.
Learn more: The Crush II
Clay artists Dave and Boni Deal have created raku for over 35 years working full time at their rustic home workshop in the Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest. Their raku is known for large classical forms and intricate surface design. This Nook show features Gorge-inspired imagery.
Learn more: Dave & Boni Deal
The CCA Gallery has monthly shows/exhibitions that are curated almost entirely by volunteers. These shows are typically “themed”, for example Plein Air, Garden Art, Snow, Birds, Iconic Gorge Landscapes. At the meeting ideas for themes will be proposed and then those deemed most promising will be lined up with the months of the year.
Learn more: Selection of Shows
20 regional artists create works expressing their feelings for the winter season in photography, pastel, watercolor, print, glass and other media.
Learn more: The Snow Show
RAIN: an Exhibition celebrates the Pacific Northwest’s iconic phenomenon. A
month-long show at Columbia Center for the Arts that revels in the mysterious
and enduring beauty of water that falls from the sky. In the spirit of this basic
element we envision an overall aesthetic that is simple, vital, and refreshing. !
Learn more: CALL TO ARTISTS! - La Lluvia/Rain
Are you ready to discover your story and share it with the world? Portland Story Theater is delighted to bring our workshop, The Art of Personal Narrative, to the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.
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.
Gallery Artist Karen Watson returns to the Center for another insightful workshop on pastels. Participants explore various application techniques, value relationships and composition.
Learn More: Pastel Workshop with Karen Watson
Snowflakes; delicate, individual, unique. Shelia Ford Richmond teaches techniques to make your own snowflakes. Learn to fold, design and cut 6-sided paper snowflakes like the ones in nature.
Learn More: Creating Snowflakes
Qiang’s approaches to still-life painting will be demonstrated with particular focus on composing dramatic setups by observing the light distribution, and using bold and loose strokes to create a powerful and accurate representation on canvas.
Learn More: Qiang Huang
CAST Theater season opens on October 9th with Edward Albee’s classic “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” directed by Deborah Langlois. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is considered one of America’s greatest plays. It won a Tony Award and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for the best play in 1963.
Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Sides will be available in January at the gallery desk.
Join us on Columbia Art’s 8th annual trip departing on Thursday, July 9th and returning on Sunday, July 12th by coach.
Experience the passion of the world’s leading mushroom photographer, when Columbia Center for the Arts presents Taylor Lockwood and Spirit of the Forest on Oct. 22nd at 7:30 p.m. Travel with Taylor across the globe to hunt and find the most beautiful bioluminescent mushrooms in countries such as Brazil, China, Madagascar, New Zealand, Australia, and America.
Hokum Pokum is the musical duo of Ben Bonham and Madame Betz Oslund (with Ronnie Ontiveros on Bass and Dennis Williams on clarinet, both of the Hapa Hillbillies, for this special show.) playing long forgotten gems that are right up your alley!!
Rocky Horror Picture Show Returns to Columbia Center for the Arts! On Oct. 29th the Art Center travels back in time to 1975 and joins, Brad, Janet, Dr. Frank-N-Furter and the cast of Rocky for a night of fun, food and laughter. Grab your friends, your costumes and your dancing shoes and come do the Time Warp Again!
Gorge Owned (GO!) invites you to spend an evening learning about the Columbia River Highway, now known as the Historic Columbia River Highway, with an expert from the Oregon Department of Transportation. Learn how the Historic Columbia River Highway, which became a National Historic Landmark in 2000, originally came to be and discover how it continues to be reborn.