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
Create a one-a-kind gift for someone special. Join ceramics artist Yvonne Wakefield at the Columbia Center for the Arts Tuesday afternoons in November to design and hand-build holiday gifts from clay.
Learn More: Holiday Ceramics Workshop
To celebrate children’s author Jan Brett’s book signing of her latest book, The Animals’ Santa, on December 12; the November Thanksgiving art classes are centered around books, storytelling and animals. Pick one day or choose all three for a great Thanksgiving break.
Learn More: Thanksgiving Art Camps
Can you think in three dimensions?
Stretch your spatial thinking and creativity in this workshop with multipdisciplinary artist Sheila Ford Richmond. You’ll learn the basics of folding and cutting to create six-pointed snowflakes, then experiment with incorporating motifs such as poinsettias, trees, angels and stars. Finally, use the techniques you’ve learned to design and produce your own snowflakes—as traditional or unusual as you’d like!
Learn More: Creating Snowflakes
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.
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
Join CAST Theater for as this beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
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.
Heart of Hospice presents, Let’s Talk about Death, a free educational event featuring Antoine Tissot, J.D.
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.
Join our group of local storytellers for a night of personal discovery.
Learn more: Art of Personal Narrative
Columbia Center for the Arts and Cooper Spur Race team join forces to bring a night of ski films in celebration of the snow show, proceeds will benefit Cooper Spur Race team.
Learn more: Ski Films
The world flute music of Gary Stroutsos with special guest David Revelli - World Percussion. Gary brings alive time honored stories and songs, with beautiful images and audience participation, to better understand and preserve the music of the American Indian.
Celebrate the holiday season with Groove Project and their Christmas Jazz concert. Last year, the group played to a packed house and really raised the roof with a wonderful performance. This year the groups is aiming to do even better!
Learn more: The Groove Project