The COLUMBIA CENTER for the ARTS is open with public safety as our main concern. It is imperative to provide safe indoor environments for CCA guests (visitors), volunteers, artists, performers, staff (employees), contractors, clients, and volunteers. Per state guidance, visitors are required to wear a face-covering and maintain six feet of social distance.
Free Face masks and sanitizer shall be available at the entrance for you to use during your visit. Learn more.
If coming to a theatre performance bring proof of vaccination. Learn more.
In the Theatre
Constellations: “A Romance with Infinite Possibilities…”
Playwright: Nick Payne
Directed by Tom Burns
October 8th, 9th & 10th and October 15th, 16th, 17th, 2021
A one-act LIVE Performance
$20 per Adult
$18 for Students & Seniors
In the Gallery
Fever Dream: Abstract Interpretations of Dreamscapes & Nightmares
Opening Reception: Friday, October 1st from 5-7pm
Exhibition October 1st – 30th, 2021
Fever Dream is inspired by the artists’ abstract interpretations of their personal dreamscapes and nightmares. From surreal landscapes to the things that lurk in the shadows of the mind, Fever Dream is a roller coaster ride through lunacy and the macabre.
This show will be curated by Tom Lehmann of Blue Collar Agency in Hood River Oregon.
Applications Open for Holiday Small Works Market
December 3rd – January 7th, 2021
Columbia Center for the Arts is excited to present our annual Holiday Small Works Market!
Our gallery and retail space will be full of smaller works by local and regional artists. From ornaments and holiday cards, to original paintings, ceramics, limited edition prints, jewelry, and wearable items – we have everyone on your list covered. CCA is taking extra precautions with sanitation and is a low-traffic option for your holiday shopping.
Upcoming In the Gallery
Don’t Quit Your Day Job
Opening Reception: Friday, November 5th from 5-7pm
Exhibition November 5-26, 2021
What does it mean to be an artist who is also a worker? How does a person manage the compulsion to create art within the context of the day job workday?
For this show, Columbia Center for the Arts is seeking to showcase the art and the stories of artists with day jobs, or other daily concerns that provide the resources needed to survive – food, shelter, healthcare, transportation. We hope to present an immersive experience of what it is to make art, to create artistic expression, when sales of artworks are not the artist’s sole source of income.
Bilingual Art Instructional Videos
Columbia Center for the Arts in collaboration with Arts in Education of the Gorge present ART FUN!
Check out these fun projects you can do at home!
Welcome to CCA’s Artist Spotlight Series! During the days of COVID-19, our theater has spent far too many evenings empty. We’ve decided to feature intimate performances in this amazing space, featuring dancers, musicians, storytellers, and other local artists. Help support us while we navigate these challenging times for the arts.