Welcome to the Columbia Art Center blog. Here you’ll find articles about art, information about happenings at the Columbia Art Center, posts by our visiting guest artists, book and art reviews, and more. Please join our art conversation!

The Magic of National Theatre Live

National Theatre Live Amazes Every Time For the past year, we have been showing at CCA performances of live plays from the National Theatre Live in London. These plays feature some of the world's best theatre actors, directors, set designers,…

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Discovering Artistic Talent in Adulthood

Lucy Wyndham shares her thoughts on learning to draw as an adult. "I am writing because with middle age rapidly approaching, I have finally learned how to draw!" Lucy told me. "It started with me trying to teach my daughter…

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A Day At Our Lady of Malpractice Hospital

Dr. Fatpacker and His Patients Present a Fun-Filled Theatre Experience Last year at CCA we started a new program called Seniors & the Arts. Our goal? To bring a variety of interactive art experiences to seniors in our community, including…

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Art in the News

ART IN THE NEWS Following are some exciting articles about art that have appeared recently in the news: A Landslide of Classic Art Is About to Enter the Public Domain The Great American Novel enters the public domain on January 1,…

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The Joy Of Movement & Dance

One of the most exciting events of the year, Art of Movement is not to be missed. This year, the incredible Jefferson Dancers are part of the line-up of outstanding dance troupes. Please join us for this joyful event. The…

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Behind the Scenes: Abstract Art

Abstract Art Exhibition, April 4-28 at Columbia Center for the Arts The April exhibition in the CCA Gallery (April 4-28) is titled Abstract Art. In writing about this beautiful show for this blog, it seemed best to let some of…

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The Needs of Our Children

The Needs of Our Children At a recent fundraiser for our CCA Children's Theatre, we discussed the fundamental need children have for art in their lives. Some of our local young thespians shared with donors their deep-seated connection to the…

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Art In the Face of Failure

Our guest blogger is Hood River photographer Leah Hedberg. Follow Leah’s art and writing at www.theArtofWelcome.com Art In the Face of Failure: Andrée’s 1897 Arctic Balloon Expedition in Search of the North Pole by Leah Hedberg It’s one of the most…

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