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 Joy of Teaching Art to Kids

CCA Education Manager Kristyn Fix recently spoke with one of the instructors of our upcoming Summer Arts Camps for Youth, Rene Westbrook. Rene will be teaching workshops from June to August in kids’ classes ranging from cardboard robots to painting…

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Celebrating the Art & Culture of Japan

  Celebrating the Art & Culture of Japan May 3-28 Special Show Opening, Friday, May 5 @6pm Columbia Center for the Arts will be hosting a month-long, Center-wide celebration of the Art & Culture of Japan throughout the month of…

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Summer Art Classes At Columbia Arts

EXCITING SUMMER KIDS CLASSES COMING TO COLUMBIA ART CENTER June 26-August 24, 2017 Kids ages 4-17 will love the Columbia Art Center’s wide variety of summer children’s art classes in everything from stage production to collage, and mural design and…

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Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and at the Center we have been posting a poem a day much to the delight of our visitors. We thought we would share one of the favorite poems with you. CELEBRATING NATIONAL POETRY MONTH…

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Art in the News

Following are some recent articles about art you might have missed: These Rare Examples of Early Photography in China Captured a Disappearing World When photography was invented in the mid-19th century, France became the nation that could boast providing the…

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The Art-A-Day Challenge

April’s Art-A-Day Challenge by Gallery Manager Carolyn Smith This returning invitational exhibition challenges artists to create one piece of art a day for a month. The exhibition is both a chronicle of an individual’s life experiences, and a study of…

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An Art Auction You Won’t Want to Miss

Art Auction Sunday, April 9 Columbia Center for the Arts Bar opens/light appetizers/music @ 2pm Auction begins @ 3pm in the CCA Theatre Tickets $10/person: Ticket includes one wine or beer, light appetizers, and entry into raffle for a chance…

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Lobby Exhibition with Artist Bonnie White

Bonnie White Paintings Lobby Gallery Through March 25 Bonnie White has some lovely paintings in the lobby this month. Please come visit the gallery and see her work, starting at $75.00. Bonnie White comments about her work: I have been…

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OperaBend Brings La Boheme to Columbia Arts

OperaBend will be performing the classic opera La Boheme on March 18 at 7pm. Following is an interview with OperaBend's Co-Founder and Executive Director Jason Stein. CCA: Let’s start by having you tell us a little bit about OperaBend. When…

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