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 Art-a-Day Challenge

Each year Columbia Arts presents our Art-a-Day Exhibition, when we challenge artists to create 30 consecutive pieces and display them all on one wall. I asked some of this year’s artists about their process and how they approached this challenge.…

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Seeing the Gorge Through a Writer’s Eye

Columbia Art’s Writing Up the Gorge Project Brings Writers the Columbia Gorge August 19-25, 2018 Columbia Center for the Arts is pleased to bring back their annual literary event Writing Up the Gorge. This week-long event brings writers to the Gorge…

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Fearless & Free Art Classes

Sundays, 1-3pm April-August, 2018 Free to the Community Family-friendly Jump into creating art this summer with Columbia Arts! You might remember our Fearless Arts series, where we encouraged locals to try a new art form with local professional artists. We’re…

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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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