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5.29.20 Our amazing creative community

Leith Gaines, CCA Executive Director

I love artists. Can’t get enough of them. They are my peeps.

They are brave searchers of expression who provide us with the mirror we need to survive as a species. I am proud to work with them and on occasion join them. We are creating and responding and giving our best.

Visual Art Inspiration

Carolyn Hopkins, Gallery Manager


From virtual Gallery Tours around the world to artistic alternatives to the flood of news, Carolyn has her finger on the pulse of how the arts flourish during challenging times.

Virtual Happenings

Tijana Jovanovic, Events Manager


Events during quarantine: Cancel? Postpone? Adapt!
Check out our exciting ideas for things you can watch or do from the safety of your home.

Creative Learning On-Line

Katrina Zavalney, Education and Outreach Manager


Creative activities for youth and adults curated by our staff at CCA. Tune in for classes, videos, ideas to do at home and with the kids, or for yourself. We have content for immediate consuming and classes you can sign up for. New material posted often!

Conectando Mundos – Connecting Worlds

Nubia Contreras Villa, Latinx Coordinator


Spoken word, poetry, dance, and educational material inspires and gives voice to your community. Nubia delivers important cross-cultural stores and celebrates our shared values, culture, and heritage.

Local & Global Music Community

Tim Ortlieb, Musician and Staff Member


This virus immediately impacts the music community. All around the world venues of all sizes have closed, and musicians are forced to adapt. Art Centers, Concert Venues, Festivals, and Bars are severely impacted. Musicians always evolve with the times and keeping creative and hopeful.

Columbia Center for the Arts

215 Cascade Avenue
PO Box 1543
Hood River, OR 97031
(541) 387-8877
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Center Hours

Tuesday-Sunday , 10am-5pm

Open Christmas eve (12/24) 10am- 2pm



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