Join us First Friday, July 4th from 6 - 8 p.m. with music from Ben Bonham.
Learn More: The Inspired Garden
My goal is to convey my love of nature using theories of abstract painting. My focus is on shape and color and the impact of atmosphere on the shape and color of familiar forms. I work in pastel and watercolor and sometimes combine the two.
Learn more: Christine Knowles
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act, Columbia Center for the Arts and Mt. Adams Ranger District of the Forest Service present an art show titled Art of the Wild – Celebrating 50 Years of the Wilderness Act.
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We are thrilled to announce the 2014 Pacific Northwest Plein Air Exhibition. This year, we are celebrating 10 years of showcasing art created en plein air in the Columbia River Gorge.
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Click here to register for this years Plein Air Writing event.
Learn More: Plein Air 2014
Give your child an art-filled summer. Check the website in a week to see the great line-up of classes!
Learn More: Summer Art Experience
This oil painting class is designed for novices and experts alike. Cathleen's techniques are meant to meet every artist wherever you are in your painting journey.
You’re invited to attend our Drawer’s Club in the Studio. Paint or draw from a live model. All skill levels are welcome. We’ll provide the model, easels and tables; you bring your art supplies and enjoy honing your skills.
Are you ready to discover your story and share it with the world? Portland Story Theater is delighted to bring our workshop, The Art of Personal Narrative, to the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.
Over ten years ago, Urinetown made a big splash on Broadway. this darkly comic meta-musical which tells of a dystopian society in which everyone must pay a tax in order to use the bathroom, wins the audience over by the end of the first show tune.
Columbia Center for the Arts and CAST Theater announce auditions for Edward Albee’s 1963 Tony Award-winning play, “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” . Auditions are being held in the theatre on July 27th and July 28th at 6:00 p.m.
The “Golden Days of Radio” will come alive during CAST’s holiday production of “It’s a Wonderful Life - The Radio Play,” by Philip Grecian, based on the film by Frank Capra. The play, will theatrically return us to the 1940’s for an authentic radio broadcast before live studio audience.
This is a place where people gather to hear the real, true stories of complete strangers. And something magical happens, something beyond entertainment. Urban Tellers offers an experience that makes people feel a part of something, something good, connected.
Columbia Center for the Arts is honored to bring Mark Harvey for a slideshow lecture presentation on August 13th at 7:00 p.m. This presentation is sponsored by the National Forest Service and is being presented as part of the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Wilderness Act and in conjunction with the Art in the Wild show.
John Concillo presents a video/lecture on the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the works of William O. Douglas, Supreme Court Justice and Wilderness Act Advocate. Concillo’s presentation includes a short video and lecture on the work and life of Douglas long-time Trout Lake, Washington resident.
Christina's performance explores the idea of natural process through the lens of the 2012 fire that ravaged part of Mt Adams. As the only aural artist of Art in the Wild, Christina will discuss, how composers interpret the landscape aurally instead of visually.
Columbia Center for the Arts is proud to show the film The Greatest Good: A Forest Service Centennial Film as part of our monthly film series. In honor of the month long celebration of Art in the Wild and the 50th anniversary of the wilderness act.
Showcasing a selection of award-winning performers and internationally acclaimed artists from the Pacific Northwest and beyond, Amber Charms displays traditional and contemporary interpretations of the ancient art form known as belly dance.
Columbia Center for the Arts and Maryhill Museum team up to present a zany, hilarious, and romantic tribute to the wonders of coffee bordering on the fantastical. Running just two nights Sept. 19th & 20th, Too Much Coffee Man Opera is based on the comic character of Shannon Wheeler, with music by Emmy-Winning composer Daniel Steven Crafts.