In support of the mission and the goals of the Columbia Center for the Arts, the Marketing Manager works in conjunction with the Executive Director, CCA Staff, the committees and various other stakeholders to create and implement a comprehensive, integrated marketing strategy that reflects the mission and values of the company and achieves institutional audience development goals.
Susannah Mars will present a cabaret concert combining her acting and musical talents and our audience will enjoy an elegant assortment of hors d’oeuvre’s courtesy of Ben Stenn and his team from Celilo.
Learn more: C'est Si Bon
The Best of the Gorge exhibition will run June 6th-29th. This show will celebrate and reward the best art work produced by mid-Columbia residents. We will have significant prizes to award to the best works, all media are invited, from drawing and painting to glass and ceramics to sculpture and mixed media.
Learn More: Artist Call: The Best of the Gorge
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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For the first time ever, kids take over the gallery. The show is a culmination of a six week pilot project entitled "Collective Voices-Exploring Personal Narratives".
Learn More: What Do You See When...
We welcome mixed media artist Janet Essley this month in The Nook Gallery.
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This year's show features 40 photographs that go beyond the traditional landscape and scenery photography.
Learn More: Pushing Reality
We welcome oil painter, Cleo Sterling this month in The Nook Gallery.
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On July 15, 2013, over 150 photographers and videographers set out across Oregon to capture twenty-four hours of life in our state. From the top of Mount Hood to Hells Canyon, from land, sea and air, the participants of Project Dayshoot+30 collected thousands of images that, taken together, form a self-portrait of Oregon.
Learn More: Project Day Shoot
We're cleaning house and you'll get a great deal on Art priced to sell.
Learn More: Spring Art Sale
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.
Learn more: Art of the Wild
Improve Your Acting Skills with accomplished actress Sharon Laughlin. This is a rare opportunity for adults to improve their acting skills through gesture and voice ... the only tools an actor has to communicate with the audience.
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This one day event covers the basics for painting a portrait, using you as the subject. It’s easy to take risks when working with your own image — after all, you only have yourself to please! So you can experiment to your heart's content.
Learn More: Rene Eisenbart
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.
The Good Body starts with Eve’s tortured relationship with her own “post-forties” stomach and her skirmishes with everything from Ab Rollers to fad diets and fascistic trainers in an attempt get the “flabby badness” out. As Eve hungrily seeks self-acceptance, she is joined by the voices of women from L.A. to Kabul, whose obsessions are also laid bare.
Learn More: The Good Body
Columbia Center for the Arts announces auditions for the CAST staged reading of Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room or the vibrator play, a comedy about marriage, intimacy, electricity, and the alternating currents of desire.
In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a comedy about marriage, intimacy, electricity, and the alternating currents of desire.
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Join Columbia Center for the Arts as we travel to Ashland, Oregon June 27th-30th 2014 to experience the Oregon Shakespeare Festival! See three great performances, stay at the lovely Ashland Springs Hotel and travel by private coach.
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 is proud to host a world premiere of the film “Noble Spirit” showcasing the incredible life of Fred Noble and his battle with ALS.
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Radical yet whimsical. Ground breaking yet flawed. Audacious yet ridiculous. Renowned yet reviled. Should it stay or go?
Learn More: The Portland Building.
Mounatin Leadership Institute presents a fundraising screening of Assualt on El Capitan.
Learn More: Assault on El Capitan
Last year, this sold out show captivated audiences at Columbia Center for the Arts right from the first note. Bringing together some of Portland’s finest musicians, this is a true celebration to Joni Mitchell and her 70 glorious years on the planet.
Learn More: Women of Heart & Mind
Gorge Grown and The Center present the film The Clean Bin Project, an award-winning documentary film that looks at our "throw-away society."
Learn More: The Clean Bin Project
Watch what these amazing young film makers contributed to our very own Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival this past November.
This event will showcase a wide range of dance and movement available in the Columbia Gorge.
Author & publisher Ron Lovell and actor & screenwriter Nick Sharma will present a guide to publishing and marketing books, from manuscript to finished product.
Learn More: Self Publishing with out Tears
The book chronicles the history from its beginnings in 1908 as the Oregon National Forest, its renaming to Mount Hood National Forest in 1924 and to its current standing as a beloved area comprised of more than a million acres.
Phoenix Theatre performs a new play about a young man's quest to find work to support his ailing mother.
Learn More: Cormac and His Comrades
Veeps: Profiles in Insignificance is the story of Bill and Wayne — two middle-aged men in search of their American dream, their lives at a disappointing stall.
Learn More: VEEPS
n the fall of 2013 eight elite kayakers from around the world undertook a most epic whitewater kayaking expedition in the heart of central Colombia.
Learn More: Exploring Antioquia