Columbia Center
for the Arts

215 Cascade Street

PO Box 1543

Hood River, OR 97031


Current Gallery Show and Other Art Gallery Events

The Inspired Garden

The Art of the Wild

About Columbia Art Gallery

Columbia Art Gallery at Columbia Center for the Arts features works by artists in a variety of mediums from oils, pastels and watercolors to pottery, jewelry, glass, fiber arts, mixed media and more.

Each month, we hang a new show while keeping a section of the gallery dedicated to our member artists, all of whom live within 50 miles of the gallery.

Columbia Art Gallery

Our Artists

Columbia Art Gallery features the fine art of local artists, as well as artists from nearby regions.  Click here for the list of artists we represent.

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Art Shows & Events


Art Gallery

July 4th-27th

The Inspired Garden

Join us First Friday, July 4th from 6 - 8 p.m. with music from Ben Bonham.
Learn More: The Inspired Garden

July 4-27

Artists Nook: Christine Knowles

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

August 1-31

Art of the Wild

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

Opens September 5

Northwest Plein Air 2014

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. 
Learn More: Plein Air 2014

Plein Air Writing
Call for Writers

Click here to register for this years Plein Air Writing event.
Learn More: Plein Air 2014


Become a Member Artist

Learn how to become a Gallery Artist and/or a guest artist in a monthly show or special event. Learn more:  Show your art at Columbia Art Gallery.

Show Archive

Click for info on recent art shows at the Columbia Art Gallery.