Welcome to Columbia Gorge Arts & Culture!

Columbia Gorge Arts and Culture Alliance (CGACA) supports and promotes a large, diverse, and highly creative Arts, Culture, and Heritage community along the Oregon/Washington border ‘State of the Gorge’. This website is a resource for connecting visitors and local residents with Gorge area Arts, Culture, and Heritage news and events. Share your own events (no product ads); REGISTER to post your own or use this FORM to SUBMIT one. brushStroke_h1

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New Art & Culture Tour Map Preview

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Beautiful, Convenient, Useful, Thorough, Awesome…the “2.0 version” of our Columbia Gorge Art and Culture Tour map features a wealth of interesting, educational, and beautiful art and culture sites open to residents and visitors throughout the Columbia Gorge region of Washington and Oregon. The printed map will be available just in time for the spring/summer visitor high … Read more>>>

Trout Lake Art Studio – Destino Fine Art & Craft

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Artists Ardis DeFreece and Deborah Nelson share the Trout Lake Art Studio, aka Destino Fine Art & Craft. Ardis is a realist painter, draftswoman, and teaches classes. Deborah makes traditional hooked wool rugs and paintings in oil.
Trout Lake Art Studio is open for classes and events by appointment (call (360)907-1660) or by … Read more>>>

Window Gallery – White Salmon Arts Council

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This gallery fills the window space of an unoccupied storefront in the heart of White Salmon, WA. It is an ongoing project of the White Salmon Arts Council, who magically transforms the showing each month to feature a different local artist.
Past exhibitors have been impressed by the quality and attractiveness of the gallery, and … Read more>>>

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July – September 2014

Dennis McGregor - Singer . Songwriter . Illustrator @ The Dalles Art Center | The Dalles | Oregon | United States
TDAC welcomes Dennis McGregor — singer . songwriter . illustrator — as both a featured artist in the Western Gallery and as a musical artist. He will be performing “Most People Are Good,” in concert, at The Dalles Art Center … Continue reading
August 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday in Hood River @ Downtown Hood River | Hood River | Oregon | United States
First Friday is a community event, celebrated each year in downtown Hood River on the First Friday of each month from May through October. The event is a promotion to increase business and awareness of downtown businesses. But more importantly, … Continue reading
August 8, 2014 @ 9:30 am – August 9, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Draw a Better Painting @ The Dalles Art Center | The Dalles | Oregon | United States
Review drawing fundamentals in a two day workshop to quickly advance from pencil sketches to improved paintings. Focus on design and composition, values, and defining your essential subject, then paint in watercolors or acrylics (no oil solvents). Weather permitting, we’ll … Continue reading
August 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Neon Nights Cruise - 1984 Plymouth Colt Raffle @ The Dalles Art Center | The Dalles | Oregon | United States
The Dalles Art Center is holding a RAFFLE for a running, 1984 Plymouth Colt. The car will be custom painted LIVE by Lettie Young and Angel Avila with “space art” at Ernies Locks and Keys during the Neon Nights Cruise … Continue reading
August 9, 2014 @ 10:00 am – August 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum @ Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum | Hood River | Oregon | United States
The Second Saturday of each month the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum opens the doors to roll out and run some of its antique airplanes and cars. Visitors watch airplane operations up close and may get to ride in old … Continue reading
August 19, 2014 @ 9:00 am
Buck Brush Bramble tees off August 19 @ The Dalles Country Club
Tee it up, tap it in and try your luck at the Buck Brush Bramble Golf Tournament, Tuesday, August 19 at The Dalles Country Club. Shotgun start begins at 9 a.m. A fundraiser for Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, this is … Continue reading
September 1, 2014 @ 5:30 am – 10:00 am
72nd Roy Webster Columbia River Cross-Channel Swim @ Hood River County Chamber | Hood River | Oregon | United States
At dawn every Labor Day close to 500 hearty souls jump into the mighty Columbia River and swim the 1.1-mile stretch across the river to Hood River. Welcome to the annual Roy Webster Columbia River Cross-Channel Swim. The swim, which … Continue reading
September 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Friday in Hood River @ Downtown Hood River | Hood River | Oregon | United States
First Friday is a community event, celebrated each year in downtown Hood River on the First Friday of each month from May through October. The event is a promotion to increase business and awareness of downtown businesses. But more importantly, … Continue reading
September 6, 2014 @ 8:00 am – September 7, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Annual Hood River Fly-In @ Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum | Hood River | Oregon | United States
Come celebrate WAAAM Air and Auto Museum’s Birthday. Enjoy hundreds of visiting airplanes, food and activities. See airplanes close at hand and visit with the pilots. Museum open 9-5. Lions Club breakfast 8 am Sat/Sun. Free shuttle to airplane and biplane rides. Acres … Continue reading
September 13, 2014 @ 10:00 am – September 13, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Second Saturday at WAAAM Air and Auto Museum @ Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum | Hood River | Oregon | United States
The Second Saturday of each month the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum opens the doors to roll out and run some of its antique airplanes and cars. Visitors watch airplane operations up close and may get to ride in old … Continue reading
September 20, 2014 @ 9:00 am – September 20, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
International Model A Day at the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum @ Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum | Hood River | Oregon | United States
Come celebrate Model A Day at the WAAAM Air and Auto Museum. Bring your Model A out for a fall drive and share the joy of antique car ownership with the world. There is nothing like seeing all of these … Continue reading
September 28, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – September 28, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
Hood River Hops Fest @ Downtown Hood River | Hood River | Oregon | United States
It’s a beer-lover’s dream when fresh-hopped brews from more than three dozen, Northwest craft brewers are on tap at the Hood River Hops Fest. The event showcases Hood River County’s own microbreweries as well as some of the best of … Continue reading
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