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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Closing Reception for TDAC "Elementary" Show @ The Dalles Art Center
ELEMENTARY STUDENT SHOW COMING TO A CLOSECLOSING RECEPTION & AWARDS JANUARY 31ST, 3-4PM The Dalles Art Center is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Sherman/Wasco County Elementary Art Exhibit. First Place K-2: “Pottery” by Yuridia Ochoa Second Place K-2: “Alexis” by Hannah Adams Third Place K-2: “A Self … Continue reading
It Had To Be You!  Valentine’s Day Discovery Center Event @ Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents “It Had To Be You!” on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. This all-inclusive Valentine’s Day event includes dinner, drinks, dancing to live music by Portland’s Echo Park, and optional childcare. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 7:15 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000 … Continue reading
The Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta presents "The Bold, the Brilliant, and the Beautiful." @ The Dalles Civic Auditorium Ballroom | The Dalles | Oregon | United States
Come experience the power of great orchestral music, as the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta presents “The Bold, the Brilliant, and the Beautiful.” The program includes the Oregon premiere (and only second performance worldwide) of Grammy-winning composer Austin Wintory’s “Banner Saga Suite,” stirring, Viking-inspired music with a cinematic flair. Dimitri Shostakovich’s rarely … Continue reading
The Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta presents "The Bold, the Brilliant, and the Beautiful." @ The Dalles Civic Auditorium Ballroom | The Dalles | Oregon | United States
Come experience the power of great orchestral music, as the Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta presents “The Bold, the Brilliant, and the Beautiful.” The program includes the Oregon premiere (and only second performance worldwide) of Grammy-winning composer Austin Wintory’s “Banner Saga Suite,” stirring, Viking-inspired music with a cinematic flair. Dimitri Shostakovich’s rarely … Continue reading
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm
Watercolor Exhibition Graces Dalles Art Center @ The Dalles Art Center
The Dalles Art Center will host the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s (WSO) Traveling Show from Tuesday, March 5 to 30. There will be an Opening Reception on Thursday, March 7 from 5 to 7 pm, to which the public is invited.  This collection of 20 award-winning works was selected from the 80 works juried into WSO’s … Continue reading
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm
Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour @ Throughout the Gorge region
The Gorge Artists Open Studios Tour is your opportunity to meet artists in their studios, to ask artists about their inspiration and process, to see artists at work. The tour is free and open to everyone. It is self-guided with detailed maps available of the whole route and some communities … Continue reading
WAAAM Traffic Jam - A Car Show and Swap Meet @ Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum | Hood River | Oregon | United States
Vehicles (all types including cars, motorcycles, trucks, etc.) must be 30+ years old for show entry. On Friday registered participants and their guests “cruise the gut” and end the day with food and a drive-in movie. Saturday is the Swap Meet and Car Show with judging and prizes for entrants … Continue reading
Sep 12 @ 8:00 am – Sep 13 @ 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.Airplane and biplane rides. Acres of free parking. Museum open 9-5. Lions Club breakfast 8 am Sat/Sun. WAAAM is located three miles from downtown Hood … Continue reading
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 old cars in motion. WAAAM is located three miles from … Continue reading
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