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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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
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center @ The Dallse Art Center | The Dalles | Oregon | United States
An open mic night, organized by Writers In Progress (WIP), a local writing group, will be hosted at The Dalles Art Center  from 7 – 8pm on Friday night, Feb 27th. The evening will kick off with readings from two members of WIP featuring poetry by Lettie Young from her indie-published … Continue reading
Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wearable Art Exhibition Opening in April @ The Dalles Art Center
The Dalles Art Center will host a Runway Event during our Opening Reception for its first Wearable Art Show on April 2nd from 5-7pm . At the Runway Event, models will strut their stuff to show just how each entry was made to compliment the human form. The Wearable Art Show … 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
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 cars too. Open 9-5Activities 10-2.Lunch 11-1. Free parking. WAAAM is … Continue reading
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm
Gathering of the Guilds @ Oregon Convention Center | Portland | Oregon | United States
The fifth annual Gathering of the Guilds features over 150 artists from the Creative Metal Arts Guild, Guild of Oregon Woodworkers, Oregon Glass Guild, Portland Bead Society and Portland Handweavers Guild. There will be daily art demonstrations, drawings and prizes in this family-friendly, three-day event. This event runs from 4/24/15 through … Continue reading
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night at The Dalles Art Center @ The Dallse Art Center | The Dalles | Oregon | United States
An open mic night, organized by Writers In Progress (WIP), a local writing group, will be hosted at The Dalles Art Center  from 7 – 8pm on Friday night, Feb 27th. The evening will kick off with readings from two members of WIP featuring poetry by Lettie Young from her indie-published … Continue reading
Women in Motion- Art Exhibit, Her Soul in Action- Artist Forum @ Lorang Fine Art | Cascade Locks | Oregon | United States
Throughout history women have been held back from reaching their full potential. Those days are ending, “women are in motion.” Our show celebrates the liberated, creative woman and what can happen when “her soul is in action.” Join us in Cascade Locks for a weekend of art and culture as Lorang Fine Art presents … Continue reading
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – May 9 @ 2:00 pm
Finding Peace: Art Show and Conversation @ The Dalles Civic Auditorium - Community Room
Columbia Gorge Community College presents Finding Peace: Art Show and Conversation. This event will consist of three parts: a community art show, a community conversation project, and a community tour of prize winning pieces from the show. The art show will take place at The Dalles Civic Auditorium – Community Room … Continue reading
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 cars too. Open 9-5Activities 10-2.Lunch 11-1. Free parking. WAAAM is … Continue reading
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