The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association,(CGOA), has been enriching and entertaining the Columbia Gorge community since its founding in 2005. Its mission is to provide exceptional performing arts for the cultural enrichment, learning, engagement and enjoyment of audiences and participants.
CGOA welcomes community members at all levels of experience to engage with one or several of their performing ensembles, such as: the Sinfonietta Orchestra, the Voci Choir, Jazz Collective Big Band, the Hood River String Quartet, Stages Theater, and the Gorge Youth Chorus.
For more information please visit GorgeOrchestra.org
is located at the eastern gateway to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum is home to numerous exhibits to help introduce visitors to the geology, flora, fauna, history, and economic development of the Gorge. Learn how balance among many competing interests is helping preserve the region for future generations.
interprets the Natural and Cultural history of what’s considered the heart of the Columbia River Gorge through award winning, thought provoking displays, artifacts, text panels.
Our museum features a Telly award winning geology film to wet your appetite of the Gorge’s creation, Native American history and beautiful baskets, a life size Fishwheel replica, World’s largest Rosary collection, quilts, art, airplane, automobiles, logging, railroad, riverboat, mining history, and much more?
offers an amazing art gallery and a wide variety of performing arts events and programming. Throughout the year, CCA provides patrons with the opportunity to experience a full array of artists works, performances and entertainment that spark conversation, challenge the intellect, and touch the heart.
215 Cascade Ave, Hood River, OR 97031