THE HOFFMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Discover community-supported arts and culture.

Whether it’s an art show, sharing resources and perspectives or much, much more, there’s always something new to explore. Discover your inner artist or the writer you’ve always dreamed of being. Whatever your desire, come create some magic. Become a part of a vital, thriving arts and cultural community and connect with others who share your interests.

Possibility awaits you at the Hoffman Center for the Arts.

UPCOMING

Word & Image Submissions Open

The 4th annual Word & Image project is accepting submissions April 1 – April 30, 2018. The Word & Image project is a dialog between writers and artists that results in each of them creating original work in response to their partner’s work. (more…)


Gallery Show

Selected work by Portland artist Margaret-Rose de Haas van Dorsser, known nationally for her beautiful landscape designs. Plus appliquéd textiles from artist, Lynn Rouske, as well as local artists’ work from the latest edition of the North Coast Squid literary journal. (more…)


Open Clay Studio

The Hoffman Center Clay Studio is open three days a week to adults 18 and over for creating pottery. We welcome people of all levels and practices including hand-building, sculpting, and wheel throwing.   (more…)


Alcohol Ink

Join us for a one-day “Making Exciting Fluid Beauty” alcohol ink workshop, taught by Portland artist Margaret de Haas van Dorsser. For students 18 and older. (more…)


Donor Brunch

Join us for our annual Donor Brunch, as we celebrate the continued support of the wonderful members of the Hoffman Center for the Arts and the contributions they make. (more…)


Writing Lounge

Open to writers of all skill levels. Weekly sessions alternate between Quiet Writing (working on your own projects) and Word Play (writing to suggested prompts). (more…)


AoD: Terminal Illness

Join us for a discussion on “Terminal Illness: A Conversation for Dying & Living”, designed to help us learn how to provide emotional support and engage in meaningful conversations with friends and loved ones facing their own mortality. (more…)


Ceramic Form & Decoration

Join us for a class with Richey Bellinger demonstrating and discussing classic tumblers, tea bowls, bottles and more on the potter’s wheel and sharing his technique for adding relief decorations with thick clay slip. (more…)


Film Night: 9 Short Films

The Manzanita Film Series presents another unique and provocative film created by filmmakers from around the Pacific Northwest. Join us for a screening of nine short films by Portland director Jason Rosenblatt. (more…)


Botanical Drawing

Come join instructor Dorota Haber-Lehigh for a series of botanical drawing workshops which will focus on drawing from nature while being inspired by changing seasons. (more…)


Open Clay Studio

The Hoffman Center Clay Studio is open three days a week to adults 18 and over for creating pottery. We welcome people of all levels and practices including hand-building, sculpting, and wheel throwing.   (more…)


Writing Lounge

Open to writers of all skill levels. Weekly sessions alternate between Quiet Writing (working on your own projects) and Word Play (writing to suggested prompts). (more…)


Gallery Show

Place: Rockaway Beach – “Stories Told To Me by Don Best” curated by Mike Arsenault, Agricultual Architecture Paintings of Tillamook County by Cathi Howell and Historical-Style Art Glass by Charles Winkleman. (more…)


Quilling

Paper Gone Wild 2.0: Quilling Workshop, will be taught by award-winning quilling artist Kim Nickens. This one-day workshop will teach basic Quilling, with a focus on the technique called Scrolling, and if time allows, jewelry. (more…)


THE HOFFMAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Discover community-supported arts and culture.

Whether it’s an art show, sharing resources and perspectives or much, much more, there’s always something new to explore. Discover your inner artist or the writer you’ve always dreamed of being. Whatever your desire, come create some magic. Become a part of a vital, thriving arts and cultural community and connect with others who share your interests.

Possibility awaits you at the Hoffman Center for the Arts.

UPCOMING

Word & Image Submissions Open

The 4th annual Word & Image project is accepting submissions April 1 – April 30, 2018. The Word & Image project is a dialog between writers and artists that results in each of them creating original work in response to their partner’s work. (more…)


Gallery Show

Selected work by Portland artist Margaret-Rose de Haas van Dorsser, known nationally for her beautiful landscape designs. Plus appliquéd textiles from artist, Lynn Rouske, as well as local artists’ work from the latest edition of the North Coast Squid literary journal. (more…)


Open Clay Studio

The Hoffman Center Clay Studio is open three days a week to adults 18 and over for creating pottery. We welcome people of all levels and practices including hand-building, sculpting, and wheel throwing.   (more…)


Alcohol Ink

Join us for a one-day “Making Exciting Fluid Beauty” alcohol ink workshop, taught by Portland artist Margaret de Haas van Dorsser. For students 18 and older. (more…)


Donor Brunch

Join us for our annual Donor Brunch, as we celebrate the continued support of the wonderful members of the Hoffman Center for the Arts and the contributions they make. (more…)


Writing Lounge

Open to writers of all skill levels. Weekly sessions alternate between Quiet Writing (working on your own projects) and Word Play (writing to suggested prompts). (more…)


AoD: Terminal Illness

Join us for a discussion on “Terminal Illness: A Conversation for Dying & Living”, designed to help us learn how to provide emotional support and engage in meaningful conversations with friends and loved ones facing their own mortality. (more…)


VOLUNTEER WITH US

Go on, be a star! Our volunteers are vital to what we do. In fact, they make our world go round. So, join our team of volunteers and make your contribution count.

HELP SUPPORT OUR WORK!

The arts are an important part of living well. They connect us with friends and family, foster creative expression, and bring joy to our lives. Your support makes that happen.

CALLING ALL CREATIVES

Got an idea for some new innovative programming? Want to teach a workshop? Or submit your work to one of our programs or publications? Use the button below to find out how.

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

Go on, be a star! Our volunteers are vital to what we do. In fact, they make our world go round. So, join our team of volunteers and make your contribution count.

HELP SUPPORT OUR WORK!

The arts are an important part of living well. They connect us with friends and family, foster creative expression, and bring joy to our lives. Your support makes that happen.

ARTIST SUBMISSIONS

Got an idea for some new innovative programming? Want to teach a workshop? Or submit your work to one of our programs or publications? Use the button below to find out how.

“The Hoffman Center is an ideal place to explore one’s creativity and make deep connections with others.”
-Kathryn Stock, Nike retiree & Manzanita resident