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

Art Opening

Meet the Artists for May’s Exhibit on 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…)


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…)


AoA: Communities

Join us for a discussion about Age Friendly Communities, led by Mary Ruhl. We’ll be exploring how communities adapt as our population ages and people stay healthy and active longer, among other questions. (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…)


Film Night

The Manzanita Film Series presents another unique and provocative film created by filmmakers from around the Pacific Northwest. Join us as we gather to watch and to discuss. (more…)


Plot Writing

Rene Denfeld, author of The Enchanted and The Child Finder, leads a workshop on how to write an exciting plot. (more…)


Denfeld & Vlautin

The Manzanita Writers’ Series presents a special evening with two acclaimed authors: Rene Denfeld and Willy Vlautin, reading from their latest books, The Child Finder and Don’t Skip Out on Me. (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…)


Mindi Bender Presents

Manzanita resident Mindi Bender has visited Greece more than a dozen times between 1985 and 2017. Bender will share her experiences about the Middle Eastern refugee crisis that has been impacting parts of Greece, particularly the island of Lesvos. (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

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…)


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