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

Watercolor Florals

Join us for a two-day workshop, “Painting Watercolor Florals: Inspired by the Japanese Art of Ikebana”, taught by artist Carolyn Gates, using beautiful, live Ikebana arrangements as subject matter. (more…)


Art Talk

Nationally recognized painter Stephen Hayes shares what it’s like to be a professional painter. Here’s your chance to ask questions and get firsthand knowledge from a professional whose work has been on exhibit at galleries across the country. (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…)


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: Caregiving

Join us for this month’s discussion on “Caregiving in the Home”. We’ll be exploring services, ideas and approaches that will allow us to stay in our homes as we age and what that means for everyone involved. (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…)


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…)


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…)


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…)


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…)


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…)


Bold & Loose

Join us for a two-day watercolor workshop with artist Jim Nelson, entitled “Bold & Loose”, designed to help students learn how to let the flow of paint and water capture the essence of their subject. (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

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…)


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