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

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…)


Fire-Flora-Fiber

This “Fire-Flora-Fiber” workshop provides an opportunity to explore and expand your knowledge of dyes derived from plants and insects on two mediums: clay and fiber. Fire-Flora-Fiber will introduce participants to the world of natural pigments and how to apply them to fiber and clay. (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…)


Transparent Watercolor

Join us for this three-day introductory workshop, which will give you the basics of transparent watercolor. Jude will begin with an explanation of supplies and why those are used. Exercises in various methods will be accomplished and by the 3rd day, a completed watercolor will be ready to take home! (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…)


Wool Felting

Join us for a two-session wool felting workshop, led by Portland artist, Ammi Brooks. Saturday’s session will focus on the Art of Nuno Felted Scarves and Sunday’s session will include Felted Balls, Soaps, & Flowers. (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 to Images

Author and Reed College professor Peter Rock will lead a generative workshop focused on writing to images. All levels welcome. (more…)


Peter Rock

The Manzanita Writers’ Series presents author and Reed College professor, Peter Rock, reading from his latest work, Spells. (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…)


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

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…)


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