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

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…)


“Gone to the Dogs” September is Manzanita’s annual Muttzanita celebration of all things “dog” and the Hoffman Gallery will feature canine creations.   (more…)


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…)


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…)


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


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


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…)


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…)


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 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…)


In this one-day workshop, “Fabulous Fotos from your Smart Phone” led by photographer Dave Jensen, participants will learn how to use their smart phones to create effective compositions and capture the beauty of ordinary and extraordinary moments. (more…)


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…)


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

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 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…)


Event Phone: 503.368.3846

Join us for an elegant summer dinner created by Julie Barker, live music by Noah Dooley, and live bidding on unique opportunities in the Hoffman Gardens. This event raises funds for your community arts and culture center! (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.