A celebration of poetry set for January 8

2022-11-29T15:13:21-08:00November 29th, 2022|Arts advocacy, Community Involvement, Literary Arts|

'Poetry Moves,' created by nonprofit Artstra in partnership with C-Tran, will honor poets who have engaged, delighted, and inspired riders with poems on buses since 2016. This multifaceted celebration of poetry (a free public event) will take place Sunday, January 8, 2023, from 1–3 p.m. at Magenta Theater, 1108 Main St., in downtown Vancouver. Washington [...]

Clark County Open Studios tour a great success

2022-11-29T15:12:11-08:00November 29th, 2022|Arts advocacy, Community Involvement, Philanthropy, Public Art|

A special thanks to all the Clark County Open Studios artists for opening their doors, sharing their creative process, and spreading inspiration. Open Studios 2022 was a wonderful weekend reconnecting with our art community. Thank you to all our visitors that ventured out and explored Clark County for the love of art! Also, thank you [...]

Clark County employees and their families featured at Rebecca Anstine Sixth Floor Gallery

2022-11-29T15:10:50-08:00November 29th, 2022|Arts advocacy, Ceramics, Community Involvement, Public Art, Sculpture, Visual Art|

Clark County Employees not only serve our county, they also contribute to the creative and cultural community of Southwest Washington. Come visit the Rebecca Anstine Sixth Floor Gallery to visit an exhibition of photography, painting, fiber art, and mixed media on display through the end of January 2023. Participating artists include Angelina Kotchetova, Leigh Radford, [...]

Clark County Open Studios tour set for November 5-6

2022-11-01T11:41:39-07:00October 31st, 2022|Arts advocacy, Ceramics, Community Involvement, Sculpture, Visual Art|

The Clark County Open Studios Tour is back on the calendar for this fall, Saturday and Sunday, November 5-6. Now in its ninth year, the free self-guided tour continues to build connections as local artists open their studio doors to inquisitive visitors from near and far. Open Studios is an annual juried art event designed [...]

Día de Muertos

2022-10-06T12:32:06-07:00October 6th, 2022|Arts advocacy, Community Involvement, Dance, Education, holiday, Music, Performing Arts|

Celebration of remembrance at Esther Short Park Vancouver Ballet Folklorico invites the community to celebrate and honor the memories of departed loved ones at Esther Short Park on Saturday, October 22 from 4-8 p.m. Born in a tradition that dates back centuries, Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is traditionally joyfully celebrated during the [...]

Sitka Art Invitational

2022-10-06T14:22:36-07:00October 6th, 2022|Arts advocacy, Community Involvement, Visual Art|

The 2022 Sitka Art Invitational takes place October 14-16, 2022 and will be at a new venue this year, Oregon Contemporary, a non-profit organization and exhibit space in North Portland's Kenton neighborhood. The Art Invitational Exhibition + Sale brings together 100 nature-inspired Northwest artists and showcases 300 pieces of art including sculpture, paintings, ceramics, fiber [...]

2nd year of Arts Alive! another success!

2022-10-06T14:36:15-07:00October 6th, 2022|Arts advocacy, Community Involvement, Dance, Literary Arts, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Art|

Arts Alive! celebrated second year presenting local arts organizations Saturday, September 17 brought creative types from across Clark County together for the second annual Arts Alive! festival at the Public Service Plaza in downtown Vancouver. The event, produced through the collaboration of Artstra, the Clark County Arts Commission, the Columbia Arts Network, and the Southwest [...]

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