New Summer Events Coming Up!

Children's Fountain

Two beautiful fountains are in operation 8 am to 10 pm each day except for Music Mondays each Monday 6:30 – 8:15 pm,  and Mt. Hood Jazz Festival happening August 1st and 2nd on the Arts Plaza: 401 NW 2nd Ave., in Historic Downtown Gresham.













6:30 at the Arts Plaza

Our next Music Monday is coming up on July 21, 2014! Join us for an exceptionally fine night of and diverse and haunting vocals of Kris Deelane & Sharp Little Things


Third Thursdays in Historic Downtown Gresham - Open house, wine & music. May - August.


Summer Theater Camp for Kids - Contact the Nutz-n-Boltz Theater Company for kids ages 5+ in June. Intermediate level will be in July.


Summer Visual Art Classes - for 1st-8th grade. The registration process for your student is currently underway. There are a total of 8 sessions including:

  • I Love to Draw - Level 1 - no prerequisite (4 sessions)
  • I Love to Draw - Level 2 - prerequisite - Level 1 (2 sessions)
  • Meet the Masters - NEW - no prerequisite (2 sessions - each session will discuss various masters. Your student could attend both sessions)

Class details and contact information for Cindy Cossu can be found here:


Gresham Arts Festival (formerly ArtWalk) - July 19th


Music Mondays on the Center for the Arts Plaza - Each Monday in July and August. 6:30-8:30pm, free for all ages!


Mt. Hood Jazz Festival and Jazz Run - Saturday, August 2nd. Center for the Arts Plaza. More info at for times, schedule, and registration.

Center for the Arts Foundation
15 NE Third Street
Gresham, OR 97030

Phone: 503-489-1157

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