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 Aug. 4, 2014! Influenced by Elton John and Bobby Darin, Cooley's show is loaded with memorable cover tunes and exciting original music. 


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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