Ethan Leinwand Added To 2017 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Faculty

We’re excited announce the addition of St. Louis-based blues pianist and preservationist Ethan Leinwand to the faculty of the 2017 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival. A student of the music’s rich history and varied regional styles, Ethan presents personal interpretations of many of the great (and forgotten) old-time barrelhouse masters. He specializes in St. Louis pre-war

Fiddle Tunes



Niki Haris, Doug Weiss Join Jazz Port Townsend Faculty

Centrum recently announced the addition of vocalist Niki Haris and bassist Doug Weiss to the artist faculty for Jazz Port Townsend, July 23-20, 2017. Niki Haris Vocalist Niki Haris‘ career has included work with a multitude of recording artist ranging from Jazz, to Pop, and R&B. Her live performances and recording experience reads like a



2017 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference Registration Underway

As of November 1, 2016, registrations are being accepted for the 2017 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference. Whether you’re new to writing, and seeking an inspirational environment to create new work; looking for advanced post-MFA revision workshops; or simply desire to renew and recharge yourself in a writing retreat, the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference gives you



October 23: Emerging Artist Residency Open Studio

Front yard “free” piles will become sculpture fodder and sea breezes will catalyze creative inspiration as six diverse artists move into Fort Worden this month and prepare for an open studio event set for Sunday, October 23, from noon to 4:30 p.m. in Building 205. “I’m guided by what I find,” Satpreet Kahlon, 27, of Seattle,

Young Artists


This Giving Tuesday, Give to Youth Scholarships

Its Giving Tuesday,  a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. This Giving Tuesday, please give to youth scholarships in arts education at Centrum. Two past participants in the Centrum youth program, Water World, talk about what an artistic experience whispers to them. Centrum is a safe meeting place