Rev. Ann Jefferson To Lead Gospel Track at 2017 Blues Festival

The Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival is excited to welcome Rev. Ann Jefferson to lead the Gospel Track for 2017! Daily classes start on Monday July 31, 2017 and run through Friday August 4, 2017 from 3:30-5:30pm. Your tuition includes entry to the main stage performance on Saturday August 5, 2017. African American gospel music has spread beyond the Black

Fiddle Tunes

Notice Concerning Possible Washington State Park Closures in July

In the event that the Washington State Legislature cannot adopt its budget before June 30, 2017, an effective shut-down of state services may be triggered for July 1, 2017.  A shut-down would include the closure of all state parks and state-run campgrounds. Because Fort Worden is now under a new, 50-year lease by the Fort


2017 Jazz in the Clubs Lineups Announced

Centrum has announced the 2017 lineups for its popular Jazz in the Clubs performances at Jazz Port Townsend. Jazz in the Clubs features intimate performances in clubs and venues throughout Port Townsend.  Your nightly wristband grants you access to Jazz in the Clubs venues each night. IMPORTANT NOTE: Jazz in the Clubs is a movable feast of great music



Mark Doty on New Poems: Unscrew The Locks From the Doors

Centrum is excited welcome poet Mark Doty back to the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference in 2017. His Conference workshop will focus on writing new poems: UNSCREW THE LOCKS FROM THE DOORS: Writing New Poems Walt Whitman, early in the “language experiment” he called LEAVES OF GRASS, calls on his readers to open the locked doors

Voice Works

Find Your Song at Voice Works

June 27 – July 2, 2017 Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA You’ll learn new songs, about your range, and how to find your key. Join us for Centrum’s latest gathering of singers! Voice Works is held at Fort Worden State Park, a venue unparalleled in beauty and facility. Expect four days and five

Young Artists

2017 Water World Photos Are Up!

We have posted photographer David Conklin’s photos from the 2017 Water World workshop!. Water World is a collaboration between Centrum and the Port Townsend Marine Science Center, that is filled with activities and projects that expand and enhance elementary students’ experience of the marine world through the lenses of both science and art. [FAGP id=13429] View