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Centrum Unveils New Van Fleet

Centrum Unveils New Van Fleet

For day-use information, click here. The Centrum Foundation is proud to announce the receipt of a $180,000 grant from the C. Keith Birkenfeld Memorial Trust through The Seattle Foundation to acquire five 12-passenger vans to assist visitors attending year-round Centrum festivals and workshops in the arts. Centrum will offer select service from ferry terminals on


Helena María Viramontes: Story Has No Limit

Centrum is pleased to welcome Helena María Viramontes to the faculty of the 2016 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference. Considered one of Hispanic literature’s most distinguished craftspersons, Viramontes is the author of The Moths and Other Stories and two novels Under the Feet of Jesus and Their Dogs Came With Them.  She has also co-edited with


Summer Tickets On Sale April 15 for Donors

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!  Tickets go on sale at 12:01 a.m. on April 15 for donors to Centrum – May 1st for the general public.  Events through our Ukulele Festival in October will be on sale on a first-come, first-served basis.  Join us for a stellar summer season with many of the most inspiring performers


Grace Kelly Joins Jazz Port Townsend Faculty

A regular on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s band, Stay Human, Grace Kelly graduated from the Berklee College of Music in 2011 with a degree in professional music. She has taught residency workshops since 2012. That year also brought another important opportunity to pass on her musical knowledge: the U.S. State Department sent her


New! – Vintage Jazz Workshop in May

By popular demand, Centrum is pleased to announce a new music workshop taking place May 19-22, 2016! Centrum’s Vintage Jazz “Hot Strings” workshop celebrates the contributions of pioneering string players to the burgeoning hot jazz of the 1920’s and ’30’s: Folks like Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang, Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt, Slim Gaillard and