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Announcing Kitchen Culture – Food, Music & Dance 

Announcing Kitchen Culture – Food, Music & Dance 

Centrum is proud to announce the launch of a new gathering, May 6-10, 2015. We’re calling it Kitchen Culture, and each year, we plan on putting together a FUN experience featuring the artists, music, food, and dance of a specific region of the world. In 2015, for our first gathering, we will celebrate the unique


2015 Workshop Registration Now Open

Beginning November 4, it’s your time to choose. 10 immersive workshops; a lifetime of inspiration. Starting Tuesday, November 4, 2014, participants may reserve their spot at any of Centrum’s programs at Fort Worden State Park. Centrum’s inter-generational, immersive workshops bring together aspiring and master artists to foster creativity, find and provide mentorship, and build community


Creative Nonfiction Workshop Nov. 6-9

We write memoir and other forms of creative nonfiction to explore meaning in our human experiences and observations. To do this and gain insight, we must not only relive our experiences as we write them, but shape these experiences for the page. What to include? What to leave out? Where to start and where to


Wooden Boat to be auctioned at Centrum Gala!

The most versatile of the famed Martin Marine Company’s fleet from Maine (now known as Alden Rowing), the “Appledor Pod” simultaneously introduces the sliding seat to more conventional rowing AND to sailing!  Hand built by Arthur Martin, this sixteen foot beauty is designed to be drier in rough waters and easier to take into strong


Saturday Afternoon Blues Showcase Concert

Centrum’s Acoustic Blues Showcase offers a walk through the roots and regions of traditional blues originating in the Southern USA. From the hallelujah of the gospel choir; to the intricate finger-style guitar of the Piedmont region; the fiery passion of the Delta blues; the foot stompin’ Mississippi Hill-Country blues; to Ragtime and its syncopated rhythms;


Crow Quill Night Owls Return This Friday

Centrum is honored to welcome back to Port Townsend the singular Crow Quill Night Owls for our Free Fridays at the Fort performance on July 18 at Noon at the Commons.  Bring a blanket or a chair and soak in the sonic pleasures of the 1920s and more!