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Tess Gallagher to receive International Lifetime Achievement Award

Tess Gallagher to receive International Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations Tess Gallagher!  The Port Townsend Writers Conference is honored to have you leading one of our Morning Intensive Workshops this year. Read all about Tess’s award and her remarkable life in the Peninsula Daily News. Tess Gallagher to receive international lifetime achievement award

Chamber Music Series on Sale!

Lucinda Carver, Artistic Director Sponsored by Leah Mitchell and Nancy McLachlan We are delighted to present this year’s series at Centrum in-person again at the Wheeler Theater. As always, our vital chamber music series has been curated to showcase the brilliant talent of many of the world’s finest classical artists along with the top tier

Live at The Wheeler: Judge John Hodgman

Centrum welcomes star of The Daily Show and regular columnist for The New York Times Magazine, comedian and author, John Hodgman to the Wheeler Theater on Saturday, January 28th, 2023. ABOUT THE SHOW Somewhere in the space between The Supreme Court and The People’s Court lie problems so trivial and absurd that no judge in

Registration Now Open for 2023 Workshops

For nearly 50 years, Centrum has hosted weeklong workshops in historic Fort Worden State Park that give artists of all ages the opportunity to hone their craft in writing, music, visual arts, dance, and theater. Led by internationally-renowned artistic directors, the faculty, comprised of artists from around the world, share their knowledge, passion, and experience.

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