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Among the art community, the Oregon Coast is considered one of the premier destinations in the country. From the galleries in Cannon Beach to the various events celebrating new releases held all over the region, there are countless ways to bolster your appreciation of the many genres of art. One of our favorite facilities is the Hoffman Center for the Arts. This community arts center strives to provide artistic, cultures and educational activities for locals and visitors alike! It’s an excellent stop for families traveling with little ones who want to get creative. Spend an afternoon at the Clay Studio or head to the multi-purpose room for performances, workshops, and more! Find out what you can enjoy at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita.

How to Explore the Hoffman Center in Manzanita

Workshops & Programs

There are a fantastic variety of programs offered at the Hoffman Center throughout the year. No matter your preferred medium, you can find something to enjoy. From film screenings and writing workshops to sculpting and horticultural arts, the diverse array of available classes is one of the best parts about visiting the center.

Open Clay Studio

The Hoffman Center Clay Studio is the only of its kind in the North Oregon Coast to offer both instruction and open studio hours. Monthly classes include wheel throwing, hand-building, and related ceramic techniques. The studio is open three times a week for anyone to come work on clay projects.

Manzanita Writers’ Series

The Manzanita Writers’ Series is an ongoing program at the Hoffman Center. The series showcases local writing in the community, promotes literacy and writing programs, and brings well-known authors to the area. A published author from the area is featured each month. Following the reading is a brief Q&A session, book signing, and an open mic. It’s a wonderful experience for writers and readers alike!

Enjoy a Private Lesson in Your Vacation Rental

Do you want to bring the fun of an afternoon painting to your vacation home? When you book at Starfish Vacation Rentals, you can! We have partnered with Veronica Lake, an incredible local artist, to create An Afternoon of Art. The package includes all the materials needed for everyone in the group (no need to worry about finding supplies) and a three to four-hour lesson. Pricing is dependant on the number of participants and the type of project, so be sure to contact us to create your custom class! This is the perfect addition to any girlfriends’ getaway, a family reunion, or a corporate retreat. An Afternoon of Art With Veronica Lake is sure to have every guest saying “wow!”

Start Planning Your Trip with Starfish Vacation Rentals!

Before you start planning your day at the Hoffman Center in Manzanita, you need to book the perfect accommodations. Luckily, Starfish Vacation Rentals has an incredible selection of properties in Manzanita. No matter the reason for your visit, you’ll find something in our inventory that suits your needs.
Browse through our full selection and book today! We look forward to seeing you.