Columbia River Maritime Museum


Teen Art Week
August 10-14, 2015
Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Barbey Maritime Center

Explore your creativity and be inspired this summer at the Columbia River Maritime Museum! Summer Art Week provides one of a kind opportunities for teens to unleash their imaginations and develop their art making skills. Explore the local galleries of Astoria for inspiration as we dive into a variety of mediums including: fiber arts, sculpture, painting, drawing and more. The week will culminate with an evening art show that will highlight and exhibit participant’s creations at the Barbey Maritime Center.

Cost: $100 for Museum members | $125 for non-members
Funding for art supplies provided by the Clatsop County Cultural Coalition Grant.

To sign up for the program, please complete and return our Teen Art Week Reservation Form. For payment, click the appropriate button below.

Member Non-member

If you have questions, please contact Education Program Coordinator Christine Fleming at or 503.325.2323.

Music, Movies, Food and Fun!
August 7, 2015, 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
On the Plaza at the Maritime Museum

Join the Columbia River Maritime Museum during the summer months as we move First Friday Nights onto the Museum Plaza.

Listen to live music beginning at 7:00 p.m., with hands-on activities and games for all ages, making this an event for the whole family. Enjoy a selection of food and beverages, served by local vendors at our food court, then gather your lawn chairs and blankets for a 9:00 p.m. showing of the movie, Clue (1985).

Schedule of Events:

  • Music and activities on the Plaza 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
  • Food vendors (cash only) 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Movie begins 9:00 p.m.

CRMM First Fridays are free of charge.

First Sunday Family Programs
July 5, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Create a Galapagos-themed mobile. Enjoy our Galapagos storytime led by a Columbia River Maritime Museum teacher. Transform your handprint into a unique piece of tortoise art. Influence nature with our animal adaptation magnet board. Get into character with our Blue Footed Booby dance lessons. Test your Ring of Fire knowledge in our mapping activity.

First Sunday activities run from 10:30 to 3:30 and are included with paid admission. Members are free.