Columbia River Maritime Museum


Teen Art Week
July 6-11, 2015
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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 during Second Saturday Art Walk that will highlight and exhibit participant’s creations at the Barbey Maritime Center.

Cost: $100 for Museum members | $125 for non-members

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.

Pirate Bash
June 5, 2015, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Barbey Maritime Center

Plunder some fun at our First Friday Pirate Bash. Assist a landlubber in walking the plank at One-Eyed Willy’s dunk tank. Test your range of skill at our Buccaneer bag toss. Sway to the melodies and rhythms of Portland based musicians Robin Bacior and Chris Miller. Relax with a tankard of grog and some grub at the “Hogshead Tavern” cash bar, courtesy of Fulio’s. Come dressed as your favorite pirate persona and win the title of best dressed Swashbuckler.

First Friday Nights are entertaining, casual, and social. This series is held on the first Friday of each month from 7:00–9:00 p.m. and includes a mix of live music, games, film screenings, skills demonstrations, and hands-on activities. A cash bar and inspired snacks will be available at every First Friday event, making CRMM the first stop of your weekend.

CRMM First Fridays are free of charge.

First Sunday Family Programs
June 7, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Investigate our Crittercam footage of Galapagos residents like the giant tortoise, Galapagos sea lions, albatross, and the Galapagos reef octopus. Create your very own ocean in a bottle complete with a unique species of jellyfish. Enjoy our Galapagos story time led by a Columbia River Maritime Museum teacher. 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.