What is Confluence?

Learn about Confluence, an unprecedented interpretive artwork by artist Maya Lin at six sites along the Columbia River basin.

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Join the generous community of Confluence donors who support a positive, prestigious and far-reaching project.

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Partners

A variety of artisans, partners, community leaders, government officials and staff help bring Confluence to life. Principal figures are noted here.

Contact Us

Email info@confluenceproject.org
Phone 360-693-0123
Fax 360-693-7770

Mailing Address:
1701 Broadway #144
Vancouver, WA 98663

Confluence at Celilo Park

March News From Confluence

March 16, 2015

Confluence in the Classroom Projects Bloom

Spring is when Confluence in the Classroom projects come into full bloom. At eight schools in Oregon and Washington, Native artists and tradition keepers are working with students to create meaningful projects about the Columbia River system. Once again, muralist Toma Villa (Yakama) is helping Walter Morey Middle School students in Troutdale, Oregon beautify their walls. The result is a work of art about the Columbia River they not only see everyday at school, but take pride in knowing they helped create. Similar projects, and field trips to culturally significant places, are happening in Mosier, The Dalles, Pendleton and NE Portland in Oregon and Lyle, Toppenish and Vancouver in Washington. Thanks to our funders!

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More News

February 10, 2015

February News from Confluence

Latest Confluence Site Gets Underway Of all the Confluence sites, Chief Timothy Park looks the most like the Native landscape Lewis and Clark observed 200 years ago. It's Confluence's fifth site...   more >

January 28, 2015

Spirits Interpreted and the Art of Mask Making

On February 7th, join longtime friends and artists Lillian Pitt (Wasco, Yakama, Warm Springs) and Bill Rutherford (African American,Chickasaw) for this unique, one-day opportunity. What started as a challenge from...   more >

December 8, 2014

Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund Supports Celilo Park Art Installation

Confluence ends a banner year with yet another major grant in support of Maya Lin's final art installation along the Columbia River system. The Maybelle Clark Macdonald Fund has awarded...   more >

November 21, 2014

Arlene Schnitzer To Donate $1 Million To Confluence

Arlene Schnitzer will make a $1 million gift to help fund the internationally significant Celilo Park Confluence Project. Pink Martini band leader, and Confluence supporter, Thomas Lauderdale made the announcement...   more >

November 12, 2014

Searching for the Lost Sound of Celilo Falls

The roar of Celilo Falls could be heard from miles around. The place tribes called W’yam was a center of commerce and sustenance for Northwest native people for thousands of...   more >

October 22, 2014

Maya Lin to Speak to Portland City Club and University of Oregon

Confluence is one of Maya Lin's most ambitious projects. It spans six sites in two states, stretching 438 miles. Next month, you have two chances to learn ...   more >

October 14, 2014

Help Maintain The Art

Confluence friends, The artwork at our oldest site at Cape Disappointment needs your help.  After nearly ten years, coastal weather has taken its toll, even on installations built to last generations....   more >

October 13, 2014

Find Your 'Confluence Moment'

Dear Confluence friends, It was one of those blazingly sunny days that have seemed so common this fall. I found myself on the trail to the Confluence Bird Blind with a...   more >