What is Confluence?

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

Plan Your Visit

Find maps, driving directions and visitor hours for each Confluence site.

Donate to Build The Art

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

Donate Online

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:
1109 East 5th Street
Vancouver, WA 98661

Maya Lin and Confluence

Upcoming Confluence Events

May 2, 2017

Screening of Broken Treaties

May 25, 2017

Confluence and OPB invite you to a screening of Oregon Experience's "Broken Treaties" followed by a discussion on how regional Tribes are using their treaties to grow and strengthen their independence today.

Ecotrust, 721 NW 9th Ave, Ste 200, Portland, Oregon 97209

6:30 pm - Doors open

7:00 pm - "Broken Treaties" screening

8:00 pm - Tribal sovereignty today discussion

Honored Guest Speakers:

  • Cheryle Kennedy- Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde Vice Chair
  • Davis Washines- Yakama Nation General Council Chairman
  • Chuck Sams- Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Interim Deputy Executive Director

Free and open to the public. Thank you Oregon Community Foundation for your support!

 

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More News

May 8, 2017

Confluence Severs Ties with Wells Fargo

Confluence will sever its financial relationship with Wells Fargo in response to the financial service provider’s continued economic interest in the Dakota Access Pipeline.  The Confluence Board of Directors has...   more >

April 21, 2017

Upcoming Events at Confluence

Earth Day Work Party at the Confluence Land Bridge Volunteer this Earth Day to tend to landscaping needs (mulching!) on the Confluence Land Bridge with hosts Confluence and the City of...   more >

April 19, 2017

Education Fund Honors Lillian Pitt and Her Legacy

Artist Lillian Pitt doesn't like to be called the "founder" of Confluence in the Classroom. Instead, she prefers the term "auntie." The education program she helped create is a simple...   more >

March 9, 2017

Celilo Falls Home Movie Surfaces

We Need Your Help Identifying the People in This Video This newly unearthed home movie of Celilo Falls has never been seen publicly until now.  David Briggs' parents moved from the Midwest...   more >

January 3, 2017

Together, We're Creating a Legacy

Legacy Maker Dinner Presented byThe Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE FoundationArlene Schnitzer & Jordan Schnitzer Dear Friend of Confluence, We are sad to report that we have postponed our dinner. The weather is...   more >

November 21, 2016

Before The End Of The Year, Help Connect Students Kids To Columbia River Cultures

Dear Friend of Confluence, #ConfluenceConnects students to place through art and education by introducing them to native artists and tradition keepers who share what it means to be from the river,...   more >

October 14, 2016

Confluence Story Gatherings Honor Indigenous Voices

Confluence is currently organizing a series of public forums that are intended to elevate indigenous voices in our understanding of the Columbia River system. Confluence Story Gatherings are story-driven discussions,...   more >

July 28, 2016

Introducing Tributaries: A Confluence History Blog

Stories are like tributaries. They shape the landscape as they confluence with other waters flowing toward the ocean. The history of the Columbia River system is filled with countless tales...   more >