CEMA Arts Centre 30 Year Retrospective

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Titled "CEMA Arts Centre A Celebration!" This exhibition was a 30 year retrospective put together by Jan Colliver.

It included a picture of events in the life of the Portland CEMA Arts Centre from every year since it's opening in 1974. It included pictures and articles of the plans for the Arts Centre and those that got it off the ground.

It included pictures of each CEMA Group that used the Arts Centre and other non-CEMA usages of it.

It included pictures and articles of the various Community Arts Officers employed during the time.

Three Decades Of The CEMA Arts Centre

Original Plans

The Woolcock Gallery

Augustus Does His Bit - 1974

Salad Days - 1977

The Great Portland Variety Show - 1980

A Tribute To Johnny Johnstone - 1981

Only An Orphan Girl - 1983

Absurd Person Singular - 1986

Caroline - 1987

Craft Group's 10 Birthday - 1988

The Sound Of Music - 1991

Exhibitions - 1991

Community Access Printshop Exhibition - 1992

The Gondoliers - 1993

Artists' Society Exhibition - 1993

Start Of The Concert Band - 1994

The Arrival Of The Grand Piano - 1994

The Children's Theatre Group - 1996

Historical Society - 1996

Pioneers Quilters & Portland Choral Group - 1999

Oscar Fest - 2000

CEMA Film Group - 2001

Literary Group 50th Birthday - 2001

Decadent & Delicious - 2002

Alison Hilder & Tony Elias - 2003

The Importance Of Being Earnest - 2004

Community Arts Officers 1

Community Arts Officers 2

Jan Colliver & The Portland Banner