Public Art

RACC seeks applications for new public art murals

Artists, curators, neighborhood associations, citizen groups, and developers can now apply for mural funding on the first Wednesday of every month. RACC is also offering a free workshop on November 8 to help artists understand the mural application process.


"STRATAscape," an installation by Yoonhee Choi, opens at the Portland Building September 15th

Artist Yoonhee Choi explores the Portland Building Installations through the layers of paint on the wall that has built up over 20 years it has held 130 exhibitions. 

Arts Education

Arts education linked to student achievement in the Portland area

A new report from The Right Brain Initiative reveals that participating students increased their reading and math scores at least 2.5 times more than average. English Language Learners increased their scores 10 times more.

Arts Education

Marna Stalcup named Director of Arts Education

Marna Stalcup, previously the program manager for The Right Brain Initiative, has been named to the new position of RACC's Director of Arts Education.


Work for Art launches ninth annual campaign

Mike Golub of the Portland Timbers will lead the effort to raise $790,000 this year, primarily through workplace giving campaigns. 


Work for Art celebrates 2013-14 campaign results

On July 30th, local arts and business leaders celebrated raising $776,007 from 1,965 donors in Work for Art’s eighth annual campaign. A full 100% of all Work for Art proceeds are invested in local nonprofit arts & culture organizations through RACC’s established General Operating Support and Project Grant programs.

Cultural Calendar

"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller

The Crucible is a play that is not only relentlessly suspenseful and vastly moving, but one that compels us all to question our hearts and consciences in ways that only the greatest theatre ever can.

Public Art
Public Art

RACC Opportunity: Call for new artwork for Portable Works Collection

RACC is seeking artwork — paintings, prints, drawings, photographs or wall pieces— for the Portable Works Collection. For those interested in applying, there is a free orientation session on 9/25, 4-6pm at RACC. Deadline to apply: 10/21


RACC Opportunity: Professional Development Grant 2014-15 (cycle 2)

These grants assist tri-county individual artists and arts organization improve their business and artistic skills. Intent to apply deadline: 9/24/14.