Regional Arts & Culture Council elects new board members and officers

RACC has just elected a new Chair of the board, Jan Robertson, as well as welcoming five new board members for 2014-15.


RACC announces first round of General Operating Support awards for 2014-15

More than $1 million in General Operating Support grants has been awarded to regional arts organizations – including three new member organizations: Disjecta, Pendulum Aerial Arts, and Portland Jazz Festival. 


Jesse Taylor’s "Deconstruction Reconstruction: Office" opens July 7th at the Portland Building

See what an office might look like deconstructed at Jesse Taylor’s Deconstruction Reconstruction: Office installation at the Portland Building Installation Space that runs through August 1. 


RACC seeks proposals for artistic projects in 2015

Guidelines and applications for the 2015 RACC Project Grants are available now at the new GrantsOnline racc.culturegrants.org. Tri-county artists and arts organizations are invited to apply by 8/6/14

RACC invests in ten nonprofit organizations to expand arts access in Portland

Ten Portland-based nonprofit organizations, using funding from the city’s voter-approved Arts Education and Access Fund, have been awarded $25,695 for a variety of projects throughout the City.
Public Art

Check out public art this summer: What are YOUR five favorites?

Summer is now here and it is a good time to visit your public art around town. Six Portlanders discuss their favorite public art pieces. Are they familiar to you? What are your five favorites?
Cultural Calendar

DANCE+ Festival

After two successful seasons, Conduit Dance presents a series of works that are fresh, poignant, and moving, and that will captivate, challenge, and inspire all who come to take part in the experience. Runs through July 19.


Orientations for RACC Project Grants

RACC provides FREE orientations to help applicants better understand RACC Project Grant guidelines and application process. Orientation dates: July 15, 17, 23 & August 26 & September 23.

Arts Education

RACC Opportunity: The Right Brain Initiative Teaching Artists (RFQ)

The Right Brain Initiative is seeking artists and arts organizations interested in partnering with their program for the 2015-16 school year. Information sessions coming up: 7/16 & 7/21. Deadline to apply: 8/1.