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Regional Arts & Culture announces General Operating Support awards to 19 local arts organizations

RACC has made it's third distribution of the "arts tax" proceeds to 16 art organizations in Portland. Also, it has awarded General Operating Support grants to three groups in Clackamas and Washington Counties. 

Public Art

New murals coming to Portland this summer

Murals are being painted all over town this summer by local and international artists. Some have just been funded and are starting up while others are complete. 

Resources

An Installation by Joshua Pew and Molly Eno at the Portland Building, July 20 – August 14

Portland artists Joshua Pew and Molly Eno express their feelings about "power" in the modern world in their installation at the Portland Building lobby.

Public Art

Percent-for-Art: a point of pride in Portland

Portland public art has a long history and a celebrated present, recently winning national recognition for three projects. 

Resources

Regional Arts & Culture Council elects new board members and officers

RACC has re-elected Jan Robertson as chair of the board for FY2015-16.  We have also welcomed six new board members: Katy Brooks, Raymond Cheung, Ozzie Gonzalez, Brenda Meltebeke, Steven Rosenbaum, and Shyla Spicer. 

Grants

"The Hello Neighbor Project": oral histories and photography connecting generations

Under the guidance of photographer Julie Keefe, students at Boise-Eliot/Humboldt STEAM School participated in the Hello Neighbor Program, photographing and interviewing diverse people of all ages in their neighborhoods.

 
Cultural Calendar
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"In//Appropriate"

An Excavation of Appropriation: visuals and voicemails digging into what artists and the public think about cultural appropriation. Runs through July 29.

 
Grants
Grants

RACC Opportunity: Project Grant applications now available

Project Grants are open to nonprofit organizations and individual artists in the tri-counties for artistic projects in 2016. Intent to Apply Deadline: 8/5/15.

 
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Special event slated to support individual artists

On August 1, RACC will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with a summer fundraising event, “In the Garden of Artistic Delights.” We invite you to join us!