Public Art

2015 Forest for the Trees Northwest

Forest for the Trees, a nonprofit responsible for dozens of public murals, are creating more this week at 19 locations around Portland.


Garden party raises $36,000 for individual artists

RACC's 20th anniversary celebration, “In the Garden of Artistic Delights,” was a great success. We thank all the guests and artists for their participation in this unforgettable event.


Andy Behrle presents his homage to the Bull Run Watershed at the Portland Building Installation Space

This video installation celebrates the purity of the Bull Run Watershed and the ingenuity of the delivery system to the Portland metropolitan region. Exhibit runs from August 24 to September 18. 


RACC to take ownership of key BCA programs

RACC will take over several programs that were previously overseen by the Business for Culture & the Arts, which will close this summer.


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. The mural, at left, being painted on the Black United Fund at 2828 NE Alberta Street was dedicated August 8.

Cultural Calendar

"Alien She"

Pacific Northwest College of Art and Museum of Contemporary Craft present the traveling exhibition, Alien She, the first show to examine the lasting impact of Riot Grrrl on artists and cultural producers working today. 


RACC Opportunity: Professional Development Grant Program (cycle 2)

Professional Development Grant applications are now available for tri-county artists or arts administrators. On September 17 there will be a grant orientation at RACC. The Intent to Apply Deadline: 10/7/15.

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RACC Opportunity: Artist-in-Residence project with Portland Archives & Records Center

RACC is inviting artist/team to submit qualifications for the Artist-in-Residence at the Portland Archives for a project that will explore records related to 82nd Avenue. Deadline: 9/28/15