RACC unveils new “Arts Equity” grant opportunity; letters of interest due February 24

RACC Arts Equity Grant applications are now available for nonprofit organizations in Portland and Multnomah County. 


Guestwork’s "Accounting for Public Interest" unfolds at the Portland Building January 11th – February 5th

This installation will feature a poll taken by artists Travis Neel and Erin Charpentier to examine the relationship between Portland citizens and their ideal city.


RACC awards $665,595 for artistic projects in 2016

Altogether, 131 project grants were awarded to 77 artists and 54 nonprofit organizations in the tri-county region for artistic projects in 2016.


The "Every Student Succeeds Act" becomes law

On December 10th President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act, which will help make arts education central to the school day.  We are proud that Oregon's own Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (at left with Robert Lynch of Americans for the Arts) authored the STEM to STEAM portion of the bill.


RACC workshops: Helping to take the guesswork out of the business of art

RACC's 2016 series of professional development workshops supply artists with knowledge and tools to help enhance their careers. Workshops start January 23 and run through June 11.

Cultural Calendar

Third Rail Theatre presents "Mr. Kolpert"

Mr. Kolpert is a a wild, darkly funny play that Third Rail Repertory has been dying to produce. Runs through February 27 at Imago Theatre.


Arts champions to be honored on February 24

Join us as we celebrate the partnership between the arts and the region's businesses. We will honor the top corporate donors and show how businesses are using the arts to great effect.


RACC 2016 Artists Workshop Series

Registration is now open for RACC's 2016 Artists Professional Development Workshop series starting in January and running through June. Sign up for the early bird specials before 1/23.