Public Art

Portland Building Installation Space: Artwork by contemporary Native American artists

For Native American Heritage Month, RACC features a selection of newly acquired works by Native American artists working in our region. 


Willamette Week awards Skidmore Prize to Right Brain staffer

Arts education advocate and Right Brain Outreach Specialist, Rebecca Burrell, was one of four Portlanders, who work for local nonprofits, to receive the Skidmore Prize at a gala ceremony November 3. 

Public Art

Time to see Native—November is Native American Heritage Month

This November we are celebrating both Native American Heritage Month and Public Art Month in Portland. The two go together in many ways as work of Native American artists are to be found throughout the Public Art Collection. 

Public Art

Restored "Talos No. 2" sculpture returns to the Transit Mall

After being badly damaged this summer, James Lee Hansen's Talos No. 2 has been returned to the Transit Mall by RACC with help from local conservator Robert Krueger and Art & Design Works.

Arts Education

The Right Brain Initiative wins Game-Changing Project award from "Portland Monthly" magazine

By integrating the arts in the classroom with other subjects, The Right Brain Initiative has been given this award that celebrates a unique collaboration that drives community transformation. 

Cultural Calendar

"Ain't Misbehavin'"

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical, this sassy, sultry musical celebrates the remarkable life and talents of a legendary jazz great, Fats Waller.

Public Art
Public Art

"Celebrate Public Art" exhibition at Portland City Hall opens November 12

Join us at Portland City Hall to celebrate the 35 years of public art around the City. The celebration will be up from November 12 through December 4. 


Arts for All tickets

Over 60 arts and culture groups in the Portland region take part in the Arts for All program which offer $5 tickets to a variety of performances and exhibits to those with Oregon Trail Cards. (Photo: Portland Art Museum's Seeing Nature)