Brittany Powell's "Cell Phone Photo Paintings: Free" project at the Portland Building 5/4 – 29

The public is welcome to participate in Brittany Powell's new installation at the Portland Building — Cell Phone Photo Paintings: Free. The artist will paint your cell phone photos for free. The exhibition runs through May 29th. 


The Right Brain Initiative offers nationally recognized arts education training this summer

Imagine This! A Creativity Symposium for Educators will be taking place on Tuesday, June 16 – Thursday, June 18 at the Portland Art Museum. Registration is now open!


RACC awards arts tax proceeds to 11 additional arts organizations

Portland Baroque Orchestra, with artistic director Monica Huggett, is one of 11 organizations receiving arts tax funding through RACC this month.  


Amping Up for Work for Art’s 10th Anniversary Year

“Flourishing arts, culture, and sports organizations add to the fabric and diversity of our community. Arts & sports can break down barriers—including age, gender, and ethnicity—by bringing disparate groups of people together in a shared experience.”
--- WFA Honorary Chair Mike Golub, Portland Timbers

Public Art

RACC adds 56 artworks to the Portable Works Collection

New artwork by 39 local artists will join the Collection that is shown through City of Portland  and Multnomah County office facilities

Cultural Calendar

Northwest Animation Festival

NW Animation Fest presents a full week of events at the Hollywood Theatre: feature films, international short film marathons, an Oregon Animation Industry Showcase, and special topic screenings. 


5/9 RACC Workshop: Painting BIG: mural tips, techniques and materials

On 5/9 The Lost Cause will present a workshop on murals and talk about using spray cans and stencils to create murals at the The Rosewood Initiative,16126 SE Stark Street, Portland..

Arts Education
Arts Education

2015 Summer arts camps

This summer, enroll your kids in a summer arts camp! RACC has compiled a comprehensive list of camps and workshops in various disciplines, including dance, theater, music, visual arts, literary arts and more.