Arts Education

Right Brain sparks teacher innovation

This year, The Right Brain Initiative will help 25,000 students think creatively through the arts, and professional development of the region's K-8 teachers is central to the success of this work. 


Deanna Pindell's "Apothecary for the Anthropocene" at the Portland Building Installation Space

This allegorical apothecary installation by artist Deanna Pindell presents a summons to reconsider our heretofore casual relationship with our mortal existence on the planet. 


David Eckard and Ellen Lesperance receive RACC fellowship awards for excellence in visual arts

In addition to being recognized for their artistic excellence and achievements in the visual arts, each artist will receive a cash grant of $20,000.


Art of Leadership

RACC is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 Art of Leadership series, a training program that prepares business professionals to serve on the boards of nonprofit arts and culture organizations. 


Work for Art launches million dollar campaign

After raising more that $6.2 million for local arts and culture organizations over the past nine years, Work for Art is aiming to raise $1 million during its 10th anniversary year.

Cultural Calendar

PDX Jazz presents the Wayne Shorter Quartet

Jazz great Wayne Shorter continues to innovate and stretch the boundaries of his creations. His Quartet plays for one night only, Tuesday, October 13.

Public Art Installations
Public Art

RACC Opportunity: Portland Building Installation Space Request for Proposals

RACC invites artists/teams currently living in Oregon or Washington to submit proposals for temporary installations in the lobby of the Portland Building in downtown Portland. 


Art Spark on 10/15

On Thursday October 15, from 5:30-7:30 Art Spark will feature The Right Brain Initiative at Canton Grill. This is a great time to network with other artists and learn more about this arts education program that RACC sponsors.