"FMRL," an installation by Tyler Corbett & Erinn Kathryn at the Portland Building, 2/16—3/11

This installation, intricately constructed from thousands of tiny pieces of refuse found throughout the City, will be laid out across the Installation Space to form a radiating network of colorful pathways through Portland's inner city.


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. Final information session on Wednesday, February 17 from 3-5pm at RACC’s offices.


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

Portland Center Stage presents "Each and Every Thing"

This production brings Dan Hoyle’s celebrated brand of journalistic theater back to Portland following his 2011 debut at Portland Center Stage with The Real Americans


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. The workshops started in Janaury and continue through June. Please sign up now!