RACC congratulates Thara Memory and his youth orchestra

Thara Memory's Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra just won New York's top high school jazz competition. Thara was awarded RACC's Fellowship in the Performing Arts in 2005.


The Right Brain Initiative receives increased funding from the National Endowment for the Arts

The Right Brain Initiative just received its fourth and largest grant from National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for its professional development program for teachers, principals, arts teachers, teaching artists and arts organizations.


Tickets on sale now for RACC benefit 8/1

We invite you to join us for In the Garden of Artistic Delights, a special event on Saturday, August 1st celebrating RACC’s 20th Anniversary and raising money for individual artist grants. Early bird discounted tickets are available until June 1st for $125 each.


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!


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. 


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.  

Cultural Calendar

"American Night: The Ballad of Juan José"

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José, A Wild Odyssey through American History, by Richard Montoya and directed by Elizabeth Huffman, is being staged by Miracle Theater Group through May 23.


6/7 RACC Workshop: Opening doors - getting your art out of the studio and into the world

At this last RACC workshop for the series, a multi-disciplinary panel will discuss how local artists can exhibit their work and earn some income.

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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.