"Día de los Muertos" installation by artist Pepe Moscoso at the Portland Building

Starting October 20th, Pepe Moscoso's site-specific Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) installation will be featured at the Portland Building Installation Space through the end of October.

Public Art

“Culture Is Not Stagnant”: The Evolving Portable Works Collection

RACC’s diverse collection of two- and three-dimensional artworks now includes more than 1,000 pieces, and we are looking to purchase more artworks this fall.


RACC announces its 2014 fellows in performing arts: Linda Austin and Anita Menon

Contemporary dance artist/choreographer and founder of Performance Works Northwest, Linda Austin, and Indian dancer/choreographer; Founder and Artistic Director, Anjali School of Dance, Anita Menon, have just received Performing Arts Fellowships from RACC.

Arts Education

Arts education linked to student achievement in the Portland area

A new report from The Right Brain Initiative reveals that participating students increased their reading and math scores at least 2.5 times more than average. English Language Learners increased their scores 10 times more.


Work for Art launches ninth annual campaign

Mike Golub of the Portland Timbers will lead the effort to raise $790,000 this year, primarily through workplace giving campaigns. 


Live on Stage presents "The Rocky Horror Show"

The musical that started a 40-year nonstop cultural phenomenon is back where it is meant to be seen, live on stage! Performances run through November 8.

Mural Program
Public Art

Free workshop on public art murals to be held November 8

Want to create a mural in the City of Portland? There are several ways to do that. A public art mural workshop will be given by mural artists and a RACC public art mural manager on November 8th to review the process.

Public Art Installations
Public Art

RACC Opportunity: Portland Building Installation Space RFP

Applications are now available for professional artists and student artists to submit Request for Proposals for 2015-16 Portland Building Installation Space series featuring ongoing month-long exhibitions. Applications in Spanish now avaialable.  Deadline: 11/5/14.