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RACC to take ownership of key BCA programs

RACC will take over several programs that were previously overseen by the Business for Culture & the Arts, which will close this summer.

About

Regional Arts & Culture announces General Operating Support awards to 19 local arts organizations

RACC has made it's third distribution of the "arts tax" proceeds to 16 art organizations in Portland. Also, it has awarded General Operating Support grants to three groups in Clackamas and Washington Counties. 

Public Art

New murals coming to Portland this summer

Murals are being painted all over town this summer by local and international artists. Some have just been funded and are starting up while others are complete. The mural, at left, being painted on the Black United Fund at 2828 NE Alberta Street will have a dedication on August 8, from 2-5pm.

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An Installation by Joshua Pew and Molly Eno at the Portland Building, July 20 – August 14

Portland artists Joshua Pew and Molly Eno express their feelings about "power" in the modern world in their installation at the Portland Building lobby.

Public Art

Percent-for-Art: a point of pride in Portland

Portland public art has a long history and a celebrated present, recently winning national recognition for three projects. 

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Regional Arts & Culture Council elects new board members and officers

RACC has re-elected Jan Robertson as chair of the board for FY2015-16.  We have also welcomed six new board members: Katy Brooks, Raymond Cheung, Ozzie Gonzalez, Brenda Meltebeke, Steven Rosenbaum, and Shyla Spicer. 

 
Cultural Calendar
Resources

"No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting"

No Boundaries presents the work of nine aboriginal artists from Australia who took their ancient cultural traditions and forged new modern paintings. Runs through August 16, Thursday through Sunday, 12-6:30pm. 

 
Grants
Grants

RACC Opportunity: Project Grant applications now available

Project Grants are open to nonprofit organizations and individual artists in the tri-counties for artistic projects in 2016. Intent to Apply Deadline: 8/5/15.

 
Arts Education
Arts Education

Right Brain Bingo on August 18

Want to support arts education? Attend The Right Brain Initiative benefit bingo night on 8/18 from 7-9pm at Radio Room, 1101 NE Alberta St, Portland.