Public Art

RACC adds 56 artworks to the Portable Works Collection

New artwork by 39 local artists will join the Collection that is shown through City of Portland  and Multnomah County office facilities


RACC to host public art murals information session on March 14

This is a free session where artists and community members can learn more about how to organize and fund murals in the City of Portland. 


Reminder: $35 Arts Tax Payment is due April 15

Revenue Division Director Thomas Lannom encourages Portlanders to pay their $35 Arts Tax, which supports arts education and access in our community. To make it easier, they can pay online. Deadline: 4/15/15.


Portland-based arts organizations receive public funding increases

Sixteen local arts organizations are the latest to benefit from the City of Portland’s voter-approved Arts Education & Access Fund.


Peg Butler’s "People Blind/Prospect & Refuge" installation opens at the Portland Building

The public is invited to participate in People Blind/Prospect & Refuge, a new installation at the Portland Building Installation Space. Visitors can observe their fellow humans from multiple physical and intellectual perspectives. Runs through March 20th.


Artists in residence move “The Watcher Files” exhibition to Portland State University through April 7

Since 2013 artists Garrick Imatani & Kaia Sand have been working on “The Watcher Files,” a set of police surveillance files of activists from the 1960s-80s

Cultural Calendar

Oregon Ballet Theatre presents "Cinderella"

In celebration of Oregon Ballet Theatre’s 25th Anniversary, Cinderella, a new full-length ballet,  will join the company’s diverse repertoire. Runs through March 7th. 


3/3 RACC Workshop: Covering your assets - intellectual property & copyrights

Attorney Katie Lane will teach artists about copyrights, logo uses, permission to use your work, and many other legal tips important to enhancing your career. 


RACC Grant Opportunity: Expanding Cultural Access

Expanding Cultural Access grants provide support to Portland nonprofits who are offering arts and culture programming to underserved communities. Deadline: 3/3/15.