RACC seeks proposals for artistic projects in 2015

Guidelines and applications for the 2015 RACC Project Grants are available now at the new GrantsOnline Tri-county artists and arts organizations are invited to apply by 8/6/14

Work for Art celebrates 2013-14 campaign results

On July 30th, local arts and business leaders celebrated raising $776,007 from 1,965 donors in Work for Art’s eighth annual campaign. A full 100% of all Work for Art proceeds are invested in local nonprofit arts & culture organizations through RACC’s established General Operating Support and Project Grant programs.

Public Art

“Streetcar Stop for Portland” and “Inversion +/-” receive national recognition

Two of Portland's public art sculptures have been cited among the country's most outstanding public art projects in 2013 by Americans for the Arts.  


Regional Arts & Culture Council elects new board members and officers

RACC has just elected a new Chair of the board, Jan Robertson, as well as welcoming five new board members for 2014-15.


RACC announces first round of General Operating Support awards for 2014-15

More than $1 million in General Operating Support grants has been awarded to regional arts organizations – including three new member organizations: Disjecta, Pendulum Aerial Arts, and Portland Jazz Festival. 


Jesse Taylor’s "Deconstruction Reconstruction: Office" opens July 7th at the Portland Building

See what an office might look like deconstructed at Jesse Taylor’s Deconstruction Reconstruction: Office installation at the Portland Building Installation Space that runs through August 1. 


RACC invests in ten nonprofit organizations to expand arts access in Portland

Ten Portland-based nonprofit organizations, using funding from the city’s voter-approved Arts Education and Access Fund, have been awarded $25,695 for a variety of projects throughout the City.
Cultural Calendar

"The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Broadway Rose Theatre presents this boot stompin’ musical comedy based on a true story with the book by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, and music and lyrics by Carol Hall. The show runs through August 17th. 


RACC publishes “An Introduction to Engaging Diverse Audiences”

As part of our continuing effort to promote equitable access to arts and culture in the Portland metro area, RACC presents six building blocks designed to help arts organizations increase the participation of diverse audiences.


RACC Opportunity: Professional Development Grant 2014-15 (cycle 2)

These grants assist tri-county individual artists and arts organization improve their business and artistic skills. Intent to apply deadline: 9/24/14.