2014 Year in Review

RACC's 2014 Year in Review is now available online…  join us for a look back at the RACC-funded artists, projects and programs that made 2014 a year to remember. And to all who helped enrich our communities through arts and culture, THANK YOU and HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Jessica Hickey’s "Pliable Planes" installation opens at the Portland Building January 12th

Artist Jessica Hickey brings her weaving skills to her month long installation, Pliable Planes, which explores the hidden parallels between textiles and architecture. The exhibition continues through February 6.


Grants reflect RACC’s commitment to equity

RACC Project Grants and Expanding Cultural Access grants are funding increasingly diverse arts-related programs in our community.


RACC awards $693,959 for arts-related projects in 2015

RACC Project Grants have just been awarded to 80 individual artists and 66 organizations and schools in the tri-county region for artistic projects in 2015. 

Public Art

Public Art Muralist Roster

RACC is issuing its first Muralist Roster that is available for those seeking a local artists to create a mural project in Portland. It will be updated quarterly. 


The giving season

The holidays are filled with many wonderful cultural events and art bazaars offer enticing gifts, but this is also a good time to give back to the art community.

Cultural Calendar

Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble presents "Enter THE NIGHT"

Enter THE NIGHT is a deeply human play by a seminal avant-garde theatre artist of our preceding generation. We consider the cutting edge of 30 years ago in order to point to where we are now and to where we are going.


2/8 RACC Workshop: Happening 2015! a homegrown music forum

We invite anyone interested or involved in the music scene in Portland to attend this workshop. Musician David Gluck will lead a panel discussion on how music works locally, and how artists, professionals, and supporters shape the scene.


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. Information sessions: 1/31 & 2/4. Deadline: 3/3/15.