Public Art

Portlandia turns 30 on October 8; community celebration scheduled

Join us at noon on Thursday, October 8th at the Standard Insurance Plaza across from the Portland Building to celebrate Portlandia's 30th Birthday!

Arts Education

Right Brain sparks teacher innovation

This year, The Right Brain Initiative will help 25,000 students think creatively through the arts, and professional development of the region's K-8 teachers is central to the success of this work. 


Deanna Pindell's "Apothecary for the Anthropocene" at the Portland Building Installation Space

This allegorical apothecary installation by artist Deanna Pindell presents a summons to reconsider our heretofore casual relationship with our mortal existence on the planet. 


David Eckard and Ellen Lesperance receive RACC fellowship awards for excellence in visual arts

In addition to being recognized for their artistic excellence and achievements in the visual arts, each artist will receive a cash grant of $20,000.


Art of Leadership

RACC is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 Art of Leadership series, a training program that prepares business professionals to serve on the boards of nonprofit arts and culture organizations. 


Work for Art launches million dollar campaign

After raising more that $6.2 million for local arts and culture organizations over the past nine years, Work for Art is aiming to raise $1 million during its 10th anniversary year.

Cultural Calendar


Falsettos, the Tony Award-winning musical, is a  benchmark play for its candid depiction of a gay relationship and the specter of AIDS. Runs through October 10.


RACC Opportunity: Professional Development Grant Program (cycle 2)

Professional Development Grant applications are now available for tri-county artists or arts administrators. The Intent to Apply Deadline: 10/7/15.


Art Spark on 10/15

On Thursday October 15, from 5:30-7:30 Art Spark will feature The Right Brain Initiative at Canton Grill. This is a great time to network with other artists and learn more about this arts education program that RACC sponsors.