"In Celebration of Pigpens" kicks off a new season of installations at the Portland Building

Artists Lou Watson( on right) and Michele McCall-Wallace (on left) have transformed the Portland Building Installation Space with an exhibition called In Celebration of Pigpens. It will run through 4/24.

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


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.


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

"The Ministry of Special Cases"

Jewish Theatre Collaborative's work has been distinguished by its adaptation of stories that preserve the narrative voice of the author, in this case Nathan Englander, and maintaining the original language as the center of the theatrical event.


4/4 RACC Workshop: Narrative mechanics - how to design and deploy strategy for arts marketing success

Learn about new marketing skills and how to best present your art from presenter Dave Weich in this next RACC Professional Development workshop.

Arts Education
Arts Education

2015 Summer arts camps

This summer, enroll your kids in a summer arts camp! RACC has compiled a comprehensive list of camps and workshops in various disciplines, including dance, theater, music, visual arts, literary arts and more.