2015 RACC Professional Development Workshops

Starting January 24, 2015, RACC will be presenting 12 Professional Development Workshops for local artists and arts organizations. These popular and affordable workshops cover many subjects that can affect an artist's career - from grant writing to marketing. Registration opens Monday, December 1. 


"Parts of No Sum," an installation by Noah Greene, opens at the Portland Building November 10th

In the Parts of No Sum installation at the Portland Building Installation Space, artist Noah Greene examines the symbolic function of dislocated architectural material.

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Arts education helps English Language Learners succeed

New data links The Right Brain Initiative to a striking increase in English proficiency scores. 

Public Art

Artists in residence with Portland Archives present “The Watcher Files” at North Portland Library

Working “The Watcher Files,” a set of police surveillance files of activists and civic groups from 1960s through 1980s, artists Garrick Imatani and Kaia Sand created a series of artistic and literary interventions that are now on display through December 5th..

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Portland artists create installations for Division Streetscape

The installation of This All Happened More or Less, a set of stone and bronze sculptures by artists Shelby Davis & Chrystal Schenk, can now be seen along SE Divison street at 31st.  


RACC announces its 2014 fellows in performing arts: Linda Austin and Anita Menon

Contemporary dance artist/choreographer and founder of Performance Works Northwest, Linda Austin, and Indian dancer/choreographer; Founder and Artistic Director, Anjali School of Dance, Anita Menon, have just received Performing Arts Fellowships from RACC.

Cultural Calendar

The Portland Ballet dances a Fairytale Holiday

This Thanksgiving weekend's double bill from The Portland Ballet includes the World Premiere of John Clifford’s Tales from Mother Goose and his wildly popularThe Enchanted Toyshop. Performances run from November 28-30. 


Invitation to participate in town meetings

Thursday 12/4 will be the last of two Town Meetings to greet Brian Rogers, the new executive director of the Oregon Arts Commission and the Oregon Cultural Trust, and share thoughts on arts and culture.

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Donate to The Right Brain Initiative through Willamette Week's Gift Guide

By donating $10 or more to The Right Brain Initiative, you can earn incredible incentives from stores and organizations around Portland. Deadline to give: 12/31/14.