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


RACC to host public art murals information session on March 14

This is a free session where artists and community members can learn more about how to organize and fund murals in the City of Portland. 


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.


Peg Butler’s "People Blind/Prospect & Refuge" installation opens at the Portland Building

The public is invited to participate in People Blind/Prospect & Refuge, a new installation at the Portland Building Installation Space. Visitors can observe their fellow humans from multiple physical and intellectual perspectives. Runs through March 20th.


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

Cascade Festival of African Films

The films in the Festival celebrate Africa’s achievements, expose Africa’s failures, and reveal the possibilities for change and a hopeful, more prosperous future. Runs through March 8th.


3/10 RACC Workshop: Covering your assets - contracts

Attorney Katie Lane will go over the basics of dealing with creative contracts connected to your artwork. 6-9pm at PNCA, 511 NW Broadway.


RACC Opportunity: FY 2015-16 Professional Development Grants (Cycle 1)

This grants help artists or arts administrators enhance their careers by funding workshops, travels or other projects that significantly impact the individual’s work and professional development. Intent to apply deadline: 4/1/15.