"Día de los Muertos" installation by artist Pepe Moscoso at the Portland Building

Starting October 20th, Pepe Moscoso's site-specific Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) installation will be featured at the Portland Building Installation Space through the end of October.

Public Art

“Culture Is Not Stagnant”: The Evolving Portable Works Collection

RACC’s diverse collection of two- and three-dimensional artworks now includes more than 1,000 pieces, and we are looking to purchase more artworks this fall.


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.

Public Art

RACC seeks applications for new public art murals

Artists, curators, neighborhood associations, citizen groups, and developers can now apply for mural funding on the first Wednesday of every month. RACC is also offering a free workshop on November 8 to help artists understand the mural application process.

Arts Education

Arts education linked to student achievement in the Portland area

A new report from The Right Brain Initiative reveals that participating students increased their reading and math scores at least 2.5 times more than average. English Language Learners increased their scores 10 times more.


Work for Art launches ninth annual campaign

Mike Golub of the Portland Timbers will lead the effort to raise $790,000 this year, primarily through workplace giving campaigns. 

Cultural Calendar

Heather Lee Birdsong's "Semblant Geometries"

Semblant Geometries is an unbound press book of Euclidean geometry and excerpts from folks tales created by artist Heather Lee Birdsong. 

Public Art
Public Art

RACC Opportunity: Call for new artwork for Portable Works Collection

RACC is seeking artwork — paintings, prints, drawings, photographs or wall pieces— for the Portable Works Collection. Deadline to apply: 10/21

Public Art Installations
Public Art

RACC Opportunity: Portland Building Installation Space RFP

Applications are now available for professional artists and student artists to submit Request for Proposals for 2015-16 Portland Building Installation Space series featuring ongoing month-long exhibitions. Information session 10/15 at 5:30pm.  Deadline: 11/5/14.