Public Art

2015 Forest for the Trees Northwest

Forest for the Trees, a nonprofit responsible for dozens of public murals, are creating more this week at 19 locations around Portland.

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Andy Behrle presents his homage to the Bull Run Watershed at the Portland Building Installation Space

This video installation celebrates the purity of the Bull Run Watershed and the ingenuity of the delivery system to the Portland metropolitan region. Exhibit runs from August 24 to September 18. 

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RACC to take ownership of key BCA programs

RACC will take over several programs that were previously overseen by the Business for Culture & the Arts, which will close this summer.

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Regional Arts & Culture announces General Operating Support awards to 19 local arts organizations

RACC has made it's third distribution of the "arts tax" proceeds to 16 art organizations in Portland. Also, it has awarded General Operating Support grants to three groups in Clackamas and Washington Counties. 

Public Art

New murals coming to Portland this summer

Murals are being painted all over town this summer by local and international artists. Some have just been funded and are starting up while others are complete. The mural, at left, being painted on the Black United Fund at 2828 NE Alberta Street was dedicated August 8.

Public Art

Percent-for-Art: a point of pride in Portland

Portland public art has a long history and a celebrated present, recently winning national recognition for three projects. 

 
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PHAME presents "Up the Fall"

Written by acclaimed Oregon playwright Debbie Lamedman and featuring songs by singer-songwriter Laura Gibson, Up the Fall is a fantastical new play with music that runs through August 29.

 
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Grants

RACC Opportunity: Professional Development Grant Program (cycle 2)

Professional Development Grant applications are now available for tri-county artists or arts administrators. On September 17 there will be a grant orientation at RACC. The Intent to Apply Deadline: 10/7/15.

 
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Arts for All tickets

Over 60 arts and culture groups in the Portland region take part in the Arts for All program which offer $5 tickets to a variety of performances and exhibits to those with Oregon Trail Cards.