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Greg Netzer Appointed Interim Executive Director at the Regional Arts & Culture Council

Six New Members Join RACC’s Board of the Directors   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Meech Boakye Communications Lead, RACC Email: Portland, OR — May 1, 2024. The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Netzer as Interim Executive Director. With over three decades of strategic consulting and […]

Multnomah County Library and Regional Arts & Culture Council announce community artist as part of diverse work at North Portland Library

Sadé DuBoise will focus on community input as part of artwork for library’s new Black Cultural Center Contact: Liz Sauer, Multnomah County Library Capital Building Projects Communications Manager, 971.350.8733, Contact: Meech Boakye, Communications Lead, Regional Arts & Culture Council, 503.823.5111, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 22, 2024 PORTLAND, OR. — Multnomah County Library […]

Thirty-three Artworks Inspired by the People and Places of Portland Selected for Purchase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2024 Portland, Oregon — The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC), in partnership with the City of Portland, announces that 33 artworks by 26 artists have been selected for purchase through a competitive application and review process. Celebrating and taking inspiration from the people and places of Portland, the selected […]

Regional Arts & Culture Council and Port of Portland Announce Selection of PDX Phase 1 Terminal Redevelopment Artists

Left: Sanford Biggers, photography by Matthew Morrocco. Right: Yoonhee Choi, photography by Samuel Gehrke. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 16, 2023 Portland, OR – The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) in collaboration with the Port of Portland (Port) is pleased to announce the selection of two artists, Yoonhee Choi and Sanford Biggers. Both artists […]

Artists Chosen for Mural Project at Arbor Lodge Shelter Lead with a Community-Centric Approach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2023 Meech Boakye, Communications Lead, RACC, Sophie May Hook, Public Art Project Manager, RACC, Portland, OR – The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC), in partnership with Multnomah County, the Joint Office of Homeless Services and Do Good Multnomah, proudly announces the selection of artists Lillyanne Pham (LP/she/they) […]

Groundbreaking Study Reveals Economic and Social Impact of Nonprofit Arts & Culture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 20, 2023 Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 Study Centers Equity in Economic Research and Highlights Vital Role of Arts and Culture in Building More Livable Communities PORTLAND, OR. – The Regional Arts & Culture Council announced today that Multnomah County nonprofit arts and culture industry generated $400,700,004 in economic activity in 2022 […]

Arts Education for All Act Announcement

Immediate Release September 27, 2023 The Regional Arts & Culture Council Re-Endorses The Arts Education for All Act (HR 5463) Co-Sponsored by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR1) Portland, OR – The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is pleased to announce our endorsement and support of the reintroduction of the Arts Education for All Act in 2023, […]