Resources for Arts Experiences

If you’re looking for local arts education opportunities for yourself, your classroom or school, or a young person in your life, you’ve come to the right place!

Below is a list of local RACC-funded arts organizations that provide arts education opportunities for young people. In this table, we have noted whether the organization offers ‘Youth & Family Opportunities’ (classes, camps, workshops, etc.) and/or ‘School-Based Opportunities’ (field trips, assembly performances, residencies, etc.).

Organization Discipline Youth & Family Opportunities School-based Opportunities Website Phone Number
Children’s Healing Art Project (CHAP) Visual Arts X 503.243.5294
Community Music Center
Music X

Echo Theater Company Performing Arts X 971.267.3246
Ethos Music X X 503.283.8467
Hand2Mouth Theatre Theatre X X 503.235.5284
Lakewood Center for the Arts Performing Arts X 503.635.6338
Literary Arts Literary Arts X X 503.227.2583
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Music X X 503.239.4566
Milagro Theatre X X 503.236.7253
Multnomah Arts Center
Visual, Performing, & Literary Arts X


My Voice Music Music X X 971.533.8953
Northwest Children’s Theater & School Theatre X X 503.222.2190
NW Dance Project Dance X 503.421.7434
NW Documentary Film X 503.227.8688
NW Film Center Film X 503.221.1156
Oregon Ballet Theatre Dance X X 503.227.6890
Oregon Children’s Theatre Theater X X 503.228.9571
Oregon Symphony Music X X 503.228.4294
PDX Jazz Music X X 503.228.5299
PHAME Performing Arts X 503.764.9718
Polaris Dance Theatre Dance X 503.380.5472
PlayWrite, Inc. Theatre X 503.249.5800
Portland Art Museum Visual Arts X X 503.226.2811
Portland Center Stage Theatre X X 503.445.3703
Portland Opera Music X X 503.241.1802
Portland Playhouse Theatre X X 503.488.5822
Portland Youth Philharmonic Music X 503.223.5939
Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls Music X 503.833.2953
The August Wilson Red Door Project Theatre X 503.451.0739
The Circus Project Performing Arts X 503.764.9174
The Portland Ballet Dance X 503.452.8448
Third Angle New Music Music X 503.331.0301
White Bird Dance X 503.245.1600
Write Around Portland Literary Arts X 503.796.9224
Young Audiences Interdisciplinary X 503.225.5900