The Right Brain Initiative

The vision of The Right Brain Initiative is to achieve a measurable impact on learning by integrating the community’s arts and cultural resources into the education of every K-8 student in the region’s school districts. The Initiative is a collaboration among educators, parents, artists, local governments, business leaders, and donors who are working to achieve this vision in an equitable, systemic, and sustainable way. RACC serves as managing partner of the program.

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RACC Opportunity: Arts Integration Specialist Positions

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is seeking new team members (0.5 FTE & 0.8 FTE) with successful teaching experience in K-8 classrooms. A strong background in schools with a focus on equity, arts integration, literacy, student engagement and creating collaborative cultures in schools is essential. These positions support the work of The Right […]

Portland Auditor: Clearer Goals, Strong Leadership, Better Results

  On May 22, 2018, RACC participated in a Portland City Council work session with Portland Auditor Mary Hull Caballero and her staff as they presented their findings from a 9-month performance audit of the organization.  This is the first ever audit of RACC, and was requested last summer by Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and […]

Call for artists – ALCHEMY – Wake up screaming #11

Edition #11 of Wake up screaming will present the opportunity for us to explore alchemy in its various forms, particularly from a creative perspective. We are interested in hearing from artists using Alchemical themes as a reference point in their work. Find the full brief and submission guidelines here: http://wakeupscreaming.com/edition-11-alchemy/ Some say it was a […]

Lines of Thought: The International Exhibition on Drawing on Paper, Digital/Virtual Drawing, Drawing in Space

CICA Museum invites artists worldwide to participate in “Lines of Thought.” We are open to drawings on paper or mixed-media, digital/virtual drawings, and drawings in space and time (installation/performance/video/sound art). *Deadline: June 4, 2018 *Category -2D Digital Drawing -Video/Sound/Interactive Drawing -Drawing on Paper/Mixed-Media -Installation Art/Performance *Installation -2D Digital Drawing Selected works will be printed in […]

THEME | THE TELLING IMAGE

CALL FOR ENTRIES | THE TELLING IMAGE | AN INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTO EXHIBITION Entry Deadline | June 15th, 2018 Notice of Acceptance | June 27th, 2018 Exhibition Dates | July 13th – August 8th, 2018 THEME | THE TELLING IMAGE The photograph’s power as a narrative tool is derived from the impression that what is […]

2018-2019 Family Winter Residency

The Wassaic Project’s 2018/19 Winter Residency program Application Opens: May 14th Deadline: June 25, 2018, midnight The Wassaic Project accepts 1 – 4 month proposals for our Winter Residency program: December 2018 – March 2019. ABOUT THE PROGRAM: We recognize that artists who have families often opt-out of peer community building for practical reasons: residencies […]

Call for Visual Art for Design Event

Seeking visual artwork thematically related to the relationship between ARTISTS and their SPACE to be displayed at an event hosted by KPFF Portland about the intersection between design (architecture, planning, engineering) and art (visual, musical, performance). The event will feature live dance performances, a panel discussion, food and drink, and a display of visual art. […]

Poetry Reading: Melissa Madenski

FREE and Open to the Public! Join us when Literary Arts Fellow Melissa Madenski returns to Rose Villa for a special evening of poetry and conversation. A mother, writer, poet and teacher, Melissa will share a glimpse into her life and writing practices by reading excerpts and passages inspired by nature and the everyday. You […]

Affordable Private Art Studio in NW

Private work space great for any art, hobby, craft, or creative enterprise. Get your project off the dining room table and into a place where you can work as you please. Imagine having a dedicated work space away from the distractions of home. The possibilities are endless! Rent is $235.00 per month and available June […]

FRESH! SUMMER 2018 “ORDER AND CHAOS: THE WORLD OF THE ENLIGHTENED?”

Artists have always played a role in voicing how the world is seen; they are critics disecting the concepts aesthetics, ideals of beauty, rationalism, tolerance and liberty. How do our artists see the world today? And what can we learn from their viewpoints ? This years FRESH! Summer show, invites artist working to explore and […]

House Manager

The Old Church Concert Hall is seeking a House Manager. We are looking for a bright, energetic, organized and personable House Manager to work 3 to 5 evenings a week – usually 6 hour shifts. Duties include overseeing productions, directing and training staff and volunteers, setting up venue for the evening (ticketing, concessions, artist hospitality), […]

Artist Studio – Multi Use Ground Floor Workshop!

Activspace is the easiest place to find the right space at the right price with no headaches or hoops to jump through. This garage rollup workshop is perfect for carpentry, woodshop, storage, light manufacturing, bike repair, printing, leather goods, soap making, sewing, production, photography studio, the list goes on and on! Simple Monthly Rental Agreement […]

ArtsWa’s Public Artist Roster

ArtsWA | Public Artist Roster Apply now to create artworks throughout Washington State The Roster is a list of artists who are pre-qualified to design and create site-responsive artworks at K-12 schools, colleges, universities, and state agencies with our Art in Public Places program. We use the Roster to choose artists for about 40 projects […]

Volunteer Opportunity // Oregon Music Festival

Oregon Music Festival is a composer-focused international festival of classical music located in Portland, Oregon. An annual event, the festival focuses on two or three composers whose works provide the centerpieces of performance activities. The repertoire includes great standards as well as lesser known masterworks. Festival’s many ensembles and programs offer a variety of collaborative […]

Development Officer

SMART (Start Making A Reader Today), the state’s largest volunteer-based nonprofit literacy organization, is looking for an energetic, experienced fundraising professional to join our development team in Portland. For more than 26 years, SMART has partnered with public schools around the state to engage community volunteers in weekly one-on-one reading sessions with thousands of PreK […]

Orpheus Academy

Orpheus Academy is a scholarship-based summer immersion program for talented young musicians ages 15-25. The Academy offers tuition-free training with internationally acclaimed artists/teachers. Activities include concerts, recitals, orchestral training, masterclasses, private instruction and chamber ​music for strings, winds and percussion. Those accepted will perform in two concerts (June 28th and July 10th) as part of […]

Search Update for May 18, 2018

The RACC board and search committee have fielded several questions in the last few weeks regarding the board’s decision to continue RACC’s search for a new Executive Director. We are grateful to community members for their keen interest in this process, and for asking questions and sharing their points of view. The RACC board stands […]

All Classical Portland now hiring: Office Manager

The Office Manager works with the administrative team to create a healthy & sustainable organizational culture. This position is responsible for organizing and facilitating administrative functions and procedures to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Essential Functions: This position interfaces with confidential and sensitive information and requires a high level of discretion and attention to detail. […]

BlackWhiteMetallic Exhibition Call for Art

SYNOPSIS: artlessBastard is calling for 2D & 3D works of art, in all mediums – excluding performance art or film – for their September 2018 ‘BlackWhiteMetallic’ exhibition. Though submitted works may contain other colors or accent hues, the DOMINANT color must be black, white or metallic (or a combination of them). Whether your work is […]

Artists of Northwest Arkansas 24th Regional Exhibition

The 24th Annual ANA Regional Juried Art Exhibition is a regional competition hosted by the Artists of Northwest Arkansas to support the work of regional artists. This exhibition will be held at Art Ventures on the town square at 101 W Mountain, Fayetteville, Arkansas. The primary goal of the show is to acknowledge, promote and […]

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