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The RACC Announcement page consists of all entries which RACC posts on its website on a daily basis – including all artist opportunities like grants, jobs, calls to artists, etc. Other entries might include important media stories on the arts, advocacy alerts, or general news from the art community.

To submit an opportunity or other notice, use our submission form.

Entries below are listed in date posted order, starting with the most recent.

Arts Education for All Act

    Watch the video: On Friday, Oct. 15, Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR, District 1), Chair of the Education and Labor Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Human Services, Chellie Pingree (D-ME), and Teresa Leger Fernández (D-NM) introduced comprehensive legislation to increase access to arts education. Bonamici hosted a virtual rollout and reception of her Arts […]

Portland Artist Jose Ruiz Valentine Selected for Fresh Paint Mural

See his design come to life on Open Signal’s building on MLK Blvd. Every day thousands of people pass by Open Signal’s building on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. at Graham Street. Pass by the building today, and you’ll get to see work-in-progress on the latest temporary mural being created by Jose Ruiz Valentine, a […]


Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:30-7:30pm ET | 5:30-6:30pm CT | 3:30-4:30pm PT Apply the principles of “Radical Creativity” to professional learning based on Alysia Lee’s blueprint for anti-racist, anti-bias, and culturally responsive teaching. Lee, the coordinator for Fine Arts in the Maryland State Department of Education and the founder of Sister Cities Girl choirs, shares […]

A CONVERSATION WITH ZARETTA HAMMOND Author of Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:30-7:30pm ET|5:30-6:30pm CT | 3:30-4:30pm PT How do we center student talk over teacher talk as a way to empower students to be the leaders of their own learning? Join teacher and author Zaretta Hammond as she leads a closer examination of the culturally responsive talk structures that elevate student voice […]

The Uncanny

When the familiar becomes unfamiliar, we call it uncanny. That is to say, when something almost satisfies our brain’s search for human likeness, but falls short by a small margin, we experience a characteristic sense of unease at the sight of it. This is our understanding of what it is about realistic androids and almost-perfect-but-not-quite […]

Rehearsal space at Chapel Theatre

Our rehearsal studio is downstairs from the theatre and is located off of the green room. This studio space is available for workshops, rehearsals, meetings, and other small activities. The rental includes the use of the green room. Specs 27.5′ wide x 15.5′ deep 8′ tall Raised floor with dance marley Good for tap or […]

2022 International Artists Grand Prize Competition

The International Artist Grand Prize Competition (I.A.G.P.C.), one of Asia’s top art contests, is looking for worldwide masterpiece to exhibit in the Art Revolution Taipei (A.R.T.) scheduled in 2022 through this competition. There has no entry fee for the submission and selected artists don’t need to come (your presence will be highly welcomed); the only […]

Cultural Programs Manager

The Cultural Programs Manager at the Portland Japanese Garden is responsible for planning, implementing, and enhancing recurring as well as new cultural programming activities at Portland Japanese Garden (PJG), both in-person and virtual. This position is great for someone who has had exposure to Japanese culture and traditions through either living or studying/working in Japan, […]

Stelo + Variable West Art Writing Residency – Open Call

Variable West and Stelo invite emerging and mid-career arts writers working and living in Oregon to apply for a week-long art writing residency to take place at both Camp Colton and Park Block locations; we will welcome one resident per site, per week, for a total of 8 residents from November 2021 – February 2022. […]

Next steps for toppled and removed monuments – Updated FAQ

Updated following RACC Board Action 10/13/2021 What is the status of statues that were removed or toppled in 2020 protests? The statues from the City of Portland’s public art collection are secured in a temporary storage facility. This includes: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt: Rough Rider, Harvey Scott, Promised Land, and Elk. Will these […]

Costume Design and Set Design Teaching Artists

PHAME empowers adults with developmental disabilities to live full, creative lives through arts education and performance. We offer three 10-week terms of arts-based classes in a variety of disciplines including dance, voice acting, visual art, creative writing, and more. The majority of PHAME classes focus on foundational skill building, while select classes tackle more advanced […]

President & CEO

Britt Music & Arts Festival, a nonprofit organization, is the Pacific Northwest’s premier outdoor summer performing arts festival. Britt presents dozens of summer concerts featuring world-class artists in classical music, jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass, world, pop, and country music. Tens of thousands of music lovers enjoy Britt’s world-class performances, spectacular scenery and casual, relaxing atmosphere […]

Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager at the Portland Japanese Garden is responsible for digital strategy, media planning, and content strategy & production. The Marketing Manager is a member of the Marketing and Communications Department, collaborating closely with the Membership and Development Departments, as well as in support of all other departments of Portland Japanese Garden. A rough […]

Make|Learn|Build Grants – Round 4 applications due 1/26/2022

The Make|Learn|Build grant program supports artists, creatives, organizations, and businesses in making work, gaining skills, or building up a business. Click here to visit our Make|Learn|Build Grant page for more information.  

Betty Feves Memorial Gallery Call for Artists

The Betty Feves Memorial Gallery at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon is currently accepting proposals for consideration for the 2022-23 academic year. Emerging artists are highly encouraged to apply. The Feves Gallery is a non-profit exhibit space connecting emerging and established artists with students, staff and the general public in Eastern Oregon. The […]

Development & Marketing Associate

Development and Marketing Associate Job Description 1.0FTE (40 hrs/week), non-exempt. Compensation: $45,000 – $50,000 annual salary (depending on experience), group health plan, generous vacation. Crow’s Shadow is seeking a talented, creative Development and Marketing Associate to contribute to the continued growth of our organization. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to providing a creative conduit […]

Associate Director of Creative Programs, NW Film Center

The Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center (referred to as Museum) invites applications for the position of Associate Director of Creative Programs, NW Film Center. The Associate Director of Creative Programs NWFC is responsible for executing, managing and maintaining the overall artistic framework for Northwest Film Center. This role will supervise the organization’s core […]

Associate Director of Operations, NW Film Center

The Portland Art Museum invites applications for the position – Associate Director of Operations, NW Film Center The Associate Director of Operations, NWFC is a team leader who brings strong operational experience to help creatives thrive while working within the parameters of finance best practices. This role is a creative thinker who will implement systems […]

Senior Executive Assistant

Organization: Literary Arts is a nonprofit literary organization based in Portland, OR. Our mission is to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next generation with great literature. Our programs create opportunities for readers and writers of all ages and walks of life to engage with stories. We provide programs in concert halls, classrooms, our […]

BLESSED UNREST, 2022 Juried Exhibition

Gallery Route One in Point Reyes CA hosts its annual juried exhibition, BLESSED UNREST, running from January 22 through February 26, 2022. Deadline for entries is November 12, 2021. The show is open to Northern California visual artists, excluding crafts, video and installations. This year’s juror is Jack Fischer of the Jack Fischer Gallery in […]