The RACC Announcement page consists of all entries which RACC posts on its website on a daily basis – including all current opportunities like grants, open positions, 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 a listing, please follow the link to Submit a Community Listing.

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

IT Administrator

The Regional Arts Culture Council (RACC) has one mission – to enrich our communities through arts and culture. We believe that the arts have the power to change hearts and minds, and to inspire social change. We also believe that arts and culture are key elements in creating desirable places to live, learn, work and […]

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, […]


Il Varco Creative Hub presents the thirteenth edition of the Prisma Art Prize, which inaugurates the fourth year of the prize. Prisma Art Prize is a quarterly art competition with €2000 of annual prize money, over €3000 of service prizes and the possibility of participating in the collective exhibition in 2024 at the Contemporary Cluster […]

Makerspace Memberships and Private Studio Space Rentals for Artists, Business Owners, Teachers, and Hobbyists!

Past Lives is a 26,000 sq. ft. makerspace that provides access to a wood shop, metal shop with blacksmithing, welding, smelting, and casting; stained glass studio, textiles studio with screen printing, auto embroidery, and leather working; Tech hub with CNC, electronics, and 3D printing; custom framing station, dark room for film and photography, and more! […]

Gallery Without Walls Call for Artists!

Call for Art 2024–2026 GALLERY WITHOUT WALLS We are pleased to invite artist submissions for outdoor public display in Lake Oswego’s nationally recognized, award-winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls exhibit. In its twenty-fourth year, this program’s mission is to integrate art into the daily lives of residents and visitors to the community by presenting works from […]

Second Annual Artist in Residency Program at Parallax Art Center

Parallax Art Center is a young non-profit art center in Portland, Oregon, borne out of the pandemic in recognition of the need to help support a changing dialogue in Portland; a city with a complicated contemporary history. Experimental in nature, with a small but passionate staff we are excited to connect with the creatives and […]

Request for Qualifications – PDX Terminal Redevelopment Public Art Project

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (“RACC”) and the Port of Portland (“Port”) in Portland, Oregon, are inviting artists to submit their qualifications for the design and installation of a permanent public art display that will be a part of the Portland International Airport’s (PDX) terminal redevelopment project. The Port of Portland has contracted with […]

Artful Delights Juried Exhibition

Ten Moir Gallery is thrilled to announce submissions into the “Artful Delights” art competition are open. Get ready to tantalize your artistic taste buds as we delve into the delectable world of food and drink. This competition invites artists to explore the theme of food in all its flavors, textures, colors, and cultural significance, encouraging […]