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, click here.

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

Call for stories, ideas, thoughts, and arguments on the word “carry.”

For the spring 2017 issue of Oregon Humanities magazine, we want to hear your stories, ideas, thoughts, and arguments on the word “carry.” Tell us about burden and responsibility, about commitment and accountability. Explore the individual and collective experiences of shouldering a figurative or literal load. Share a story about the things, people, and ideals […]

Give!Guide launches November 2


Each winter, Willamette Week produces Give!Guide, an online campaign that encourages and facilitates year-end giving for nearly 150 local nonprofit causes. Over the last 10 years, Give!Guide has raised nearly $10 million for hundreds of nonprofits in the Portland metro area. RACC is thrilled to be teaming up with the Oregon Cultural Trust to co-sponsor […]

Arts Equity Grant funds Art Explorations

The Giving Tree NW participant at Art Exploration painting and printing class.

By Heather Morrill, The Giving Tree NW For eight weeks, beginning September 2016, two groups of residents living in affordable housing took part in The Giving Tree’s Art Explorations. These class sessions, brought directly on-site to the community rooms at Alder House Apartments and Station Place Tower, were funded in part by an Arts Equity […]

Customer Service Representative sought by Oregon Ballet Theatre

Oregon Ballet Theatre (OBT) is a classically-based professional ballet company, established in 1989, in Portland, Oregon. The company performs an annual season of programs at the Keller Auditorium and Newmark Theatre while participating in many community events as well as regional and national touring. OBT has grown from being a respected regional company to one […]

Ploch Art Gallery Call for Artists

The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center) continues its recognition of exceptional Wisconsin artists with an invitation to submit proposals for solo and collaborative exhibitions (2-4 individuals) for the 2017/2018 season of the Ploch Art Gallery. Exhibitions and receptions bring together artists and visitors from across the region with the goal of […]

Call for Proposals: Roman J Witt Artist in Residence 2017

The mission of the Roman J. Witt Residency Program is to support the production of new work with assistance from the Stamps School of Art & Design community. The program awards one residency per academic year for a visiting artist/designer to work at the school to develop a new work in collaboration with students and […]

11/4 Using what we’re Learning through Evaluation in the Arts

Interested in learning how arts and culture organization organizations are making evaluation meaningful and useful for their work? How arts and culture organizations are engaging in creative program evaluations? This forum utilizes discussion around current evaluation practices to deepen our collective knowledge and skills Using what we’re Learning through Evaluation in the Arts Friday, November […]

$1000 Working Artist Purchase Award


We offer a small art purchase award to help serious artists keep working. Our award is open worldwide to all visual artists, including but not limited to those working in traditional styles, ie., painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, glass, or with digital/new media, installation, photography and film/video. Complete submission guidelines at: . Also […]

c3:project incubator | OPEN CALL


c3:initiative is now accepting proposals for its 2017 project incubator. Open to Portland, OR metro-area residents, the project incubator houses creative projects in need of a physical location amidst our city’s rising rent prices. c3 will provide an autonomously operated flex space for fully conceptualized projects awaiting infrastructure and audience. The space, a 1,500 square […]

Call for “Spectacular Skies”


Vincent Van Gogh once said, “For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” Van Gogh had it right; the sight of the sky stirs within us a sense of wonder and a desire to dream. From one moment to the next, our perception of the […]

11/14 Portland Community Media Workshop: After Effects~ Experimenting with Digital Media

PCM’s new After Effects: Experimenting with Digital Media class certifies you to check out our After Effects-equipped laptops and Wacom tablets for free. Taught by new media artist Kello Goeller at the Wacom Experience Center, this class teaches you the basics of After Effects through the lens of creating contemporary digital art projects, applying introductory skills to non-traditional […]

Portland Development Commission Community Livability Grants

The Portland Development Commission (PDC) has announced availability of $750,000 in grant funds for community-based organizations proposing projects in the Lents Town Center, Gateway Regional Center and Central Eastside urban renewal areas (URAs) as well as in the Old Town/Chinatown neighborhood. Funding for the Interstate Corridor URA will be announced in early 2017 after the […]

Neighborhood Small Grants Funding from SE Uplift


Calling all dreamers, makers, and world-changers: do you have a small but powerful idea for strengthening your neighborhood? Perhaps you want to revive a forgotten city tradition? Paint an intersection mural? Host a tenant organizing workshop? SE Uplift Wants to Help You Make It Happen! SE Uplift invites ordinary Portlanders like you to shape and […]

Small Sculpture Sought

bG Gallery’s project space invites you to submit to participate in Sea of Art You are invited to submit to take part in a unique exhibit of free-hanging sculpture that will be installed throughout the gallery to give the impression of objects floating through the sea. The walls surrounding will be painted in blue abstract […]

Oregon Symphonic Band Operations Manager


The Oregon Symphonic Band (OSB) Ops Manager position is involved in marketing our concert series, concert venue selection and coordination, web site communication, and board meetings. This role works closely with the OSB President and Board which meets about 10 times a year to plan OSB’s activities. The Board is an active and committed group […]

NEA Big Read grants 

NEA Big Read is accepting applications from non-profit organizations to develop community-wide reading programs between September 2017 and June 2018. NEA Big Read is a national program that broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book. A Big Read is a month-long series of programs […]

Vans Custom Culture Grants – for Public High Schools

Americans for the Arts is pleased to again partner with VANS the Custom Culture Grant program. This program seeks to increase visibility for and resources available to arts educators and schools across the country, in order to sustain the arts as a vital part of education. The grant program is supported by funds from the […]

10/25 Breaking Out of Gender Boxes – Oregon Writing Project

Whether or not we are consciously aware, our stories, including the stories of Grade 5-12 students, are shaped by society’s rules concerning gender. Some of us conform, some rebel, and some seek to rewrite the rules. In this Oregon Writing Project workshop, participants will read stories from various perspectives on gender and reflect on their […]

Response to Intervention Magazine seeking Audial Art, Visual Art, and Poetry

The Response to Intervention Magazine (also known as The RIM) is currently accepting submissions for the first time ever. When a piece of art is chosen to be published, the staff will create a piece of art in response to that specific submission. All art made in response will fall under a single theme, but […]

10/26 PADA Art Conversations: “Dealing with Dealers – Why It Matters Where You Buy”

What role do galleries play in creating and maintaining a vibrant art scene and a strong art community? How do galleries benefit both collectors and artists? When you have a myriad of options for purchasing art—on line, auction houses and benefit art auctions, straight from an artist’s studio—why should you patronize galleries? The Russo Lee […]

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