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.

Coming to the Portland Building Installation Space: “The Bridge, 1910,” an installation by Benz and Chang, September 19 – October 14.

A Portland Archives photo of the Hawthorne Bridge work crew in 1910 is the source material Benz & Chang draw upon for their installation at the Portland Building.

The artists known as Benz and Chang will present a site-specific installation in the Portland Building lobby starting September 19th. The project, titled The Bridge, 1910, is a visual homage to the work crews that built the Hawthorne Bridge, Portland’s oldest existing river crossing. Inspired by a historical photo Benz discovered in the City of […]

Celebrating four years of “Forest For the Trees” mural fest

"Mt Hood on Interstate ave" from Adam Friedman.  Photo credit Anthony Taylor

Over 60 murals in 4 years.  Forest For the Trees returns to Portland with 7 new public art works. North, South, East and West, for the last four years “Forest For the Trees” has been responsible for bringing domestic and international artists to Portland for the purpose of creating public art.  For this year’s installment, […]

The Right Brain Initiative: another year of investing in imagination

Right Brain third graders investigate the history of Portland through comics.

This time of year the sun is setting before 8:00 p.m., a new season of your favorite television series premieres, and wide-ruled notebooks are selling for 70 cents each. It is September and a new school year is officially upon us. At the Regional Arts & Culture Council, The Right Brain Initiative is back in […]

Chasing Ghosts: Art that Pierces the Veil through remembrance, legacy, and beyond


Verum Ultimum Gallery is thrilled to invite artists to explore the theme, “Chasing Ghosts: Art that Pierces the Veil through remembrance, legacy, and beyond” and enter work that is any interpretation of the call. They don’t seek to drive the work, they only hope to unveil your unique vision. All mediums and modes of expression are […]

Call for “HEX and the Monstrous Feminine”


This is a Call For Art, Jewelry and Design We react to the society that envelops us; We wage battle every day against oppression and privilege. When our world refuses to listen and won’t protect us, we ignite the power within ourselves. We summon our inner witches and scorch obstacles with our monstrous feminine fire […]

Carpenter/Welder sought by Portland Center Stage


The scenic carpenter/welder assists in scenic, steel, and mechanical layout, fabrication, installation, maintenance and construction, motion control and moving scenery projects. This position is seasonal, full time, and non-exempt. Essential Responsibilities • In accordance with standard safety procedures, lays-out, assembles and finishes scenic elements. • Reads and consults plans and working drawings. • Performs mathematical […]

9/12-26 Portland Fine Arts Guild September 2016 classes


Instructors: Rodger King Teaching the Sept. 12th & 26th classes Judi Smith-Stott Teaching the Sept. 19th class Dates: September 12th, 19th and 26th, 2016 Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Place: Rivercrest Community Church *NEW LOCATION* 3201 NE 148th Ave. Portland NOTE: Please park and enter on the North side of the Church. Class is […]

Assistant Tickets Services Manager sought by Hult Center for the Performing Arts (Eugene)


The Assistant Ticket Services Manager is a key member of the Hult Center for the Performing Arts operations team. This position’s central responsibility is managing ticket office operations for the 200+ events at the Center, including oversight of daily activity and staff training and development. The position reports directly to the Ticket Office Manager and […]

2016 Plein Air @ Washington County

October is Hillsboro Arts Month and the Sequoia Gallery + Studios is proud to be host for the annual Plein Air @ Washington County 2016 event. Artists from the Pacific NW will gather to paint our diverse and vibrant county landscapes, including both rural and urban settings. The event has been extended to a full […]

Intern sought by Tualatin Historical Society (modest stipend)

The Tualatin Historical Society seeks an intern with some experience to help us design, develop and deploy an overall process to retain our archival materials. This opportunity is ideal for an intern seeking to take an existing, rather informal process and build a sustainable platform for ongoing archival collection and storage.  The candidate will report […]

Oregon Heritage Fellowship

Oregon Heritage is looking for Oregon students researching Oregon! Full-time undergraduate and graduate students of an Oregon university or college who are researching a topic related to history, geography, archaeology, cultural heritage, historic preservation or related topic in Oregon are encouraged to apply for an Oregon Heritage Fellowship. Fellowship recipients will present their research process […]

Puffin Foundation’s 2017 grant cycle

The Puffin Foundation Ltd. has sought to open the doors of artistic expression by providing grants to artists and art organizations who are often excluded from mainstream opportunities due to their race, gender, or social philosophy. For the upcoming 2017 cycle they will accept proposals only in the following fields: Fine Arts, and Video/Film. Application […]

USArtists International Grants

Support for the presentation and touring of performing artists is central to the work of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (“MAAF”). The USArtists International program (USAI) supports performances by U.S. artists at significant international festivals and performing arts marketplaces outside the United States and its territories. The program supports the engagements of exemplary solo artists and […]

After-School Teaching Artists sought by Northwest Children’s Theater & School (NWCT)

Come join our Outreach team and bring theater arts classes to the greater Portland Metro Area! Northwest Children’s Theater & School provides theater arts education to thousands of elementary-aged students in over 80 schools. Our teaching artists support young actors in bringing stories to life, teaching basic theater and life skills while working together as […]

Quick — Take a summer vacation before it’s too late

Eloise Damrosch, executive director of RACC

Eloise Blog Right when everyone is gearing up for the crush of September activity, off we go to New England for family, friends, swimming in the warm Atlantic, and lobsters! It’s only a week and I know there will be wonderful arts events aplenty when we return. So I am taking a blogging break – […]

Celebration of Life through Artistic Media

Pegg, Paxson & Springer Funeral Chapel is hosting an event catering to local artists to display work as a celebration of life! The event is open to the public, artists are welcome to sell their works during the event with no commission charge. This is simply a way to connect with the community in an […]

Awesome Beaverton (OR) & Beyond Grant

What would YOU do with a $1000 grant? The Awesome Beaverton & Beyond trustees are looking to fund “small”, interesting projects driven by a few passionate contributors that have the possibility of a “BIG” impact in Washington County. The next application deadline is Tuesday, September 13, 11:59 PM, PST. Four finalists will be invited to […]

Call For Sculptures by San Juan Islands Sculpture Park


The SAN JUAN ISLANDS SCULPTURE PARK has an open call (year round) for new works. The process is simple. Send us an email with a photo of an existing work that you offer for exhibition. Our jury will review and respond within 1 week. You need not include any biographical information. Our selections are made […]

Executive Assistant sought by Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble

The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble is seeking a motivated, early-career arts administrator or artist with an interest in arts administration to join our 3-member administrative team. We are a quickly growing organization dedicated to building community and opportunity for jazz composers, musicians, listeners, and students in Portland. This position is part-time and temporary, from September […]

Call for “Celebration,” A group show of women artists


Siren Nation invites women artists in the Pacific Northwest to enter work to be shown in the November exhibition, entitled “Celebration.” The theme of this exhibition is open to broad interpretation and intended to praise everything that needs to be celebrated. Forty selected works will be shown at the Portland’5 Antoinette Hatfield Hall during the […]

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