workshops and lectures

This page includes a listing of local (and some national) professional development workshops, lectures, forums and conferences open to artists, educators, and organizations. Most of these notices are listed according to start date, although some workshops are spread over a period of time so it’s best to peruse the entire list. Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links. To submit a notice go to https://racc.org/resources/submit-an-opportunity.

Movie Night: Whose Streets? 4/8/19

Deadline April 08, 2019

As part of our programming for Until The Flood, join us for a film screening of the documentary Whose Streets?, an unflinching look at the Ferguson (Missouri) uprising in the aftermath of the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by police. About the Film Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe […]

Mural Painting Class!

Deadline April 17, 2019

PNCA Community Education is thrilled to offer another Mural Painting class! We have some really amazing walls to paint, and some rad visiting artists/lecturers this year. Have you ever wanted to paint a mural, but feel intimidated by the process or act of doing it? Get the opportunity to paint large scale works on awesome […]

Street Art Class

Deadline April 04, 2019

PNCA CE Community Education is proud to offer a Street Art class! It’s going to be extremely fun and offer great opportunities to contextualize making art in public, to look at the history and culture of street art, to imagine/reimagine the possibilities for your own work to be made in the street, and act upon […]

“Until The Flood” discussion with Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty 4/13

Deadline April 13, 2019

Please join us for a post-show conversation for Until The Flood with Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty and moderator Dara Snyder, Social Justice Program Manager of YWCA Portland. “Perspectives” discussions are a series of 1-hour post-show discussions following select weekend matinee performances of Until The Flood. Hear and share personal reactions and thoughts inspired […]

“Until the Flood” discussion with Antoinette Edwards 4/7

Deadline April 07, 2019

Please join us for a post-show conversation for Until The Flood with Antoinette Edwards, Director of the Office of Youth Violence Prevention for the City of Portland. “Perspectives” discussions are a series of 1-hour post-show discussions following select Sunday matinee performances of Until The Flood. Hear and share personal reactions and thoughts inspired by the […]

“Until The Flood” discussion with Mic Crenshaw and Imani Muhammad 3/30

Deadline March 30, 2019

Please join us for a post-show talk back for Until The Flood with educator/musician/activist Mic Crenshaw and Imani Muhammad, Area Director of East County Boys & Girls of Portland, in conversation with Dara Snyder, Social Justice Program Manager of YWCA Portland. “Perspectives” discussions are a series of 1-hour post-show discussions following select weekend matinee performances […]

New: Tapestry Artists Weaving group in Beaverton

Deadline April 20, 2019

A no-cost local working group for tapestry artists to get together once a month and weave, in a mutually supportive, creative environment. Bring your own materials and portable loom, and work individually, but not in isolation – get motivated and inspired by sharing the same space with other artists. COST: FREE!! LIMIT: 10 artists (first […]

Editing 101: Final Cut Pro X

Deadline April 02, 2019

Now enrolling for fall session! **Tuesdays, April 2 through April 30** Take post-production to the next level with Apple’s intuitive editing software. Over the course of five weeks you’ll learn how to use Final Cut Pro X to effectively tell your story. We provide hands-on instruction, exercises and tools you can take with you on […]

Audio 101 for Documentary

Deadline March 24, 2019

At the heart of most documentaries is well-executed sound. Clean audio can elevate a film’s production value, while an inaudible interview or scene can spoil a promising story. In this workshop, we’ll show you the professional recording techniques to make your interviews and footage sound their best. We’ll also cover microphone types, placement, and how […]

DIY 360 Documentary

Deadline April 07, 2019

Create your own short 360 Documentary! 7 Sundays: April 7 – May 26 Lab: 11:30 – 1pm Class: 1:30 – 4pm Instructed by Kerri Lynne Thorp and Rachel Bracker Guided by experts in the field, this 7-week program will give you a solid foundation of immersive storytelling, shooting, and editing 360 documentaries. You will finish […]

DIY Film Craft

Deadline April 04, 2019

Taught by Devin Tanchum, editor on THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER, this workshop, will guide you through taking an existing project to the next level, as you dig into pacing, scene building, structure, and creative approaches to solving storytelling problems through editing. D.I.Y. Film Craft can be an enriching follow-up to our DIY Documentary workshop, or a […]

Editing 101: Adobe Premiere

Deadline April 03, 2019

Breathe life and artistry into your projects with Adobe Premiere, where raw footage becomes your voice. This five-week class is dedicated to equipping you with tools to make your videos look and sound their best. With our practical instruction you’ll learn how to piece together a narrative, and take the first step on the path […]

A Crash Course in Clip Studio (SPRING BREAK)

Deadline March 31, 2019

Smith Micro’s Clip Studio Paint (formerly known Manga Studio) is the premiere drawing program for comic artists and illustrators alike, but some have a hard time picking it up or making the transition over from Photoshop. Look no further! Spear-headed by independent comic artist Seamus Patrick Burke, “A Crash Course in Clip Studio” is an […]

Catalyst Leadership Immersion — facilitation + leadership cohort

Deadline May 18, 2019

The Catalyst Leadership Immersion is a four-month in-person cohort for emerging and evolving leaders across the creative disciplines. Through inspiring in-person training weekends, focused 1:1 mentorship, and a community of co-creators and fellow learners, cohort members will hone their facilitation skills, identify and uplift their unique leadership style, and create a signature workshop or retreat. […]

Teach a Workshop at Radius Annex

Deadline March 31, 2019

Radius Community Art Studios is looking for workshop teachers for their NEW Annex location. We’re looking for people who have experience teaching/leading workshops to become part of the Radius team! Workshop ideas include (but are not limited to): – Printmaking – Fibers – Paper Goods – Macrame – Terrarium Making – Bookmaking – Knitting – […]

Pacific University Residency Writers Conference

Deadline May 29, 2019

Pacific University Residency Writers Conference Writers seeking to deepen their craft and expand their professional community are invited to attend the Residency Writers Conference together with Pacific’s MFA students, faculty, and guest speakers. This 10-day conference is packed with workshops, lectures, readings, classes and more. We are accepting applications until May 28th for the upcoming […]

Signal Fire: Wide Open Studios 2019 Programs

Deadline April 15, 2019

Signal Fire announces a call for applications for its tenth annual season of remote residencies and retreats on public wildlands, open to artists working in all disciplines, as well as activists, researchers, and curators. Applications are free and located online at signalfirearts.org. Our 2019 theme NAVIGATE TOGETHER focuses on the vitality and necessity of migration. […]

Urban Sketching Workshops

Deadline May 31, 2019

New Year brings new Urban Sketching workshops to iconic locations around Portland! In collaboration with the international Urban Sketchers organization this program provides educational opportunities for current and aspiring urban sketchers, using Portland’s sites and culture as our inspiration and playground. Workshops will take place on Saturdays from March to November. Participants will receive full […]

Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links.