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.

1/4, 11, 18 Portland Fine Arts Guild presents “Watercolor for the Holidays” with Steve Ludeman

Deadline December 18, 2017

On December 4, 11, 18 from 10:00am-2:00pm, watercolorist Steve Ludeman will teach students (beginning to advanced) how to tell a story with their art. He will demonstrate techniques used to paint snow. Students will create winter landscapes in watercolor. Steve grew up in Iowa and studied art in Switzerland, Germany and Australia before settling in […]

12/6-20 International Conference “Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity” (Austria)

Deadline December 16, 2017

December 16 – 20, 2017 Retzhof Castle – Styria, Austria “Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity” is the annual international multidisciplinary conference researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts. Theatre – Dance – Music – Visual & Multimedia Art – Arts Administration – Performing Arts Training – Theatre Design & Technology The conference […]

11/19 Symposium on Immigration

Deadline November 19, 2017

Catholic Charities & Portland Center Stage present  a Symposium on Immigration on November 19, 2017, 9a.m.- 1p.m. Symposium Participants will: Engage in compelling conversation about immigration in Oregon. Dive deeper into the issues of immigration in panel-led breakout sessions. KEYNOTE SPEAKER Oregon Attorney General, Ellen F. Rosenblum PANELISTS Michael Bennett, Immigration Judge (retired), Portland Immigration Court Natasha Haunsperger, […]

12/8 OVLA Legal Clinic for artists

Deadline November 24, 2017

Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts offers 50 minute legal clinic sessions with volunteer attorneys who specialize in arts and entertainment. Our volunteer attorneys can answer your questions about contracts, cease and desist letters, copyright, trademark, and other issues. To be eligible for a clinic session, individual artists must have an annual household income of […]

11/ 6-27 Portland Fine Arts Guild Presents charcoal, pastels, and oil Portraiture with Hilarie Couture, Watercolor with Dorothy Smith

Deadline November 27, 2017

Portland Fine Arts Guild Presents charcoal, pastels, and oil Portraiture with Hilarie Couture On November 6, 13, and 20, 2017, from 10:00am-2:00pm at Rivercrest Community Church, instructor Hilarie Couture, will be working in three different mediums (charcoal, pastels, and oil paint) during the course of this portrait workshop. Students will create portraits from live models. […]

12/28-1/1 “Welcoming the Unpredictable: A New Years Retreat for Women”

Deadline December 28, 2017

When obstacles loom and disturbing events shake our confidence, how do we keep our equilibrium? Martha Boesing and Sandy Boucher  invite us to slow down, breathe and relax, as we enter a mindful exploration of our changes, loss and joy. Through meditation and guided exercises, writing, music, art and dance, we are offered the opportunity […]

11/18 Portland Center Stage Scene Shop Tour

Deadline November 18, 2017

All those beautiful sets and props you see on stage started their life in the scene shop, where they were measured, cut, sanded, painted and primed before being sent down the road to The Armory’s stages. Take a tour with Scene Shop Manager Seth Chandler, and hear about the process making magic happen, and the […]

12/12-20 International Physical Theatre Lab and IUGTE Conference

Deadline December 10, 2017

International Physical Theatre Lab and IUGTE Conference December 12 – 20, 2017 Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria PARTICIPANTS The Lab is open to performers from different creative genres and techniques inspired by Physical Theatre as a bold, vibrant and multidimensional approach to contemporary theatre performance. The program is designed for experienced dancers, actors of physical theatre, […]

9/19-12/3 Pacific Northwest College of Art’s 2017 Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Deadline December 03, 2017

Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) brings provocative and pivotal thinkers, designers, and artists from all over the country to Portland for the 2017–18 PNCA Graduate Visiting Artist Lecture Series. Each of the lectures is free and open to the public. PNCA’s Graduate Visiting Artist program is a dynamic and essential part of each graduate program’s […]

Pacific University Residency Writers Conference

Deadline December 12, 2017

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. The conference can be taken for four graduate credits. We are now accepting applications for […]

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.