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.

Artist Talk : Ruth Ross

Deadline June 23, 2018

For artist Ruth Ross, art making is a process of discovery. Join us for a conversation about the ways that psyche can influence artwork, and from Ruth’s perspective, how her artwork has become an expression of the pains, the exuberance, and freedoms of her age. Ruth Ross graduated from Parson’s School of Design in New […]

PACT: Fueling a Studio Practice: Cultivating Curiosity and Uncertainty

Deadline June 24, 2018

Sunday June 24th 1-3pm PACT offers ongoing monthly events for artists to meet and have conversations about our art practices and careers. Each month a new topic will serve as the springboard to start a dialog about ideas and issues that impact our lives. PACT is about creating an opportunity for artist to connect with […]

D.I.Y. Documentary

Deadline June 25, 2018

This intensive, hands-on workshop guides you through the production of a 5 to 15 minute documentary short. With instruction in technical skills and storytelling support, you’ll take your project all the way from concept to finished product in only 10 weeks. Completed D.I.Y. films are screened at Homegrown Film Fest at the end of term. […]

Get Yourself to Caldera! Taking up space in residencies

Deadline June 29, 2018

Thursday, June 28 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Milepost 5 (8155 NE Oregon St, Portland) Appetizers and drinks provided. This is a free event. No RSVP necessary. Have you been needing time away from distractions to finish a project? Or maybe space to rest and reflect about your creative practice? Have you been wanting to […]

Coast to Coast Music Theatre & Voice Intensive inaugural session coming this July!

Deadline June 29, 2018

The Coast to Coast Music Theatre & Voice Intensive teaches current high school students the important fundamentals of acting and singing repertoire from the musical theatre and pop/rock genres, in addition to the specifics of auditioning for college performance programs and professional productions. We also offer students a complimentary mini headshot session and showcase performance […]

Let Me Take You There

Deadline July 01, 2018

Let Me Take You There is a multi-disciplinary event that combines poetry, music and photography inspired by nature and environmental concerns. The event will take place at the Garden Home Annex on Sunday, July 1st, promptly at 4:00pm. It will feature poet Matt Spohn and composer/saxophonist Bryan Smith with contributing talent from the local Portland […]

Figure Painting in the Interior, with Joseph Mann

Deadline July 15, 2018

Monday, July 16 – Friday, July 20, 9 am – 4 pm daily Staver Locomotive, 2537 NW 29th Avenue, Portland Join us to investigate different approaches to organizing paintings of the figure in an interior space. Work from two models each day. Workshops include daily discussions about the way these problems have been approached by […]

Meadow Workshop Series 2

Deadline July 16, 2018

Meadow is a creative space for women, lgbtqia+, gender non-conforming, POC, and/or other marginalized artists & writers. We currently host a seasonal workshop series, by and for these communities. Our Workshop Series 2 features three workshops by local artists listed below. Each workshop requires a sliding scale fee of $15-30. This series will be hosted […]

Film Editing 101

Deadline July 18, 2018

Editing 101: Adobe Premiere OR Final Cut Pro X Learn how to use editing software to transform raw footage into a cohesive narrative. These five-week hands-on courses will introduce you to the basics of editing and equip you with the tools to tell your story effectively and professionally. Basic experience with Apple computers is required. […]

Figure Painting in the Landscape, with Joseph Mann

Deadline July 22, 2018

Monday, July 23 – Friday, July 27 9 am – 3 pm daily Laurelhurst Park, SE Portland Workshop fee – $300 Join us to investigate different approaches to organizing paintings of the figure in the landscape. Work from two models each day. Workshops include daily discussions about the way these problems have been approached by […]

Open to Your Creative/Spiritual Self through Meditation and Writing

Deadline July 23, 2018

Sandy is leading a weekend non-residential retreat for women from July 21-22 2018. For more information and to register, please contact Janet Pliske janet@seawell.net During this weekend we will awaken our creative potential and explore our most authentic nature. This retreat is for women interested in meditation who want to experiment with or enhance the […]

CHAP Inclusive Summer Art Workshops

Deadline July 29, 2018

Children of all abilities welcome at CHAP Inclusive Summer Workshops. Kids (6-13 yrs) will experience a spectrum of projects and mediums in the fun and whimsical environment that is CHAP. Kids will have the opportunity to learn from a variety of skilled Guest Artists with diverse expertise, all while having the continuity of support from […]

IPRC Summer Youth Camps

Deadline August 12, 2018

Are you, or do you know, a young artist or writer (ages 7-18)? The IPRC is now welcoming applications for our Summer Youth Camps in June, July, and August. Elementary-aged students will engage in cooperative storytelling and poetry games as they learn the basics of printmaking, printing on backpacks and treasure boxes and using found […]

Photo Workshops VENICE

Deadline August 31, 2018

The PhotoPhore is extremely proud to present its Photo Workshops VENICE! We are strenuous supporters of learning by doing, and we are pleased to realize our photography workshops in one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Venice! We are organizing the new adventure of Photo Workshops VENICE joining our passion for art and […]

Catalyst Cohort — Training in Facilitation + Curriculum Development

Deadline December 31, 2018

Leading a meaningful in-person experience takes more than just gathering people in a room. As circle-holders, community-connectors, teachers, and guides, how do we utilize creativity not just in what we teach but how we teach? The Catalyst Cohort is a five-month, in-person immersion in facilitation training and curriculum development. The Cohort welcomes artists, community workers, […]

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.