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.

1/16 Arts and Culture Grants Panel

Join representatives from the Collins Foundation, the Regional Arts and Culture Council, the Hillsboro Arts and Culture Council, and your colleagues for an engaging meet the funders session to prepare for the 2018 grant application season. Learn what funding organizations are looking for, get your questions answered, and dive into the details about how to […]

1/20 InstaMarketing for Artists

“InstaMarketing for Artists” with Helvi Smith, Jan 20, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn the best visual platform for your art with Helvi Smith. Have the Instagram app downloaded to your smartphone and setup before class. $20, email helvismith@gmail.com to register. Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11 AM – 1 PM Valley Art Association, 2022 Main St, Forest Grove, […]

2/26 Portland Center Stage class: Improv Class: Safe, Strong Scenes

Deadline February 26, 2018

Trust is essential for improvisers to develop. Strong, honest scene work comes from suspending judgment and playing person-forward characters in equitable and positive ways. Learn to navigate the boundaries of improvisation, and know when a scene needs to be rescued, or retired. Instructor Nicholas Kessler: As seen on The Librarians, Grimm, Portlandia, and (web) Benefits […]

3/3 or 3/4 Directing Workshop with Rose Riordan

Deadline March 04, 2018

Directors take the reigns of a play and drive it from the script to the stage. Learn how to craft your vision and tips for working with actors and designers throughout the process. Rose Riordan, The Armory’s Associate Artistic Director, will bring her years of experience running audition rooms and staging everything from world premieres […]

International Sculpture Conference Call for Panel Proposals

Deadline March 12, 2018

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) is seeking panel proposals for the 28th International Sculpture Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Over 300 sculpture enthusiasts from around the world will gather this October 25-28, 2018 for engaging panel discussions, peer networking, and exciting cultural events surrounding topics in contemporary sculpture. Submissions must be 200 words and include a […]

2/28-4/10 NW Documentary D.I.Y. Film Workshops

Deadline March 18, 2018

NW Documentary’s D.I.Y. workshop series prepares students to write, direct, shoot, and edit their own short documentary! No prior filmmaking experience necessary. Spring Workshops are as follows: D.I.Y. Story Craft Develop and workshop an in-depth creative treatment: leave ready to kickstart your next documentary project. Story Craft makes a great pairing with either of our […]

Art ∩ Math

Deadline April 14, 2018

“Art ​∩ ​Math” ​explores art that is influenced by math and mathematical ideas to make these ideas more vivid. Mathematics is the study of structure, number, pattern, and shape; though abstract, it has influenced art for centuries. Today, math and art are exploring bold new realms. The power of their insights and effects on each […]

2/7-5/30 Mural painting classes at PNCA

Deadline May 01, 2018

Pacific Northwest College or Art begins offering two Continuing Education class to the public for mural painting February 2018. The first class begins with indoor murals, looking at the history of murals around the world, engages with traditional and unorthodox methods of mural painting, and gives the class an opportunity to create large scale murals […]

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 […]

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.