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

Emmy Nominated Cynthia Whitcomb at ISA Third Thursdays PDX July 28th

Deadline July 19, 2019

Screenwriters & Filmmakers — Don’t miss Emmy-nominated screenwriter Cynthia Whitcomb at ISA’s THIRD THURSDAYS PDX – July 18th! Yet another ISA PDX coup! Your chance to rub elbows with one of Portland’s most honored writers, with over 30 produced films and 70 sold scripts, including Buffalo Girls and Mark Twain and Me. WHEN: Thursday, July […]

Teaching Artist Studio 2019-20 Cohort Applications Open

Deadline July 22, 2019

Apply now for the 2019-20 Teaching Artist Studio Cohort. Due 5pm July 22. We believe that the arts are an essential component to a young person’s complete education. The Teaching Artist Studio (TA Studio) is a professional development program for teaching artists in Oregon and SW Washington. Our assumption is that when we build the […]

Improv Classes

Deadline July 24, 2019

Deep End Theater is excited to announce our summer session of classes! Deep End teaches a unique approach to improvisational theater that is grounding in acting, stage craft and performance savvy. Into to Sound Improv begins July 22 and runs six weeks. Mondays 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Foundations of Sound Improv begins July 23 […]

Summer Immersion Opportunity

Deadline July 31, 2019

Rejuvenation. Community. Freedom. Join us for a transformative experience at the 25th annual Alexander Technique Summer Retreat. Held in cities around the world, with a team of international master teachers, we are lucky to have this event come to Portland this year! Do you bike, work a desk job, dance, have old injuries or chronic […]

Pickathon Documentary Field Production Workshop

Deadline August 07, 2019

NW Documentary and Pickathon are teaming up to create an experience that you’ll want to change your summer plans for. If you define yourself as a filmmaker, a journalist, a visual storyteller, a film school graduate, or someone seeking a hands-on experience to enhance your communications/media resume… then keep reading! Our 10-day Field Production Workshop […]


Deadline August 10, 2019

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA) is pleased to present THROUGH AND THROUGH AND THROUGH, a major solo exhibition of new sculptures by Gordon Hall. Opening June 8, 2019 and closing August 10, 2019. June 8 – August 10, 2019 Wed / Thur / Fri 12-6pm Sat / 12-4pm Opening Reception: June 8, 2019 […]

Dreams We Build

Deadline August 30, 2019

Natalie Wood Dreams We Build April 26 – August 30, 2019 Opening Reception Saturday April 26, 12-2pm Stephen-Crawford House Museum 603 6th St, Oregon City, OR Art in Oregon is pleased to present the exhibition Dreams We Build by artists Natalie Wood inside the newly renovated Stephen Crawford House Museum in the historic McLoughlin neighborhood […]

Making Waves mosaic workshop – Oregon Coast

Deadline September 06, 2019

It has been portrayed in mosaics for centuries. Using repeated shapes and flowing lines, the rhythm and strength of the wave is created. Perhaps you can feel this wave coming on now! In this 3-day workshop, you can choose to cut the glass yourself, or use pre-cut glass (it’s recycled!) to make your own wave, […]


Deadline October 26, 2019

A series of clay Handbuilding workshops by ceramic artist Paige Wright in the urban jungle setting of Pomarius Nursery. Each workshop is an hour and half, price includes your materials, instruction and a small plant from the nursery. Each month will offer new instruction on the functional aspects of unique forms and how to build […]

Food, Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture (FNSSA)

Deadline December 01, 2019

The 1st FNSSA is an international scientific conference which has been jointly launched and will be organized by the Agro-Food Industries Alliance (funded by Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Egypt), World Food Program, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT, Alexandria), Alexandria University, Egypt, and IEREK – International Experts for […]

Carrie Moore Studios Art Center

Deadline December 31, 2020

Private studio teaching space available to teaching artists on a per day/week rental. 20 miles south of Portland Oregon, on a quiet knoll with a 360 view, it is the perfect teaching space. Available year round for 3-8 day workshops & residencies, with overnight accomodations for the teaching artist, not students. The space can accomodate […]

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.