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

Editing 101: Adobe Premiere

Deadline October 24, 2018

5 Wednesdays starting October 24, 2018 Start Time: 6:00 pm End Time: 8:30 pm Start Date: October 24, 2018 End Date: November 21, 2018 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 […]

No Intermission! A Playwriting Class on the One-Act Play

Deadline October 27, 2018

Instructor: Matthew B. Zrebski The one-act play is the lightning bolt of the theatrical form. It strikes hard, fast, and powerfully, never letting an audience off the hook with an intermission. This intensive explores the unique challenges of the one act: how to quickly engage an audience, rapidly build to a climax, and conclude so […]

Capture the Glow Art + Yoga Retreat

Deadline October 31, 2018

Join Portland artist Nicole Curcio and Charleston, SC yogi Mandy Wozniak in the jungle as we make time for art, yoga, community, beachtime and sunshine! We’ll spend six nights and seven days at Tailwind Jungle Lodge in San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico, as we shake off the cold winter blues and Capture the Glow! Our small […]

Social Media Workshops for Artists

Deadline November 01, 2018

Held in Portland at the World Forestry Center, the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology is offering two workshops focusing on social media, with one focused on improving your digital skills, and the other helping you to hone the writing content you create for this format. Social Media for Artists will help artists improve their […]

Editing 101: Final Cut Pro X

Deadline November 01, 2018

5 Tuesdays starting November 1 Start Time: 6:00 pm End Time: 8:30 pm Start Date: November 1, 2018 End Date: December 6, 2018 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 most effectively tell your story. […]

A Tale in Two Minutes: How to Pitch your Film Idea

Deadline November 02, 2018

Pitching is part writing, part strategy, part performance … but above all, it’s storytelling. So your pitch simply boils down to telling a good tale, right? If only it were so easy. Whether you’re proposing a feature, documentary, commercial or other creative project, you need an engaging, suspenseful and tight pitch of 60-120 seconds at […]

Classroom Management for the Teaching Artist – A Teaching Artist Studio Workshop

Deadline November 06, 2018

Register by 5pm, November 5 Click here to begin: Learn some tricks for managing your arts class from someone in the classroom! This workshop is aimed at uncovering the practical strategies a visiting artist can utilize to build community, signal for attention, harness the energy of students, and provide just the right amount of […]

Zero Graffiti 2018 Conference

Deadline November 09, 2018

Conference for mural artists and property owners who want to protect their art. Sacramento, CA / Graffiti Fighters from around the world are invited to attend our 4th Zero Graffiti International Conference. A rare opportunity for people that deal with graffiti vandalism to network and share ideas that are working to improve our communities. […]

Adult Creativity Open Sudio Workshop

Deadline November 11, 2018

Would you like to have a studio stocked with art supplies that you could go to and work for three solid hours once a week with other artists? Like a gym for your creative practice. Each week you can pick a random creative challenge or just guide yourself. All materials included. Water-based paint, big paper, […]

Pacific University Residency Writers Conference

Deadline December 22, 2018

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 now accepting applications for the upcoming conference that takes place January 10-20, 2019, […]

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, […]

International Physical Theatre Workshop

Deadline January 03, 2019

International Physical Theatre Workshop January 3 – 9, 2019 Retzhof Castle – Austria International Physical Theatre workshop is specifically designed to prepare participants for a professional practice, both within the educational context and within the professional development of performers. Primarily aimed at high-level dancers, choreographers, directors and actors who wish to extend their knowledge and […]

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.