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

Producer Neil Kopp Speaks at ISA Third Thursdays 6/20

Deadline June 21, 2019

Screenwriters & Filmmakers — Producer NEIL KOPP will rock the house at ISA’s THIRD THURSDAYS PDX – June 20! Portland area screenwriters and filmmakers, this is a rare opportunity to see meet guest speaker NEIL KOPP, Portland-born producer who’s credits include Kelly Reichardt’s Night Moves and Certain Women, and Jeremy Salunier’s Green Room and Hold […]

Plein Air Painting with Stephen Hayes

Deadline June 27, 2019

Immerse yourself in the vigor of plein-air painting in this 21⁄2 day intensive workshop with acclaimed painter Stephen Hayes. With an emphasis on perception wedded to expression and the a la prima approach to painting, you will have the benefit of critical response from a master of this form. This workshop is designed for painters […]

Your Public Voice: An Online Writing Workshop for Scholars

Deadline July 01, 2019

Join us this summer for Your Public Voice, an online writing workshop for scholars who want to engage a wider audience, share their research, and get paid! Sponsored by Dismantle Magazine and Ideas on Fire. Session runs July 8 – 31st, 2019 What It Is and Who It’s For: You are an expert in your […]

Two Summer Workshops with Joseph Mann

Deadline July 08, 2019

Join us as we investigate different approaches to organizing space and composition with figures. In these workshops, we will work with one or two models each day. Workshops include daily discussions about the way these compositional problems (such as welding images together) have been approached by great painters in the past, intensive working time, individualized […]

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 […]


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 […]

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.