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.

New: Tapestry Artists Weaving group in Beaverton

Deadline April 20, 2019

A no-cost local working group for tapestry artists to get together once a month and weave, in a mutually supportive, creative environment. Bring your own materials and portable loom, and work individually, but not in isolation – get motivated and inspired by sharing the same space with other artists. COST: FREE!! LIMIT: 10 artists (first […]

Not Invisible: Fighting for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women 4/28

Deadline April 28, 2019

Please join us for a post-show conversation for Crossing Mnisose with guest panelists including founder of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women USA, Deborah Maytubee Denton-Shipman, Yakama tribal member and scholar Emily Washines, Blackfeet Nation member Lissalynn Loring and moderated by journalist and author Jacqueline Keeler.

Happy Hour with Mount Hood Cherokees & Mary Kathryn Nagle 4/14

Deadline April 28, 2019

Join us for a pre-show happy hour with Mt. Hood Cherokees featuring an interview between Managing Director Cynthia Fuhrman and playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle about the production of Crossing Mnisose. Mt. Hood Cherokees (MHC) is a community of Cherokees dedicated to Cherokee history, culture, heritage, tradition and fellowship. Mary Kathryn Nagle, whose Manahatta captivated audiences […]

Learn to Sew with Monsters

Deadline April 28, 2019

LEARN TO SEW WITH MONSTERS | A BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE LEVEL WORKSHOP About: In this workshop, students will have the opportunity to progress in their sewing skills by creating their very own monster doll. This workshop is great for students of all ages, shapes, and sizes! * One student class size, this is a one on one […]

Improvisational Theater Classes

Deadline May 07, 2019

As artists, we are constantly faced with new creative challenges. We sometimes fall into our groove, but quickly find the world listening harder, looking harder than we expected. How can we avoid the traps of anxiety, feel confidant and prepared for any circumstance? How can we tap back into the joy we felt early in […]

Catalyst Leadership Immersion — facilitation + leadership cohort

Deadline May 18, 2019

The Catalyst Leadership Immersion is a four-month in-person cohort for emerging and evolving leaders across the creative disciplines. Through inspiring in-person training weekends, focused 1:1 mentorship, and a community of co-creators and fellow learners, cohort members will hone their facilitation skills, identify and uplift their unique leadership style, and create a signature workshop or retreat. […]

Pacific University Residency Writers Conference

Deadline May 29, 2019

Pacific University Residency Writers Conference 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 accepting applications until May 28th for the upcoming […]

Urban Sketching Workshops

Deadline May 31, 2019

New Year brings new Urban Sketching workshops to iconic locations around Portland! In collaboration with the international Urban Sketchers organization this program provides educational opportunities for current and aspiring urban sketchers, using Portland’s sites and culture as our inspiration and playground. Workshops will take place on Saturdays from March to November. Participants will receive full […]

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.