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.

2021 Urban Sketching Workshops

Deadline November 15, 2021

2021 Urban Sketching Workshops Program provides educational opportunities for urban sketchers around the world, using their local sites and culture as inspiration and the classroom. Topics range from composition, watercolor techniques, drawing people on the move, perspective, and architectural drawing. Scholarships available.

Adirondack Pack Basket Workshop

Deadline October 17, 2021

Learn to weave your very own sturdy, practical and beautiful Adirondack pack basket in this 2-day workshop. These baskets are woven by hand using techniques that have been passed down through generations. Wilderness guides, hunters, and trappers used the Adirondack Pack Basket to carry just about everything they took with them into the woods. They […]

DIY Accounting, Fall 2021

Deadline September 23, 2021

RACC is hosting a series of four, two-hour workshops designed to provide the leaders of arts and culture nonprofits with the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare monthly cash-basis financial statements. This course is open to arts & culture organizations with budgets of $250K or less, and limited to 10 organizations per series. Those who […]

HAND SEWING WORKSHOP FOR TEENS: LEARN THE BASICS & MAKE A BAG! | SAT OCT 9

Deadline October 09, 2021

A full day of hand sewing- an incredible skill to have! Hand stitching is an easy method of stitching hems, small sewing projects and mending clothing and other items. There are times when you may not have access to a sewing machine or the job is simply better done by hand–become your own seamstress & […]

Humanity in Perspective (HIP)

Deadline January 03, 2022

Humanity in Perspective (HIP) offers a variety of free, for-credit, college-level humanities courses for people who are living on low incomes and/or facing barriers to continuing their education. More than just a class where we learn about the world, HIP is for people who want to participate in a learning community that centers their interests, […]

In-Person Networking: Emerging Artists

Deadline September 29, 2021

Date: Wednesday September 29, 2021 Time: 5-6 pm Cost: FREE. Donations welcome Location: The Village Gallery of Arts, 1060 NW Saltzman, Rd, Portland, OR 97229 Co-hosts: Sharon Dunham, glass artist & Debbie Teeter, multimedia artist and art educator Register at: www.tvcreates.org/networking Description: TVC’s networking events are designed to be casual platforms for individuals to connect. […]

Painting the Story

Deadline October 08, 2021

Taught by Lacey Bryant www.laceybryant.com Fridays, October 8, 15 & 22 7pm – 9pm $25 for Guild Members & $50 for non-members. In this series students will learn to approach a painting with the goal of creating a narrative using objects and settings from their everyday lives. We will learn to explore our surroundings for […]

Smithsonian Art Museum: Workshops for Arts Educators

Deadline March 18, 2022

Designed for classroom teachers, SAAM’s interactive web-based workshops feature engaging “Monday-ready” activities that provoke deep thinking and invite students to apply content knowledge across the curriculum and in the world. Get certificates of completion for seat hours and join a community of practice that stretches across the US! In addition to our scheduled workshops, we […]

THE MAGIC OF OIL & COLD WAX WORKSHOP W/LYNNE WINTERMUTE (AGES 14+)

Deadline October 16, 2021

Experience the expressive style media with Oregon’s celebrated artist, Lynne Wintermute. Luminous rich layers of color and texture appear as if by magic while painting in Oil and Cold Wax medium. In this class we will complete up to 6 paintings on heavy paper, canvas or board. We will learn to mix and use wax […]

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.