The RACC Announcement page consists of all entries which RACC posts on its website on a daily basis – including all current opportunities like grants, open positions, calls to artists, etc. Other entries might include important media stories on the arts, advocacy alerts, or general news from the art community.

To submit a listing, please follow the link to Submit a Community Listing.

Entries below are listed in date posted order, starting with the most recent.

Artist-in-Residence, Kunstraum LLC

OPEN CALL FOR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE 2024-2025 | AIR PROGRAM Application Deadline: October 15, 2023 | Notifications: End of November, 2023, Applications submitted before August 1 will be considered on a rolling basis KUNSTRAUM is calling for submissions for our 2024-2025 Artist-in-Residence Program. KUNSTRAUM is a community of artists by artists with the goal of redefining the […]

Metalworking (Jewelry Focus) Space Available

Ready to jump into a fully equipped metalworking studio? We have a two torch soldering station, finishing area, rolling mill, bench shears, hydraulic press, various mandrels, dapping equipment, grinder, lapidary machine and trim saw, and even more! You will have your own area of at least 6×7 feet, to do with as you please. Bring […]

OPB’s Think Out Loud captures RACC response to City Defunding Announcement

Uniting in Support of RACC: Advocating for Artistic Equity in Portland The recent announcement by City of Portland Commissioner Dan Ryan to discontinue its 28-year contract with the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) has sparked concern and uncertainty within the creative community. RACC, a 501(c)(3) organization, has been a steadfast advocate for artists and […]

Committed to serving our Arts and Culture Community!

RACC remains committed to serving our Arts and Culture Community! On Friday, the late afternoon of July 21st, RACC leadership received news regarding the pending cessation of our contract with the City of Portland as of June 30, 2024. We were not surprised, yet disappointed that this news was shared without discussion given our 28-year […]


For a limited time, Arquetopia is offering artist-in-residence opportunities for visual artists, designers and writers in one of our four residency sites through this special subsidized program. Aimed to support diverse art practices, Art*Aid 2023 offers opportunities to learn and expand your artistic practice. Subsidized residencies are available in Puebla, Oaxaca, Cusco or Naples, up […]

Art Instructor

For over 50 years, the Creative Arts Community has offered residential arts workshops at the Menucha Retreat Center in the Columbia Gorge. These week-long classes take place during the first two weeks of August. We are searching for artists/writers/musicians who love to teach and enjoy the idea of an immersive experience working with small classes […]

Dynamic: Shadow and Light

A juried group photo show on shadow and light at Black Box Gallery. For more info: