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Announcements

The RACC Announcement page consists of all entries which RACC posts on its website on a daily basis – including all artist opportunities like grants, jobs, 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 an opportunity or other notice, use our submission form.

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

Rent Shout House for your next event!

Did you know that Hand2Mouth manages a multi-use community arts & events space? Shout House is available to rent for rehearsals, classes, workshops, auditions, photoshoots, events & parties! The space has 1000 square foot studio with sprung floor, a sound system, and other amenities. The studio is airy, full of light, wheelchair accessible, and centrally located in Portland’s […]

Arts Administration Internship

Franconia Sculpture Park’s Arts Administration Internship provides ‘hands-on’ immersion in the daily operations of a progressive arts organization located in the scenic St. Croix River Valley, 45 miles NE of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, USA. Franconia provides residence and workspace to emerging and established artists in a 43-acre sculpture park. There are two different types of […]

Call for 2020 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2020 season of site-specific artist installations. We’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. The deadline for proposals is June 12, 2019. For guidelines and to apply, visit www.easternstate.org/art.

Uncontained: Juried Exhibition

Explore what it means to repurpose, reclaim, and redefine recycled materials in this unconventional exhibition that diverges creativity and sustainability. Uncontained challenges artists to turn trash into treasure by presenting art made entirely of recycled and found materials, and encourages viewers to reimagine the potential of discarded products. Engage in an interactive recycled art project […]

2018-19 RACC Professional Development Grants (Cycle 2)

The Professional Development Grant program assists artists or arts administrators with opportunities that specifically improve their business management development skills and/or brings the artist or the arts organization to another level artistically. The RACC Board approved these 34 Professional Development Grants totaling $45,400 on December 12, 2018. (*First time grant recipients)   2018-19 Professional Development […]

FY2018-19 New General Operating Support Partner Organizations

Three arts organizations were selected to become Partner Organizations in RACC’s General Operating Support program. These awards were approved by the RACC Board of Directors on December 12, 2018. Boom Arts – $10,500 PETE (Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble) – $8,000 Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls – $10,500

How Will I Know if it’s Really Native (and other Whitney Houston B-sides)

by Anthony Hudson Art & Power panelist The next time a white Portlander proudly and publicly identifies as a “Native Portlander” or a “Native Oregonian,” ask them what Tribe – and then watch their brain paint itself into a corner. These “Native Portlanders” are the same Native Portlanders that say to me, “I was wondering […]

Call for Exhibition Proposals: 2019-20, MHCC Visual Arts Gallery (corrected)

The MHCC Visual Arts Gallery is committed to offering a rich and diverse cultural experience to the campus community as well as to the greater metropolitan area. The MHCC Visual Arts Gallery offers people a transformative opportunity to experience art works made by regional, national, and international artists. It is our goal to provide exhibitions, […]

Artist Studio Workspace in Inner North Portland

Civilian Studios offers an array of private work space options to artists and small business owners. Located in a large industrial warehouse tucked on a turnaround street off Interstate Ave. minutes from downtown and right by the yellow MAX light rail. We have over 40 private spaces, an enclosed Wood Shop, backyard, community kitchen and […]

Operations and Production Liaison

Description: – administrative development – support team in communications – participate in group collaborations, discussions and regular weekly meetings – become proficient in operation and production management and community engagement – gain leadership and communication skills – gain knowledge and experience in entrepreneurship, small business practices, independent publishing and community building About: Positions are available […]

Graphic Designer

Description: – create visual assets to be published in the magazine, on the website and various media outlets – support or lead designer for the magazine – participate in group collaborations, discussions and regular weekly meetings – become proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and similar apps – gain leadership and communication skills – gain knowledge […]

Get to Know Incoming Executive Director Madison Cario

What an exciting month it’s been since we announced Madison Cario as the Regional Arts & Culture Council’s incoming Executive Director come January 2019! Madison is joining us from Atlanta, Georgia, where they served as the inaugural Director of the Office of the Arts at the Georgia Institute of Technology. While Madison will be making […]

Gresham Art Committee presents Here There & Everywhere

It’s Here, It’s There, It’s Everywhere! Amazing things are happening everywhere, in our communities, homes, work place, places we travel to and anywhere we imagine. We just have to be able to open our mind to experience and witness it. The show, ‘Here, There, Everywhere” seeks examples of art that talks about everything around the […]

December 2018 Night Lights: Three Moons/Tres Lunas/3つの月

Our outdoor public art event series, Night Lights, will feature Roland Dahwen and Stephanie Adams-Santos in December! Happening on December 6 at 5pm, Dahwen and Adams-Santos will present Three Moons/Tres Lunas/3つの月, a two-channel video installation and altar, dedicated to, and made alongside, our elders. In conjunction with the video and text projections, the artists will build several temporary altars. […]

New Venue Available to rent

New venue perfect for Readings, Theatre, Networking, Workshops, fundraisers and many types of events. Located in inner SE, with plenty of evening and weekend parking. 877 sq. Ft, heated, modern with interesting architectural features. Hourly and daily rates available as well as discounts for non profits. Schedule a tour by appointment, or contact with questions.

The Regional Arts & Culture Council Announces New Executive Director

Arts leader and innovator Madison Cario will join the staff in January FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland, ORE. – Following extensive community-wide feedback and a comprehensive national search, the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) announces today that Madison Cario will become its new Executive Director in January, 2019. Cario brings more than 20 years of […]

Worrying is Just Another Form of Storytelling

Metal tin open, face up, with contents inside of it. On the left there's a photo of two youth smiling at the camera. On the right there are miscellaneous items including a red ball, small box, and paper.

How Kathleen Lane is working with youth to understand anxiety as a universal human experience by Lokyee Au, Communications Manager It’s estimated that we create anywhere between 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts a day. These tens of thousands of thoughts running through our head every day have the ability to reinforce, dictate, or alter our actions, […]

Rockvale Writers’ Colony

Rockvale Writers’ Colony is accepting applications for Writers-in-Residence year-round. Writers can enjoy the beautiful Tennessee countryside just 40 miles outside of downtown Nashville in their own private bedroom complete with writing desk and ensuite bathroom. The Colony has four unique buildings: The Main Farmhouse, The Carriage House, The Cabin, and The Granary. Writers will be […]

The Weird and Whatnot

We are a literary Magazine that publishes sci-fi, horror and fantasy. We also publish 2D artwork of the same themes. We pay 5 dollars for each published piece, and respond to submissions within 30 days.

Sunny Art Prize 2019: Call for Artists

The Prize
The Sunny Art Prize is the first program outside of museological institutions that envisions the decentralisation of the art world as a way to broaden the horizons of both artists and the communities they engage with. The Prize is organised annually by the Sunny Art Centre in London, and offers a selection of thirty […]