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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 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.

Second RACC supported BiPOC Community Conversation on Tuesday, May 30th 2023

As part of the Our Creative Future we invite community members in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington Counties to connect to the process and shape the future of arts and culture in our region – celebrating successes, identifying gaps, and developing strategies to meet those needs. Led by steering committee member, Sushmita Poddar with support from […]

From the Capital to the Community: Highlighting culture in arts Advocacy Day 2023

  ‍As an advocate for the arts, I firmly believe that art and culture has the power to change lives and transform communities. Art is not only a means of self-expression of culture, but is a tool for learning, connecting, and social change. However, despite its immense benefits, arts and culture often struggle to receive […]

Reflecting on Fiscal Year 2022

We invite you to read our most recent Annual Impact Report for FY21-22.  There you will find some of our recent accomplishments, program reflections, financial information, future plans, and the joy we have in supporting arts and culture in our community. “A look at RACC’s activities in the past year offers an invigorating picture of […]

Meet the newest Fresh Paint Muralist, Pearlyn Tan, now on display at Open Signal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Artist Pearlyn Tan Honors the Fight for Women’s Rights with New Mural, Liberate Liberate is now on view at Open Signal on NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd as part of Fresh Paint, a partnership with the Regional Arts & Culture Council   PORTLAND, ORE. – April 12, 2023 – A mother and child […]

Join RACC on Advocacy Day-Wednesday, April 19, 2023!

Join RACC, arts and cultural leaders, and supporters from across Oregon to unite our voices, align our priorities, and remind our elected officials that the pandemic-related hardships felt throughout our creative sector are not going away anytime soon. When it comes to policy, we believe we are most effective when we are unified. We are […]

SAVE the Dates! Our Space of Possibilities- Saturday’s in June

  This June 2023, East Portland is set to show its vibrancy with creativity and culture! Funded by a generous Our Town grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, this creative placemaking grant was matched locally by RACC, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), and TriMet aim to invigorate the sense of community along the […]

Community gathering of Oregon’s first bipartisan Arts & Culture Caucus 

In the midst of freezing rain, unpredictable snow fronts, and the clear but frigid air, Oregonians from across the State gathered at the historic Elsinore Theatre in Salem last evening on February 27th in celebration and launch of the first ever Oregon Legislative Arts and Culture Caucus.  Legislators echoing many voices across the state, from […]

The Regional Arts & Culture Council Supports Maintaining Current Arts Education Funding Levels & Encourages School Districts to Join Us in Our Support of Arts Education for All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Portland, OR – ### As our school districts across the state look to their budgets, reorganize, and prioritize in the coming months, we know that teachers’ jobs are in danger once again. When public education loses teachers, we lose educational opportunities for all of our students. This in turn affects our entire […]