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.

Community Volunteer: Grand Opening Event

The Regional Arts Culture Council (RACC) has one mission – to enrich our communities through arts and culture. We believe that the arts have the power to change hearts and minds, and to inspire social change. We also believe that arts and culture are key elements in creating desirable places to live, learn, work, and […]

Studio available at ADX!

Join us at ADX, a creative maker space located in Central Eastside. Hosting around 60 artists and creatives, ADX seeks to provide studio space and creative opportunities for artists throughout the city. This open studio features an open space with 28 ft. tall ceilings. Lots of electrical outlets! Windows! 24-hour private access! All utilities included. […]

Small Works: 46th Harper College National Juried Exhibition

Small Works is a national juried show of artwork no more than 24” in its largest dimension (including frame). All media are eligible except jewelry, film/video. All entries are judged from digital files. One $30 nonrefundable fee entitles each artist to submit up to three entries. Purchase awards may be available for accepted work. Accepted […]

Painting with Nature – Creating with Minerals, Rocks, and Soil

Delve into the remarkable world of natural materials as we unleash the creative potential of the Earth itself. Join visiting artist Allison McElroy for an immersive workshop where you will explore the beauty and versatility of minerals, rocks, and soil, transforming them into paints that capture the essence of nature. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll […]

City of Tualatin Arts Agency Contribution Program

The Tualatin Arts Advisory Committee recognizes the importance of the arts to our community, and is offering small grants to help promote the arts in Tualatin. Eligible awardees in include agencies, organizations, independent groups, and individuals who have made significant contributions to the performing arts, art education, art events, and public art enhancements in the […]

Greg Netzer Appointed Interim Executive Director at the Regional Arts & Culture Council

Six New Members Join RACC’s Board of the Directors   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Meech Boakye Communications Lead, RACC Email: Portland, OR — May 1, 2024. The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Netzer as Interim Executive Director. With over three decades of strategic consulting and […]

2023-24 RACC Arts3C Grants (Spring 2024 cycle)

The RACC Arts3C Grant Program is for the Creation, Cultivation & Community in the Portland metropolitan tri-county region. Multnomah and Washington County applicants who are creating and sharing arts and culture programming in all disciplines could apply for support for projects or activities in the arts. The following 284 RACC Arts3C Grants were awarded in April 2024 […]

2025 Grand Canyon Artist in Residence

The Artist in Residence program at Grand Canyon National Park offers artists the opportunity to practice and share their discipline with park visitors at one of the most beautiful sites in the world. Through impactful, site-specific, community-engaged work, the program seeks to inspire the community to deepen their knowledge of Grand Canyon National Park. The […]