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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.

Executive Director

Executive Director Willamette Art Center 1820 Silverton Rd NE Salem, OR 5 days ago 20 an hour Part-time Willamette Art Center is Seeking a Qualified Executive Director The Willamette Art Center is a Non-profit artists’ oasis tucked amidst the oaks of the Oregon State Fairgrounds. It is Salem’s only community art center for hands on […]

Humanity in Perspective (HIP)

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, […]

TriMet RC220046CA Public Art Conservator – Voices of Remembrance Sculpture

TriMet seeks proposals for a qualified full-service fine art conservation and restoration firm, or professional conservator with a specialty in outdoor public art, to provide conservation services to the Voices of Remembrance sculpture. TriMet will receive sealed proposals from interested firms through its eProcurement System (TriP$).


ART CAN – a retreat/residency space for artists and creatives located in NE Portland, between Alberta and Mississippi. The space itself is a 27′ 1972 refurbished Airstream with xl Queen bed, kitchenette, outdoor sauna and shower within an enclosed courtyard. Lots of table/work space both indoors and outdoors. The space is available for one person […]

2022 LEAP (Lydon Emerging Artist Program) Award

Contemporary Craft is now accepting applications for its 2022 LEAP Award. The program recognizes exceptional emerging talent in the contemporary craft field and provides opportunities for the artists to bring their artwork to the consumer market. The yearlong retail program features, markets, and sells the work of one winner and four finalists. The winner also […]

$3,500 Artist Grants

The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for our Fall 2021 artist grants. We have increased grant awards to $3,500. We are offering 2 grants in the amount of $3,500 and 4 grants in the amount of $1,000 to artists worldwide working in all media. In total, 6 artists will receive unrestricted cash grants. Jurors […]

Discovery Art Fair | Open Call for Galleries + Projects + Artists

Be part of one of Europe’s most important fairs for emerging art# We are pleased to announce the open call for Discovery Art Fair Cologne 2022. Interested galleries, art projects, professional artists and art photographers are invited to apply for participation. Among art-interested public and experts the Discovery Art Fairs have long been established as platforms […]

Unusual Frida juried art show

We are excited to invite artists residing in Florida and older than 18 years old to submit original artworks to the 3rd annual Unusual Frida juried art show. The theme is one of the more important parts of the show. “Unusual” is out of the ordinary, surprising, odd, exceptional, extraordinary, remarkable, phenomenal, unconventional, unique, unexpected, […]

Stronger Together – Reflections on RACC’s Advocacy and Engagement

by Mario Mesquita, Manager of Advocacy and Engagement Saludos, Greetings, and Hello fellow community members, supporters, artists, artist folx, and friends of the Regional Arts & Culture Council. Hands outstretched in an embrace with one another. One hand reaching for the other, both springing from different colored bouquets, one red, one grey. Located at Southwest […]

What Kind of Public Art Do We Want Now?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 19, 2021 A conversation with PSU Professor and York historian Darrell Millner, the unidentified York artist, and Kristin Calhoun, Director of Public Art, Regional Arts & Culture Council Portland, Ore. – The Regional Arts & Culture Council today released a pre-recorded conversation with the unidentified artist who created York and PSU […]

What Kind of Public Art Do We Want Now?

A conversation with PSU Professor and York historian Darrell Millner, the York artist, and Kristin Calhoun, Director of Public Art, Regional Arts & Culture Council Listen to this pre-recorded conversation with the unidentified artist who created York and PSU Professor of History and Black Studies, Darrell Millner. York, a piece of artwork depicting an enslaved man and […]

Executive Director

Job Description ~ Executive Director Columbia Center for the Arts ~ Hood River, Oregon 97031 ~ August 2021 Columbia Center for the Arts, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization is seeking a full time Executive Director. Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) mission is to promote an arts-rich environment in the Columbia Gorge. CCA owns and manages […]

Affordable Studio Space for Female Artists

Paisley Studios has expanded! We have opened up a few more spaces for members and are working on getting our short term residency/project space up and running for September. The studio memberships are for female artists and come with storage space & ample hours to access the light filled shared workspace for $115/month. We are […]

artlook® oregon Interactive Database Expands in Greater Portland

An initiative of the Regional Arts & Culture Council, Parkrose, and Portland Public Schools in Partnership with The Kennedy Center and Ingenuity/Chicago Portland, OR – Through a unique partnership with the Kennedy Center’s Any Given Child and Ingenuity-Chicago, The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) is pleased to announce the expansion of Portland Metro’s artlook® […]

Call for Art-WHATEVS

Art Fluent invites artists worldwide to submit artwork to our online exhibit, WHATEVS. THEME WHATEVS- Open theme, anything goes!! Show us your best of the best for WHATEVS. CALENDAR JPEGs due by Friday, October 29, 2021. Click here for a quick time zone converter. Notification of acceptance and online gallery opening Friday, November 26, 2021. […]

Common Time Engaging learners with the Arts

Engaging learners with the Arts by bringing together Artists, Educators, Individuals, and Arts Organizations. A world in sync where different cultures create real connections in a virtual space.

RenovArt | 100 Artists for the Future

ApuliaAste is pleased to present the 1st edition of RenovArt | 100 Artists for the Future, the curatorial project dedicated to the best national and international artistic talents. The project stems from the strong need for a new rebirth in the field of art, as a sign of renewal, development and incentive for emerging artists […]

Community grant review uplifts artists in RACC decision-making process

Our grantmaking continues to change as we strive to align our values of access and equity in our services and investments. Feedback from an online survey in summer 2020, and a series of focus groups with Black, brown, and Indigenous artists who shared their perspectives and needs with us last fall, fueled the creation of […]

Music Rehearsal Space in SE Portland

Blue Butler Studios is a 700 sqft music rehearsal space suitable for small to large ensembles. Features a Yamaha C7 semi-concert grand piano, drum kit (no cymbals), keyboards, printer, public computer and artwork throughout the space. Both regular and irregular hourly reservations available for rates ranging $20 to $30/hour depending on use. See our website […]