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2016 Days of Culture to celebrate how Oregonians experience culture

2016 Days of Culture to celebrate how Oregonians experience culture

Salem, Ore. – “Active is an understatement. Oregonians are erupting with imagination…” The brand anthem for the Oregon Cultural Trust proclaims the unique connection Oregonians have with culture;…

Cultural Trust awards $2.9 million to Oregon cultural organizations

Salem, Ore. – A record 149 grants totaling $2.9 million will be awarded to Oregon’s cultural nonprofits by the Oregon Cultural Trust in fiscal year 2016-17, a 9…

In Ashland, an old Shakespearean tale is seen through an Asian lens

In Ashland, an old Shakespearean tale is seen through an Asian lens

Audiences in Ashland are used to seeing casts of color in Oregon Shakespeare Festival productions. They’ve seen “A Comedy of Errors” set in Harlem, “Romeo and Juliet” in…

Governor Brown names Elizabeth Woody Oregon’s eighth Poet Laureate

Salem, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown has named Elizabeth Woody of Warm Springs and Portland to a two-year appointment as Poet Laureate of Oregon. Woody will be Oregon’s…

New Cultural Trust strategic plan now posted!

New Cultural Trust strategic plan now posted!

Hot off the design screen and onto the Cultural Trust website — the Cultural Trust’s new five-year strategic plan is now available. The plan outlines the Cultural Trust’s…

Gustavo Morales of Ontario and Niki Price of Lincoln City appointed to Cultural Trust board

Salem, Oregon –Gustavo Morales, a nonprofit executive from Ontario, and Niki Price, director of the Lincoln City Cultural Center, have been appointed to the Oregon Cultural Trust Board…

Gustavo Morales of Ontario and Niki Price of Lincoln City appointed to Cultural Trust board

Salem, Oregon –Gustavo Morales, a nonprofit executive from Ontario, and Niki Price, director of the Lincoln City Cultural Center, have been appointed to the Oregon Cultural Trust Board…

Oregonians donate $4.56 million to culture in 2015!

Salem, Ore. – Oregonians said a resounding YES to culture in 2015, donating a record $4.56 million to the Oregon Cultural Trust. The total is a 5.4 percent…

2016 ‘CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS’ SCHEDULED

Salem, Ore. – Cultural Trust Manager Aili Schreiner will join with colleagues from the Trust’s Cultural Partners — Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Heritage, Oregon Humanities and the Oregon…

2016 Conversations with Funders to travel the state between Feb. 9 and March 3

2016 Conversations with Funders to travel the state between Feb. 9 and March 3

Trust Manager Aili Schreiner will join with colleagues from the Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Heritage, Oregon Humanities and the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office Feb. 9 through March…

Tribal regalia to be explored through Willamette University book

Tribal regalia to be explored through Willamette University book

Eagle feathers adorn a Siletz dancer. Strands of shell necklaces decorate other members of the coastal tribe. Deer hides wrap around men’s waists. All cultures prize ceremonial dress,…

Watch our new 98,000 Square Miles of publish video!

Watch our new 98,000 Square Miles of publish video!

We are excited to introduce our new 98,000 Square Miles of YES video! The video reinforces the energy, empowerment and statewide commitment of the new Cultural Trust brand.…

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