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Oregon Cultural Trust to Hold Grant Writing Workshops

NorthCoast Oregon From March 6 through March 22, the Oregon Cultural Trust and four of Oregon’s five statewide cultural partners will present free workshops in 10 communities across…

Governor Kitzhaber Appoints Carole Morse

Carole Morse, Arts & Business Leader, joins Oregon Cultural Trust Board February 15, 2012, Salem, ORE — Governor John Kitzhaber has appointed Carole Morse, PGE Foundation president and…

A Beautiful, Sexy, Wildly Inventive Adaptation Comes to Hillsboro

A Beautiful, Sexy, Wildly Inventive Adaptation Comes to Hillsboro

The opportunity to work with an internationally acclaimed theatre director on a fascinating adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, in suburban Hillsboro, doesn’t come along every day…but, through the…

2012-13 Multnomah County Cultural Coaltion Grants now available

Regional Arts & Culture CouncilFebruary 15 The Multnomah County Cultural Coalition (MCCC) mission is to foster a community that is opportunity-rich in cultural offerings, increasing the likelihood of…

Registration Open for the Joint Oregon Heritage Conference/NW Archivists Annual Meeting

Oregon Heritage Programs The joint event, which will take place April 26-28, brings together in Salem two major springtime heritage gatherings of the Pacific Northwest.  The venue is…

Endless Space and other Rothko inspirations

Endless Space and other Rothko inspirations

As Portland prepares to celebrate the art of Mark Rothko, who immigrated with his family to the city in 1913, and whose first one-person show was at the…

An Oregon Valentine set for February 14 at Orlo

An Oregon Valentine set for February 14 at Orlo

February 14 is a special day in Oregon: the state¹s birthday falls on Valentines Day. This year, to mark the occasion, Orlo, an environmental arts nonprofit, will host…

Linn County Cultural Coalition seeks grant proposals

Gazette Times.comYour Opportunities, Febraury 3, 2012 LinnCounty Cultural Coalition seeks grant proposals – Grants must be received by 5p.m. Friday, Feb. 17. The Linn County Cultural Coalition is…

Oregon Cultural Trust Board Elects New Officers

Bob Speltz of Portland Elected Chairman February 1, 2012—Salem, ORE. The Oregon Cultural Trust, Oregon’s innovative public-private partnership to raise cultural funding, has elected Bob Speltz of Portland…

White Bird Co-Founders, Walter Jaffe and Paul King, Receive National Award for Programming Excellence

White Bird Co-Founders, Walter Jaffe and Paul King, Receive National Award for Programming Excellence

Portland’s White Bird, the sole dance-only presenter west of the Rockies, and Co-Founders Walter Jaffe and Paul King, are enormously honored to be the recipient of the 2012…

A Splendid Kick Off  for an Art Program

A Splendid Kick Off for an Art Program

By Kannikar PetersenColumbia County Cultural Coalition Board MemberJanuary 2012 ‘Free Art and Craft Workshops’ have taken off with a strong start. The Art Quilting Workshop, the first workshop…

Culture Will Happen in Historic Towns

Culture Will Happen in Historic Towns

When I walk through the door of The St Joseph’s Catholic Rectory, on Sunday afternoon, I am greeted warmly by Don Kack, who shakes my hand vigorously and…

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