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What Historic Place Will You Find?

Larger-than-life sized statue of Paul Bunyan in Portland? Check. Mid-century modern 99W Drive-In in Newberg? Yep. The unique Petersen Rock Gardens near Redmond? You got it. Oregonis full…

A Separate, Luminous Being

A Separate, Luminous Being

In 1999 I was a new member of the Friends of William Stafford board and, by that time, I’d already hosted two very successful January William Stafford Birthday…

Like A Sore Thumb: an Oregon Archaeological Lecture

What is a “Knoxit” bottle, how is it related to a glasssyringe found nearby, and what do they mean? Archaeologist Dan Martin wasconfronted with these objects and questions…

Grand Ronde Cultural Trust Board accepting grant applications

Confederated Tribes of Grand Rondeposted by dean.rhodes@grandronde.org The Tribal Cultural Trust Board is beginning its 2012 grant-making round. Grants ranging from $250 to a maximum of $1,000 are…

Reflections: An Exhibit of Artist Self-Portraits at ArtsEast

Reflections: An Exhibit of Artist Self-Portraits at ArtsEast

For their first exhibit of the year, ArtsEast has challenged regional artiststo explore and discover their person identities and recreate them through themedium of their choice and we…

Rolling the Wealth at Lan Su Chinese Gardens

Rolling the Wealth at Lan Su Chinese Gardens

10 a. m. Monday, January 23, 2012 Lan Su Chinese Garden | 239 NW Everett Street To make sure that business and homes are blessed with gold, on…

2012 Oregon Book Award Finalist Announced

2012 Oregon Book Award Finalist Announced

The Oregon Cultural Trust supports Oregon Book Awards (2009, 2010 and 2011), providing funding to Literary Arts for Book Award finalist to tour across the state, visiting public…

Frank and Hurley finalists in photo contest

Coast River Business Journal Photos by two area photographers were named among 72 finalists in the Oregon Cultural Trust’s “This is Culture” photo contest in November 2011. Read…

Trust is a big deal in rural Oregon

Daily Astorian In the simplest terms, the Clatsop Cultural Coalition is a funding source thatdidn’t exist a decade ago. It is a product of the Oregon Cultural Trust……

Oregonians You Can Get Back More Than You Donate

The Well-Trained Minds Forums Oregonians, please read: You can contribute to the Oregon Cultural Trust and receive more money back on your taxes than the amount of the…

Last-minute charitable donation ideas to help trim your 2011 tax bill

Oregon taxpayers can act today to lower their tax burden and feel good at the same time.  You need not itemize to take advantage … Read more…

Special tax credits offered for those who donate to arts groups

KMTR NewsSource 16 If a resident donates to an arts and culture group by December 31st and matches that donation to Oregon Cultural Trust, they qualify for a…

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