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Legacy Breast Health Centers’ Dr. Nathalie Johnson Appointed to Cultural Trust Board

Salem, OR – On February 11, Legacy Cancer Institute’s Nathalie McDowell Johnson, MD., FACS., of Portland was officially confirmed by the Oregon State Senate for her appointment to…

Executive Director search

Oregon Arts Commission/OregonCultural Trust Joint Board MeetingMonday, February 24, 20148:00 am – 9:00 amConference Call: 1-877-848-7030passcode: 584 309 8:00 am – Brief Welcome  8:05am – Executive Director Recruitment…

Executive Director search

Oregon Arts Commission/OregonCultural Trust Joint Board MeetingMonday, February 24, 20148:00 am – 9:00 amConference Call: 1-877-848-7030passcode: 584 309 8:00 am – Brief Welcome  8:05am – Executive Director Recruitment…

Executive Director search

Oregon Arts Commission/OregonCultural Trust Joint Board MeetingMonday, February 24, 20148:00 am – 9:00 amConference Call: 1-877-848-7030passcode: 584 309 8:00 am – Brief Welcome  8:05am – Executive Director Recruitment…

NW Children’s Theater & School

NW Children’s Theater & School

The Kennedy Center is doing it. The Smithsonian is doing it. Even the Met is doing it. And now, Northwest Children’s Theater and School (NWCT) is doing it…

Tax Credit’s Statewide Reach: Coos County Cultural Coalition Awards 2014 Grants

Tax Credit’s Statewide Reach: Coos County Cultural Coalition Awards 2014 Grants

Coos County Cultural Coalition awarded over $11,000.00 in 13 grants this winter, eight of which went for educational programs as diverse as student art exhibits, cultivation of heritage…

Giving For Culture: Oregon Cultural Trust Donations Top $4Million in 2013

Thanks to you, our donors, the Oregon Cultural Trust had a record fundraising year in 2013. The Trust raised over $4,131,520 last year, a 4.3% increase in donations…

Oregon Poet Laureate Nominations Sought – Nominations due February 28, 2014

Oregon Poet Laureate Nominations Sought – Nominations due February 28, 2014

February 5, 2014 – Seeking “a bold and articulate voice for culture across the state,” the Oregon Cultural Trust, Oregon Humanities, and Oregon State Library jointly request nominations…

NW Children’s Theater Rolls Out Sensory-Friendly “Goodnight, Moon,” Feb 22, March 1

NW Children’s Theater Rolls Out Sensory-Friendly “Goodnight, Moon,” Feb 22, March 1

The Kennedy Center is doing it. The Smithsonian is doing it. Even the Met is doing it. And now, Northwest Children’s Theater and School (NWCT) is doing it…

Oregon Humanities: The Conversation Project Wants You

Oregon Humanities: The Conversation Project Wants You

Guest Blog by Annie Kaffen, Oregon Humanities Program Officer What happens when people sit together and talk? The world becomes a more connected, more interesting, more vital place.…

Oregon Arts Commission Rings in the New Year with a WOW!

Oregon Arts Commission Rings in the New Year with a WOW!

Oregon’s cultural sector accounts for 19,000 jobs and $272 million in wages statewide. Between that income and the sale of tickets, merchandise and more, state and local governments…

Oregon Heritage Launches MentorCorps

Most cities and towns have disaster plans for their residents. But in the scramble to save lives during a fire or flood, an entire town’s history can get…

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