We ensure that the arts touch the lives of all Oregonians.

Helping To Make a Healthier Oregon

Through advocacy, policy development, planning, and grant-making, the Arts Commission ensures that Oregonians have wide access to the arts.

The result? Vibrant communities, educational opportunities for all ages, robust trade and tourism, and a stronger economy.

Fellowship Profiles

2016 Fellowship Recipient
2016 Fellowship Recipient


Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 - Oregon

Oregon’s arts and culture sector contributed $687 million and 22,299 jobs to Oregon’s economy in fiscal year 2015, according to the latest Arts & Economic Prosperity study from Americans for the Arts.

Connecting Students to the World of Work Report

A summary of the cross-site evaluation results from eight sites providing hands on learning for students to build skills in the arts.

Oregon Arts Commission

(503) 986-0082 (phone)
(503) 986-0260 (fax)
775 Summer Street NE, Ste 200
Salem, OR 97301-1280