As previously announced, the 2015 Arts Summit will take place in Southern Oregon. Now scheduled in Ashland on Friday, Oct. 2, the summit will be held at the newly renovated Ashland Hills Hotel & Suites. The agenda will address both statewide and regional topics.
This year a record 38 Oregon high schools are participating in Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest organized by the Oregon Arts Commission in collaboration with the NEA and the Poetry Foundation.
The Oregon Arts Commission and the Oregon Cultural Trust are pleased to announce a series of 14 town meetings across Oregon to gather information about local, regional and statewide issues in arts and culture. We encourage you to attend, participate, share and learn in this important process. The Commission and Trust will use the information we gather to develop independent plans that will guide each organization over the next five years.
The Arts & Culture Alliance of Central Oregon (ACA) is partnering with the Oregon Arts Commission to produce the first Central Oregon Arts Summit on Monday, Oct. 6, at the Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend.
Anne Taylor, a violinist and OHSU senior research assistant from La Grande, has been appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission by Gov. John Kitzhaber.
Brian Rogers – an accomplished painter, arts and culture consultant and the former deputy director of the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts – has been named the next executive director of the Oregon Arts Commission and Oregon Cultural Trust.
Three finalists have been named in the Oregon Arts Commission/Oregon Cultural Trust executive director search; the public is invited to meet the finalists at community forums in Salem and Portland on Monday, June 2, as part of the final interview process. An online tool for gathering feedback from participants will be shared at the forums.