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.
Salem, Ore. – Art as a medium to rally community around a shared need is reflected in 34 Oregon projects awarded $200,000 in 2015 Arts Build Communities grants from the Oregon Arts Commission.
Vacant downtown storefronts become celebrations of community in Corvallis; incarcerated youth fulfill treatment requirements by sharing their stories through pictures or performance in Clackamas County; and in Enterprise, Fishtrap inspires 1,700 people to read Luis Alberto Urrea’s “Into the Beautiful North” before engaging in discussions, events and activities that explore Latino issues.
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.
Fifteen Oregon arts groups that provide services to broad populations have been awarded $200,000 in 2015 Arts Services grants to fund ongoing operations.
A conversation with
Kerry Tymchuk, Executive Director
Oregon Historical Society
What is the Oregon Historical Society's Mission?
Founded in 1898, the Oregon Historical Society is dedicated to safeguarding, preserving and illuminating Oregon’s unique history through our exhibits, programs and publications.
Anne Taylor, a violinist and OHSU senior research assistant from La Grande, has been appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission by Gov. John Kitzhaber.