Professional visual and performing artists bring unique educational arts programming to your school for extended residences with multiple classrooms lasting up to several weeks. Students learn new skills and methods of expression, develop creative thinking and self confidence, and gain career insights. Quality arts instruction provides young people with holistic learning experiences that engage minds, hearts and bodies.

Lane Arts Council provides arts education programming based on Common Core and State Art Standards.

One week of artist residency provides four learning sessions per day, over five days (20 hours). A typical artist residency is two weeks (40 hours).

*Teaching Artists will be vaccinated for Covid-19 and prepared to follow district health and safety protocols.

Explore our directory of residency options to read about all of our teaching artists and residency programs, or request an artist hereTo schedule a residency, contact Ben Minnis, Arts Education Program Coordinator at or 541-485-2278

Select a teaching artist from six residency categories: