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Call to Community for Fiesta Cultural

Lane Arts Council announces the sixth year of Fiesta Cultural! Fiesta Cultural creates opportunities for inclusion through the arts, and engages the community in welcoming multicultural programs and events that highlight the rich diversity of Latinx arts, culture, and heritage in Lane County. The Fiesta Cultural kick-off will be September 4th in downtown Eugene, and events will be highlighted throughout the [...]

April 24, 2020|Events|

COVID-19 Announcements & Updates

As effects from the COVID-19 outbreak continue, we hope you are staying safe and healthy in this time. Our office will be closed until further notice, but Lane Arts Council staff are working remotely and available by email. Find our staff contact list here, and stay tuned for regular updates on our Facebook page. In an effort to support [...]

March 12, 2020|First Friday, Events, Organization News|

3/6 First Friday ArtWalk

Erik Sandgren, Karin Clarke Gallery Explore the Downtown Eugene art scene during our March 6th First Friday ArtWalk!  Take the guided tour and follow the host to hear from the featured artists, or explore the other galleries and venues from 5:30-8pm on your own.  This event happens rain or shine, and is always free! This ArtWalk is guest-hosted by [...]

February 25, 2020|First Friday, Events|

2/26 Conversation with Funders and Partners

Wednesday, February 26th, 11:45am-2:30 pm Eugene Public Library (100 W 10th Ave), Bascom-Tykeson Room Grant-makers offering more than $5 million in funding for the coming year participate in the Oregon Cultural Trust's 2020 "Conversations with Funders and Partners," an informal information session that enables grant seekers to learn about funding programs available and discuss their projects and programming. Representatives from [...]

January 28, 2020|Grants|

2/7 First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council's First Friday ArtWalk is the free monthly celebration of the arts in Downtown Eugene. Follow the host along the guided tour to hear directly from featured artists, or create your own adventure by visiting the 20+ ArtWalk venues on your own! This month, the tour starts at the Maurie Jacobs Community Room (Hult Center) at 5:30pm and [...]

January 28, 2020|First Friday, Events|

January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk

Adam Grosowsky Join us for our January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk, guest-hosted by Michael Fisher, Executive Director of Maude Kerns Art Center. Take the guided tour and follow the host to hear from the featured artists, or explore the open galleries and venues from 5:30-8pm on your own. 5:30pm ANTI-AESTHETIC (245 W 8th Ave) “Under Our Moon Future Ascensions,” the [...]

December 20, 2019|First Friday, Events|

12/6 First Friday ArtWalk is this Friday!

You're in for a special treat at the upcoming First Friday ArtWalk on December 6th.  The guided tour will be hosted by Andrew Bisantz, the Artistic Director and Conductor of Eugene Opera. We'll get to hear selections from Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes for vocal quartet performed by members of the Eugene Opera at the 5:30pm and 6pm stops! ArtWalk Highlight: Have [...]

December 3, 2019|First Friday, Events|

November 1st First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council’s November 1st First Friday ArtWalk is guest-hosted by Toni Pimble, Artistic Director of Eugene Ballet. Toni co-founded the Eugene Ballet Company in 1978 with Riley Grannan.  She has choreographed over 60 works for the Eugene Ballet, many of those productions involving collaborations with composers, literary and visual artists and local arts organizations including Eugene Concert Choir, Eugene Opera, [...]

October 21, 2019|First Friday, Events|

Lane County Cultural Coalition Grants Available

The Lane County Cultural Coalition's Cultural Opportunity Grant application is now available!  If you or your organization is planning a project for 2020 in the area of arts, heritage, or the humanities, you are encouraged to apply by Tuesday, October 15th at 5pm.  Cultural Opportunity Grants are funded through the Oregon Cultural Trust and administered by the Lane County Cultural Coalition. Learn more

June 25, 2019|Grants|

Fiesta Cultural Call to Community

Lane Arts Council is pleased to announce the fifth year of Fiesta Cultural!  Fiesta Cultural is Lane County’s largest annual celebration of Latinx arts and culture, featuring over thirty events happening throughout Lane County September through December 2019. An initiative led by Lane Arts Council, Fiesta Cultural creates opportunities for inclusion through the arts, and engages the community in welcoming [...]

April 8, 2019|Events|