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Visit the Midtown Arts Center Gallery

The Midtown Arts Center is home to the Eugene Ballet and many other local arts organizations, including Lane Arts Council. It also boasts a lovely gallery space of rotating local artists and artist collectives. Currently featured this month are Lane Arts Council First Friday ArtWalk participant The New Zone Gallery and Lane Arts Council Teaching Artist Jessi Earleywine Nelson. [...]

2024-06-17T20:05:32-07:00June 17, 2024|Uncategorized|

Now Hiring Teaching Artists

Lane Arts Council is looking for artists who can provide in-school Artist Residencies, Summer Residencies, and Afterschool Residencies, as well as for artists who can provide one-time performances in a school assembly setting. Artists may apply to one or both categories. Through Lane Arts Council’s Artist Residency and Assembly programs, professional artists across multiple disciplines engage students in educational arts [...]

2024-05-14T12:48:27-07:00May 13, 2024|Uncategorized|

2023 Year of Impact

Every year we look back on what we have accomplished the year before. We proudly present our 2023 Year of Impact reflecting our growth, highlighting our partners, and overall marveling at what change the arts can make in our community. Read on! Lane Arts Council 2023 Annual Report [...]

2024-02-28T13:50:58-08:00February 28, 2024|Uncategorized|

Now Hiring Program Administrator

Lane Arts Council is seeking a Program Administrator to support arts education programs and provide administrative and event support for community arts initiatives. The Program Administrator will work closely with Lane Arts Council's Arts Education Manager as well as schools, teaching artists, and the greater Lane County community. This position reports to the Program Director. Application review will begin [...]

2024-05-13T16:23:54-07:00April 19, 2024|Uncategorized|

Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on the Arts

With Eugene's mayoral election coming up soon, Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene sought out the three mayoral candidates to give their positions on the arts. The arts are a vital part of Eugene's landscape. So how did each candidate weigh in on how they would support arts and culture in our community? Click on the names below to [...]

2024-04-29T10:09:08-07:00April 26, 2024|Advocay|

Stefan Strek (Ace Dog)

Stefan Strek poses for a portrait on April 4, 2024. (Alex Hernandez/Emerald) Stefan Strek (Ace Dog) has worked in financial aid services, food service, support services for youth and adults in foster care, and family farm operations. He attended Lane Community College and the University of Caen in France, and graduated from the University of [...]

2024-04-29T10:10:08-07:00April 26, 2024|Advocay|

Kaarin Knudson

Kaarin Knudson is a licensed architect, educator, and leader with more than 20 years’ experience advancing sustainable design and community-led solutions. In 2017, she founded the housing advocacy organization Better Housing Together (BHT), to increase housing affordability, diversity, and supply in Lane County, and in 2018, she was awarded the City of Eugene’s “Community Award.”  Knudson advised on [...]

2024-04-26T11:38:06-07:00April 26, 2024|Advocay|

Shanaè Joyce-Stringer

Shanaè Joyce-Stringer is an experienced educator and entrepreneur. Her career has spanned diverse roles in education since 2006, including teaching in Florida, Oregon, and China and coordinating programs at the district level in Lane County. In 2011, she ventured into entrepreneurship with B.L.A.Q. Events, and in 2018 founded Shanaè Joyce-Stringer Enterprise, offering coaching, speaking, and retail services. With [...]

2024-04-26T13:20:03-07:00April 26, 2024|Advocay|

Applications for Board Members Now Open

Support Lane County’s Vibrant Arts Community Become a Board Member! Lane Arts Council is actively seeking three new board members. If you have a passion for the arts—including visual, performing, literary, theater, musical, and tech/media arts—please consider joining the Lane Arts Council Board. To build on our board’s cultural diversity and to be inclusive across Lane County, we encourage [...]

2024-02-28T10:21:24-08:00February 28, 2024|Uncategorized|

Oregon Cultural Trust Conversations with Funders

JOIN THE OREGON CULTURAL TRUST 2024 'CONVERSATIONS WITH FUNDERS' Grant makers offering more than $5 million in funding for FY2025 will participate in the Oregon Cultural Trust’s 2024 “Conversations with Funders” events from March 25 through April 4. The five-stop series of open houses and information sessions will inform grant seekers about funding programs, available cultural resources and opportunities [...]

2024-03-08T14:47:02-08:00March 8, 2024|Uncategorized|
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