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R0 Prayer Flag Redux Art Project

In 2020, Donald R. Dexter, Jr., DMD championed the first R0 Prayer Flag Project, a community project to inspire hope and raise money for Lane Art's Council's Artist Support Programs. "The term R0, referred to as R-Naught, represents the number of new infections estimated to stem from a single case. In other words, if R0 is 2.5, then one [...]

2021-08-03T16:40:24-07:00August 3, 2021|Uncategorized|

Support the Arts! Become a Lane Arts Council Board Member

Lane Arts Council is seeking 3-5 new board members. If you have a passion for the arts—including visual, performing, literary and theatrical—please consider joining the Lane Arts Council Board today! To build on our board’s cultural diversity and be inclusive across the county, we encourage applications from mid-career professionals, young professionals, college students, Native/Indigenous, Black, Latino/a/x, Asian/Pacific Islander, and [...]

2021-07-12T16:36:45-07:00July 12, 2021|Uncategorized|

ArtStream at Home Summer Camp is Free!

Lane Arts Council is offering FREE online arts activities throughout the summer months. Arts modules will be posted every Monday with lessons geared toward Kindergarten - 2nd, 3rd - 5th, and 6th - 8th grades. Lane Arts Council pivoted to online arts education this past year via ArtStream, recording virtual arts lessons with our teaching artists across all forms [...]

2021-06-23T15:15:35-07:00June 23, 2021|Uncategorized|

Lane Arts Council Offices Open at Midtown Arts Center

Since shut down in March of 2020, Lane Arts Council staff has been working remotely. During that past year we have joined the Eugene Ballet at the new Midtown Arts Center at 174 East 16th Avenue. With the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions we are happy to greet visitors in our new offices beginning July 1st. Our offices will be [...]

2021-06-29T16:45:07-07:00June 29, 2021|Uncategorized|

Welcome to our new Arts Education Program Coordinator!

Ben Minnis joins Lane Arts Council as the Arts Education Program Coordinator. Ben has 15 years of experience working with Co-op Family Center at UO as a Teacher/Pedagogical Coordinator. Ben has a BFA in Theatre Performance from Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI and a graduate certificate in Pedagogical Coordination in the Reggio-Emilia Approach from Webster University in St. [...]

2021-06-29T16:34:55-07:00June 29, 2021|Uncategorized|

Eric Braman Expands Role at LAC as New Program Director

For the past four years Eric Braman has served as our Art Education Program Manager. Building on Lane Arts Council's already robust Arts Education program, Eric expanded artist residencies, instituted new programming, and formed vital relationships with teaching artists and school administrators. With the promotion to Program Director, Eric will support and expand programming across the organization. We are [...]