Florence Workshops for Artists

Lane Arts Council and Florence Regional Arts Alliance present the first series of artist professional development workshops in Florence! Lane Arts Council regularly hosts professional development workshops and panel discussions that support artists, arts professionals, and arts organizations to strengthen their capacity and realize their vision. Register here

 

Unleash Your Creative Potential: Transforming Fear into Action
Tuesday, January 21st, 10am-12pm
Presenter: Liora Sponko, Executive Director, Lane Arts Council

Often […]

December 26, 2019|Workshops|

Downtown Program Fund

Apply to Eugene’s Downtown Program Fund by February 1st, 2019 for a chance to fund your event or artistic installation!
The City of Eugene Cultural Services Downtown Program Fund is available for organizations or individuals who wish to produce programming in downtown Eugene’s outdoor public spaces.
The Downtown Program Fund aims to support a thriving downtown, encourage artistic innovation, and strengthen the creative […]

December 13, 2019|Uncategorized|

In Memory of Catherine Meeks

All are invited to join the family of Catherine Meeks at Maude Kerns Art Center for a special showing of her art and dedication of the Catherine Meeks Arts Education Fund.

Family and friends invite you to experience Catherine’s creative spirit, share food, drink, and stories, and join in launching Lane Arts Council’s new Catherine Meeks Arts Education Fund in […]

November 21, 2019|Events, Organization News, Giving|

New Science & Art Collaboration

This January through March, Lane Arts Council is teaming up with the Willamette Resources & Educational Network to offer unique science-based arts programs with teaching artists Jess Graff and Linnea Lortsher.

For a small additional cost per classroom, schools can add a science educator to their artist residency experience! This collaboration between the artist, scientist, and classroom will connect students with our Willamette Valley waterways […]

November 18, 2019|Arts Education|

January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk

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 inaugural exhibition of […]

December 20, 2019|First Friday, Events|

Holiday Art Markets

Check out the following art and studio sale events happening in our community this holiday season! Whether purchasing art for yourself or looking for the perfect gift, these are some great spots to support local artists, enjoy original art, and celebrate the season. We will continue adding events throughout the fall and winter, so check back regularly for more!

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2nd & Blair Artists Open House […]

October 30, 2019|Events|

Apprenticeship Applications Due 12/13

Applications for our Design Arts Apprenticeships are now available for the Winter 2019 term.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply by December 13th, 2019!

Lane Arts Council’s Design Arts Apprenticeships offers Lane County middle and high school students apprenticeship opportunities focused on many forms of design: graphic, digital, fashion, and product design. Students pair with a professional designer (often a UO instructor or alumni), utilizing […]

November 12, 2019|Arts Education|

12/11 Workshop: Cultivating Sponsors & Community Partners

Wednesday, December 11th, 4-6pm
LCC Mary Spilde Downtown Center, Room 112
Registration: $20

Panelists: Jodi Sommers (Essex General Construction), Elena Fracchia (Columbia Bank), Mija Andrade, (Oregon Supported Living Program). Facilitated by Liora Sponko (Lane Arts Council).

Success in cultivating sponsors and building strong partnerships requires learning a new vocabulary and approach to development. This panel workshop will explore ideas of cause-based marketing and how […]

November 18, 2019|Workshops|

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 you […]

December 3, 2019|First Friday, Events|

New Teaching Artists on the Roster

Lane Arts Council’s arts education programs continue to grow, with more schools than ever requesting professional artists to bring exciting arts curriculum to the classroom. With the start of the school year we have added several artists to our teaching artist roster. Check out their brilliant programs, heading to Lane County’s classrooms now!

Bayne Gardner will offer “Bold & Bright Mural Making,” helping students brainstorm […]

October 25, 2019|Arts Education|