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Lane County Artist Relief Fund

It is an extremely challenging time for our local creative sector. Artists are among those most impacted by new social isolation measures. Many artists typically earn their living through gigs at performing arts venues or as teaching artists in schools. Visual artists rely on local markets and galleries to promote and sell their work. As arts events and programs [...]

March 26, 2020|Uncategorized, Organization News, Giving, Opportunities|

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|

Community Arts Project Grants Due 4/28

MEPAA received funding in 2019 for the Grrrlz Rock Festival. The Community Arts Project Grant prioritizes projects that emphasize accessibility to underserved audiences and provide arts programming that takes place in the City of Eugene. Individuals, groups, and organizations can apply for projects happening between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Competitive project proposals demonstrate strategies for [...]

February 10, 2020|Uncategorized|

Artist Grant Applications due 5/18

Lane Arts Council is launching a new grant for individual artists! Administered by Lane Arts Council and funded by the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division and individual donors, grant funding is for projects happening between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Our Artist Grant provides financial support to individual artists to move forward a new project or [...]

March 12, 2020|Uncategorized, Grants, Organization News, Opportunities|

Present Your Work at Maker Fest

Call for Makers: Apply by March 27th Produced by ArtCity Eugene, Maker Fest 2020 is a community celebration of our local makers and the special legacy they represent for our community. Maker Fest will take place in Downtown Eugene on Broadway and Willamette Streets during our June First Friday ArtWalk. With the streets closed to traffic and space opened up for booths and Maker [...]

February 27, 2020|Uncategorized, First Friday, Events, Opportunities|

Applications Now Open! Community Arts Grant and Artist Grant

MEPAA received Community Arts Grant funding in 2019 for the Grrrlz Rock Festival.   Lane Arts Council is excited to announce two grants for Eugene arts and culture, now open for application! Community Arts Project Grant Application deadline: April 28, 2020 New Zone Gallery's "Zone-4-All" art show was funded through a 2019 Community Arts Grant. [...]

Arts Apprenticeship Applications Due 3/15 (Deadline Extended!)

Design Arts Apprenticeship Apply by March 15th! Applications are now open for spring term of Lane Arts Council's Design Arts Apprenticeship Program! Spring term will run April 13th through June 21st, and applications are due March 8th, 2020. The application is available in English and Spanish at http://lanearts.org/arts-apprenticeships/. Lane Arts Council's Design Arts Apprenticeship program offers Lane County middle and high [...]

February 14, 2020|Uncategorized|

Join us for ArtSpark on 4/26!

ArtSpark Ignites Opportunities for Kids to Make Art in Schools ArtSpark Auction & Gala: April 24th, 2020 at The Shedd Institute Tickets here or call (541) 485-2278 Through the ArtSpark initiative, a project of Lane Arts Council, The Rotary Club of Eugene, Eugene Education Foundation, and Eugene School District 4J, over 7,400 4J elementary students have worked hands-on with a professional artist in the classroom this school [...]

February 27, 2020|Uncategorized, Events, Organization News, Giving|

3/11 Info Session: Community Arts Grant and Artist Grant

MEPAA received Community Arts Grant funding in 2019 for the Grrrlz Rock Festival. Attend this free informational session to ask questions and learn specifics about two grants and their application process: our Community Arts Grant project grant (3:30-5pm) and our new Artist Grant (5:30-7pm). Community Arts Project Grant Info Session Wednesday, March 11, 3:30-5:00pm Maude Kerns Art Center [...]

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|