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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! ❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄❄ 2nd & Blair Artists Open [...]

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! A group of apprentices created a mobile library for the Whiteaker neighborhood. 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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|

Bring an Artist to Your School

This year is set to be one of our busiest yet for in-school artist residencies, with dozens of schools submitting artist residency requests within the first two weeks of school! During an in-school artist residency, professional visual and performing artists bring unique educational arts programming to your school, working with each classroom for 4 or more sessions. Students learn new skills [...]

October 1, 2019|Arts Education|

Graphic Designer Needed!

Lane Arts Council is seeking a part-time contracted graphic designer to provide design services for materials, programs, and events. Materials may include templates, signage, posters, postcards, stickers, invitations, booklets/brochures, reports, campaign graphics, proposals, and special projects. This designer would work collaboratively with the Lane Arts Council and complete design projects from concept through final design on deadline. Proficiency in graphic [...]

November 5, 2019|Organization News|

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|

Oct 7th Workshop: Navigating the Public Art Process

Monday, October 7th, 3:30-5:30pm 942 Olive St building, classroom Presenter: Kate Ali, Public Art Manager, City of Eugene Cultural Services Division As a professional artist trying to break into the field of art in public places, applying to public art projects can feel intimidating and overwhelming. This workshop will demystify the application process through the lens of a percent for [...]

September 18, 2019|Uncategorized|

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|