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, Organization News|

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|

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|

2/7 First Friday ArtWalk

Lane Arts Council's First Friday ArtWalk is the free monthly celebration of the arts in Downtown Eugene. Follow the host along the guided tour to hear directly from featured artists, or create your own adventure by visiting the 20+ ArtWalk venues on your own! This month, the tour starts at the Maurie Jacobs Community Room (Hult Center) at 5:30pm and [...]

January 28, 2020|First Friday, Events|

January 3rd First Friday ArtWalk

Adam Grosowsky 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 [...]

December 20, 2019|First Friday, Events|

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|

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|

Fiesta Cultural Celebrates Latinx Arts & Culture

Fiesta Cultural is Lane County’s largest celebration of Latinx arts and culture, featuring over forty events happening throughout Lane County from September through December. An initiative led by Lane Arts Council, Fiesta Cultural creates opportunities for inclusion through the arts, and engages the community in welcoming multicultural programs and events that highlight the rich diversity of Latinx arts, culture and [...]

August 20, 2019|Uncategorized, First Friday, Events|

August 2nd First Friday ArtWalk & Visual Arts Week

Lane Arts Council’s August 2nd First Friday ArtWalk officially kicks off Visual Arts Week! Visual Arts Week (VAW) celebrates the visual arts by bringing together hundreds of local, regional, national and international artists through multiple visual platforms: gallery, contemporary and street art. It aims to celebrate and give visibility to the visual arts community by providing a platform for experimentation, creativity, [...]

July 23, 2019|First Friday, Events|

July 5th First Friday ArtWalk & Kesey Square Concert

Lane Arts Council’s July 5th First Friday ArtWalk is guest-hosted by Voice Talent M. Clare Feighan.  The guided tour will visit the following locations: 5:30pm #instaballet at Oregon Contemporary Theatre (194 W Broadway) - Participate in the creation of a new ballet during #instaballet! 6:00pm Design Arts Apprenticeship Showcase (942 Olive St) - Products designed by students through Lane Arts Council’s design [...]

June 25, 2019|First Friday, Events|