Mozilla Grant Funds Gigabit Artist Residencies

The nonprofit Mozilla announces $83,000 to support five creative, educational technology projects in the city of Eugene. The Mozilla Gigabit Community Fund provides funding to technologists, educators, and entrepreneurs in Eugene and four other gigabit cities across the U.S. — Austin, TX; Chattanooga, TN; Kansas City; and Lafayette, LA. Read the full story.

Lane Arts Council is one of the five Eugene organizations […]

November 2, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Economic Impact of the Arts in Eugene

The Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 study provides evidence that the nonprofit arts and culture sector is a significant industry in the City of Eugene—one that generates $62 million in total economic activity annually and supports 2,400 full-time equivalent jobs. This impact is twice as significant to the Eugene economy compared to the median of similarly sized regions around […]

October 16, 2017|Uncategorized|

Product of Eugene Apprenticeships

Lane Arts Council Awarded NEA Grant for “Product of Eugene” Partnership with UO Department of Product Design

Lane Arts Council has been awarded a competitive Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to launch a new downtown initiative centered on product design. Utilizing apprenticeship and entrepreneurship opportunities, Product of Eugene is a project designed to support […]

August 31, 2017|Uncategorized|
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    Market of Choice Art Bag Supports Lane Arts Council Arts Programs

Market of Choice Art Bag Supports Lane Arts Council Arts Programs

The next time you visit Market of Choice, be sure to look for their Art Bags, which feature the work of commissioned local artists and support programs such as Lane Arts Council’s arts education programs. The newest bag in their limited-edition art bag series features artist Abbas Darabi.

Striking and smart, these 100% recyclable, nonwoven, polypropylene reusable bags support the arts […]

February 11, 2015|Uncategorized|

Upcoming Grant Opportunities

A listing of select grant opportunities currently available in Lane County and Oregon.

Cultural Opportunity Grants
Deadline: October 13, 2017
The Lane County Cultural Coalition offers Cultural Opportunity Grants to support cultural programs and projects, preserving and enhancing Lane County’s diverse arts, heritage, and humanities efforts. Cultural Opportunity Grants are available to for-profit and nonprofit organizations and individuals to support access, awareness, […]

August 29, 2017|Uncategorized, Grants|

2017-2018 Community Arts Grant Awards Announced

Lane Arts Council announces $56,000 in grants to arts organizations and arts projects in the Eugene area. The Community Arts Grant Program is funded by the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division and administered by Lane Arts Council.

The Community Arts Grants help ensure diverse and accessible arts opportunities and experiences for Eugene artists, audiences and participants.

This year nine community […]

July 20, 2017|Uncategorized|

Memorial Concert & Fundraiser for Music in Schools

Saturday, August 26th, 5:00-9:00 (music 6:00-8:30)
Elk Horn Brewery, 686 E Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401
Crawfish boil and music by Kelly Thibodeaux and Étouffée

On August 26th, Elk Horn Brewery will host a concert and benefit event for music in schools, in memorial to Buddy Sawyer and benefiting Lane Arts Council. The evening will kick off at 5:00pm with a crawfish boil, and […]

August 11, 2017|Uncategorized|

Mural Project at Fairfield

Students at Fairfield Elementary have been working closely with artist Steven Lopez on a permanent artwork for their school featuring the school mascot and mottos. Generously supported by Essex General Construction, the project brings Essex back to a school that they built just two years ago, but this time with paint brushes in hand. Students were heavily involved in the design and creation […]

June 9, 2017|Uncategorized|

All About Art Summer Camp for Fern Ridge Students 2017

Summer camp registration for 2017 is open for young people who live in the Fern Ridge area. Students will create works of art inspired by the Birds, Bugs and Beasts of the Fern Ridge area- this will include writing, drawing, clay, painting, and design projects. Register today for this fun and engaging program! Scholarships are available. Register Here   

Session […]

June 27, 2016|Uncategorized|

Fiesta Cultural: Call to the Community

En Español
Lane Arts Council is pleased to announce the third year of Fiesta Cultural,  a celebration of Latino art, culture, and heritage taking place September through December 2017.  Fiesta Cultural is a county-wide initiative to increase opportunities for integration of Latino individuals into the broader community through the arts.

If you or your organization is planning an event or exhibition […]

May 4, 2017|Uncategorized|