Grant Funding Available for Community Arts Projects

Lane Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Community Arts Grant.

The Community Arts Grant ensures diverse and accessible arts opportunities and experiences for Eugene artists, audiences and participants. The grant program is funded by the City of Eugene Cultural Services Division and is administered by Lane Arts Council.

Grants will be available for projects that take place during the […]

February 5, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Workshops for Artists & Arts Organizations

Lane Arts Council is excited to announce our 2018 Winter & Spring Professional Development Workshops for Artists & Arts Organizations!

We are continually working to support artists, creatives, makers, and arts organizations in Lane County. We offer professional development workshops and panel discussions to strengthen the capacity of artists and arts organizations. Workshops are offered throughout the year, with the […]

January 3, 2018|Uncategorized|

Springfield High School Mural

Springfield High School is brighter than ever with the unveiling of a new mural created through Lane Arts Council’s artist residency program. Thank you to AARP Oregon for being such a big part of this special project!

This past fall, AARP Oregon funded the uniquely collaborative creation of the large exterior mural at Springfield High School. A diverse and inter-generational group […]

February 1, 2018|Uncategorized|

Seeking Visual Teaching Artists

Lane Arts Council is seeking additional visual arts focused teaching artists for our roster. These artists should have strong classroom experience and provide high-quality arts education to Lane County schools. We are looking for artists who can teach ceramics, glass work, wire sculpture, media arts, and mural-making.

Artists work with students and teachers to create extended educational arts activities, teach […]

February 13, 2018|Uncategorized|

Co-Working for Artist Entrepreneurs

Lane Arts Council is excited to partner with ArtCity Eugene on a unique co-working opportunity for artists. ArtCity Pro is an ongoing opportunity for artists to work on growing our businesses while strengthening our community.
Do you long to spend productive time working on your art business? Do you want to work alongside fellow artists and learn from each other’s questions, […]

January 3, 2018|Uncategorized|

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|