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Present a Fiesta Cultural Event

Lane Arts Council announces the sixth year of Fiesta Cultural! 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 heritage in Lane County. Are you interested in planning an in person or virtual event as a part of Fiesta Cultural? Or [...]

April 24, 2020|Events|

Community Arts Grant & Artist Grant Awards

Lane Arts Council announces $27,000 in grants to artists and arts projects in the Eugene area through two local grant programs: the Community Arts Grant and a new Artist Grant. The Community Arts Grant and Artist Grant programs are funded by City of Eugene Cultural Services Division, Banner Bank, and individual donors, and administered by Lane Arts Council. For the [...]

July 14, 2020|Grants, Organization News|

Coronavirus Relief Fund – Apply by 8/24

Applications are now live and open for Oregon’s Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Cultural Support program. Funds allocated to the Oregon Cultural Trust will be available to Oregon cultural organizations facing losses due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The $25.9 million in funding was made available through a $50 million relief package for Oregon culture recently approved by the Emergency Board of [...]

August 14, 2020|Grants, Organization News, Opportunities|

August First Friday ArtWeek is Visual Arts Week | Aug 7-15th

August 7th kicks off Eugene's annual Visual Arts Week and our First Friday ArtWeek with dozens of opportunities to enjoy public art, meet local artists, and celebrate the visual arts in our community. In the past, Lane Arts Council's First Friday ArtWalk kicked off Visual Arts Week with an evening of gallery-hopping, but this year our ArtWalk extends through [...]

July 23, 2020|First Friday, Events|

Lane County Artist Relief Fund

  We are so thankful for our community's outpouring of love through the Lane County Artist Relief Fund over the past month. Community members have given generous donations, friends have helped us spread the word, and artists have received critical support as they continue to face canceled gigs, closed markets and galleries, and financial insecurity. Lane Arts Council created the Lane County Artist Relief [...]

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

Lane Arts Council Needs Your Help

“Artists are doing our part to help elevate the community right now. We need these moments of beauty and creativity now more than ever,” shared one of our teaching artists, who is offering art classes online for youth now that schools are closed. Especially in times of crisis, the arts fortify our well-being, inspire and connect us to each other, and uplift [...]

May 15, 2020|Organization News, Giving|

Creative Link: Back in Action

Lane Arts Council's Creative Link is back in action! After an abrupt and unplanned hiatus due to the COVID-19 crisis, two educators from Prairie Mountain School in the Bethel School District have reinstated our Creative Link program in their virtual classrooms. These educators are now using our dynamic arts curriculum to support the distance-learning experience for their students. [...]

May 26, 2020|Arts Education|

First Friday ArtWeek | July 3rd-10th

As Oregon's public health restrictions are gradually lifted, a number of galleries and arts businesses have now opened their doors again. To reduce crowding and allow for safe social distancing, we are expanding the ArtWalk experience to a full week! Come downtown to enjoy Eugene's art scene and support local artists during First Friday ArtWeek, July 3-10. Find more [...]

June 29, 2020|Uncategorized|