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|

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|

Applications Now Open! Community Arts Grant and Artist Grant

MEPAA received Community Arts Grant funding in 2019 for the Grrrlz Rock Festival.   Lane Arts Council is excited to announce two grants for Eugene arts and culture, now open for application! Community Arts Project Grant Application deadline: April 28, 2020 New Zone Gallery's "Zone-4-All" art show was funded through a 2019 Community Arts Grant. [...]

Join us for ArtSpark on 4/26!

ArtSpark Ignites Opportunities for Kids to Make Art in Schools ArtSpark Auction & Gala: April 24th, 2020 at The Shedd Institute Tickets here or call (541) 485-2278 Through the ArtSpark initiative, a project of Lane Arts Council, The Rotary Club of Eugene, Eugene Education Foundation, and Eugene School District 4J, over 7,400 4J elementary students have worked hands-on with a professional artist in the classroom this school [...]

February 27, 2020|Uncategorized, Events, Organization News, Giving|

3/11 Info Session: Community Arts Grant and Artist Grant

MEPAA received Community Arts Grant funding in 2019 for the Grrrlz Rock Festival. Attend this free informational session to ask questions and learn specifics about two grants and their application process: our Community Arts Grant project grant (3:30-5pm) and our new Artist Grant (5:30-7pm). Community Arts Project Grant Info Session Wednesday, March 11, 3:30-5:00pm Maude Kerns Art Center [...]

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|

In Memory of Catherine Meeks

All are invited to join the family of Catherine Meeks at Maude Kerns Art Center for a special showing of her art and dedication of the Catherine Meeks Arts Education Fund. Family and friends invite you to experience Catherine’s creative spirit, share food, drink, and stories, and join in launching Lane Arts Council’s new Catherine Meeks Arts Education Fund in [...]

November 21, 2019|Events, Organization News, Giving|

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|

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|