Holiday Sales

Shop local this holiday season and purchase unique pieces from local artists. 2020 Saturday Holiday Market Park Blocks (8th and Oak Street), Eugene Saturdays, November 21st- December 19th, 10am-3pm Website As the weather gets colder and the holiday season grows closer, our community markets have been working hard to create a fun and safe outdoor holiday market. [...]

November 10, 2020|Events|

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|

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|

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|

Community Arts Grant due 5/11 | Artist Grant due 5/18

Lane Arts Council is excited to announce two grants for Eugene arts and culture, now open for application! These grant programs are administered by Lane Arts Council, and funded by City of Eugene Cultural Services, Banner Bank, and individual donors. MEPAA received Community Arts Grant funding in 2019 for the Grrrlz Rock Festival. Community Arts Project Grant Application deadline: [...]

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|

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|