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Portland’s Chinatown history to be revived

Portland’s Chinatown history to be revived

Portland Chinatown History Foundation‘s acclaimed “Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns” exhibition will reopen in the spring of 2018, thanks in part to a $40,000…

Kramer, Downes-Le Guin appointed to Cultural Trust Board

Kramer, Downes-Le Guin appointed to Cultural Trust Board

George Kramer, a heritage executive from Ashland, and Theo Downes-Le Guin, director of Portland’s Upfor Gallery, have been appointed to the Oregon Cultural Trust Board of Directors by…

Get ready to Make a Match!

Get ready to Make a Match!

How much do you know about Oregon arts and culture? Find out when you play our new Make A Match game! We’re taking the game to performances all…

Time to celebrate Days of Culture!

Time to celebrate Days of Culture!

Show your love for #ORCulture! It’s time to celebrate Oregon’s Days of Culture by posting your favorite cultural images and videos Oct. 1-8th. All who post will be entered…

Cultural Trust awards $2.94 million to 136 Oregon nonprofits

Cultural Trust awards $2.94 million to 136 Oregon nonprofits

Generous spring donors lifted Oregon Cultural Trust fundraising to a new high, resulting in a record $2.94 million in grants to 136 cultural nonprofits for fiscal year 2017-18.…

MJCC realizes lobby gallery

MJCC realizes lobby gallery

Now open at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center — a lobby art gallery! Currently showcasing the work of lifelong artist Fred Harwin, the gallery was made possible in…

Hood River sculpture honors Celilo Falls

Hood River sculpture honors Celilo Falls

Introducing “N’Chi Wanapum,” a new sculpture in the Art in Education of the Gorge/ Art of Community’s Big Art walk in Hood River. “N’Chi Wanapum,” by Native American…

Spring donations boost fundraising results

Spring donations boost fundraising results

Cultural Trust donors have come through again! While calendar year 2016 giving was slightly down, a rush of spring donations pushed the Cultural Trust’s fiscal year fund-raising results…

Corvallis art reflects microbiology of life

Corvallis art reflects microbiology of life

Up now through May 27 at The Arts Center in Corvallis: “MICROBIOMES: TO SEE THE UNSEEN.” The exhibit illuminates the connections between the science of microbiology and how…

Give by June 30 to increase FY2018 grant funding

Give by June 30 to increase FY2018 grant funding

While the vast majority of donations to the Cultural Trust come in near the end of the calendar year, it’s those who give in the first six months…

Panelist grant application review begins

Panelist grant application review begins

The application writing is done, now the panelists’ review begins! Close to 200 applications for FY2018 Cultural Development Grants were submitted by the April 21 deadline. Recruited for…

The Dalles library creates teen space

The Dalles library creates teen space

Teens will soon have a dedicated learning space at the The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library. Funded by a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust, the new space will…

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