Culture

Cultural Relief Fund Support Application Now Live

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act established the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) and appropriated $150 billion to the Fund. The State of Oregon has allocated $25,984,872 …

Beaverton Night Market Returns in New, Virtual Format for Two Nights in August

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton Night Market returns for its sixth consecutive year on Friday, August 14 and Saturday, August 15 at 7 p.m. …

Anunciando Nuevo grupo de Facebook: Somos Tualatin/Announcing New Facebook Group: Somos Tualatin

Lanzamos Somos Tualatin para servir como lugar de reunión de la comunidad Latinx de Tualatin. ¡Publicaremos actualizaciones de la Ciudad y otra información …

Beaverton Celebration Parade Accepting Entries, Deadline: August 28

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Get ready for Beaverton’s 63rd Annual Celebration Parade happening for the first-time in a virtual format this year.

Fogelbo Recognized on the National Register of Historic Places

Fogelbo, a Steiner log house, is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places by The Department of the Interior’s National Park Service.

New Exhibition brings Hawaiian voices to Five Oaks Museum

DIS/PLACE: LEHUAUAKEA AND KANANI M

Our Diversity is Our Strength Photo Contest, Deadline: July 31

To highlight the diversity and strength of our community, a call for photos to address an issue that is prevalent in our country today: xenophobia. …

Adelante Mujeres and City of Cornelius Partner to Launch Cornelius Farmer’s Market

Adelante Mujeres in partnership with the City of Cornelius are excited to launch the Cornelius Farmers Market during the 2020 season. The mission …

Hillsboro Adds Welcoming Artwork to Civic Center Elevator Doors

“The Bridge of Love” by William …

2020 Beaverton Celebration Parade – Call for Entries Open August 3rd-28th

This year the Beaverton Celebration Parade will be presented as a virtual event showcasing the many talents of our Beaverton community members, nonprofits and businesses. …

Re-Opening Resources for Artists and Related Organizations

Below is a list of resources to help you navigate re-opening, from museums to galleries and venues to markets. We will be regularly updating this information. Do you have …

Most Beaverton Community Events Going Virtual in Response to COVID-19

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The events season is here and changes to this year’s schedule have been made to maintain the safety of community …

Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council Awards $52,750 in Emergency Funding to 11 Arts and Cultural Organizations

The Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council (HACC) has awarded a total of $52,750 in emergency funding to support 11 Hillsboro-based arts and cultural organizations, with flexible spending requirements so …

Oregon Museums Association Seeks Two New Board Members

OMA is currently recruiting two new board members. We welcome applications by members representing rural areas (Eastern Oregon) and culturally-specific institutions.

Board members attend monthly board meetings …

Take the Hillsboro Summer Arts and Culture Programming Survey!

As the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions ease and our community members resume activities in a safe manner, your Parks & Recreation team is excited to begin developing new programming to …

Important Oregon Cultural Trust Update on Emergency Grant Fund

The Oregon Cultural Trust is preparing an Emergency Cultural Relief Fund (ECRF) in response to losses incurred by cultural nonprofits during the COVID19 pandemic. Up to $10 million in …

Hillsboro Community COVID-19 Relief Fund, Deadline: May 1

The Hillsboro Community Foundation has established this Relief Fund for local non-profit organizations that are best equipped to respond to greatest needs and service gaps …

Portland Chinatown Museum Seeks Part-time Visitor Services and Operations Associate

The Portland Chinatown Museum is Oregon’s first museum about Chinese American history, art, and culture. Opened in 2018 in an historic building at NW Third Avenue and Davis Street, …

OCF Arts and Culture Recovery Grants Open for Applications!

The Oregon Community Foundation has opened applications for the Arts & Culture Recovery Grant program.

The Oregon Arts and Culture Recovery Program will provide flexible resources from …

Sámi Dreams Exhibition Coming to Nordia House

Exhibit dates: August 21, 2020 – November 13, 2020

In just a few decades, the Sámi, Northern Europe’s only indigenous people, have leapt from second-class status with …

Oregon Humanities Offers Virtual Resources for Educators

Oregon Humanities has a number of resources that educators may find useful during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • We have a number …

Beaverton Night Market Call for Vendors, Deadline: May 15

The city is now seeking food, craft and merchandise vendors from around the world for the sixth annual Beaverton Night Markets. If you’re an aspiring …

Metro Parks and Nature Sponsorships for Community-Led Activities, Deadline: Mar. 25

Metro’s Parks and Nature Community Partnerships program provides sponsorships of up to $3,500 for activities at Metro parks and natural areas led by and for …

Pacific University’s 60th Annual Lū’au and Hō‘ike

This year marks Pacific University’s 60th annual Lū’au and Hō‘ike, a festive event that celebrates the culture of Hawai’i with food, entertainment …

Oregon Heritage Conference features networking for Latino History

The 2020-2025 Oregon Heritage Plan emphasizes the importance of engaging with the community and telling all stories by exploring the power of partnerships. The Latino community has been largely …

Welcome St. Patrick’s Day with a Community Dance!

When: Friday, March 6, 2020, 7:30pm until 11pm.

Where: Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca Street, Tualatin

Special March musicians are …

Dia do Choro: A Celebration of Brazilian Music Comes to the Walters

(Hillsboro, Ore.) —The Walters Cultural Arts Center (527 E. Main St., Hillsboro) presents Dia do Choro, a multi-group performance …

Brahms Requiem, Waipuna and Meek Highlight February Performances at Pacific University

Forest Grove, OR – In February, Pacific University hosts a lively set of performing arts programs that feature Johannes Brahms’ longest composition, island music by …

Jim Malcolm in Concert, Washington County’s Only Scottish/Celtic Culture Concert Community

JIM MALCOLM and Susie (www.jimmalcolm.com) live from Scotland: 2nd Saturday Community Concert Series at the Winona …

Latin American Rhythms Highlight PCC’s Experience Music Series Winter Season

Intimate concert series is in its seventh year at PCC’s Rock Creek Campus in Washington County.  

The sounds of salsa, merengue, …

Cultural Coalition of Washington County Awards $55,650 in Grants to Local Organizations for 2020

Washington County, Oregon: The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) recently awarded grants totaling $55,650 to 36 local organizations for cultural projects to be conducted between January …

Celebrating Irish Culture with the Community, New Year’s Ceili, and Concert with John Whelan

Celebrating Irish Culture with the Community & New Year’s Ceili

When: Friday, January 03, 2020, 7:30pm until 11pm.

Where: Winona Grange 271, 8340 …

Beaverton Welcomes New Shopping Destination to Downtown

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton is welcoming a new multicultural shopping experience to Old Town! The Beaverton Night Market Bazaar will provide a unique …

Metro Offers Community Placemaking Grants for 2020

Upcoming info session at Aloha Community Library from 6:30 to 7:30 PM on December 3rd

Metro’s Community Placemaking grants help people tackle challenges or opportunities …

Beginning Beadwork with Carol Haskins at Washington County Museum

The Washington County Museum presents a rare public workshop from this masterful Native artist!

Saturday, November 16th, 2019 from 10 am to 1pm …

Award Winning Seattle Duo Correo Aereo Bring a Diverse Evening of Latin Music to the Walters Stage

(Hillsboro, Ore.)  Celebrated traditional and modern Latin duo Correo Aereo (Spanish for ‘Air Mail’) returns to the Walters …

International Gaelic Supergroup, Daimh, to Perform All-Community Concert in Sherwood

S&A Irish Dance, the 2019 Awardee of the City of Tualatin Community Enhancement Award, is proud to present another cultural event for the community!

October Free Family Morning Event: Experience Aztec Dance with Huehca Omeyocan

Experience pre-Columbian dance, art, and music at the Washington County Museum’s October Free Family Morning event! Eduardo Cruz and María Cortés are the directors of Huehca Omeyocan, a group …

Forest Grove to Host Japanese Aki Matsuri (Fall Festival)

The Forest Grove Sister Cities Committee is presenting an “Aki Matsuri” (Fall Festival) to celebrate Japan’s rich cultural heritage and relationship Forest Grove has with Nyuzen, Japan, for over …

Cultural Trust Awards More than $2.7 Million to 136 Oregon Cultural Organizations for FY2020

Salem, Ore. – Cultural organizations across Oregon will receive more than $2.7 million in funding from the Oregon Cultural Trust in FY2020 thanks to the generosity …

Oregon Heritage Fall Workshops – Registration Open

Sharing Our Stories: Community-Based Heritage Planning Workshop

Free; Registration Required

Are you aiming to create or rejuvenate an exhibit, Main Street signage project, walking tour, …

The Oregon Trail of Tears and Other Hidden Native Histories

Washington County Museum invites you to a Local Story event with David G. Lewis, PhD. Lewis is an esteemed author, Native American historian, ethnohistory consultant, anthropologist, teacher, and a …

Walters Cultural Arts Center Announces 2019-20 Concert Series

 Special Opening Performance by Grammy Award Winner Paula Cole

Hillsboro, Oregon. The Walters Cultural Arts Center is excited to announce its …

3rd Annual El Grito Community Festival

Centro Cultural de Washington County and the City of Hillsboro proudly announce our annual “El Grito” Community Celebration at Hillsboro’s Shute Park. The third annual El Grito Community Festival …

Hillsboro Community Arts & Culture Grants Awarded 2019-2020

Since 2008, the City of Hillsboro has supported community based arts programs through the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council’s …

Local Story featuring multimedia artist and social justice advocate Irina Boboia

The Washington County Museum presents Irina Boboia sharing her experiences as a multimedia artist and social justice advocate. This …

Illustration workshop with Anke Gladnick

Make a family mural design …

Anne Frank: Her Photos. Her Story.

Anne Frank: A Private Photo Album consists of 71 reproduced photographs, many of which are rarely shown to the public, and some of …

Arts & Culture Leadership Incubator: Community Conversations

Tualatin Valley Creates is developing an Arts & Culture Leadership Incubator that will launch in Fall 2019. The incubator is designed to:

Travel The Globe This September in the Tualatin Valley

 

You won’t even have to pull out your passport to travel around the globe this September in the Tualatin Valley! Experience different cultures through a variety of events featuring art, …

Free Family Mornings: Delivering a Great Story with Comedian Mel Heywood

Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10am – 1pm

At Washington County Museum, located on the PCC Rock Creek Campus:

17677 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR, 97229

The …

From Date Night to Family Activities, Arts Month Offers Something for Everyone

(Hillsboro, Ore.) — October is Hillsboro Arts Month, kicking off with a day of music and entertainment at ArtFest on the Plaza, September 22, 9 am – 1:30 pm, at the …

Upcoming Arts & Culture Resource Fairs for Washington County

Take your creative project to the next level and learn more about the resources available to support arts and culture in Washington County. …

Beaverton Night Market Returns for Two Nights this Summer

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton Night Market returns on Saturday, Jul. 21 and Aug. 11 presenting a multicultural …

Beaverton Arts Program Announces Community Grants Recipients

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton Arts Program is proud to announce the following projects that will be supported by …

Be a Voice for Local Arts & Culture

Tualatin Valley Creates is proud to help promote and support arts and culture in Washington County, one of the fastest growing and most diverse …

Hillsboro Community Foundation Grant Opportunity

You are invited to apply for funding…The Hillsboro Community Foundation (HCF) is accepting applications for the 2018 Grant T. Johnson …

Begin Making a Difference in Your Community at the Beaverton Volunteer Fair!

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Are you looking for ways to get involved and make a difference in your community? Don’t miss the …

Cultural Coalition of Washington County Awards $60,884 in Grants to Local Organizations for 2018

The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) recently awarded grants totaling $60,884 to 38 local organizations for cultural projects to be conducted between January and …

RACC supports 88 upcoming artistic projects with $444,861 in funding

Portland, Ore — The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) has awarded $444,861 in project grants to 43 artists and 45 nonprofit organizations. These grants are funded by a combination of public and private investments, …

Holiday Open House With The Oregon Cultural Trust

Join Bag&Baggage Productions, the Cultural Coalition of Washington County, and the Oregon Cultural Trust for an evening of free …

Vision Action Network convenes leaders to strengthen Washington County nonprofit sector

Washington County, Oregon – October 26, 2017 – An impressive array of leaders from across Washington County has been …

RACC launches national search for new Executive Director

Portland, Ore — The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) Board of Directors, together with its executive search firm Koya Leadership Partners, today …

Paolo Esteban joins Beaverton Cultural Inclusion Program

The City of Beaverton is pleased to welcome the newest member of the Cultural Inclusion Program team: Paolo …

Introducing: Tualatin Valley Creates

The Westside Cultural Alliance is now Tualatin Valley Creates.

Our mission:

Dia de los Muertos Mask Making and More!

LESTA – Learn English / Spanish through the Arts – since 2005 – is dedicated to serving low income and underserved populations of Washington County and is pleased to announce it’s Fall Programs.   

Architecture of Internment: The Buildup to Wartime Incarceration

Exhibit highlights the role of Oregonians in the decision to incarcerate Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants during WWII

(Hillsboro, Oregon) 

M&M Marketplace: Creating Community, Removing Pavement

Jaime Miranda, owner of M&M Marketplace, and Eric Rosewall, executive director of Depave, plan work on the October 7, 2017 greening event taking place between 9am-3pm in the parking lots around M&M at 346 …

Washington County Cultural Grant Cycle Open September 1 – October 9

Washington County, Oregon – The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) opens its grant cycle Friday, September 1st. Washington County based not-for-profit arts, heritage and humanities organizations are encouraged to apply for grants to be …

Beaverton Celebrates Welcoming Week in September

Celebrate the role communities play in fostering a greater welcome for everyone, including immigrants and refugees, during the third annual Beaverton Welcoming Week from Sept. 15 to 24. During the week, more than a dozen …

Artists, Musicians, Cultural Groups Invited to Apply for Beaverton International Celebration

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is seeking applications from artists, performers, musicians, and organizations representing cultures around the world to participate in the Beaverton International Celebration and share with attendees as …