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The head of the Oregon Arts Commission says she's left the organization.
Recruiting is in early stages for executive to guide two agencies.
Rogers, a career arts administrator from Pennsylvania, has an MFA in painting and experience consulting on several leadership changes. He says he looks forward to helping OAC and OCT move forward.
The number of schools with licensed arts teachers fell by three percent, between 2009 and 2012. Nearly a quarter of Oregon schools lacked arts teachers, representing nearly 65,000 students.
News | local | OPB News BlogJune 10, 2014 2:11 p.m.
Headlines for June 10: Investigators say the Two Bulls Fire was "human-caused," Portland VA Medical Center has the nation's fifth longest wait time, a husband and wife are dead after a shooting in a Vancouver home Monday and more.
A new report summarizes theaters' earning potential and fiscal challenges.
Three finalists for an executive position steering arts and cultural funding were introduced to the public Monday.
The Commission has made an effort to focus on different communities throughout the state, starting this week with a regional arts summit in Bend.
Arts | local | State of WonderNov. 16, 2013 5:51 p.m.
Alyssa Macy, newest member of the Oregon Arts Commission, drops in to talk about her new(ish) job at the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation.
Support for Oregon Art Beat's "Discovering Beverly Cleary" is provided by The Kinsman Foundation, Kay Kitagawa and Andy Johnson-Laird, Sharon and Keith Barnes, the Oregon Arts Commission, Ronni Lacroute and the Wyss Foundation. Additional support provided by Blaine Morley and Elizabeth Large, The Roundhouse Foundation, Jean and Ray Auel and The Jackson Foundation. Additional funders available on request. Contest rules available here.
Presented by the Beaverton Arts Commission, the exhibition, which is free and open to the public, runs from November 3-11 at the Beaverton City Library and will include sculpture, watercolor, oil and acrylic painting, photography and mixed media.
Oregon Art Beat is OPB's Emmy Award-winning local arts series, now entering its 18th season. Art Beat profiles artists, musicians and artisans from around Oregon and the Northwest. Tune in Thursdays at 8 p.m.
Oregon Art Beat will be back on the air December 15 with a brand-new music special featuring Nu Shooz.
If you’ve stepped onto a dance floor in the last few decades, you likely remember the Grammy-nominated band Nu Shooz and their hit “I Can’t Wait.” This soul/ funk/ jazz-inspired big band recently dropped their first album of new music in nearly 30 years! It’s called Bagtown. How’s it sound? Tune in to see a performance in our studio to find out! Please note: Our webpage is undergoing some changes. We apologize for any inconvenience. Some of our stories are no longer available due to federal closed captioning requirements and technical constraints. Please find these stories in their associated episodes on the right hand side of the page or reach out to us for help searching. Thank you! OPB producers and crew travel the region capturing stories about everything from salsa to sculpture and bagpipes to ballet to produce this half-hour weekly show. Oregon Art Beat stories can be found on multiple platforms such as radio and the Web, providing deeper coverage of the arts.