Have artwork to display at the LO library?

The Lake Oswego Public Library is searching for local artists to display work in the library. Artists who demonstrate originality in a variety of mediums are encouraged to apply.

For more information about criteria and the submission process, contact Jane Carr at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Cultural coalition announces grant opportunity

The Clackamas County Cultural Coalition seeks proposals for the Community Cultural Participation Project Grant Program.

This grant program is intended to provide support of project-based needs related to arts, heritage and humanities. Funding from the Oregon Cultural Trust make this grant program possible.

Any Clackamas County-based organization or individual working in the fields of arts, heritage and/or humanities can apply. Tax-exempt status is not a prerequisite.  The deadline is Oct. 15, 2012.  Grants will be awarded January 2013 for projects to be completed between January 1 and December 31, 2013.   

The County Cultural Plan, project grant application, and complete guidelines are all available at

Individuals or representatives who plan on applying for a project grant are requested to attend the free Grant Orientation Workshop on September 12, 2012 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Clackamas County Development Services Building in Oregon City. 

For more information, and to RSVP, please visit

Applicants who have attended a prior orientation are welcome to attend, however, are not required to do so.

Projects related to the following Funding Priorities will be eligible for application: creative people and organizations, heritage and history, participation in the arts, heritage and humanities, public art, K through 12 education and lifelong learning and cultural tourism.

“Our coalition is committed to implementing cultural plan funding priorities through the imaginative and thoughtful work of Clackamas County’s numerous creative people and organizations. We look forward to supporting first-time grant applicants, in addition to those who are the cornerstones of County cultural life,” said Cheryl Snow, Executive Director of the Clackamas County Arts Alliance, and staff to the Cultural Coalition.

Since 2005, the coalition has awarded over $210,000 for arts, heritage and humanities needs in Clackamas County.

Register now for OCT’s fall acting classes

Organizers say there is something new for everyone this fall at Oregon Children’s Theatre acting academy.

New weekday morning classes are planned for the youngest actors. Musical theater training, teen and advanced intensives are also offered.

A complete list of classes can be viewed online at or call 503-228-9571 ext 4.

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