Oregon Arts Commission
ORGANIZATION NAME: Oregon Arts Commission
Address, City, State, Zip Code: 775 Summer Street NE, # 200, Salem, OR 97301-1280
Phone Number: 503-986-0082 Fax Number: 503-986-0260
Email Address: Oregon.firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPANY OR INDIVIDUAL DESCRIPTION/BIO: The Oregon Arts Commission was founded in 1967 to help nurture the development of the arts. In their business plan, they state 5 main goals:
- Oregonians have wide access to the arts and their intrinsic and extrinsic benefits.
- Oregon arts organizations have the skills and resources to offer high-quality programs across the state.
- Public and private support for arts and culture is increased and leveraged.
- Oregonians have access to quality arts learning opportunities.
- Oregon artists create work of acknowledged high quality.
The Oregon Arts Commission’s website has links to resources – both state and national. There is also information on the importance of public art and programs supported by the Commission that support public art, as well as opportunities to get involved with public art. There is information on art in education and what the Commission is doing to help improve arts in education.
Grants - The Oregon Arts Commission offers granting opportunities to promote the Arts in Oregon as economic, community development, and vital resources within the state.
They are offered in the areas of community development, education, and public art. The website listed above provides much more complete details and information on all of the areas mentioned.