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Origami Mushroom – Yuki Martin

In this video, the instructor shows you how to fold a mushroom, reminiscent of the Pacific Northwest's wet season.

Japanese Instruments “Wagakki” – Yumi Torimaru

With this particular video, Yumi will introduce three Japanese music instruments: Taiko Drums, Shinobue (bamboo flute), and Tsugaru Shamisen (Japanese lute).

Creating Strong Characters for Stage – Courtney Rainwater

Creating Strong Characters is a short class on how to develop on stage personas utilizing voice, body, and movement.

Painting Basics: Color Mixing – Julie Barrett

This class will cover basic color theory. Acrylic paints and a pallete knife are used to blend primary and secondary colors. An activity will be introduced to enhance color blending skills.

Lewis & Clark hosts Online Writing Workshops


Lewis & Clark’s Graduate School of Education and Counseling is set to host the following upcoming online writing workshops. Poetry... Read More »

All Classical Portland presents “Recording Inclusivity Initiative: Changing America’s Playlist” Challenge

Deadline: 02/12/2021

All Classical Portland presents “Recording Inclusivity Initiative: Changing America’s Playlist” Challenge Deadline: February 12, 2021 All Classical Portland announced the... Read More »

Young Audiences presents Teaching Artist Studio Workshops

Deadline: 02/26/2021

A workshop for teaching artists - Participants will learn questioning strategies and will have an opportunity to put them into practice in live time with other teaching artists.

2021 AEP gives 2020 Artists a “Re-Do”

Clackamas County Arts Alliance announces the re-selection from our AEP 2020 call of 48 Individual Artists and 4 Artist Groups to exhibit in the 2021 Artist Exhibit Program.

We Want You! Serve on the CCAA Board or a Committee!

The Arts Alliance is seeking additional members for our Board of Directors as well as members to participate in our new committees.

Clackamas County Cultural Coalition to Distribute $39,000 to 17 Local Grant Recipients

Clackamas County Cultural Coalition Distributes $39,000 to 17 Local Grant Recipients. New Funding Will Be Used to Support Local Arts, Heritage & Humanities Projects

New Videos Available from the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

Using Re-Imagine grant funds, the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center has produced new virtual content that people can experience... Read More »


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