Arts Alliance collaborates with Todos Juntos

Partnerships and collaborations are not just buzzwords at the Clackamas County Arts Alliance, but are the core of all we do. Through forging relationships with Clackamas County organizations, agencies, educational institutions and artists we are able to provide a wide... Read More »

Shout Out to Lisa Smith, YAC Program Coordinator

Lisa Smith Clackamas County Arts Alliance Youth Arts For Change Program Coordinator Article in November 2, 2016 Wilsonville Spokesman A lifelong passion evolving…. Coming to Clackamas Community College Nov. 7, Portland-based photographer and Oregon transplant Lisa Smith is bringing 15... Read More »

CCAA receives Heart of Service award from Parrott Creek

Parrott Creek Child & Family Services presented Clackamas County Arts Alliance with the Heart of Service award during a reception for invited guests on November 2, 2016 at Ainsworth House. The award recognized the excellent and productive collaboration offered by... Read More »

Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 – Volunteer Opportunity

The Arts Mean Business The Clackamas County Arts Alliance has joined Arts & Economic Prosperity 5, a national study measuring the economic impact of nonprofit arts and culture organizations and their audiences. The research study is being conducted by Americans... Read More »

CCAA receives Oregon Arts Commission Grant

Clackamas County Arts Alliance among the 127 arts organizations that received more than $1.2 million in Operating Support Grants from the Oregon Arts Commission! Whether designing giant sea sculptures from ocean trash or raising the bar for contemporary dance choreography,... Read More »

Youth Theatre for Change offers outlet for young voices

Youth Theatre for Change offers outlet for young voices Clackamas Review August 3, 2016 by Ellen Spitaleri “Seek first to understand, then to be understood,” said Kirk Mouser, adding, “Our youth in Clackamas County hold the key to our future.”... Read More »

Arts Alliance Did you know?

Did you know? The Clackamas County Arts Alliance sends a report each week to the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners sharing a couple of arts and culture events taking place in Clackamas County! Each Thursday the Board of County Commissioners holds... Read More »

Youth Arts for Change Comics Group Program

The Youth Arts for Change Program wrapped up another successful Comics Group Program! In it’s third year, this collaborative project with Parrott Creek Child and Family Services teaches drawing and illustration as a tool to facilitate acquisition of positive skills... Read More »

Shop AmazonSmile – Support the Arts Alliance

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Clackamas County Arts Alliance (listed as Arts Action Alliance Foundation) every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the... Read More »

Youth Arts for Change in full swing!

It’s an exciting time for Youth Arts for Change! We had one of our most successful Youth Theatre for Change projects this summer, Comics Group kicked off in September in Oregon City, and planning is full steam ahead for January’s... Read More »

Pam North appointed to CCAA Board of Directors!

Clackamas County Arts Alliance recently appointed Pam North to it’s  Board of Directors! Here is what Pam has to say about serving on the Board: “Clackamas County’s natural beauty is amplified by the abundance of art and culture within its... Read More »

CCAA Welcomes New YAC Program Manager

The Arts Alliance is excited to welcome Lisa Smith to the team as Youth Arts For Change program manager.  Lisa has extensive experience working on behalf of at-risk youth, project coordination, arts administration and education. She is passionate about increasing access... Read More »

Shout Out to AEP artist Ingrid Aubrey!

Shout Out to Ingrid Aubrey Clackamas County Arts Alliance 2015 Artist Exhibit Program Artist Her photograph Mt. Hood Dawn was chosen to be used as the Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory National Travel & Tourism Week 2015 Award! Here is what Ingrid... Read More »

Note from Cheryl

Over for the past fifteen years thousands of people have seen the work of hundreds of Clackamas County artists in seventeen public galleries, from Oregon City to Gladstone to Sandy and Hoodland. The Arts Alliance’s Artist Exhibit Program makes that... Read More »

Shout Out! to Jane Reid – Estacada News article

Jane Reid serves on the Clackamas County Arts Alliance Board of Directors and is the chairwoman of the Estacada Area Arts Commission. Jane has organized 4 Powerhouse Project Art Jams. Portland General Electric’s collaboration with the Estacada Area Arts Commission for... Read More »

Who Knew? Arts Education Fuels the Economy

The Chronicle of Higher Education – March 10, 2014 Commentary Who Knew? Arts Education Fuels the Economy by Sunil Iyengar and Ayanna Hudson In public-policy battles over arts education, you might hear that it is closely linked to greater academic... Read More »

Youth Theatre for Change wins NACo Award

Youth Theatre for Change  Wins NACo Achievement Award! The Clackamas County Board of Commissioners presents the award to the Youth Theatre for Change team on July 25, 2013 “The National Association of Counties (NACo) is pleased to grant Clackamas County... Read More »