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 »

Oregon Arts Commission: $1.36 Million in Grants

Oregon Arts Commission Announces $1.36 Million in Grants First Round of FY14 Grants Reaches Communities across Oregon The Oregon Arts Commission awarded $1.36 million in its first round of awards for fiscal year 2013-14. Grants were awarded in Operating Support:... Read More »

Haberman Mural Installed at Milwaukie High School

Milwaukie High School’s state-of-the-art Health and Wellness Center got a little flare recently thanks to a colorful new three-panel mural by nationally known artist and Milwaukie High School graduate, Chris Haberman. At a cozy gathering celebrating the installation of the... Read More »

CCAA Receives a Meyer Memorial Trust Grant!

  Clackamas County Arts Alliance receives a Meyer Memorial Trust Grassroost Grant Youth Arts For Change – Drawing Upon Their Stories The $39,960 grant will support a two-year demonstration project using art as an intervention tool for juvenile offenders.  The... Read More »

Shout Out! to CCAA Board Member Jane Reid

We are very proud to announce that Board member Jane Reid was recently honored as a Ford Family Foundation Fellow, recognizing her outstanding work on behalf of arts & community development in Estacada. Read the Full Press Release