August article in The Charbonneau Villager, Eric Hoem, President,Charbonneau Arts Association The covid-19 crisis has deepened my sense of gratitude and appreciation [...]
Oregon Legislature approves emergency relief funding for arts and culture $25.9 million allocated to Cultural Trust for statewide cultural relief
The funding was made available through the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund to address the devastating impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on Oregon’s arts and cultural community.
The majority of Oregon’s cultural organizations are facing suspension of operations or permanent closure due to the COVID-19 impact, reveals an Oregon Cultural Trust survey released today.
Organizers of the Charbonneau Festival of the Arts (CFA), announces “Art with Flair – The Virtual Exhibition.” For the entire month of October, the virtual show will present a gallery art show featuring all major art media formats with artist, artisan, and musician portfolios and profiles, routing to their websites and social media for purchase. Plans are also underway to showcase local student art works and special projects. In addition, the fund-raising silent auction will go virtual as well, beginning in October.
Many fundraising efforts for artists have already begun, and one of them involves Subashini Ganesan, Portland's Creative Laureate, and Kim Stafford, Oregon's Poet Laureate.
The Board of Directors of the Charbonneau Arts Association announces that Rick Cady has been named as chair of the Organizing Committee of 2020 Charbonneau Arts Festival.
So many more to thank. Last month, we reported about our annual Award Reception and our presentation of donation grants to the Canby and Wilsonville high schools. This year the proceeds from our fund-raising—primarily the annual Charbonneau Arts Festival—provided the resources to donate $4,000 each to the art programs at these two schools.
Grant awards presented this year to Canby and Wilsonville High Schools in the amount of $4,000 each. These are proceeds from this year’s Charbonneau Arts Festival 2019. At the Awards reception, awards were graciously received with inspirational thanks given by each.