The City of Portland values its artists, arts and culture organizations, arts educators and other creative workers -- and we are interested in hearing directly from you regarding your recent accomplishments, upcoming opportunities, and/or the challenges you are facing. We hope the following information is useful in your efforts to build relationship and raise awareness with City leaders.
Sign up for the City Arts Program newsletter and review past editions here.
- For general inquiries, email CommissionerRyanOffice@portlandoregon.gov or call 503-823-3589.
- Commissioner Ryan's arts policy director is Darion Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- To request a meeting with Commissioner Ryan, or request the Commissioner's presence at your event, contact Jill Souede at Jill.Souede@portlandoregon.gov.
- Send media alerts to T.J. McHugh at TJ.Mchugh@portlandoregon.gov.
To contact other members of Council, we invite you to use this form.
City Council meetings are held most Wednesday mornings, and often on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Click here for the current Council agenda. These meetings provide for both virtual and in-person attendance, and can be watched on the City's YouTube Channel, eGov PDX, Portland.gov, Open Signal CityNet webpage, and Channel 30.
Learn now to provide testimony on a specific agenda item, sign up for a Communication, submit written testimony, or provide feedback on policy or actions of the City of Portland to a member of Council.