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New Director Park art exhibit illuminates efforts to support local artists and activate downtown plaza

The Director Park kiosk art exhibit is now on display through April 29, 2022. It features local artist Mike Bennett’s “A to Zoo” and "A, B, Sea" exhibits, surrounded in a weather-changing lighting environment.

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What’s next for monuments and memorials

Portland City Council has allocated $50,000 for a community-based process moving forward.

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PP&R’s Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (IFCC) proposed as a center for Black arts and culture

Feasibility Study for community-led vision moving forward thanks to Parks Local Option Levy.

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Joint Council Statement on York Sculpture

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Commissioner Rubio and City Arts Program Select New Creative Laureates

Leila Haile and Joaquin Lopez will begin serving on July 1st after Subashini Ganesan completes three and a half years in the role.

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Seeking Our Next Creative Laureate

The City of Portland is seeking candidates to serve as our next Creative Laureate.

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