Community Events

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Current & Ongoing Events

  1. Visual Arts Week 2022 graphic

    Visual Arts Week

    Celebrating the visual arts with the Mayor's Art Show, First Friday ArtWalk, workshops, artist highlights and more! August 5-12, 2022

    Visual Arts Week Info

  2. Artistic Encounters sign at Kesey Square

    Artistic Encounters

    Get ready for unexpected cultural happenings this summer that will engage, delight and inspire the public around downtown. 

    Artistic Encounters Info

  1. Kum Ja Lee installation

    Windowfront Exhibitions

    Downtown Eugene’s empty storefronts become interactive artworks and galleries with new and evolving windowfront paintings and art installations.
    Windowfront Exhibitions Info

  2. Downtown Program Fund Beam 2021

    Downtown Program Fund Events

    Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Downtown Program Fund! Check out what experiences this year's recipients are offering now through September.

    Downtown Program Fund Events

  1. Thrill the World

    Summer Showcases

    Join us this season for Summer Showcases. Experience local performances and vibrant art with four fabulous FREE events, each at a community center near you!
    Summer Showcases Info

  2. Fiesta Cultural dancers in green dresses

    Fiesta Cultural Kick-Off

    The September First Friday ArtWalk kicks off Fiesta Cultural, a multi-month series of events celebrating Latino/a/x/e arts, culture and heritage in Lane County. Join us September 2.

    Fiesta Cultural Info

Past Programs

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provides thoughtful leadership that cultivates a vibrant, creative + resilient community through artistic and collaborative experiences.

Creativity is essential to recovery

We champion the role of creative workers to rebuild, reimagine, unify and heal our community.


The city is a stage, studio + playground

We strive to integrate creativity into the daily Eugene experience and allow for multiple points of entry.

We honor each other

Cultural heritage is uplifted + honored through representation, resources, access and opportunities.


Co-creating is empowering

We consult, involve and collaborate with artists + cultural producers to cultivate a healthy and inclusive arts ecosystem.

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Contact Us

  1. Community Programs Manager

    Colette Ramirez

    Ph: 541-682-6347


  2. Downtown Programs Assistant

    Jana Meszaros