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The State Lands Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Oregon Arts Commission. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

The State Lands Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Oregon Arts Commission. (Oregon State Archives Photo)

Present Duties

The Oregon Arts Commission provides leadership, funding and arts programs through grants, special initiatives and services to arts organizations, artists and communities. Commission staff helps build local ability to improve community involvement in the arts and annually undertakes specific projects serving Oregon’s cultural community. Nine commissioners, appointed by the governor, determine the needs for the state and establish policies for public support of the arts.

 

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 775 Summer St. NE, Suite 200, Salem 97301-1280
Telephone: 503-986-0082
Fax: 503-986-0260
General E-mail: oregon.artscomm@state.or.us
Contact: Shannon Planchon, Interim Executive Director
Administrative Rules Coordinator E-mail: Paulina Layton
Records Officer E-mail: Renita McNaughtan
Staff Directory from Oregon.gov
Location Map: by Yahoo! Maps


Legal and Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 359.020
Economic Budget Analysis (pdf) - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu


Records, Publications and General Information

Agency History - a detailed history of the agency
Records Retention Schedule (pdf) - a list of the public records kept at the agency
State Archives Holdings - a select list of the agency's records available for research at the State Archives
State Library Publications - a link to the Oregon State Library Catalog