Annual Portland Alumni Party
You’re invited to connect and re-connect with your Caldera Community! Food, crafts, photo booth, and fun.
December 13, 2017
I’m writing to announce some recent decisions that reflect our desire to meet strategic goals and needs, and fulfill our mission long-term. This new direction involves staff changes that are the result of an organizational re-structure and have the full support of our board.
November 15, 2017
Caldera is thrilled to announce the 16th group of artists that will be participating in our Artists in Residence (AiR) program. Throughout January, February, and March, 21 artists from around the country will each spend a month at the Arts Center. Click here to read more about this dynamic and diverse group.
September 12, 2017
Caldera is excited to welcome cultural ambassadors OneBeat to Central Oregon this fall. 25 young and adventurous musicians from 17 countries, will come together to explore how the arts can renew and restore perspectives, spaces, and societies, as well as work alongside our students in a high school workshop series.
July 18, 2017
The fourth installment of our seven-year Geography of We project is now live! Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, this year’s webpages and workbook highlight both the creative process and final artwork of student projects around our 2016–2017 theme “Fire–Spark, Ignite, and Transform”.
June 27, 2017
On May 21 & 22, middle- and high-school teachers from around the state (and many from Caldera Arts Partner middle schools) joined top-rate arts and environmental instructors and arts integration specialists for our annual Arts Integration Symposium.
May 25, 2017
As part of Caldera’s work to increase racial equity across all parts of our organization, we recognized that our Artists in Residence (AiR) Program needed to be more welcoming and accessible to artists of color. Click here to read about the exciting work done around this topic by our 2017 Golden Spot Artists in Residence.
March 22, 2017
To better align Caldera’s financial activities with our core values as an organization and to help create the kind of future we envision for our youth, Caldera has moved the organization’s endowments into investments honoring Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles.
March 3, 2017
Are you a high school or middle school teacher in Oregon? Interested in learning more about how to integrate art into your classes? Register now for Caldera’s 2017 Arts Integration Symposium on Saturday, May 20 & Sunday, May 21 at our Arts Center in Central Oregon.
February 6, 2017
Caldera seeks a visionary Executive Director to provide strong strategic leadership to Caldera, give voice to Caldera’s mission and equity work, oversee all organizational operations, and build interest in financial, programmatic, and community-based support for the organization. Now accepting applications through February 28, 2017. Click here for more details on how to apply.
January 31, 2017
Caldera’s Executive Director of the past ten years, Tricia Snell, will be stepping down this spring. Having just celebrated our 20th anniversary, Tricia is proud to leave the organization in a position of strength, with a solid and integral staff and board who are committed to supporting Caldera’s continued success.
November 22, 2016
Caldera is excited to announce the release of our newest Geography of We workbook and webpages. Our ongoing Geography of We project tells the story of our youth’s journey through creative adventures focused on a year-long environmental theme. This year, we take you through The Geography of We: The Sun–Our Solar Constant.
November 15, 2016
Click here for more information on the 23 artists who have been selected as our 2017 Artists in Residence and join us in celebrating their work during our Open Studios series this year on the last Saturday of each month of residencies: January 28, February 25, and March 25.
November 7, 2016
Caldera is now accepting applications for our Finance & Operations Director and Youth Program Director positions through November 30, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Click here for job descriptions and instructions on how to apply to be part of our team.
October 11, 2016
Caldera was recently awarded an $11,572 Operating Support grant and a $14,918 Arts Learning grant. The Oregon Arts Commission dispersed over $1.4 million statewide between the two grants, benefitting 132 arts organizations. Caldera received the largest Arts Learning grant of any of the recipient organizations this year!
September 10, 2016
Oregon-based skateboarding reseller, CCS, has chosen Caldera as one of five non-profit beneficiaries of their Community25 program! During Community25, CCS will donate 25% of profits on their branded apparel, up to $10,000, to Caldera and four other non-profits.
August 30, 2016
Caldera, BendFilm, and The Museum at Warm Springs are collaborating to host an experienced filmmaker who will be in residence at Caldera’s Arts Center for four weeks in March 2017. Through this position, our aim is to illuminate the creative and cultural voices of members of The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.
June 21, 2016
As part of our 20th anniversary celebration, we’re collecting stories from the Caldera community and would love to include yours! Whether you’ve been a Caldera student, parent, teaching artist, mentor, staff member, artist in residence, board member, donor, visitor, intern, or supporter, please share how you’ve been impacted and inspired by Caldera by submitting your story here.