Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA)

Contact Info:

Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
P.O. Box 1315
Newport, OR 97365

541-265-ARTS (2787) 

Presenter Website:

http://www.coastarts.org/

Presenter Email:

occa@coastarts.org

Ticket Information:

Tickets are available from the Newport Performing Arts Center box office, located at 777 W. Olive Street in Newport. Box office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (except federal holidays) and one hour prior to performance times. 

Presenter Description:

What is OCCA?

Celebrating 35 years, the non-profit Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) is based in the thriving central Oregon coast town of Newport.

OCCA's Mission

  • OCCA is the hub of arts opportunities as the "go-to" source for information on Oregon coast arts and culture, connecting residents and visitors to all arts activities in an easy accessible manner.
  • OCCA offers exceptional variety by providing access to an immense range of artistic experiences - there really is "something for everyone."
  • OCCA provides world-class arts experiences by bringing to our local community performances, educational opportunities and cultural events, highlighting local treasures and providing access to world-renowned artists.
  • OCCA strengthens the arts by ensuring that the Oregon coast has a rich and vibrant arts community through the support and promotion of arts and cultural organizations and individual artists.
  • OCCA nurtures the artist in everyone by providing a range of educational opportunities for professional and amateur artists alike - so that they can cultivate their creative spirits.

OCCA's Role as Regional Arts Council

OCCA serves as regional arts council for coastal Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Coos and Curry counties, as well as the coastal towns of Lane and Douglas counties. What does this mean?

OCCA's Facility Management

OCCA manages the Newport Performing Arts Center and the Newport Visual Arts Center.

 

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Upcoming Events in Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA)

  • Times of Our Lives: Selected Watercolors by Henk Pander

    July 6th, 2018 to September 2nd, 2018

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts presents the exhibit, “Times of Our Lives: Selected Watercolors by Henk Pander,” from July 6 to September 2 in the Runyan Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center. Pander, one of the region’s most noted painters, will present recent large-scale watercolors and works from his recent series, "War Memories, Liberty Ships and the Climate Refugees of Vanport." Documentary films about the artist by his son, Jacob Pander, will screen in the VAC Media Room. Pander will present an extended artist talk on Saturday, August 11, at 4pm in the Runyan Gallery at the VAC.

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  • Rough to Ring: Jewelry and Small Painting by Elizabeth Pattison

    July 6th, 2018 to September 1st, 2018

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts welcomes Cannon Beach artist Elizabeth “Libby” Pattison for her exhibit “Rough to Ring,” from July 6 to September 1 in the Coastal Oregon Visual Artist Showcase (COVAS) at the Newport Visual Arts Center. The exhibit will include Pattison’s jewelry works in polished Oregon stones, beads and metals, as well as small oil paintings on canvas and board. She represents Clatsop County in the COVAS Showcase, which includes mid-career artists living on the coast and rotates artists from the Oregon’s seven coastal counties.

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  • Call for Workshop Proposals: 2019 Newport Paper and Book Arts Festival

    July 13rd, 2018 to October 5th, 2018

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is accepting proposals for the 24th Annual Newport Book & Paper Arts Festival. The 2019 Festival is April 26-28 with workshops held at the Newport Visual Arts Center and locations around Newport. Download the attached form and return with up to 3 jpeg images of 250 or more dpi, per proposal to npaf@costarts.org. Please retain a copy of each proposal for yourself. The deadline for proposals is October 5, 2018.

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  • From the Heart: Author Drawings by Rick Bartow

    August 3rd, 2018 to September 29th, 2018

    Working in collaboration with the Newport Public Library and the City of Newport, the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts is pleased to premier the exhibition, From the Heart: Author Drawings by Rick Bartow, from August 3 to September 29 in the Upstairs Gallery at the Newport Visual Arts Center. A First Friday opening reception will be held on August 3, 5-8pm, with Newport Library, City Council and Bartow estate representatives speaking at 6:15pm.

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  • National Theatre Macbeth

    September 7th, 2018 to September 7th, 2018

    From The Bridge Theatre in London: "Macbeth" at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris, will see Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

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  • Color the Coast 2018

    September 8th, 2018 to September 8th, 2018

    The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA) invites all fun-loving individuals, artistic or otherwise, to run through Nye Beach on Saturday, September 8 for the Color the Coast 3K Color Run fundraiser. Grab your family and friends, have a blast and bring a little color to your life! The fun begins at 8 a.m. and ends with a Color Festival Beach Party later that morning with music, dancing and color throws.

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  • The PAC! - A 30 Year Spectacular - Celebrating Newport's Performing Arts Center

    September 15th, 2018 to September 15th, 2018

    Limited Seating Dinner and Show packages available. Contact Bonnie Prater at 541-574-2655 or visit the PAC Box Office. Our PAC Resident Artist Teams (the PAC RATs) invite you to take a walk down memory lane and see bits and pieces of great performances you've attended (or missed) at The PAC! - A 30 Year Spectacular - Celebrating Newport's Performing Arts Center. Show includes: Theater, dance, music and movies. 2 hrs including 15 min. intermission. Our PAC Resident Artist Teams (the PAC RATs) invite you to take a walk down memory lane and see bits and pieces of great performances you've attended (or missed) at The PAC! - A 30 Year Spectacular - Celebrating Newport's Performing Arts Center.

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  • National Theatre Julie

    September 21st, 2018 to September 21st, 2018

    From London's National Theatre: "Julie" at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.

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  • Oregon Coast Jazz Party 2018

    October 5th, 2018 to October 7th, 2018

    Oregon Coast Council for the Arts celebrates 15 years of the annual Oregon Coast Jazz Party, which is held October 5-7, 2018 at the Newport Performing Arts Center in Newport. "Honoring Women in Jazz" is the theme of this year's event, to mark its 15th anniversary.

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  • National Theatre King Lear

    November 9th, 2018 to November 9th, 2018

    Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s "extraordinarily moving portrayal" (Independent) of "King Lear" at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 in the Chichester Festival Theatre’s production, which received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

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  • National Theatre The Madness of George III

    December 28th, 2018 to December 28th, 2018

    Multi-award-winning drama "The Madness of George III" will be broadcast live in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse, at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behavior is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.

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