The Arts

The mission of this Facet is to develop a means to appreciate, encourage, support and expand the opportunities of African Americans in the performing arts, visual arts, and literary expression. Priorities for The Arts are to create awareness of performing arts opportunities in the Portland Metro area and engage students in cultural events related to their age group and interest level.

For the past several years, the Arts Facet participated in the Signature Arts Program: Classics Through the Ages, which promotes arts education among youth of color to pique their interest, increase their knowledge and encourage their continued study in the classical arts.