What is OCCA?

OCCA is the local arts council for …
Lincoln County

OCCA manages …
The Newport Performing Arts Center (PAC)
The Newport Visual Arts Center (VAC)

OCCA is the regional arts council for …
Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Coos and Curry counties
Coastal towns in Lane and Douglas Counties

We are…

The hub of arts opportunities
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.

Exceptional variety
OCCA offers exceptional variety by providing access to an immense range of artistic experiences – there really is “something for everyone.”

World class arts experiences
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.

Strengthens the arts
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.

Nutures the artist in everyone
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.