February 3, 2016—Portland, Oregon—Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) announces the formation of the new Center for Contemporary Art & Culture. Through exhibitions, workshops, lectures, screenings, performances, and publications, the Center will invite consideration and analysis of the current cultural moment. Housed within Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), the Center will enrich the student experience at PNCA as well as throw open its doors to the greater public to foster conversation and community. Directed by Mack McFarland, the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture will develop programming and activities with the guidance of an advisory council of faculty, students, alumni, and collaborators from Portland’s creative community. McFarland is currently Curator and Director of Exhibitions for PNCA and Museum of Contemporary Craft.