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 17 Galleries, 17 Wineries, 17 Restaurants, One delicious art experience!


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Ashland, Ore. – In its twenty-fourth year, the Ashland Gallery Association’s signature fund-raising event is A Taste of Ashland. This annual walking tour of Ashland galleries pairs local restaurants and regional wineries to create Ashland’s most delicious art experience. In 2013 A Taste of Ashland is on Saturday and Sunday, April 27th and 28th from noon to 4p.m. Foodies and wine connoisseurs from all along the west coast follow a map to 17 galleries, to discover Ashland’s best restaurants and the region’s best wines. For a complete list of pairings go to

“A Taste of Ashland” is the ultimate Ashland experience!” says Jeff Jones, Event Coordinator. “Tasters get to stroll leisurely through the quaint town of Ashland all afternoon, experiencing the best of Ashland art, food and wine, then have time to relax and attend an Oregon Shakespeare Festival performance in the evening! What could be better!”

Tickets for A Taste of Ashland are: $55 for both Saturday and Sunday, $45 for Saturday only and $35 for Sunday only. Despite demand, tickets to the Taste remain limited so as to ensure that it is not over-crowded. A free shuttle will be provided to all 17 galleries, but most are within walking distance.

For tickets and more information about A Taste of Ashland 2013 a complete list of pairings go to: or call 541-292-2302. LOCAL TICKET OUTLETS: Illahe Studios & Gallery 215 Fourth St., Ashland and Ashland Art Center 357 East Main St., Ashland or call 541-292-2302.

The Ashland Gallery Association’s goal is to promote Ashland as an art destination through group activities including professional and student art exhibits, First Friday gallery walks, educational opportunities to promote the sale of art in the belief that art is essential to the welfare and character of our community.

A Taste of Ashland is HOSTED BY: Ashland Gallery Association and SPONSORED BY: Ashland Chamber, Southern Oregon Public Television, Jefferson Public Radio, Ram Offset Lithographers, Sneak Preview, and Southern Oregon Media Group.

Click to view a slideshow from the 2011 festival!

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