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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon Announces Fall Community Meeting

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The Steering Committee of the Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon (AASO) invites all arts advocates, arts organizations, artists, gallery owners, arts nonprofit management and arts and culture enthusiasts to attend the organization’s 2015 Fall Community Meeting. Please join us in the Community Room at The Oregon Community Foundation on 818 W 8th Street in Medford on Friday, September 18th from 4:30–5:30pm.

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon Launches!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon! Get your Charter Membership today (only $20!)

At our meeting at in Grants Pass on April 14th, over 40 enthusiastic people from throughout Southern Oregon attended.

It was wonderful to see the momentum and excitement building as people signed up to be part of this groundbreaking initiative to mobilize arts advocates and strengthen our blossoming arts community!!

Thank you to those who attended! If you missed it, please sign up for your Charter Membership today!

Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon Charter Membership benefits include: being a Charter Member and founding supporter of the Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon! your name on printed rack card and advertisements link on the Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon website listing on the online map supporting the organizational launch of Arts Alliance and supporting the mission and vision: MISSION:

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Come to the Arts Alliance Community Meeting at 2:30 TODAY!!

REMINDER: YOU ARE INVITED (and should bring some friends): Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon invites all arts enthusiasts to our Spring Community Meeting on Tues., April 14th from 2:30–3:30PM in the Shield Room at The Bear Hotel, 2101 NE Spalding, Grants Pass, OR 97526 (type address into GPS, not Bear Hotel!!) All attending will have the opportunity to sign up for an Arts Alliance Charter Membership for just $20!

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon UPDATE

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon January 12, 2015, 2:30-4 PM, Rogue Gallery & Art Center Studio Community Meeting Notes Over 18 community members attended including artists, arts advocates, and representatives from art organizations including Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Art Presence, Edgy Art Events, Southern Oregon Guild, Grants Pass Commission for Public Art, Medford Arts Commission, Art Works, and more. Participants from throughout Southern Oregon represented both Jackson and Josephine County as we came together to forge and strengthen the Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon. We shared the history of the Arts Alliance: In Spring 2013, leaders from various arts organizations gathered with a vision to strengthen partnership and improve communication for the benefit of the larger arts community. Since then, we regularly held panel discussions, public, and steering committee meetings to gather input as to what the Arts Alliance should be and came up with mission and vision statements.

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon Update

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Great things are happening with the Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon! The Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon is an organization of artists, arts organizations, and arts advocates dedicated to building a strong, creative and sustainable Southern Oregon arts community. Since May 2013, bi-monthly meetings held at art centers throughout the region have hosted arts leaders and the public to collaboratively craft a vision of alliance, cooperation and partnership. We are developing a strong, supportive system of sharing information among individuals and groups having art as a common interest and support activities that raise awareness of the arts. Together, we are strengthening the local economy by increasing the demand for art and creating opportunities for all to participate in and experience the arts. The steering committee has submitted a grant and is working on more development for the Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon. There will be a community meeting sometime in

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting- June 23! Mark your calendars and please attend!

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Greetings! Please join us for the next Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting Monday, June 23, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Southern Oregon Guild in Kerby. The Gallery & Art Center is located on the RCC Kerby Campus, 24353 Redwood Hwy, Kerby, OR. http://southernoregonguild.org/ We are thrilled to have such a strong alliance with the arts community from Jackson and Josephine Counties. We look forward to this next meeting to build upon the work we have done over the last year. Our mission: Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon is an organization of artists, arts organizations, arts advocates, and the public, dedicated to building a strong, creative and sustainable Southern Oregon arts community. During the April meeting, we came up with an outline and general timeline through 2016 for creating a campaign for the arts. The outline includes plans to hire a grant writer, acquire grant funding, and

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Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting- June 23! Mark your calendars and please attend!

Greetings! Please join us for the next Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon meeting Monday, June 23, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Southern Oregon Guild in Kerby. The Gallery & Art Center is located on the RCC Kerby Campus, 24353 Redwood Hwy, Kerby, OR. http://southernoregonguild.org/ We are thrilled to have such a strong alliance with the arts community from Jackson and Josephine Counties. We look forward to this next meeting to build upon the work we have done over the last year. Our mission: Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon is an organization of artists, arts organizations, arts advocates, and the public, dedicated to building a strong, creative and sustainable Southern Oregon arts community. During the April meeting, we came up with an outline and general timeline through 2016 for creating a campaign for the arts. The outline includes plans to hire a grant writer, acquire grant funding, and

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Minutes of the Arts Alliance of Southern Oregon Meeting on October 24, 2013

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There were lots of new faces and a lot of enthusiasm and great ideas generated. During this meeting, we shared the new mission statement for AASO and we brainstormed actions, goals and ideas for a Southern Oregon campaign to promote the arts in Jackson and Josephine Counties.

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Art A lliance of So. Oregon Meeting this Thursday!

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Please join us on October 24, 2013 from 5:00 – 6:30PM for a meeting of the artists, artist organizations, advocates and enthusiasts of southern Oregon at ROGUE GALLERY & ART CENTER 40 S. Bartlett St. Medford

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