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Fiber Artist Jo Ann Manzone

Host David “Glamour Dave” Nienow interviews Ashland Art Center artist Jo Ann Manzone to discuss the art process in the production of her artwork. Click here to view the entire interview with Jo Ann. “My love of fiber began at an early age when I learned to knit and sew.  In my many years as […]

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The Ashland Forge- Our February Community Partner

Dennis DeBey, operates the Ashland Forge. A Los Angeles native, Denny came to Ashland in 1969 from Humboldt State College, seeking a master’s degree in Outdoor Education at Southern Oregon College, with a goal of being a naturalist. In a chance encounter, DeBey met master blacksmith Al Bart here and got mentored for several months, […]

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Carolee Buck Art Exhibit in February

Ashland Art Center Artist, Carolee Buck is showing her work in February at LaBaguette Music Cafe. Her original Oil Paintings of animals and landscapes from Africa, Micronesia, England and the Netherlands will be on display. Cafe hours are Monday-Saturday 7am to 2 pm with a breakfast and lunch menu. Lite dinner menu during evening performances. […]

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First Friday music with Hollis Peach

Jan. 4 – 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm NO COVER Hollis Peach, an Indie Songwriting & Vocal Duo, creates not only exceptional music, but also an extended community of artists, students, & performers. Their musical arrangements and harmonies are lush, intricate, and often hypnotic in their elegance. Kenneth Pattengale, of the Grammy-nominated The Milk Carton […]

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Announcing Porscha’s Musician’s Fund

Ukulele Music Camp for Kids at the Art Center. Porscha’s Musician’s Fund will be administered through Ashland Art Center and will provide opportunities for children in our community to learn to play a musical instrument. Scholarships will be available for families needing assistance. The first program, a Ukulele Music Camp, will be offered in early […]

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Rock & Rolling with Gene Black & Bret Levick

Great Music – Great Wine – No Cover Saturday – December 1 – 6:00 to 8:00 (no cover charge) Stop by Platt Anderson Cellars at the Ashland Art Center It’s always a good time when Gene and Bret get together to make music.

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Take a peek in our windows

You might have noticed that the front windows of the Art Center are looking especially fun and creative. That’s because of the vision and hands-on effort of one of our newer Gallery Artists: Jeanne LaRae. She is also one of several Studio Artists who have a work space upstairs (so you can stop by most days […]

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Asking for Help: Part 1 Our Pack

Hey, guess what took me 40+ years to learn? It’s ok to ask for help. Help comes in all varieties, the serious kind, life transitions, relationships, family, career and health. Those are the biggins and somehow it seems easier or more acceptable to reach out during those times. For me, it’s the not so dire […]

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Bateau Parisien

It is October and I’m painting Christmas. It is Oregon and I am painting France. To be more specific, it is Ashland and I am painting Paris. I’m here and there, living in a quaint small town, dreaming of the beauty and bustle of the city of lights but honestly, very grateful to be right […]

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Ashland Café des Artistes featuring Ashland Art Center artists

Saturday, October 20 • Noon to 6:00 pm FREE EVENT • Fun for Kids and Adults 357 E Main St. (Ashland Art Center) & 376 E Main St. (Hither) The atmosphere of a street art scene with a French flair. Local painters will set up their easels in front of Hither en plein air style.  Stop […]

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