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We are Ashland’s Favorite for First Friday!!!

Did you know that the Ashland Art Center has consistently won locals favorite place to celebrate Ashland’s First Friday Art Walk in the local Sneak Preview? We have Fun on First Fridays and we just added 2 more reasons to make the Ashland Art Center a must-stop. #1: Our new first Friday raffle! We will have […]

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New Kids Summer Classes Scheduled

The Art Center is offering affordable classes this summer in a variety of mediums. Some scholarships are still available. We have an exciting, fun group of classes and workshops for youngsters this summer: Creative Adventures with Deb Van Poolen (June 26, 27, 28 & 29 + July 24, 25, 26 & 27) Puppet Camp with Amy […]

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Student Art Show at the Art Center

During our March First Friday event we displayed the work of high school student Curtis Jones. Carolee Buck, one of our Studio Artists, has been mentoring Curtis, and her support and guidance of this talented young artist is much appreciated. The Art Center was happy to support Curtis and to help with his high school […]

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Rent the Center for a Special Event

The Ashland Art Center is a versatile, unique venue that your guests will enjoy. By booking the Center for your meeting, party or workshop, you are helping to support the local art community. Recently, the Art Center was delighted to host the Oregon Shakespeare Festival staff and visiting Board of Directors on the opening evening of […]

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Light Garden Glass Art April 2018- Fill Your Heart and Home with Love

Light Garden Glass Art has been busy with new commissions, workshops, and classes.

1086 Washburn March 2017 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon. Looks like spring is finally going to show up! The studio has been busy with new commissions, workshops, and classes. Planning some exciting new projects coming up. Join us for a great time! What’s new? Come and learn about Alcohol Inks! They can be used on any non-porous surface. Free Demo April 7th 10am These projects can be done during our regularly scheduled workshops on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10 – 12n. Please call or email ahead to reserve your space. Crackle Technique April 14th 1-4pm

plus one morning workshop

Learn how to make dazzling crackle technique backgrounds to accentuate your fused glass pieces.

This class will incorporate a crackle technique background and painting with glass enamels on both surfaces of the top layer.

Glass, fiber paper, powders, paint,

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Central Art's 37th Anniversary Sale

March Madness! Save BIG During Our 37th Anniversary Sale!

  A New Year, A New Journey Begins…

No matter where the muse takes you in 2018 – from the familiar confines of the studio to the beauty of nature and beyond – let Central Art be your creative passport!

When fresh inspiration is needed, look no further than our wide selection of art instruction and technique books to give you a head start. Brushes on your bucket list? Choose just the right fit for your suitcase with a beautiful assortment of brushes in a variety of styles and travel options. If journaling is your jam, you can never have too many sketchbooks! Fortunately we have all sizes, formats and weights of paper to suit whatever medium makes you happiest. Adding a few words of wisdom to your work is an art form in itself – why not go “old-school”

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Springtime Glass Art Opportunities

1086 Washburn February 2017 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon. The studio has been buzzing with activity since the beginning of the year! Glass Enamel Spoon Rest Class Painting with Frit Now’s the perfect time of year to learn something new! If there’s a class that you’d like to take that isn’t scheduled, just let me know!

Flowers of Hope Our Flowers of Hope program is one of the easiest things you can do here to get introduced to glass fusing! Your finished artwork will go to a woman fighting breast cancer. We were quite a few short last year due to a number of obstacles but I’m sure we can get back on course this year if you will join us! More information on our Flowers of Hope program

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Private Sessions

Private Sessions Just call me to schedule a time for me to sit down with you, conjour up what you’d like to focus upon and then, I’ll craft a specific 2 hour class just for you! It’s one of my favorite arrangements with those I have the privilege of helping along the watercolor path. Contact […]

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August 2017 news from the Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art


It’s almost the end of summer and school is starting soon. The museum is a great place to visit – we have great exhibits and activities and it’s “cool” inside. Our very successful classes for children end this week. We have a bit more room in the Zentangle class on Tuesday. It’s been a fun summer with kids exploring various forms of art.

We will continue adult workshops through out the fall, winter, and spring. Check below for what is coming up soon.

AND don’t miss out on our fabulous music offerings. This week we have a double header. Friday we have Daniel Boling, one of the best song writers in America. Saturday we have a string quartet from New York doing a fund raiser for Chinquapin Center for the Arts.

P.S. Don’t forget the ongoing events – like First Friday (every month from 5-9) Second Friday

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July Intuitive Painting Class

Intuitive Painting With Eve Are you ready to explore the edges of your creativity; Play with and follow the threads of visual expression; laugh with the joy available when you trust your intuition to guide you?   Experience and experiment … Continue reading

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