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From the vaults of Actipedia this week we’re looking at a subtle way of subverting your local store to do your messaging for you! When Hobby Lobby, the US craft store, filed a lawsuit against a federal mandate requiring employers to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives Jasmine Shea and Nathaniel Peck decided to take action. […]


Afterschool Art Studios I and II offered for youth in 1st – 9th grades!
















The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is offering monthly Afterschool Art Studio I and Afterschool Art Studio II this Winter!

Register online:


For children in grades 1 – 6:

Wednesdays 2 to 5PM (Corresponds with Medford School District’s early-release Wednesdays)

Paint, draw, sculpt, print, explore, create, and be inspired by introductory art lessons in our spacious & fully-equipped art studio!

February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 $72 members/ $85 non-members

March 7, 14, 21 $46 members/ $55 non-members

April 4, 11, 18, 25 $59 members/ $70 non-members

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 $72 members/ $85 non-members

STUDIO 2 (intensive):

For youths in grades 4 – 9:

Tuesdays 4:30 to 6PM

Draw and paint from life and the imagination with a focus on basic design, color theory, art history, and learning

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Drop In & Draw Art Class for youth ages 6-12 at the RGAC

Rogue Gallery & Art Center logo, Medford, Oregon

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center offers a variety of classes and workshops for artists of all ages and abilities!

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The ABC’s of Shabby Chic with Andrea Jansen

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Shelf by Andrea Jansen

The ABC’s of Shabby Chic with Andrea Jansen Enjoy combing through flea markets and garage sales? Have some interesting pieces of your own? Creating today’s popular Shabby Chic is easy, it’s forgiving and kids can help! Demonstrations and samples teach you not only what to do, but what not to do. As a bonus, you’ll receive printed instructions with photos to keep as a reference. Decorative Artist, Andrea Jansen, The Painted Lady of Eagle Point has been revamping furniture and other finds for over 20 years, developing uncomplicated techniques for transforming junk into gems.

July 16, 2011 10am – 1 pm / Ages 10 and up / Attendance Fee $35 / Seniors and Ashland Art Center Members $25 / Materials Included – No experience necessary, just bring your enthusiasm

Contact Andrea Jansen to sign up at [email protected] or

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