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Project Space Inaugural Show and Studio Opening May 6 & 7, 2017

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Please join us for the inaugural show and studio opening Becoming a Mother/Losing a Mother New work by Megan Headley and Sarah F. Burns

Megan, mother of a young child, explores the transformation and sacrifice involved in procreation using the inspiration of the octopus.

Sarah lost her mother suddenly in September 2016 and she journals her grief and memories through paintings.

They both embrace the epic and the mundane, the beauty and the hurt in these biggest of life’s transitions that all of us have experienced, or will experience.

Opening Party!

Join us 10:00 am – Noon on Saturday, May 6 at Project Space, 106 Talent Avenue Studio #5, Talent, OR 97540.

See the Show, Meet the artists A representative from Southern Oregon Friends of Hospice will share practical information about end of life care. Midwife Jessica “Veege” Ruediger of Moonstone Midwifery will share practical information about transitioning

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Beatrice Glow

It’s a long wave. I think of everything as being interdependent or part of an ecosystem, philosophically and biologically. There are urgent moments of crisis where the waves are crashing on the land, which are the moments that activists quickly rise to. But then there’s the long waves, behind them, that are holding a space. […]

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Steve’s Super Hero Exercise

Here’s a great exercise to help realize your inner superhero! Super Hero Exercise Curriculum by Steve Lambert Introduction The purpose of this exercise is to help young and old discover: they have things they care about they want to communicate to others art is a form of communication as artists, they have a unique power […]

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Carole Karemera – healing social trauma through the arts

The main part of our conversation is dedicated to Carole’s description of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and especially, the role that women played in the genocide. Carole then recounts for us the courageous journey of women in the arts in Rwanda, who picked up the task of listening carefully to the needs of their society and the daunting process of reworking their historical “heritage”, the social trauma of genocide together with perpetrators and victims and the new generations.

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Go Team Enrichment!

You’re invited to the Enrichment Program’s Student Art Show this Friday in the Classroom and the Clay Studio, featuring the artistic talents of our students and teachers of the Enrichment Program @ AAC. We are celebrating these passionate young artists and can’t wait to show you all they do, including ceramics, drawing, painting, jewelry-making, sewing, […]

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What’s Next for the Ashland Art Center?

By Kathleen Davis, Nonprofit consultant Artist studios, gallery space, and a strong education program: a winning combination? Yes, indeed, the southern Oregon community has embraced the Ashland Art Center (AAC) which provides all those services in an attractive space on Ashland’s E Main street. The Ashland Art Center has enjoyed rapid growth in its five and a half years […]

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Call for Art Supplies from Rogue Gallery’s Education Director

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We are preparing for summer art camps in the Rogue Studio and there are a few things you might have lying around that we would help us stock up our art supplies stash. For our upcoming summer art camps, we’d love it if you are willing to please save some landfill space, check your recycling, and clear out any unused art supplies from your studios by collecting and donating supplies:

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Universal Preschool: The Science (and Magic) in Preschool for All

There is a lot of science behind the benefits of universal preschool education. The idea was first introduced in France in the 1800s; many developed countries have a strong history of educating all children early on. We don’t, and so a debate began, and science set about to study whether or not there’s any benefit […]

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The Marriage of Arts, Economics, & Education

The NABE Foundation, the charitable arm of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE), and Americans for the Arts will present Paul Vancea with the the 2013 NABE Foundation Americans for the Arts Scholarship Award later today in Washington, DC. The Scholarship Award was established in 2008 to encourage the integration of the arts into […]

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Arts Education Needs Your Love…and a Little Celebration

Last week we celebrated Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day. Two weeks ago, the Arts Education Council of Americans for the Arts met in Mesa, AZ to determine how we can best serve local arts agencies that are providing arts education programs. How are these seemingly disparate events related you might ask? Let me tell you! […]

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