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Calling all Rogue Valley Young Artists, Ages 5-18

The Ashland Art Center & Sanctuary One Present “The Year of the Pig” Youth Art Show! This exhibit will represent art work about pigs and our thoughts, feelings, and relationships with the animal itself and/or their attributes (eg: smart, fun, clever). All work submitted will be displayed at the Ashland Art Center on June 23rd […]

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May Exhibit and Reception: Peaceful Garden

May Exhibit and Reception: Peaceful Garden Peaceful Garden, our May members’ spring exhibition, and A Season of Kimono, a guest exhibit of handcrafted kimonos by Diana Rasmussen, open on Friday, May 3 at 11:00 am. The shows are open for viewing every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through May 26. Don’t miss “View from the Cemetery” […]

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Peggy Dover Author Reading May 10!

Peggy Dover Author Reading May 10! Author Peggy Dover writes weekly for the Mail Tribune and monthly for the Jacksonville Review. On the second Friday in May, the 10th at 5:00 pm, she reads from her book, “Trips and Tangents,” at Art Presence Art Center.  Peggy penned this eclectic mix of bite-sized stories which serve […]

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Gene Black & Bret Levick at Platt Anderson Cellars

Saturday, April 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Platt Anderson Cellars (located in Ashland Art Center). Gene and Bret will be playing some of your fave tunes, including orignals. Great Music/Great Wine… see you there!

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Poets on the Loose – Saturday April 13, 2019

Celebrate National Poetry Month in Jacksonville with Poets on the Loose 2019 on Saturday, April 13

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So You’ve Written a Book…

Ginna and David Gordon FREE presentation: Publishing Today, a conversation about indie publishing, from 5–6 pm on Fri, Jan 4 at Art Presence

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Artists and Inspiration

That Stuck Place Collage Artist Susanne Petermann recently wondered what other artists do when inspiration isn’t forthcoming. Here are some tips from a few Ashland Art Center studio artists, on what they do when they get stuck: Susanne Petermann: Working on a collage, I often reach a point that one friend of mine used to […]

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Class: Basic Drawing for Adults

Join experienced art teacher Anne Brooke to learn basic drawing skills! First Session: March 11th through April 15th, Mondays from 3–4:30pm Second Session: April 29th through June 3rd, Mondays from 3–4:30pm

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Up, Up and Away! March-April Members Show

Our members’ show of art with an uplifting theme opens on Friday, March 1 and continues through Sunday, April 28. Reception Saturday, March 2 from 1–3 pm

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Thank you Sanctuary One: Our March Community Sponsor

Meet Sanctuary One staff and volunteers at the Art Center on First Friday, March 1 and find out more about the upcoming “Year of the Pig.” celebration. Ashland Art Center is partnering with Sanctuary One for this fun-filled event in June, a special day to help animals and support local artists too! Sanctuary One: People, […]

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