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Louise Slaughter - The Passing of an Arts Advocacy Legend

The Passing of an Arts Advocacy Legend: Americans for the Arts mourns the loss of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter of New York, who died March 16, 2018 in at the age of 88. Elected to Congress in 1986, she was a fierce advocate for the arts and arts education and co-chair of the Congressional Arts Caucus for 23 years.

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Harriett Rex Smith: A Celebration Of Life TODAY at 2 pm

Life Celebration Memorial Service for Harriet Rex Smith, Ashland, Oregon, August 27, 2017

Please join family and friends of Harriett Rex Smith this Sunday, August 27, 2017, and help to remember her fun, colorful and unique self who brought so much to our local art community.

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Elaine Witteveen Memorial today!

Please join us for a special memorial celebrating the life and artwork of Elaine Witteveen, Jacksonville artist and iconic founder of the Artists Workshop—also known as the Monday Artists—at 2:00pm today! We will have a special exhibit of her paintings on display today only!

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The Lark Ascending

Sister Marie Schwan1933-2014Sometimes in life, if you are more than usually blessed, a person will come quietly into your heart and never leave. Time won’t make a difference, nor will place–physical presence of a beloved is overrated. Marie died Decem…

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The Lark Ascending

Sister Marie Schwan1933-2014Sometimes in life, if you are more than usually blessed, a person will come quietly into your heart and never leave. Time won’t make a difference, nor will place–physical presence of a beloved is overrated. Marie died Decem…

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Remember and Forget

Yesterday was my sister’s birthday. She would have been sixty-four. Today I am more in her presence than I was then. Then, yesterday, I kept forgetting. “Oh, it is Liz’s Birthday,” my mind would say, and then even as I tried to grasp the memory, it was…

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Remember and Forget

Yesterday was my sister’s birthday. She would have been sixty-four. Today I am more in her presence than I was then. Then, yesterday, I kept forgetting. “Oh, it is Liz’s Birthday,” my mind would say, and then even as I tried to grasp the memory, it was…

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EUGENE BENNETT TRIBUTE~

Eugene Bennett, Founder of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center

Community members are invited to a tribute in memory of Rogue Valley artist Eugene Bennett to be held on Friday, April 22, 7:00 p.m. at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, 23 S. Central Avenue, Medford, Oregon. Bennett, who passed away on November 2, 2010, will be honored with music, words, and film. A reception follows at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, 40 S. Bartlett Street, where a week-long exhibition of Eugene’s art will be on display along with work from recipients of the Eugene Bennett Scholarship Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation.

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The Art Community of Southern Oregon mourns the loss of Eugene Bennett

Eugene Bennett at the 2010 Art Jubilee

The art community of Southern Oregon mourns the loss of Eugene Bennett, longtime champion of the arts and founder of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, who passed away November 2

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