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REGISTER NOW for 2020! Youth Art Studio resumes January 8th!

3-MONTH PAINTING WORKSHOP

Wednesdays | 1:30pm-3:30pm

JANUARY FEATURE       Pastel Painting

FEBRUARY FEATURE Watercolor Painting

MARCH FEATURE Acrylic Painting

Our Youth Art Studio is back for the 2019-2020 school year! Our two-hour weekly sessions offer Middle School and High School students an open, supportive environment to explore their creativity and develop their artistic techniques. Each class will be led by a professional artist from the community. This year’s classes will be held in UVA’s Imagination Station and feature a variety of media, including basketry, paper arts, painting, and clay. Each month features a different medium.

More Information & Online Registration CLICK HERE


RESUMING JANUARY 18th!

Weekend Young Writers Club will resume January 18th for students 6th-12th grade! Join the club and enjoy Saturday mornings of imagination and innovation as you talk all about books, stories, and writing! Guided by local author Taylor Bennett, young writers will study story structure, polish their prose, and learn about what makes a good story great.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION!


Art Express Volunteers needed for:

 2019-2020 School Year!

The Art Express is a program of Art History-based art lessons designed to help teachers, grades 1-5, meet the Oregon Standards in the Visual Arts.

This program is free of charge, made possible by the fundraising efforts of the Umpqua Valley Arts Association and an endowment from the Hallie E. Ford Endowment for Arts in Education. All materials for Art Express lessons are provided.

The Arts Center is looking for volunteers interested to teach or assist with Art Express lessons to 1st – 5th grade students for the 2019 – 2020 school year in Douglas County.

Volunteer for at least an hour each week and make a difference in the lives of children! 

For more information: Click Here!


 

 

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FACES OF THE UMPQUA VALLEY PROJECT OPENING NEXT WEEK!!

January 17th – March 13th

UVA and the UVA’s Gallery Committee is proud to announce the upcoming exhibition called: Faces of The Umpqua Valley Project.

Faces of the Umpqua Valley Project will be a photographic exhibition and a book that looks at our community. The intention is to show our community at a moment in time, depicting the pride and skills that makes this a community that is a pleasure to live in.


Hallie Brown Ford Gallery

Corridor Gallery

Front of UVA & Awning


FACES OF THE UMPQUA VALLEY | A photographic exhibition that looks at our community and celebrates who we are! 


Gallery II

Photographic works by Tiffany Pippin | Faces of Hummingbirds


Red Door Gallery

Artworks by UVA’s Gallery Committee


Student Gallery

FACES OF THE UMPQUA VALLEY | Featuring photographic works by kids at the Boys & Girls Club of the Umpqua Valley 


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OPENING RECEPTION JANUARY 17th!

Please join us for the Opening Reception of “FACES OF THE UMPQUA VALLEY PROJECT” on Friday, JANUARY 17th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at UVA!

Faces of the Umpqua Valley Project is a photographic exhibition and a book that looks at our community. The intention is to show our community at a moment in time, depicting the pride and skills that makes this a community that is a pleasure to live in.

This event is FREE and open to the public! We welcome everyone to join us in celebrating our amazing community, local artists, and these incredible new exhibits.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EXCITING NEW EXHIBIT!


 

 


The heart of the Umpqua Valley in southern Oregon is rich in culture and the arts. Since 1979 the Umpqua Valley Arts Association has been involved in the culture and community of Roseburg, hosting the Annual Summer Arts Festival and other events.

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Friends of the Umpqua Valley Arts Association: 

Hallie E. Ford Endowment for Arts in Education of The Oregon Community Foundation, Ed Moorin Trust, Oregon Arts Commission, Dr. John Wm. and Betty Long Unruh Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Betty Long Unruh Arts Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, United Commercial Travelers, Cow Creek Band, Arnold Morton, Lory Utz, Richard Worthey and Debbie Kelley, Marie Rasmussen, Umpqua Insurance, Umpqua Bank, Lone Rock Timber, Dawn and Jeffery Thomas.