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Summer Art Camps
Registration Open

Our Summer Kids Camps offer a fun and unique experience to kids ages 6-14. We have a wonderful array of camps available – everything from painting, sculpture, cultural arts, clay, sewing, and everything in between – with inspiring, experienced art instructors. Each Camp is four days, from Tuesday through Friday, with a different theme each week that is sure to stimulate the imagination. Full-day and half-day options are available. Class sizes are limited to 15 students so get registered today!  Learn More>


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Individual Camp Classes
Registration Now Open

Beginning Jewelry Making
August 14 -17

Beginning Clay Creations
July 10 – 13 & 24 – 27

Intermediate Sewing
July 24 – 27

These individual camp classes are offered for two or three-hour sessions Tuesdays – Friday. They offer youth 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. Learn more>

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“Butterflies First Flight” by Curtis Chris Lowry,
photographed by Michael Kay

Current Exhibitions:

Exhibits from:
May 4 – June 24

Opening Reception:
May 4th 5 – 7pm

Featured in the Hallie Brown Ford Gallery is the eighth annual ArtWorks Northwest Exhibit. This regional juried exhibit of work is made by artists in the Pacific Northwest. Fifty-five works in all media were selected from 600+ submissions by juror Andries Fourie.

The Corridor Gallery will showcase the Weaving Guilds of Oregon traveling exhibit, Color Gone Wild. This exhibit will travel to five venues throughout Oregon. This exhibition has been juried by renowned weaver, Rosalie Nielson.

In Gallery II, Remnants 4 photographs by artist Karen Hymer. Hymer explores the blending of photosensitive materials, digital media and printmaking. She is fascinated with how the passage of time affects the human body and other natural elements.

The Student Gallery will feature Afterschool Expressions, work by youth from the Boys & Girls Club of UV. These art programs provide grades 1 – 12 the opportunity to explore themselves through art.

The Red Door Gallery celebrates the Golden Anniversary of the Summer Arts Festival with posters and recorded oral histories by founding members of the earliest festivals.

As always, the public is welcome to enjoy the opening reception.  Open hours are 10am – 4pm Tues – Friday and Saturdays 10am – 2pm.  Admission is always free.  Learn More here>


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The 50th Summer Arts Festival is June 22nd – 24th! There will be over 100 art vendors, a fun-filled kids zone, non-stop music on two stages, and a food court with a wide variety of food choices, craft beer and local wine.  Situated in Roseburg’s beautiful Fir Grove Park, the festival celebrates the Land of Umpqua’s abundant creative talent, and attracts thousands of visitors each day.

Bring your friends, listen to some great music, grab a bite to eat, and browse the artwork & crafts of local artisans.  Learn more here.

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The Summer Arts Festival would not be possible without the help of our volunteers. Over 150 Arts Center supporters rally each year acting as gate greeters, booth sitters and all-around helpers for the three-day festivities.  The festival is June 22nd, 23rd & 24th and there are lots of times to choose from.  Thank you for supporting the arts!  Sign up to volunteer here.

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Umpqua Plein Air 2018

Registration Deadline: Sept 1st
Event Dates: Sept 12 – 15, 2018

UVAA’s Umpqua Plein Air is a three-day annual painting event and competition for artists from beginner through advanced working en plein air. During the event, artists will capture Douglas County’s wild and stunning landscapes including the breathtaking, emerald waters of the North Umpqua River and the peaceful, golden hills at Doc Bailey’s Farm.

Cash prizes offered, along with 40 awards of distinction!  Learn More> 


 


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.