Wednesday, Sept 13th 2:00 – 4:30pm

A free event open to all students grades k – 12. Registration is at 2pm, located at Northwest Gallery 25 SE Jackson Street, Roseburg. Each participant will receive art materials and be asked to draw outdoors. Students enter their artwork, which will be displayed at the Student Gallery in the Arts Center from Sept 16 – Oct 27. Awards will be given for each age group at the opening reception on Saturday, Sept 16th at 3:15pm. Learn More>


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Saturday Kids Art Class

Every Saturday starting September 23rd from 9 – 10:30am & 11am – 12:30pm. Saturday Kids classes offer a fun and supportive environment for kids 7-12 years of age, encouraging them to explore their imagination and develop creative skills. Every class is different; including drawing, painting and art & crafts.  Every Saturday starting September 23rd.  Learn More>



Teen Art Studio

Every Wednesday starting Oct 4th from 2:30 – 4:30pm.  Two-hour weekly sessions offer teens 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 and will be split up into two parts: group project time, and individual time. Learn more>


UVAA Members Show:  Works by Judy Nigh, James Thatcher & Victoria Shepard.  

UVAA Members Exhibition

Friday, July 14 through September 8, 2017, the Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA) is proud to announce the UVAA Annual Members Show.  UVAA’s Annual Members Show features artworks created by the association’s artist members.

The show fills the entire building with artworks in all media, and is one of the most diverse and cherished exhibits that UVAA puts on display each year.  Learn More>



Life Drawing Fall Term

Taught by HaDe Honscheid

Sept 19 – Oct 24

This six-week figure drawing class will feature nude models and will be facilitated by artist HaDe Honscheid. Participants will engage in the process of drawing from life and critiquing works made in an intimate space where concepts and ideas can emerge and change with relative ease. Learn More>



Clay Place Fall Term

Taught by Ted Isto & Barbara D’Andrea

Sept 27 – Nov 17

The Clay Place offers clay classes year-round for all ages and abilities in a fun and creative environment. Students and artists using the facility create pots, sculptures, tiles….your imagination is the only limit to what you can produce at this full service, professional ceramics studio.  Learn More>





Umpqua Plein Air 2017

Sept 13 -16

Observe and connect to nature and with other artists at this year’s annual Umpqua Plein Air! Nature is calling you.  

UVAA’s Umpqua Plein Air is a three-day annual painting event and competition for artists working en plein air.  Learn More>



Two Special Exhibits

FRIDAY, NOV 3 | 5 – 7 PM Open House

Two special exhibits will open on Friday, November 3, and continue through December 23. In UVAA’s Hallie Brown Ford Gallery, a curated exhibit of art by veterans will be on display. In the Corridor Gallery, a photographic history of the building and grounds is being prepared by Centennial Committee Co-Chair Marie Rasmussen.  Learn More>

Holiday Home Tour

SUNDAY, DEC 10 | 1 – 5 PM

One of Roseburg’s most popular seasonal events, the annual Holiday Home Tour, will feature century-old homes, each uniquely displaying decorations celebrating the Christmas season. Learn More>


Special tours of the building featuring its history and architecture, will also be held from June 23 – Dec 23. Call for more information: 541-672-2532


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.