Children’s Art and Education

Children’s Education

Umpqua Valley Arts Association maintains a large involvement with art and schools by hosting classes, providing field trips, bringing art lessons to schools and supporting artists in residence programs. Arts classes for children are funded in part by the Hallie E. Ford Endowment for Arts in Education.

Saturday Kids Classes

We offer Arts & crafts classes to 7-12 year old kids every Saturday during the school year. *Now Available for children 3 – 6 yrs old with Parent / Guardian Supervision *
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Kids Quick Draw

Kids & Teens were invited to participate in an outdoor quick draw activity alongside Plein Air artists, capturing a piece of the spectacular Land of Umpqua. Learn More>

Art in Schools

Field trips at the Arts Center
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Art Express
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Artist in Residency
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Summer Kids Camps

UVAA offers a wide variety of Summer Kids Camps  during July and August.  These camps are a great opportunity for children to exercise their creativity over the summer break. Classes are Tuesdays through Fridays. We also offer Adult & Me Art Classes and Individual Classes in the summer.
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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.