Art Express Volunteers needed for:

 2018-2019 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 2018 – 2019 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!


Thank you to all of those who gave on Giving Tuesday to UVAA this year! We appreciate you and your giving hearts.



What Needs To Be Said
March 15 – May 8, 2019

Opening Reception:
March 15, 2019 4-6pm

Beginning Friday, March 15th through May 8, 2019, the Umpqua Valley Arts Center and The Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College have partnered with the Ford Family Foundation and the Hallie Ford Museum of Art to Present Hallie Ford Fellows Exhibition.

ROSEBURG, Ore. — The Ford Family Foundation, in partnership with the Hallie Ford Museum of Art (HFMA) at Willamette University in Salem, Ore., is pleased to present “What Needs to Be Said: Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts.” The exhibition debuts in a dual-venue presentation between the Umpqua Valley Arts Association and the Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, the headquarters of the Foundation, Friday, March 15. It is on view at both locations through May 8, 2019. 

Schedule of Events on Opening day, March 15th,  for both venues:

 At the Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College

11:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m | Artist Panel Discussion with Karl Burkheimer, Blair Saxon-Hill, and Samantha Wall

12:00 – 1:30 p.m. |  Refreshments and Exhibit Tour the Art Gallery at Umpqua Community College

At the Umpqua Valley Arts Association      4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Opening Reception for All Galleries with remarks by Anne Kubisch of the Ford Family Foundation at 5pm. Opening reception is catered by Creative Catering. 

Also opening at UVAA  on March 15th:

GALLERY II: SARAH GREW – Erased Landscape, Found Memory

STUDENT GALLERY: The Reveal: A Personal Journey by Roseburg High Art Students

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UVAA & UACT Present:

This event is now FULL!

Thank You to Everyone who Signed Up!

Dinner & Theatre Night at the Art Center

Thursday, May 30, 2019

 UVAA has partnered with UACT to bring you this special fundraising event, sponsored by UVAA’s Board of Directors

Come join us for a night out with the Arts! Enjoy a lovely dinner and dining experience in one of the Umpqua Valley Art Center’s Galleries, inside of our beautiful 100 year old building, that is nestled sweetly in Fir Grove Park. After dinner and just a few steps away watch a hit play in Roseburg’s finest community theatre. Enjoy UACT’s rendition of Calendar Girls! Don’t miss this very special night out and Fundraiser sponsored by UVAA’s Board of Directors.

Dinner begins at 5:00 p.m.  | Play          begins at 7pm

Tickets are $75 each | Buy a table of eight for $600 | Reservations required

Call 541-672-2532 or click the link below to sign up:

Click here to sign up!


“Open” Annual Members Show!

Get registered to participate in our Members Exhibit.

Every July the Umpqua Valley Art Center hosts a Members Art Exhibit. UVAA’s artist members share the art they have created with the entire community. This event showcases your dedication to your studio practice and to the community through the making and showing of your artworks.  Come and fill all of our galleries with your newest work so we can all see, experience, and support your progress.

Are you a member?  Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get your work shown at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center!

Click here to learn more and to get registered!

Applications for Summer Arts Festival are OPEN on January 15th!


Applications are now open to become an Art, Food, Music or Non-Profit Vendor for the Umpqua Valley Arts Association’s 51st Annual Summer Arts Festival held in Fir Grove Park in Southern Oregon!



Umpqua Plein Air is looking for volunteers.  The event is September 12th – 15th.  Please call us for opportunities on how you can help with this fun event:  541-672-2532.                Or look at our form online!

Plein Air Volunteers

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.