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See paintings like this one, “Twilight Song,” by Pam Haunschild and others on Medford’s Third Friday at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center. Courtesy Image

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In Focus: Third Friday Art Walk

Downtown Medford’s galleries, restaurants, shops, and studios unveil new exhibits, hold art demonstrations, and more from 5-8 p.m. on the third Friday of each month. The Art Walk celebrates all that downtown has to offer – shopping, dining, art and culture – and new experiences are offered every month. For more information, find Medford’s Third Friday on Facebook.

American Trails: The gallery, located at the Columbia Hotel, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, showcases the arts and crafts of the indigenous peoples of North and South America. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Sunday. See americantrails.com or call 541-482-2553.

Art & Soul Ashland: The gallery features paintings in a variety of mediums and styles by local and regional artists. Art & Soul Ashland, located at 247 E. Main St., Ashland, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. See artandsoulashland.com or call 541-331-2986.

Art du Jour Gallery: Discover exhibitions by local artists in a myriad of mediums such as watercolour, oil, acrylic, pastel, pen and ink, Conté crayon, collage, sculpture , photography, mixed media and more. Throughout August, see the group exhibition, “Summertime,” featuring the artist’s interpretation of the summer season; the living room gallery will feature the work of local watercolor artist, Marianne Nielsen. The gallery, located at 213 E. Main St., Medford, will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Openings are possible outside opening hours by reservation. See artdujourgallerymedford.com, call 541-770-3190 or email [email protected]

Art Presence Art Center: The gallery, which features works by local artists in a variety of mediums, is located at 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, and will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. h. Sundays. Check out guest artist Lynda Hoffman Snodgrass’ abstract watercolors, on display until September 11. The main gallery will exhibit new works by member artists in a variety of mediums including watercolour, photography, oil and sculpture. See art-presence.org or call 541-941-7057 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Ashland Art Works: The gallery features works by local artists in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, carpentry, fiber arts, jewelry, and garden art. Metal sculptures by Bonnie Morgan and ceramic sculptures by Cheryl Kempner will be on display throughout August. The Art Collective, at 291 Oak St., Ashland, will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday. For details, see ashlandartworks.org or call 541-488-4735.

Fiber Arts Collective: See the work of approximately 30 fiber artisans at 37 N. Third St., Ashland. Exhibits range from sewing, dyeing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery and felting to binding, gluing, painting, printing, stenciling, beading and creating assembly pieces. August’s featured artist, Jay Gordon, will feature sea life prints in the ‘Sea and Sky’ exhibit. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Call 541-708-6966 or see fiberartscollective.com for details.

Karon Gallery: The gallery, located at 300 E. Main St., Ashland, features vintage textiles and jewelry, antiques, art, and furniture. Running throughout August, The Female of the Species exhibition will feature artwork by over twenty different female artists in a wide variety of mediums. The gallery will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. See Discovergalleriekaron.com or call 541-482-9008.

Grants Pass Museum of Art: The museum, located upstairs at 229 SW G St., Grants Pass, features works by local and regional artists. See hand-sewn fiber works by Susan Burnes and multimedia sculptures by Janet Higgins, the gallery’s featured artists, through September 23. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. Admission to the museum is free. The commercial gallery, Gallery One, located at street level from the museum, showcases the work of around 60 local artists. Nancy Sterling is Gallery One’s Featured Artist of the Month for August. See gpmuseum.com to view a virtual tour or call 541-479-3290 for more information.

Hanson Howard Gallery: The gallery, located at 89 Oak St., Ashland, features works in a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, ceramics and fine art prints. See vibrant, exploratory paintings by Randall David Tipton and inventive multimedia sculptures by John and Robin Gumaelius, on display until September 10. The gallery will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. See hansonhowardgallery.com or call 541-488-2562.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: The gallery, featuring works by local artists, at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. See paintings by Linda Boutacoff, Pam Haunschild and Eve Margo Withrow in the “Nature’s Tapestry” exhibition, on display in the main gallery until September 23. The community gallery features works by Cindy Triplett in the “Inspired by New Zealand” exhibition. on view until August 26. The Members Gallery showcases all new work by more than 50 RGAC members in a myriad of mediums, on view through August 26. For more information, visit roguegallery.org or call 541-772-8118.

Mildred D. Field