Rogue Valley Art Galleries: December 24 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

The Grants Pass Museum of Art will host a fundraising auction featuring artwork in a variety of media on 6-inch by 6-inch panels such as this one, “Spring,” by Pamela Gatten . Courtesy image.

Editor’s note: Masks are required in all indoor public spaces in Oregon. Check with all sites listed in Tempo to confirm events.

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, excluding public holidays. Masks are mandatory and hand sanitizing will be offered at the door. See or call 541-482-2553.

Art du Jour Gallery: Discover exhibitions by 17 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. Until January 31, discover abstract expressionist paintings by salon artist Alx Fox and wildlife photography by Joshua Able. The gallery, located at 213 E. Main St., Medford, will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Openings are possible outside opening hours by reservation. Limit of 10 people in the gallery at a time.

Art & Soul Gallery: The gallery, which features artwork in a variety of mediums by regional artists and is located at 247 E. Main St., Ashland, will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays ; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and by appointment. According to a press release, Art & Soul Gallery will be permanently closing on Friday, December 24. December’s featured exhibition, “Sunrise, Sunset,” includes one work by each gallery member artist, on view through December 24. Limit of 10 visitors in the gallery at a time. See or call 541-488-9006.

Art Presence Art Center: The gallery, which features works in a variety of mediums by local artists, is located at 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, and will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Discover the annual exhibitions “Holiday Treasures and Angels Art Show”, presented until the end of December. See 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, textile arts, and garden art. See the special holiday showcase which displays the works of all their local artist members throughout the month of December. The Art Collective, at 291 Oak St., Ashland, will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. For details, see or call 541-488-4735.

Enclave Studios: Enclave Studios, located at 1661 Siskiyou Blvd. #3, Ashland, is home to five local artists and exhibits paintings, sculptures and mixed media works. Open by appointment. For more information, find Enclave Studios on Facebook or call 541-301-5738.

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. The gallery will host a series of Artist Trunk Shows throughout December. Meet artists to learn about their inspirations and techniques, watch creative demonstrations and more. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Call 541-708-6966 or see for details.

Karon Gallery: The gallery, located at 300 E. Main St., Ashland, features vintage textiles and jewelry, antiques, art, and furniture. Discover the work of more than 30 artists in the “Gifts by the Gifted” exhibition, which features African and Asian works and antiques, several different jewelry styles, local poetry books, and more. From January, discover the exhibition “East Meets East – The Year of the Tiger”, which presents works from countries such as Japan, China, Tibet and Thailand. The gallery will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday. See 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. The gallery will host a “Faux Fun & 6×6″ fundraiser and exhibit, featuring faux masterpieces created by local artists and a diverse selection of artwork limited to 6″ x 6”. The works of art will be auctioned and all proceeds will benefit the museum. The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to 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. See 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 the specially organized “2021 Gallery Artists Gift Salon” until the end of December. The gallery will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and by appointment. Masks are mandatory to visit the gallery and hand sanitizing will be available. For more information, visit or call 541-488-2562. The gallery will be closed throughout the month of January. If you would like to schedule an appointment during this time, email [email protected] or call 541-301-1031.

Houston’s Custom Framing and Fine Art: The gallery, located at 280 E. Hersey St #11, Ashland, will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and by appointment. Admire the colorful display of intaglio prints by Yuji Hiratsuka, photo-realistic etchings by Stephen McMillan, and paintings by Thomas M. Houston. See or call 541-482-1983.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: See Wendy Hines’ mixed-media paintings in the ‘Light Waves’ exhibition, on display in the Community Gallery through January 7. The gallery at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, will be open from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, including special holiday hours, see or call 541-772-8118.

Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild: The Siskiyou Woodcraft Guild will feature an ongoing virtual gallery exhibit offering the opportunity to view and purchase works created by local woodworkers. See

Studio 151: The Art Studio, located at 151 N. Pioneer St., Ashland, features sculptural mixed media artwork by Elizabeth York. Discover a series of works exploring time, relief wall Buddhas and a variety of sculptural animals and birds. The studio is open by appointment only. All proceeds from York Artworks will support Shine a Light, a non-profit organization committed to raising awareness for the prevention and rehabilitation of victims of sex trafficking both locally and overseas. See

Mildred D. Field