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See works by Nancy Jo Mullen, such as this piece, “The Secret Life of Bees,” on display at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, a venue participating in Medford’s Third Friday events. See announcements. Photo by Russ Gorman

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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 or call 541-482-2553.

Art & Soul Ashland: The gallery features paintings in a variety of mediums and styles by local and regional artists. Throughout October, discover the photographic work of star artist Tom Glassman, who composes his shots in camera without any post-processing other than initial color correction. During the month of November, see the ‘Tiny Show – Big Impact’ exhibition, featuring small paintings by the twenty-six member artists to celebrate the holiday season. Art & Soul Ashland, located at 247 E. Main St., Ashland, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. See 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 the month of October, discover the collective exhibition “Autumn”, featuring works by member artists presenting their interpretations of the autumn season. The Salon will feature the works of multimedia artist Roy Musitelli and textile/jewelry artist Thalia Keple in the “World in Perspective” exhibition, on view until November. 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, 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. See abstract acrylic paintings by featured guest artist Alx Fox, on display until October 30. The Main Gallery will exhibit new work by member artists in a variety of mediums including oil, pastel, watercolour, acrylic and fabric. The Galleria Fall/Halloween show will feature all kinds of “scary” crafts. 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, fiber arts, jewelry, and garden art. Throughout October, woodwork by John Weston and mixed media textiles by Claudia Law will be the featured exhibits. 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 or call 541-488-4735.

Central Art Gallery: The gallery will feature works by featured artist Sumner Brock in the “Kaleidoscope” exhibit, from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, October 21, during Medford’s Third Friday Art Walk. In 30 days, painter and designer Sumner Brock created 30 paintings. Each painting is based on a different emotion corresponding to the background color and content of the painting. The exhibition will be on display until October 31. The art supply store and gallery is located at 101 N. Central Ave., Medford. For details, see or call 541-773-1444.

Crooked Mile Gallery: The gallery, located at 4495 S. Pacific Highway., Suite #320, in the Phoenix Industrial Studios, Phoenix, exhibits artwork and artistic creations by local and international artists. Normal gallery hours are 2-6 p.m. Thursday-Sunday and by appointment. See or call 541-577-8801 for details.

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. Throughout October, discover the works of featured fine art quilter, Diana Rasmussen. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 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. 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. Admire Japanese prints by Walt Padgett, on display until November 11. 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 approximately 60 local artists. Discover the works of featured artist Marianne Nielsen throughout the month of October. 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. Admire the works of star artist Tom Hausken, featuring a variety of materials including traditional oils, industrial coatings, graphite, paper and canvas, on display through October 22. The November exhibition will feature paintings by Wade Schuster and sculptures by Ondrea Levey. The gallery will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. See or call 541-488-2562.

Oak Leaf Studio: Located between Hanson Howard Gallery and Ashland Art Works at 247 Oak St., Ashland, Oak Leaf Studio is the work and gallery space of local artist Leif Trygg, who works in a variety of media such as pastel, watercolor, acrylic. and digital imaging. Throughout October and November, discover the exhibition “From ballet to hip-hop”, a new series of drawings capturing the variety of movements and styles of the dancers. The studio will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. See or call 541-488-5756.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center: The gallery, featuring works by local artists, at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. See selections from more than four decades of work by multimedia artist and former Rogue Gallery & Art Center Executive Director Nancy Jo Mullen, on display in the main gallery until November 11. The Members Gallery showcases all new work by over 35 RGAC members in a myriad of mediums. The Berryman Gallery, a satellite exhibition space of the RGAC, located in the second-floor lobby of the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, will exhibit Kristen Beck’s photography, on view through November 30. A reception will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 21, during Medford’s monthly Third Friday event. An “Artist Talk” will be given at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday October 22. For more information, see or call 541-772-8118.

Schneider Museum of Art: The fall exhibitions at the Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University feature Mel Perst’s contemporary abstract art, “The Golden Hour,” and curated exhibit “Sensate Objects.” The exhibits will be on display until December 10. A solo exhibition of Prest’s work will be held in the main gallery, his curated group exhibition, which features works by thirteen artists, will be shown in the Heiter and Treehaven galleries. Masterpieces on loan will also be displayed in the entrance gallery. The gallery, located at 555 Indiana St. Ashland, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free, donations accepted. The museum will be closed on October 8. See or call 541-552-6245 for details.

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