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Our favorite art studios and galleries in Douglas County

ART GALLERY AT UCC, Whipple Fine Arts Building, Umpqua Community College, 1140 College Road, Winchester. A summer exhibit is planned, content to be determined, from the end of June through the end of August. Hours at that time will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Regular hours will resume at the end of September and are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. 541-440-4691.

CLARK STUDIO AND GALLERY, 130 N.E. Exchange Ave., Roseburg — “Artists in Flight,” a collection of art with birds in mind, features more than 100 pieces from 50-plus artists, past and present, and continues through the end of May. Guest artists are featured for June and July, with an exhibit during the latter month from a group of painters from across the state who created works while on location at Crater Lake. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 541-672-2180.

DOUGLAS COUNTY MUSEUM, 123 Museum Drive, Roseburg — This summer, visitors can see “Weird, Wild Woods” a display about the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Forest Service and Sasquatch. Also on display is the museum’s historic gun collection. The museum, which focuses on activities for children and families, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is $5 adults, $4 seniors and free for children 17 and younger. douglasmuseum.com or 541-957-7007.

ELKTON COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTER, 15850 Highway 38 West, Elkton — From early June through Aug. 22, visitors can view works in the “Umpqua Valley Watercolor Society and Friends” exhibit. Afterward, a mixed media display of works by Elkton-area artists will be on view through the holiday season. From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. After Labor Day, artwork can be viewed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Free admission. 541-584-2692.

FISHER’S FLOWERS AND FINE ART GALLERY, 638 W. Harrison St., Roseburg. — Currently on exhibit is Ann Lindsay’s “Beyond Construction,” a display featuring reclaimed wood and inspired by the timber industry. “Coastal Color,” which includes mixed media works of various themes by five artists from the coastal area, is on view from June 21 through Sept. 13. The gallery is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday by appointment. 541-672-6621.

THE GALLERY AT MARSHANNE LANDING, 175 Hogan Road, Oakland — The Gallery showcases works from 20 Douglas County artists. On display are bronze and porcelain pieces by Ginger Updegrave, pastels by Jan Horn and Trudy Reynolds and works made of fiber, jewelry, glass, raku and iron. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, otherwise by appointment. Free admission. 541-459-7998.

GALLERY NORTHWEST, 625 S.E. Jackson St., Roseburg — Features different monthly displays. May’s guest artist will be oil painter Andy Duclos. In June, the gallery will display watercolors by Jlynn Peterson. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. 541-817-2784.

GALLERY 7, Seven Feathers Casino Resort, 146 Chief Miwaleta Lane, Canyonville — Seven Feathers Gallery 7 is on the first floor near the hotel lobby, across from the River Rock Spa. “Vineyards,” an exhibit of artwork by 15 artists in various media representing vineyards, grapes, wine and the wine industry of the Pacific Northwest, is on display through June 5. The next exhibit, a collection of floral-themed paintings featuring multiple artists, will continue throughout the summer. Open 24 hours, seven days a week. Free admission. 541-839-1312.

OAKLAND MUSEUM, 130 Locust St. — This museum is about the history of the town, including a general store, doctor’s office, bank, parlor, train station, pharmacy and other rooms typical of an early Oakland home, with memorabilia from the 1860s to mid-1900s. The museum is open from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. daily except holidays. No admission charge, but donations are appreciated. 541-459-3087.

SUSAN COMERFORD STUDIO AND GALLERY, 485 S.E. Kane St., Roseburg. — Comerford, known for her large oil landscapes of the North Umpqua River and the Pacific Northwest, has works in public as well as private collections. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment. 541-784 8722 or 800-563-0417 or susancomerford.com.

UMPQUA DISCOVERY CENTER, 409 Riverfront Way, Reedsport — The “Tidewaters and Time” exhibit launches a journey starting with the Kuuich Indians and explorers such as Jedediah Smith, extending through pioneers’ stories of town life and including videos of how logging was done in the past. “Pathways to Discovery” takes visitors on a simulated outdoor adventure featuring four seasons in various environments – an estuary, forest, meadow and the dunes, with a stop at a weather station. Summer hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $8 per adult and $4 for children ages 5 to 16. 541-271-4816.

UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CENTER, 1624 W. Harvard Ave., Roseburg — Through July 5, “ArtWorks NW” will be displayed in the Hallie Brown Ford Gallery. Also during those dates, “PhotoWorks NW” will be exhibited in the Red Gallery, “All About Agriculture 2013 Tour Show” will be in the Corridor Gallery, “UVARTS Watercolor Class with Bill Mehlhoff” will be in Gallery II and “UCC Student Design Work” will be in the Student Gallery. The Umpqua Valley Arts Association’s annual membership show, “UVAA Open,” will be on exhibit from July 10 through Aug. 28, displaying member artwork of all mediums and themes throughout the building. “Umpqua Plein Air” will be the exhibit from Sept. 6 through Oct. 25. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The arts center will be closed June 30 through July 4. Free admission. 541-672-2532 or uvarts.com.

YE OLDE ART SHOPPE, 106 N.E. Oak St., Myrtle Creek — At 5,000-plus square feet, the gallery displays local artists’ works of oil, pastel, acrylic paintings, pencil drawings and more. Artists include Dan Redlin, Judy Kelley, Linda Navakovich, Cora Larson, T.L. Estes, Andrew Duclos and Jackie Wells. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday 541-863-6843.


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