New exhibits highlight the First Friday art walk in Ashland's downtown and Railroad District. The monthly art walk will be from 5 to 8 p.m.

New exhibits highlight the First Friday art walk in Ashland's downtown and Railroad District. The monthly art walk will be from 5 to 8 p.m.

Art walk maps are available at the galleries and Ashland Chamber of Commerce. Visitors will find opportunities to meet the artists, watch art demonstrations, hear live music and enjoy refreshments at some of the galleries.

Check the following listings for details. Please note that some galleries will be closed during the event.

The following galleries are members of the Ashland Gallery Association:

ADELANTE! GALLERY & TEA HOUSE: 88 N. Main St.,, 541-488-0290. "The Cloud Series," pastel landscapes by Jan Hutchinson, live music, tea and chocolate.

ART & SOUL GALLERY: 247 E. Main St.,, 541-488-9006. "Music in the Streets, Architecture, Landscape & Life as It Happens," oil paintings by Charity Hubbard; live music by Douglas Ross on dulcimer, Al Dinardi on guitar and Andrew Hubbard on percussion; wine and refreshments.

ASHLAND ART CENTER: 357 E. Main St.,, 541-301-5975. "Mexico Impressions," watercolor paintings by Elaine Renett, open artist studios, live music by Thad Falcon and refreshments.

ASHLAND ART WORKS: 291 Oak St.,, 541-488-4735. "Midnight Muse," sculptures and paintings by Elin Babcock, and "Birds with Heart," ceramic birds by Cheryl Kempner.

BOHEMIA GALLERY AND FRAMING: 552 A St.,, 541-488-5227. "Object(ive) (Re)Occurrence," paintings by Robert Beckmann and sculptures by Ellen Wishnetsky-Mueller.

DAVIS AND CLINE GALLERY: 525 A St., Suite 1, 541-482-2069, "Transitions," works by John Kiley and Carrie Seid, and "Smalls," small-scale and detailed works by eight local artists. The gallery will be closed for Friday's art walk.

GALLERIE KARON: 500 A St., 541-482-9008. "The Female of the Species," works by 27 female artists, live jazz by Dan Fellman and Grant Ruiz, as well as munchies.

HANSON HOWARD GALLERY: 89 Oak St.,, 541-488-2562. "Into the Woods," oil landscapes by Randall Tipton and mixed-media sculptures by Nelson Davis.

HILLTOP GALLERY: 859B Mountain Meadows Drive,, 541-708-5141. "New Mexico Enchants," a juried exhibit featuring works by 13 New Mexico artists. The gallery will not be open for Friday's art walk.

HOUSTON'S CUSTOM FRAMING AND FINE ART: 270 E. Main St.,, 541-482-1983. Printmaking and paintings by gallery artists.

ILLAHE STUDIOS AND GALLERY: 215 Fourth St.,, 541-488-5072. Oil landscapes by Terry Suave, ceramic sculptures and mosaics by Sue Springer, live music by guitarist Stephen Kane, wine and refreshments.

NIMBUS: 25 E. Main St., 541-482-3621. Abstract, oil paintings by Megan Headley.

SCHNEIDER MUSEUM OF ART: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd.,, 541-552-6245. The gallery will be closed for Friday's art walk.

THOMAS LEE GALLERY: 20 S. First St.,, 541-482-1135. Dr. Seuss prints, sculptures and books.

THE WEBSTERS: 11 N. Main St.,, 541-482-9801. Artful clothing, jewelry, hats and accessories.

Associate members of the Ashland Gallery Association include:

ASHLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL: 280 Maple St.,, 541-201-4005. Works by six artists from Ashland Art Center. The gallery is open until 6 p.m. weekdays.

CREEKSIDE PIZZA BISTRO: 92 N. Main St.,, 541-482-4131. Acrylic and oil paintings by Jupiter Moon.

ENOTECA BY EDENVALE: 17 N. Main St.,, 541-482-3377. Works by Thomas Kinkade from a private collection, wine and tapas.

FAMILY MASSAGE EDUCATION CENTER: 1081 E. Main St.,, 541-482-3567. Pastel paintings by Clista Prelle-Tworek, live music by Karen Hardman and Liz Jones, massages and chocolate provided by Zorba's Raw Chocolate.

GRADIENT GALLERY: 175 N. Main St.,, 541-482-3647. The gallery is closed for the summer.

HANNON LIBRARY: 1250 Siskiyou Blvd. (on the Southern Oregon University campus),, 541-552-6023. Works by students, faculty and other local artists.

LIQUID ASSETS WINE BAR: 96 N. Main St.,, 541-482-9463. "Americana," photography by Slade Sapora, wildlife photography by Dan Elster and watercolor landscapes by Beth Martin.

LOVE REVOLUTION: 111 E. Main St., 541-201-2060. Evocative works by regional artists, live music and wine.

PELTON HOUSE: 228 B St.,, 541-488-7003. Photography by Sarah Patterson and Dan Elster and paintings by Cathy DeForest.

PLAZA SALON AND SPA: 60 N. Main St.,, 541-890-6108. Abstract, acrylic paintings by Toby McElroy and live, folk music by Ava Joe.

WEISINGERS OF ASHLAND: 3150 Siskiyou Blvd.,, 541-488-5989. Abstract paintings by Yang Yu and wine.

Working studio members:

BACKROADS STUDIO: 161 Fourth St., Marble sculptures and prints by Harriet Greene, illustrations and photography by Martin Goldman and live music by guitarist Roanne Lewis.

CATHY DEFOREST STUDIO: 1067 Emigrant Creek Road,, 541-690-6976. Etchings, printmaking, artist books, photography and letterpress prints by Cathy DeForest. The studio will be closed for Friday's art walk.

CATHY DORRIS STUDIO: 130 A St.,, 541-821-0651. Zen-style assemblages by Cathy Dorris.

CONCETTI FINE ARTS: 40 N. Main St., 541-601-0963. "$99 Bucks," small paintings by 10 local artists, live music, wine and hors d'oeuvres.

ETIENNE STUDIO: 143 N. Third St.,, 541-482-1766. Acrylic paintings by Suzanne Etienne. The studio will be closed for Friday's art walk.

GATHERING GLASS STUDIO: 322 N. Pioneer St.,, 541-488-4738. Glassworks and demonstrations by Keith Gabor, Scott Carlson and Jeff Addicott.

JEGA GALLERY AND SCULPTURE GARDEN: 625 A St.,, 541-488-2474. Photography by Dan Verner, sculptures by J. Ellen Austin and Dawn Ferrari, oil paintings by Javier Barajas Villanueva, live music by the Tom Stamper Trio, poetry readings and refreshments.

STUDIO A. B.: 621 A St.,,, 541-482-2253. Charcoal, pastel and graphite drawings by Ann DiSalvo and digital collages by Bruce Bayard.