What's happening at art galleries: Sept. 4
American Trails: The gallery, located in the Columbia Hotel, 250 E. Main St., Ashland, features art and crafts of the indigenous peoples in North and South America. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Masks are required by visitors; all staff members will be masked, and hand sanitation will be offered at the door. See americantrails.com or call 541-482-2553.
Art du Jour Gallery: See oil and watercolor paintings by featured guest artist Betty Barss, pastel paintings by featured artist Mary Jo Heath, ornate beaded jewelry by Thalia Keple, and more. The gallery, located at 213 E. Main St., Medford, will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Private viewings are available outside open business hours by reservation. Masks are required to visit the gallery. See artdujourgallery.com, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 541-770-3190.
Art & Soul Gallery: The gallery, at 247 E. Main St., Ashland, will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Featured local artist Jenay Elder will exhibit “Sunlight and Shadows,” featuring oil paintings and gouache sketches Thursday, Sept. 3, through Sept. 27. Masks are required by visitors. See artandsoulgallery.com or call 541-488-9006.
Art Presence Art Center: See oil paintings by featured artist Lucy Warnick in her exhibit,“Tribute to the Applegate and Rogue,” through Sept. 13. Additionally, works by 22 members of the art center’s Artist Workshop are on display in the “Summer Daze” exhibit. Look for watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings, photography, fabric art and sculptures. The gallery, located at 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Masks are required to visit the gallery, and all CDC recommendations will be enforced. Call 541-941-7057.
Ashland Art Works: See the work of 14 local artists, in a variety of mediums including woodwork, fiber arts and garden art. The art collective, at 291 Oak St., Ashland, will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Masks are required to visit the gallery. See ashlandartworksgalleries.wordpress.com or call 541-488-4735.
Gallerie Karon: The gallery, located at 500 A St., Suite 1, Ashland, features vintage textiles and jewelry, antiques, art and furnishings. The gallery will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Masks are required to visit the gallery, and hand sanitation will be available. See discovergalleriekaron.com or call 541-482-9008.
Gallery One: Located downstairs in the Grants Pass Museum of Art, 229 S.W. G St., Grants Pass, the gallery will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Please note that while the gallery is open, the museum remains closed. Masks are required and social distancing guidelines will be enforced. See gpgalleryone.com or call 541-479-1218.
Hanson Howard Gallery: The gallery, located at 89 Oak St., Ashland, features works in an array of mediums including painting, sculpture, ceramics and fine art prints. See sculptures by featured artists John and Robin Gumaelius, as well as paintings by Judy Wise, on exhibit Friday, Sept. 4-29. The gallery will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and by appointment. Masks are required to visit the gallery, and hand sanitation will be available. See hansonhowardgallery.com or call 541-488-2562.
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. Masks are required and hand sanitation will be offered at the door. Call 541-482-1983.
Rogue Gallery & Art Center: The gallery, at 40 S. Bartlett St., Medford, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. See the exhibit “Let it Be,” featuring ceramics by Rebecca Arthur, and paintings by Geralyn Inokuchi, on display through Sept. 25. Masks are required. Call 541-772-8118 or see roguegallery.org.
Schneider Museum of Art: Southern Oregon University’s Schneider Museum of Art ‘s latest exhibition “Migrating Bodies: For(Saking) Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit of Happiness,” is now on display through Oct. 10. This exhibition presents work by five artists or artist collectives that address global migration, its causes and effects, and explores the themes of displacement and migration. The museum, located at 555 Indiana St., in Ashland, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays. From 10 a.m. to noon Wednesdays is designated time for people with health risks. Admission is free, but a $5 donation is suggested. All visitors must wear masks and sanitize hands upon entry. No groups larger than 10 people will be permitted. See sma.sou.edu or call 541-552-6245.