Illinois River Valley Arts Council
Illinois River Valley Arts Council

Learning Through  Art

Learning Through Art (LTA), IRVAC's most cherished program, is committed to bringing art and cultural experiences to the youth of the Illinois River Valley



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Art Keeps You Happy

Get envolved, stay connected, be happy!



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"On Going Events"

 "Special & Ongoing Events" to highlight in more detail events and programs put on or sponsored by IRVAC. Special & Ongoing Events covers all reoccurring events such as ArtWalk and the Artisan's Faire and  special events such as dinners and concerts, please click on links below or to the left to find out more.

Below are some quick links to pages:

Second Friday ArtWalk

Harvest Moon Hoedown

Artisan Faire

3 Rivers Chorale

The Gates Poster

News for Members

IV Valley Slide Show

Community Events Calendar



Get ready for ArtWalk

The new ArtWalk season is upon us!



Art Events Throughout the Year

Illinois River Valley Arts Council sponsors art events throughout the year including:
Mardi Gras Cruise: 5 – 9 p.m. Feb. 14
Selma Community & Education Center
18255 Redwood Hwy., Selma
Second Friday ArtWalk: 5 - 8 pm, May 8
Play: “Cavetown” – 6 pm May 16 & 2 pm May 17
Lorna Byrne Middle School, 101 S. Junction Ave.
“The Valley Dances” – 6 pm May 23 & 2 pm May 24
Lorna Byrne Middle School, 101 S. Junction Ave.
Second Friday ArtWalk: June 12, July 10, Aug 14
Harvest Moon Hoedown: 5 – 9 pm, October 10
Selma Community & Education Center
18255 Redwood Hwy., Selma
Artisans’ Holiday Faire – Dec. 11 & 12
Play: “A Solstice Story” – Dec. 12 & 13
We team with dancefarm to provide arts experiences at all 3 I.V. public schools
and with other non-profits, including 3 Rivers Chorale throughout the year.



Bringing Art to the Illinois Valley

Illinois River Valley Arts Council

is a non-profit organization in Southern Oregon's Illinois River Valley which supports Artists, Schools, Residents and Tourism  through a spectrum of programs which foster Artistic Expression and Creativity.

Our Mission

To Enrich the Lives of the Residents of the Illinois River Valley by Fostering Creativity, and Providing Art Education and Art Experiences.

Join Us

Membership is open to everyone. You need not be an Artist to support the Arts!

We Support - the Josephine Cointy Library please visit the library link to see a list of current happenings.


 Slide Show of the Illinois Valley from our Webmaster, Bruce Stone

I have added a slide show of our beautiful Illinois Valley showing the rich and diverse nature of the valley we call home. Feel free to contact webmaster to add your photo. I have set up on separate page so as to not slow down loading of this page.-Slide Show Here.



Grant Opportunity


I have this message going out to a handful of movers and shaker in the visual arts arena!  :-)

Attached are this years Haines & Friends Fund Grant Application and Guidelines forms.  I am pleased to announce that we just received our first "FRIEND" contribution of $10,000 which will bring our grant fund up to $60,000 this year!!!!!  The new contributing friend is to remain anonymous.

Please share these applications with your constituency.  Due date for the application submission is: 5pm on Monday, June 1st at the Ashland Art Center located at 357 East Main Street in downtown Ashland.

I will receive all queries and comments to this email address:

Thank you for sharing this application information.

Smiles, Denise

Denise Baxter
Executive Director/Founder
Ashland Art Center
357 East Main Street
Ashland, Oregon

Guidelines for grant
2015 Artist Guidelines and FAQs.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [179.5 KB]
Artist Grant Application
Download this pdf if interested in the above grant.
2015 Artist Grant Application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [168.9 KB]
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