Illinois River Valley Arts Council Illinois River Valley Arts Council

Welcome to IRVAC

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!

Have a look around our website to get an impression of what we do. If you want to get in touch, please use the guestbook or contact us directly.


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.



We have added a section "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:

Artisans Faire

3 Rivers Chorale

The Gates Auction

Gates Discusion

News for Members

IV Valley Slide Show

Love Boat

Love Boat

IRVAC offers special thanks again to the “Love Boat” sponsors: Cary’s of Oregon, Deer Creek Vineyards, Evergreen Federal Bank, and Wild River Brewing & Pizza Co. We also want to thank The Oregon Little Big Band Duo, Michelle LeComte and Tim Wallace, for their classic and contemporary dance music. The Vine Restaurant, a popular Grants Pass eatery for catering. Patti Jo Edwards, who teaches dance at the Abundant Life Community Center in Grants Pass for her complimentary rumba lessons and all who came and participated for making the evening a huge success.

Bruce Stone custom photos

Cruizers Cruizers

The Love Boat event was a great succes. Bruce Stone is Offering some digital copies to some of the people who purchased Cruise Photos. Just email him at



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Bruce Stone also offers some advanced editing using the wonders of PhotoShop.

Schedule of Events


Caribbean Cruise

has docked review Photos of the event.


Cave Junction's

Second Friday ArtWalk:

Aug 9 2013. Last ArtWalk of the season!

IRVAC would like to thank all artist and participants for making our artwalk such an oustanding event. ArtWalk will be over for this year but look here for more special events and next years dates.


 we have added Community Events Calendar and links to post your event

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