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 of this Southern Oregon community. LTA began in the summer of 2003 with the Biscuit Fire Photography project. 

LTA has grown to include projects serving a large number of local young people throughout the year. LTA works closely with teachers and their curricula to bring hands-on experiences in art, culture, history, music, and the environment.

LTA projects incorporate a local and global community perspective for the youth of the valley. Young people receive training in the arts from professionals and other community members in a positive and supportive environment. Projects are displayed at local schools and the library.

Through this program, young residents of the Illinois Valley gain a deeper understanding of other cultures and find venues to express their new found perspective of the world and themselves.  

For more information or to find out how you can participate and help with this program please contact the Learning Through Art Program Administrator via our Contact Us page or our Volunteer Opportunities page. Check for upcoming events & projects on our Calendar page.



L.T.A. Volunteer Opportunities Summer, 2016: TBA

Join us for a Learning Through Art project!

We are always looking for volunteers to help teach art to the children of our community. No experience is necessary!


 Thank You to everyone who helps make this program a success!


The LTA volunteer coordinator is Cheryl Nelson
Phone: 541-941-0856
Email: hilltoppersguild@ymail.com



or visit IRVAC's Facebook page for more details.

LTA Projects from 2015

Coordinator: Celia Lettis

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