JCLS Medford Library is a well-stocked public library that offers books for people of all ages. They conduct several reading and storytime programs. A good place to take your kids to for getting them into the habit of reading.
Jacksonville Historic District is a must visit sites in the city, especially for those with a keen inclination for all things vintage. A designated Historic Landmark, this is a good spot for a look into the city's rich past. Peppered with several vintage buildings, culture centers, parks and historic landmarks, everything about this spot is perfect for an old-fashioned evening stroll.
The Southern Oregon University houses the Oregon Center for the Arts, wherein lies the Schneider Museum of Art. Christened after Bill and Florence Schneider, this exemplary museum offers a platform to promote visual arts. The intriguing exhibitions and programs held here lure both individuals from the academic as well as the art-loving community. During your visit to the Schneider Museum of Art, you will also find plentiful information about the myriad workshops, concerts, lectures held here. When in Ashland, art lovers must consider making a headway to the Schneider Museum of Art.
Enjoying a beautiful outdoor location amidst a lush canopy of trees, Britt Performance Garden is an excellent event venue for hosting private events. A treat to visit during the summer months, Britt Performance Garden hosts weddings, company events, events of celebratory nature, social gatherings and much more. Apart from that, being acoustically endowed, it is also a preferred venue for hosting outdoor concerts and festivals. Bring chairs, blankets, and a picnic to the enjoy live entertainment under the sky.
Hanson Howard Gallery is one of the oldest galleries in town. Established by Judy Howard in 1979, it showcases over 40 local artists from across the northwest, some of whom who have been featured here since its inception. Monthly exhibitions of fine and contemporary art represent a plethora of media and styles - from abstract work to landscape art, on canvas, print, ceramic and sculpture. Some of the names on their line-up include Ken Grant, Vince Carl, Wayne Armstrong, Marie Maretska and Sue Yamins.
One of the many Elks lodges scattered throughout the country, Ashland Elks Lodge #944 is situated in Downtown Ashland. Spread over four floors, this Elks Lodge plays host to numerous events throughout the year. Many of the dinners at this entirely non-commercial space are followed by musical performances. Many fund raisers and parties are also organized here.
Part of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, within the complex you can find the New Theatre.
Located off East Main Street, Angus Bowmer Theatre opened its doors in the year 1970. It is named after the former director, Angus L. Bowmer. This state-of-the-art theater can seat hundreds of guests. This indoor theater features stadium-style seating arrangements which offers unobstructed views of the main stage. It was designed by the architects, Kirk, Wallace and McKinley.