Crater Rock Museum in Central Point renowned for being the home to the West Coast's finest rock collection. The museum displays several artifacts such as petrified wood, Native American objects, fossils, minerals and many more. Apart from the exhibit areas, the museum also houses a gift shop and provides facilities for events.
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.
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.
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.
Part of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, within the complex you can find the New Theatre.