The details are falling into place …

…now, what’s needed is you! The artists! For this year’s Aurora Colony Days Art Show and Sale — the 30th annual, a long and fun history. The website has been updated to include information on this year’s Judges and Featured … Continue reading

Better late than never?

Here’s what may be the tardiest and the briefest report ever — a recap pf the results of the 29th Annual Art Show and Sale, August 12 -14, 2016, part of the Aurora Colony Days celebration.  Blame circumstances mostly under … Continue reading

Plein air watercolor painting during Colony Days

The many visitors to the Old Aurora Colony Museum’s courtyard on the Saturday of Colony Days last year probably didn’t realize that they were helping to evaluate an artistic experiment.  That day, Jude Welter led a group of her students … Continue reading

Aurora Colony Days Art Show and Sale

All the information you need to know about this year’s Aurora Colony Days Art Show and Sale is right at your fingertips — just click on the tabs on the masthead above for the Call to Artists, the Rules and … Continue reading

Call to Artists

You are warmly invited to enter the 50th Anniversary Art Show and Sale at the Woodburn Art Center, May 14-15, receiving May 6-7. Full details at www.woodburnartcenter.com

Aurora Colony Days Art Show 2016

Heads up!  August 12-13-14 are the dates for our 2016 Art Show, taking place as part of the Aurora Colony Days celebration.  (A big celebration this year, as it is Aurora’s 160th birthday.) Watch this space for all the information … Continue reading

Aurora Arts members in action

— Mary Weil’s first-ever show (“Time and Place”) of her pastel paintings — Chehalem Cultural Center at 415 E. Sheridan in Newberg. The opening is Friday evening 5-9 and the shows runs until March 5. — Jude Welter’s “Christmas at … Continue reading

Aurora Arts in Canby

Several Aurora Arts members are also members of the Canby Arts Association and take part in that group’s Art in Business program, displaying their work in various Canby businesses throughout the year. As you shop, look for paintings by Gordon … Continue reading

Ginny Stevens WSO

Congratulations to Colony Days art show ribbon-winner Ginny Stevens, who has obtained the respected status of “Active Membership” in the Watercolor Society of Oregon. This status requires the submission of 3 paintings that are judged on technique, composition and artistic … Continue reading

New watercolor prize awarded

Updating the August 23 and July 20 posts about plein air painting at the Museum during Aurora Colony Days … The Museum asked to display 3 paintings from this day — the Steinbach Log Cabin — at the 48th annual … Continue reading