Youth Programs

The Rogue Gallery is excited to receive a grant from the K-12 Summer Learning Fund of Oregon Community Foundation. With this grant, the Rogue Gallery can lower the tuition costs for our 2021 Summer Camp Programs! Don’t miss out on this affordable opportunity to attend a youth art camp.

We wish to express a huge thank you to K-12 Summer Learning Fund of Oregon Community Foundation for generously supporting our Summer Youth Programming.

Sign-up HERE and use the code summer2021 when you check out to receive the youth camp discount.

If you have difficulty registering online, please call (541) 772-8118 to register by phone Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 11 am to 3 pm.

Youth Classes at Rogue Studio


At the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, we provide quality art education to inspire and build life-long interest in the arts. Our art instructors encourage exploration and creativity. We offer classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, cartooning, and more!

Partial scholarships available, call (541) 772-8118 or email for more info!


Papermaking with Samar Dawisha

Ages 7-11

Tuesday-Friday, June 22-25, 9 am-12 pm

Your child will discover the ancient art of papermaking in this introductory class.  Students will create their own paper using traditional techniques and materials.  They will explore embossing, marbling and layering to make custom paper from start to finish.


Junior Painters with Tia Mckenzie

Ages 7-10

4 sessions, Tuesday-Friday, June 29-July 2, 12:30-3:30 pm

Students will explore landscapes, figures, portraits, animals, nature and abstracts using tempera and watercolor.  They will learn color mixing and other foundational painting techniques.



Tie-Dye with Samar Dawisha

Ages 7-11

Tuesday-Friday, July 6-9, 9 am-12 pm

Does your child love tie-dye? Then this is the class for them!  Students will practice a variety of tie-dye techniques including sustainable dying processes.  The Rogue Gallery & Art Center will provide unique items to dye or students can bring their own to create awesome wearable art!

Items you can bring:  any white cotton item (bags, shoes, clothing or fabric).



Anime with Ashley Clasby

Ages 11-15

4 sessions, Tuesday-Friday, July 20-23, 1:00-4:00 pm

We will explore the art of drawing in a traditional anime style using pens, pencils and paint.  Create original characters, storyboard and graphic novel covers that capture your personal artistic style.  Bring your own supplies or have materials provided for you.



Explore Printmaking with Ashley Clasby

Ages 7-10

4 sessions, Tuesday-Friday, July 27-30, 9 am-12 pm

Students will learn how to create works of art using monotype printmaking. Monotypes are created by applying the paint or ink directly onto the plate, then pressing the plate against the paper to create a single print. Monotypes are a very expressive art form and a great introduction to printmaking.







Sherri Beeler

Sherri Beeler has taught for 30 years. She taught at SOU’s Summer Academy program, and is an instructor at Logos Public Charter School. Her work has been published in several magazines including Art Journaling, Create with Me, Stamper’s Sampler and 400 More Ideas.

Ashley Clasby

Ashley Clasby took art classes at Rogue Gallery as a child, which inspired her to pursue art and education. Ashley has a Bachelor of Arts in printmaking and fiber arts from the University of Oregon. She has a teaching credential from Southern Oregon University. She currently teaches at Sacred Heart in Medford.

Samar Dawisha

Samar Dawisha was born in Basra, Iraq and lived in Baghdad as a child.  She is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor.  Samar has taught art at middle & high schools in the Rogue Valley, SOU Youth programs, the Schneider Museum of Art and The Rogue Gallery in Medford.  She has also exhibited her work nationwide.

Tia McKenzie

Tia McKenzie studied drawing, painting, and printmaking at Portland State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts. She then earned her Master of Arts and Teaching from Lewis and Clark College. Tia has been teaching art for thirteen years. She has taught preschool through adult students at Tigard High School, the Rogue Gallery and Art Center, Southern Oregon University youth programs, and Sacred Heart Catholic School. Currently, she teaches art at St. Mary’s School.


Family & Friends Art Day

All ages welcome.

Every 2nd Saturday of the month, 12 pm-2 pm

June 12, July 10 & August 14

Come create, explore, and enjoy discovering art at the Rogue Gallery & Art Center the second Saturday of each month.  Create interesting art projects in the Rogue Studio and explore our Main, Community, and Members’ Gallery spaces with an art scavenger hunt the whole family will enjoy!  All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Family & Friends July 10 Registration

Family & Friends August 14 Registration


We add new classes three times a year, winter/spring, summer and fall. Become a member and receive our class catalogue and get the discounted member rate. Partial Scholarships are available! Please call (541) 772-8118 for more information.

View our Class Cancellation Policy.

Elementary Arts Outreach Program

The Elementary Arts Outreach Program brings visual arts to 5th grade students by providing access to Rogue Gallery, Rogue Studio, and bringing art instructors to their classrooms for monthly art lessons throughout the school year. Students learn foundational skills in the visual arts, art history and art appreciation. Thanks to the Reed and Carolee Walker Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Anna May Family Foundation, U.S. Bank Foundation, business sponsorship, and individual donor support. Through their support Rogue Gallery & Art Center is able to offer the Elementary Arts Outreach program.

Field Trips & Tours

Bring your class or group to the Rogue Gallery & Art Center for a memorable experience including hands-on art lessons and interactive art exhibition tours- quality education to inspire and build a life-long interest in the arts.

Enjoy exploring all three galleries and making one of a kind works of art guided by Rogue Gallery & Art Center staff! Field Trip tour programs are offered Tuesday through Friday during gallery hours, 10 am to 5 pm. We can customize your experience to meet the needs of your group or school!

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center offers fun-filled, two hour field trips this school year that include:

INTRODUCING ART—Warm welcome and introduction to the world of the visual arts.

EXPLORING ART & ARTISTS—Exciting and stimulating art hunts to explore Main Gallery art exhibits by renowned national and regional artists!

LOOKING DEEPLY—Fun learning opportunities designed to develop creative and critical thinking through looking deeply at original art work.

MAKING ART—Hands-on art activities using high-quality materials in our 1,100 square foot art studio!

Typically, half the group is in the Studio while the other half is in the Galleries to ensure no more than 18 students in a group. We can accommodate your class of up to 36 students.

Call Rogue Gallery & Art Center at (541) 772-8118 or email us at for more info or to book a time of creativity, fun, and to exposure to the visual arts.