July 2020
a newsletter about current events & updates
Greetings!
On CBS Sunday Morning this week, comedian Jim Gaffigan, who is a regular contributor, talked about looking at his calendar and seeing the words cancelled and postponed. Then he mentioned some of the key elements of his plans that aren't happening and how life changing it can be.

I'm sure you are all experiencing some of this as well. One thing that I like to think is that we are not going to go back to any sort of known old normal - but perhaps we can start a fresh new normal that is kinder and less divisive. We have a great opportunity right now.

Be well!
Hyla

And, by the way - here's Jim's segment of the show:
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opportunities
workshops and classes
GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART VIRTUAL AND OUTDOOR CLASSES
Click any of the pictures to sign up!
events and things to do
MOST LIVE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

performing arts happenings
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is streaming their production of Copper Children for a limited time. The cost is $15 for a 48 hour pass. The play is amazing. Click the picture below for a link.
visual art happenings
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The museum is currently closed.
We are very sad to have to do this.
Stay tuned for some "virtual" things.
Virtual Art in the Garden
Every year in June the museum hosts an event called Art in the Garden. It's a fun time to visit fabulous gardens and purchase art. This year it had to be cancelled but we created a booklet for you to enjoy.
Click the picture below to turn the pages of the booklet.
The museum does not currently have a live exhibit.
However, here is a virtual walk through memory lane of some past exhibitions.
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the monthlies
Poetry Sharing
Virtual Zoom Second Friday Poetry Night
Grants Pass Museum of Art.
Free to the public (donations welcome)
Read poetry and/or listen to others 
July optional theme is: Flowers

For more information, Please call   541-479-3290
Topic: Poetry Night - "Flowers"
Time: Jul 10, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time
 Join Zoom Meeting
 
Meeting ID: 823 1323 4835

Dial by your location
       +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
       +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
       
Meeting ID: 823 1323 4835
community calendar links
Grants Pass and Josephine County information
The Nonprofit Association of Oregon has an event calendar on their website.
Go there and register your events if you so choose! 
Brand new and easy to use
Information about the
Illinois Valley
Information about the Applegate and surrounding areas
Grants Pass
Travel Information
Good for "Staycations" too!
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Street art at its best!
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