Affiliated Arts Programs

Supported by the Oregon Center for the Arts

Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University is excited to be associated with the following Affiliated Arts Programs. Housed or largely supported by the University, these programs engage the community through presentations, collaborations, special events, and performances.

Bust drawing of William Shakespeare - OCA Allied Art Programs


A forum to explore new and provocative thinking about the works of William Shakespeare through the prism of an American perspective.

Chamber Music Enso Concert Performance - OCA Allied Art Programs

Chamber Music Concerts

Chamber Music Concerts (CMC) is a concert presenter dedicated to bringing world-class chamber music and an educational outreach program to the Rogue Valley.

Girls sitting outside the Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University - OCA Allied Art Programs

Schneider Museum of Art

Serving both an academic and community audience, the SMA provides a challenging environment that engages with the visual arts through exhibitions and programs.

Jazz Ensemble - SOU Performing Arts - OCA Allied Art Programs

One World Performance Series

 Featuring some of the top artists touring the West Coast with the goal of bringing people together to share the universal language of music and the performing arts.

Performance artists on the lawn at the Oregon Fringe Festival at SOU - OCA Allied Art Programs

Oregon Fringe Festival at
Southern Oregon University

Each spring, the OFF joins an international arts festival movement celebrating a 70-year history of creating venues for unconventional artists and audiences.

EMDA Student holding a tablet in front of a lightboard - OCA Allied Art Programs

Emerging Media Convention

EMCon is an annual digital media convention for students, alumni, and professionals working in the digital media industry to collaborate and expand support networks.

Clarinets – Music Program Performing in the concert hall at SOU - Allied Art Programs

Affiliated OCA Programs

Chamber Music Concerts
Tutunov Piano Series
Shakespeare Visiting Schools Program
Ashland Chamber Music Workshop
Schenider Museum of Art
Oregon Fringe Festival
Lunacy Theatre Festival
Honors High School Band and Chorus
Summer Saxophone Workshop
Westwind Review
Emergent Forms Reading Series
International Piano Institute
JPR One World Performance Series
EmCon – Emerging Media Convention

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