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Schneider Museum of Art

Southern Oregon University, 555 Indiana Street., Ashland, OR 97520
Mon-Sat.: 10 am-4 pm

The Schneider Museum of Art, part of the Oregon Center for the Arts @ Southern Oregon University, is a vital force in the intellectual life of Southern Oregon University that promotes an understanding of the visual arts within a liberal arts education.  Serving both an academic and community audience, it builds a challenging environment that engages with the visual arts through exhibitions and programs supporting interdisciplinary study, research, and discourse. Exhibitions are augmented with FREE Family Days and weekly Tuesday tours at 12:30 as well as other events that are listed on our website.


Complimentary 1 hour parking behind the Museum. When this is full, please use the metered parking.

Meter Directions:

  1. Once at a parking meter, press any button to wake the screen up.
  2. Type in your license plate number, then press enter. (IMPORTANT: Make sure to include all letters and numbers in the correct order. Do not include spaces).
  3. Click OKAY to print a receipt. Click CANCEL if you do not want a receipt.
  4. You can now park in any Student Commuter (Green), Faculty/Staff (Yellow), or metered (White) parking lots. This pass is not valid for parking in spaces that are posted with signs as timed, reserved, or service/delivery spots.

SMA Parking Map



Currently Featured:

Schneider Museum of Art Fall Exhibitions

September 28th, 2018 – January 5th, 2019

Opening Thursday, September 27th, Museum Members and Volunteers VIP reception 4-5pm, General Public, 5-7pm

Entry Gallery:

Terrain: The Space Between from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Featuring work by Vija Celmins, Judy Pfaff and Ed Ruscha

Main Gallery:

Field Burnsa solo exhibition by Patrick Collier

Heiter and Treehaven Galleries:

Outland Abouta two person exhibition featuring Carl Diehl and Susan Murrell. Curated by Patrick Collier

Vija Celmins, “Desert O38c-VC71”, edition 27/65, lithograph, 21 x 27 3/8 in. from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation

Patrick Collier, “Gate Burn”, digital print, 2017 40 x 60 in.


Carl Diehl with Videography by Adam Simmons, “The Hidden Dimension”, Digital Video, 2015





The exhibitions will be complemented with First FridaysFREE Family Daysand Tuesday Tours – drop in docent-led tours of the exhibition held every Tuesday at 12:30 PM.