• August 21, 2016 Mariposa Symphony Orchestra, Our Nations's Nature by Les Marsden.

    The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra

    The MSO is a region-wide symphony orchestra serving the Yosemite area. Mariposa is considered to be the smallest town in all America with its own symphony orchestra.

  • Artists in the Schools

    Artists in the Schools

    Our arts education initiatives include artist-in-residencies in every 5th grade classroom in Mariposa.  

  • Local Art

    Local Art

    Our Treetop Gallery offers a rotating selection of regional artwork.

  • Summer Art Camp

    Summer Art Camp

    Each summer the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc. is pleased partner with Mariposa Parks and Recreation to offer music and visual arts classes to youth enrolled in the Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camp.

  • Music on the Green Summer Concert Series

    Music on the Green Summer Concert Series

    Music on the Green Summer Concert Series is a unique blend of music performed by regional artists. The Mariposa County Art Park is a beautiful setting to enjoy music throughout the summer. Performing here is The Little Fuller Band.

  • S I T E + V I S I O N

    S I T E + V I S I O N

    SITE + VISION is a new visual literacy program designed for high school students, and a partnership program with the Mariposa Unified School District.

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Ah-Lo’-Mah’

Ah-Lo’-Mah’

Ah-Lo’-Mah’ is a site-specific project that asks questions about Mariposa’s identity, our relationship to this place, and the stories that make Mariposa unique.

This Must Be the Place

This Must Be the Place

As part of our work developing a Creative Placemaking Master Plan for Mariposa County, we kickstarted This Must Be the Place: a community snapshot project documenting locals at their favorite places or at their most-loved events.

Virtual Film Club

Virtual Film Club

Together with local film buffs Erik Bachman and Shane Sweeting, we kickstarted Virtual Film Club, a program designed to promote conversation and community during social distancing. Explore film selections now and look forward to major changes coming soon!

Listening With Les

Listening With Les

While the MSO remains on hiatus, I’ve been asked to share my thoughts on the orchestral repertoire with you by our parent organization, the Mariposa Arts Council.

Congratulations, Gracie!

Congratulations, Gracie!

The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to announce Graciela “Gracie” Tafoya as the recipient of our annual High School Student Award.

Resources for Students & Parents

Resources for Students & Parents

Attempting to grow, educate, and entertain ourselves in new circumstances can be challenging, particularly for students learning from home! We’ll post arts resources we find here as we discover them.