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AUDITIONS for The Elephant Man, August 3rd and 5th

AUDITIONS for The Elephant Man, August 3rd and 5th

Auditions for Bernard Pomerance’s Tony Award winning play “The Elephant Man” will be held at the Mariposa Park Amphitheater on Monday, August 3rd and Wednesday, August 5th, at 6:00 p.m. The play is being presented as a Community Service Class through Merced College ($60.00 enrollment fee) in conjunction with Mariposa […]

FREE Stage Craft Workshop August 1st

FREE Stage Craft Workshop August 1st

The Mariposa Theater Alliance invites you to a FREE stage craft workshop with Fred Friedland. Learn the proper technique for building stage platforms on August 1, 9am to 5pm, at the Mariposa County Park Amphitheater. Pre-registration not required.

Yosemite National Park Superintendent Don Neubacher and Les Marsden, Ahwahnee Hotel MSO concert, April 26, 2015. Photo Credit: Michael McLane

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Receives a Creative California Communities Grant from the California Arts Council

Congratulations to our Mariposa Symphony Orchestra who were recently announced as a California Arts Council’s Creative California Communities grantees. The orchestra’s “American Anniversaries” project won the award, helping enable the MSO to present live concerts in Yosemite National Park’s numerous gateway county communities in the spring of 2016.  Recognized for its […]

Juveniles Utilizing Massive Potential Starting with Arts (JUMP StArts)

Juveniles Utilizing Massive Potential Starting with Arts (JUMP StArts)

We are honored to be one of eight organizations to receive funds to provide arts programs benefiting at-risk youth through the California Arts Council’s pilot competitive grant program, Juveniles Utilizing Massive Potential Starting with Arts (JUMP StArts). We will use these funds to develop and launch a new visual arts […]

Mariposa Evenings Kick Off Photo Booth

Mariposa Evenings Kick Off Photo Booth

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Mariposa Evenings Kick Off/Energy Upgrade California photo booth on June 5th. You can access the photos here. For more information about Mariposa Evenings, please click here. And to learn more about about reducing energy usage and costs please visit Energy Upgrade California’s website.  

Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings Concert Series 2015 Lineup

Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings Concert Series 2015 Lineup

Every Friday and Saturday evening during the summer months (this year, June 5 – August 28*) we host Cousin Jack’s Mariposa Evenings Summer Concert Series in downtown Mariposa’s Arts Park. These free concerts are produced by Ronnie Sweeting and feature folk, bluegrass, rock, jazz, reggae, and country bands hailing from […]

NEW Program! The Mariposa Theatre Alliance

NEW Program! The Mariposa Theatre Alliance

We are very pleased to announce our new program, the Mariposa Theatre Alliance. The Mariposa Theatre Alliance is an association of producing theater artists formed to foster and promote theatre throughout Mariposa County. In addition to staging productions, the Mariposa Theatre Alliance will provide theatre classes and workshops open to members […]

District 2 Art Show Call for Artists

District 2 Art Show Call for Artists

Attention Mariposa and Tuolumne County Artists! Entry forms for our third annual District 2 Art Show are now available here. If you have any question please call the Arts Council at (209) 966-3155 or Mimi Jones at (209) 878-3158.

NEW! Summer Adult Art Classes

NEW! Summer Adult Art Classes

We are thrilled to announce our Summer Adult Art Classes. In May, we are offering a Transfer Workshop with Anna Friedland. June: a day-long Plein Air Oil Painting workshop in Yosemite with Penny Otwell. July: Mask Making with Jackie Baxton. September: Jewelry Making with LothLorien Stewart. Except for Penny’s class, […]