Our Mission

The Arts Council is an incorporated not-for-profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County.
 

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Framing the Street, An Exhibition of Documentary Photography by David Johnson

Framing the Street, An Exhibition of Documentary Photography by David Johnson

  This fall and winter the Treetop Gallery will host, “Framing the Street,” a special exhibition of documentary photography by David Johnson, from November 8, 2014 through April 3, 2015. The public is invited to the opening reception for the exhibition on November 8, 2014 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. David Johnson, […]

More F/STOP Classes for People Over 55

More F/STOP Classes for People Over 55

This fall we are continuing the F/STOP photography program aimed at Mariposa residents over the age of 55. This program consists of a series of free, 4-week digital photography classes focused on the artistic elements of photography and is designed to promote creativity, self-expression, and increase comfort with digital technology. New […]

Art Classes for Kids

Art Classes for Kids

We are excited to offer after-school art classes for elementary school children at our downtown Treetop Gallery this fall, taught by talented local artists. Classes are offered in small groups of similar-aged children, and different subjects are taught in 2 and 4-week sessions. For more information and to sign up, […]

Introducing Anna Friedland — Our New Education and Public Programs Coordinator

Introducing Anna Friedland — Our New Education and Public Programs Coordinator

We are thrilled to introduce our first Education and Public Programs Coordinator, Anna Friedland. Anna is an artist, teaching artist, and graphic designer who has worked with many local organizations including Theater Arts Mariposa, Balanced Rock Foundation, Mountain Meadow Farms, Sierra Foothill Conservancy, Sierra Foothill Charter School and the Mariposa […]

After School Photography Class, Spring 2014 -- Lighting Lesson

Interesting in Teaching an Art Class for Kids?

We are looking for teaching artists! The Mariposa County Arts Council offers a variety of after school art classes for children ages 6-13 years of age throughout the school year and we are looking for talented teaching artists, in all fields of art (including technology driven arts), who would be […]

Mora in Yosemite at the Treetop Gallery

Mora in Yosemite at the Treetop Gallery

This summer the Mariposa Arts Council is pleased to bring the artwork of Jo Mora to the Treetop Gallery. Mora In Yosemite, which runs July 26, 2014- October 25, 2014, features photographs, sketches, cartes, illustrations created by Jo Mora and inspired by Yosemite and the Sierra alongside his journal entries […]

STORYLINE – 6 Word Stories from the 27th Mariposa Storytelling Festival

STORYLINE – 6 Word Stories from the 27th Mariposa Storytelling Festival

  We had a lot of fun hearing and photographing your 6 word stories this year at the Storytelling Festival. Thank you to everyone who contributed to STORYLINE. You can see all the photo/stories here.