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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 […]

The Mariposa Theatre Alliance Presents “The Tramp and the Rough Rider” on July 11

The Mariposa Theatre Alliance Presents “The Tramp and the Rough Rider” on July 11

The Mariposa County Arts Council’s Theatre Alliance proudly presents “THE TRAMP AND THE ROUGH RIDER” on July 11, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Mariposa County High School’s Fiester Auditorium. This highly acclaimed production, written by Lee Stetson, has been produced nationwide, and stars Stetson as John Muir and Alan Sutterfield […]

Masking Making Workshop with Jackie Baxton Starts July 7

Masking Making Workshop with Jackie Baxton Starts July 7

Learn how to take a 2D drawing and turn it into a 3D wearable sculpture. This class will go over design, shaping, coloring and staining, and carving design. Using leather creates a durable art object that can be worn or displayed on the wall. July 7, 14, 21, 28 6:30pm to […]

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Independence Day Spectacular is July 3rd!

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Independence Day Spectacular is July 3rd!

Join us on July 3rd for the MSO’s Independence Day Spectacular! which will feature one of the American west’s most iconic symphonic portrayals: Aaron Copland’s “Rodeo” – which features the movements “Buckaroo Holiday,” “Corral Nocturne,” “Saturday Night Waltz” and one of the most famous pieces of music ever written: “Hoedown,” […]

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.  

Winners of the Young Master Composers Celebration 2015

Winners of the Young Master Composers Celebration 2015

  Congratulations to the two young winners of the 2015 Young Master Composers Celebration: 13-year-old Matt Kroeker and 15-year-old Sean Cox. Both are violinists in the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra and Matt Kroeker is enjoying his second win in the contest. Kroeker’s piece is titled “Symphony #3″ and Cox’s work is called […]

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 […]

Acting Fundamentals Workshop with Connie Stetson

Acting Fundamentals Workshop with Connie Stetson

Our Mariposa Theatre Alliance has organized a 6-week “Acting Fundamentals” workshop with Connie Stetson. The workshop meets every Tuesday evening, from June 23rd to July 28th, and is held at the Bodie Room at the Yosemite Bug Spa and Resort. This workshop is designed for anyone who is interested in building […]

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.