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Award for Graduating High School Seniors

Award for Graduating High School Seniors

Each year the Mariposa County Arts Council offers an award of $500 to a graduating senior from Mariposa County who has demonstrated a commitment both to the arts and their community. The application may be downloaded here and are due May 19, 2017.  

Young Master Composers Celebration 2017

Young Master Composers Celebration 2017

Young Master Composers Celebration helps aspiring young composers to compose “classical” music of their own while learning to appreciate great music – by others. It’s open to Mariposa County residents aged 8-18 who follow simple guidelines — and it’s best if they read music. Three entrants will win cash AND […]

MSO Spring Concert

MSO Spring Concert

The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra welcomes you to 2017’s Spring Concert, featuring two performances: Saturday April 29 at 7pm at the Fiester Auditorium and Sunday, April 30 at 2pm the Majestic Yosemite (Ahwahnee) Hotel, Yosemite National Park. The concert will open with an overture to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “dramma giocoso” opera “Don […]

Mariposa County Arts Council Annual Report 2016

Mariposa County Arts Council Annual Report 2016

2016 was dynamic year for the Mariposa County Arts Council. We plunged headfirst into a number of new ventures and invested time into refining and growing our established programs in order to continue to provide the County of Mariposa with lively cultural events and relevant art experiences for people of all ages and walks of life. The […]

LANDMARK: Yosemite Through the Lens of Contemporary Landscape Photography

LANDMARK: Yosemite Through the Lens of Contemporary Landscape Photography

The Mariposa County Arts Council presents LANDMARK: Yosemite Through the Lens of Contemporary Landscape Photography, a multi-sited exhibition of contemporary landscape photography created in Yosemite. This exhibition celebrates the centennial of the National Park service and looks ahead to the next hundred years. Curated by Cara Goger, LANDMARK features the […]

Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Documentary

Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Documentary

Take a look at the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s new mini-documentary! This video highlights the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s “Our Nation’s Nature” tour, a five-county tour officially commemorating the National Park Service Centennial. It includes excerpts of these performances, gorgeous footage of Yosemite, and fascinating interviews. If you haven’t experienced “Our Nation’s Nature” yet, make […]

NEW! Arts Council Merchandise for SALE!

NEW! Arts Council Merchandise for SALE!

Show your support for your Arts Council with these new items in our Gallery and Online Shop: • A luxuriously large tote bag with the art of Yosemite painter Penny Otwell • The perfect grocery bag with our heart logo • A card set featuring 4 prints of our F/STOP […]