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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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Emma Wooding (MCHS), Butterfly Girl -- Young Masters 2014

Young Masters Youth Exhibition 2015

CALLING ALL ARTISTS BETWEEN 5-18 YEARS! We invite you submit your original artwork for annual Young Masters Youth Exhibition, which will run throughout February 2015 at the Treetop Gallery. This year’s theme “My Mariposa” is an opportunity for youth in our community to reflect on their hometown and create a […]

Mark Your Calendars for the 28th Mariposa Storytelling Festival

Mark Your Calendars for the 28th Mariposa Storytelling Festival

Our Annual Mariposa Storytelling Festival brings you the best storytelling performances every 2nd weekend in March! This will be our 28th Annual Storytelling Festival and we are excited to be bringing Beth Horner, Tim Lowry, Michael Parent, Antonio Rocha, Anna Rutherford, and Sarah Saulter to Historical Mariposa and Yosemite National Park […]

The MSO’s Festival Holiday Concert is December 20th!

The MSO’s Festival Holiday Concert is December 20th!

A special concert gift for the season is in store as Serge Prokofiev’s beloved Peter and the Wolf is performed by the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra with narration from the podium by MSO Founder/Conductor Les Marsden. The orchestra’s December 20th Festive Holiday Concert at 7:00 PM in the Fiester Auditorium also includes Jacques […]

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

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

“Framing the Street,” a special exhibition of documentary photography by David Johnson, will run at the Treetop Gallery 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, a native of […]

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 […]

Thank you PG&E

Thank you PG&E

The Arts Council has received a grant from Pacific Gas and Electric in the amount of $1000 to assist our new Artists in the School Initiative – an artist in residency and teacher professional development program, which integrates arts learning with Common Core State Standards-based curriculum in each of the Mariposa […]