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Ah-Lo’-Mah’ Project

Ah-Lo’-Mah’ Project

Ah-Lo’-Mah’ is a demonstration project that asks questions about Mariposa’s identity, our relationship to this place, and the stories that make Mariposa unique. (Located along the Mariposa Creek Parkway – end of 5th St, Mariposa CA 95338) The piece is a part of the Mariposa County Creative Placemaking Master Plan, […]

This Must Be the Place

This Must Be the Place

As part of our work developing a Creative Placemaking Master Plan for Mariposa County, we kickstarted This Must Be the Place: a community snapshot project documenting locals at their favorite places or at their most-loved events. Photos from this project will collected and coded into cool data to help with […]

Virtual Film Club

Virtual Film Club

Together with local film buffs Erik Bachman and Shane Sweeting,we kickstarted Virtual Film Club, a program designed to promoteconversation and community during social distancing.   After piloting VFC for a few solid months with curated film lists and Zoom film discussions, we are gearing up for some big changes! Look forward to […]

Listening With Les

Listening With Les

From Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Founding Music Director and Conductor Les Marsden: “While the MSO remains on hiatus, I’ve been asked to share my thoughts on the orchestral repertoire with you by our parent organization, the Mariposa County Arts Council.  From time to time, I’ll publish a particular piece or composer […]

Congratulations, Gracie!

Congratulations, Gracie!

The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to announce Graciela “Gracie” Tafoya as the recipient of our annual High School Student Award. This $500 award is given annually to one graduating senior who has demonstrated a commitment to the arts and the community of Mariposa over the span of their […]

Resources for Students & Parents

Resources for Students & Parents

Attempting to grow, educate, and entertain ourselves in new circumstances can be challenging, particularly for students learning from home! We’ll post arts resources we find here as we discover them. Art at Home Six categories of arts resources for parents homeschool or anyone looking for a creative outlet – curated […]

Resources for Artists

Resources for Artists

Struggling for financial stability during the COVID-19 pandemic? We’re working on gathering resources and support links for working artists and the creative community. We’ll post more as we discover them. COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations – frequently updated from the NEA State specific news and resources from the […]

We Are Temporarily Closed

We Are Temporarily Closed

Dear Friends, The Arts Council is closing the gallery and office and suspending all public and educational programming until COVID-19 concerns have subsided. While we will miss seeing everyone in person, art is an extremely adaptable and innovative field well suited for the digital space – so we will meet […]

Veterans in the Arts 2019

Veterans in the Arts 2019

Watch Now Give My Love to the Folks at Home, a short documentary, debuted online on Veterans Day 2019. Created and directed by San Francisco videographer, Amanda Law, this film tells the story of Mariposa County Veteran Keith Bertken through his own letters, songs and recordings. This film was created […]

Summer Art Camp

Summer Art Camp

Each summer the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc. is pleased partner with Mariposa Parks and Recreation to offer music and visual arts classes to youth enrolled in the Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camp.