Last week, Americans experienced a disheartening national setback when Donald Trump’s budget proposal demanded a crippling cut to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
For rural communities like our own, government art support ensures equal opportunity to art organizations, education, programs, experiences that would otherwise be unsustainable through local economy. Pictured a light-painting lesson from JumpStArts, a new visual arts program for probation and foster youth in Mariposa County, aided by the NEA and Cal Arts Council
If you believe in the arts, growing our community, expanding our children’s cultural horizons, now is the time to act.
Communicate your desire to continue funding and support for the NEA, NEH, CPB, and IMLS to our representatives by clicking on this link:
(It takes a few minutes and you have to verify who you are, but your support will make the difference). Thank you!
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Bring the season into your home with Penny Otwell's colorful spring piece, "Lambert Dome, Tuolumne Meadows," original oil and acrylic print is available for purchase at the Treetop Gallery.
The Treetop Gallery is one of five principal programs supported by the Mariposa County Arts Council, and is made possible by our members, sustaining the arts and economy locally.
View our current exhibitions at our website at
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Support arts education this Friday at Mariposa County High School's "Spring into Art" evening, a collaborative program presentation featuring the result of all MCHS's dynamic art programs. These specialized clubs and classes are augmented by community support, supplementing students curriculum daily from visual arts to dance.
Adam Burns will make a guest appearance!
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