Our 2015 Mariposa County Fair Booth

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We were very happy to join the hundreds of local fair entries at the Mariposa County Fair this year. Anna Friedland designed the Arts Council’s booth, and it was well-received by the community and fair judges (it was given the honor of second place for feature exhibits). Following this year’s theme, “Treasure Basket Full of Memories,” Anna included a wall of the Arts Council’s memories in photographs and past fliers, and made a chalk portrait of local basket maker Julia Parker along with a dedication to Julia’s work in the arts and preservation. Chris Thorpe assisted Anna in setting up the space and was stationed at the booth for a period of time over the weekend. Chris greatly enjoyed meeting a variety of fair visitors (almost 200 people) and sharing information about our wide-range of programs. Thank you for a wonderful weekend Mariposa!

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