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Painting Workshop At The Brush Bar In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council is excited to announce four new dates for the adult workshop and fundraiser “Brush Bar @ The Alley.” Brush Bar is a fundraising painting workshop with step-by-step instruction and wine. Participants will take home a beautiful finished painting, ready to hang on the wall. Proceeds will help fund the Artist in the Schools ...

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Library Presentation: Quilts, From Traditional To Art

OAKHURST — Creating art is a big part of Vivian Helena Aumond-Capone’s day, but mixed-media fiber art gives her “free rein” to create and surprise the viewer with a surface that is touchable. On Saturday, July 15,  Vivian Helena will conduct a special workshop at the Oakhurst Branch Library from 10:30 a.m. – noon entitled “From the Traditional to the ...

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An Evening With California’s State Poet Laureate

Submitted by Daisy Phillips — MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council is pleased to bring California State Poet Laureate, Dana Gioia, to Mariposa for a free evening of poetry on Thursday, July 13. The event will be held at the Alley Beer and Wine Bar on their outdoor stage at 5027 Highway 140 in Mariposa, at 6:30 p.m. Complementing ...

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Yosemite Renaissance Presents “A Week In The Park”

OAKHURST — Yosemite Renaissance is proud to present “A Week in the Park,” Plein Air Works by Trowzers Akimbo and Friends. The work will be on display at Gallery 5, 40983 Highway 41, Suite 5, in Oakhurst from June 10 through 22, with a special reception on Saturday, June 17, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., featuring live music and food. ...

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Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Art And Wine Festival

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Courthouse is the oldest courthouse in the state, and west of the Rocky Mountains it’s the oldest courthouse still in use. Now, the public is invited to stroll around the stately grounds and enjoy a blend of fine art and great wine, as Mariposa Yosemite Art and Wine Festival returns for its 13th year on Saturday, May 27. ...

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4th Annual ArtsFest Celebrates Art In Madera County

MADERA COUNTY — Families are invited to attend the fourth annual Madera County ArtsFest on Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free event will promote art in Madera County in a carnival-type atmosphere. Madera County Schools Foundation and Madera County Office of Education are hosting the event at Madera County Office of Education. Children will be ...

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Hand-To-Hand Supports Vets, Military And Families

Written by Cara Goger — MARIPOSA — The Mariposa County Arts Council and the Keith M. Bertken Veterans of Foreign War Post 6042 are pleased to present Hand-to-Hand, an installation by veteran Ehren Tool. Hand-to-Hand will be held at the Arts Council’s Treetop Gallery May 1 – July 16. The installation is a part of an ongoing commitment to programming ...

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Universal Reversal: Minarets’ Interactive Installation

Submitted by Willow Sanchez and Natasha Lucas —  OAKHURST — Students at Minarets High School invite the community to an afternoon that combines wine tasting for adults with the opportunity to experience a world of art — a galaxy, even — from a youthful perspective. The Art & Wine event will take place at the Idle Hour Winery on Saturday, Mar. 25, from 1 ...

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Coarsegold 4-H Report: Donation Of Jeanne Darnell Artwork

By Connor Lusk —  The Coarsegold 4-H was recently given 32 cartoon paintings of barnyard characters from the Coarsegold Rodeo Association. These were all hand painted by a very creative and talented lady named Jeanne Darnell, who has lived in Bass Lake for almost 50 years. She was married to Don Darnell who used to be the Madera County Supervisor for ...

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Three Degrees Of Separation: Artes Américas Newest Exhibit

FRESNO — A new show opens this week at the museum, Arte Américas, located in the cultural arts district of downtown Fresno. It’s called Three Degrees Of Separation: An International Sisterhood of Women Artists. Some of the women whose work is represented are foothill artists, so my friends and I were especially excited to see the newest installation at one of our favorite venues. Click ...

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