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Yosemite Renaissance 32 At Gallery 5

OAKHURST — If you haven’t stopped into Gallery 5 to see the Yosemite Renaissance exhibit yet, you still have time to do so. The 32nd Annual Yosemite Renaissance is on display through Sunday, Nov. 26. For over 150 years, artists have played an important role in the establishment of our state and national parks, inspiring people to visit iconic natural sites, ...

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YHS Arts Showcase “Pop-Aganda”

Submitted by Evan Higgins — OAKHURST — There is power in imagery and truth in words, but what lies between the lines and what exists outside of the frame is just as important.   If we pause and take on the premise that every picture aims to tell us a pointed story and every story aims to crystalize an exact ...

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Lawson Studios Raises Funds For Victims Of Mountain Area Fires

MARIPOSA — Lawson Studios, local screen printing and design studio, recently presented the Mariposa Community Foundation with a check for $6,416. Lawson Studios designed, produced, and sold hundreds of custom Detwiler Fire shirts and hats to raise funds for victims of the Detwiler Fire. The Lawson team, along with friends and family including Chenise Perry, Kyle Kjobech, Claudia Dysard, Jeff ...

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Theater, Music, Art, Imagery: Diary Of Anne Frank At YHS

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department presents the classic coming of age story told during World War II, from a young girl’s perspective, in The Diary of Anne Frank. The production will be presented in a Living Museum theatrical format, says Department Chair Lars Thorson. That will include live music, video projections, and a degenerate art show ...

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ARTober “Chalk Out” Sidewalk Chalk Festival

OAKHURST – Summer may have ended, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. With the changing leaves and cool weather approaching, there’s no better way to get out and enjoy fall than by participating in and attending the ARTober “Chalk Out” event held Sunday, Oct. 29 from 11:30a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sierra Star parking lot on ...

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Learning To Breathe II: Annapurna And Nagarkot

OAKHURST — “The quest for life is not to be afraid of yourself, but to be afraid that you have not challenged yourself to live fully in the present,” says artist Michael J. Costa, in advance of his Gallery 5 talk about recent travels and the impact they’ve had, both creatively and personally. Michael offers a special presentation on Sunday, Oct. 8, ...

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California Plein Air Exhibit At Ridgeline Gallery

MARIPOSA — Ridgeline Gallery will host an internationally recognized plein air exhibition with well-known and local artists. Among the more prominent nationally known exhibitors are Master Artists Thomas Kitts, Lisa Fricker, Will Maller and Marilyn Wear. Local favorites include Linda Abbott, Penny Otwell and Vickie Stewart. The exhibition opens on on Friday, October 6 at the Ridgeline Gallery located in downtown ...

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Submissions Open For “Avian: Birds in a Changing World” Juried Exhibit

OAKHURST — Avian: Birds in a Changing World, is a natural blend of the missions of two California non-profit organizations based in the Sierra Foothills surrounding Yosemite National Park. Yosemite Audubon focuses on birds and their habitats, conserving and restoring natural ecosystems, and on educating and inspiring others to help protect them. Sierra Art Trails is dedicated to promoting artists ...

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Live Music, Good Food, Good People & Great Art

OAKHURST — “Wildfires in our area are largely under control, evacuations have been lifted, and the air is clear. We have had a bit of rain, evenings are cool, and signs of autumn are all around us,” says Sierra Art Trails’ Jon Bock. “I believe a celebrations is in order! Join us for an evening of live music, good food, good ...

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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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