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Unforgettable: Arte Américas Dia De Muertos Exhibit

FRESNO — For my neighbor and me, October would not be complete without a trip to Arte Américas Casa de Cultura in the mural district to see the annual Dia de Muertos exhibit. Gracie and I get together on the weekend and have lunch a block away at Toleditos on Van Ness before feasting in the richness of treasures that ...

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Sierra Mono Museum To Remain Active During Renovation

NORTH FORK – The Sierra Mono Museum (SMM) is starting the first major renovation and expansion of its over five-decade history, made possible by a $605,000 federal grant awarded to the Museum’s fiscal sponsor/partner, the North Fork Rancheria. The Museum closed its main North Fork facility’s doors in mid-April for approximately one year for construction. An Open House scheduled for ...

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Central Sierra Historical Society Launches Mobile App

SHAVER LAKE — The Central Sierra Historical Society and Museum has launched a new mobile app that offers visitors an inside look at their working exhibits. The app is called The Sounds of the Central Sierra and features interviews, photos, and videos, putting access to the museum and its inner workings all in the palm of your hand. With the new ...

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Fireside Chat With Julia Parker

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Museum and History Center invite the public to a Fireside Chat with master basket weaver and storyteller Julia Parker. The event takes place on Sunday, May 28 at 2 p.m. and admission is free. The Museum and History Center is located at 5119 Jessie Street. Julia Florence Parker was born 1929, according to Wikipedia, and is a ...

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Mariposa Mineral And Gem Show

MARIPOSA – Mountains of minerals and more will be on display at the Mariposa Mineral & Gem Show this Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 8 – 9 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. From benitoite to topaz, nearly all the gems and minerals an expert can name are featured in the annual show which includes jewelry, exhibits, speakers, demonstrations, and lots of ...

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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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Gaylen Lee And Leona Chepo: Mono Indian Storytelling

NORTH FORK — The public is invited to come, sit, and listen to Mono storytelling by local Elder and author Gaylen Lee and Elder Leona Chepo. The gathering takes place on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Sierra Mono Museum, located at 33103 Road 228 in North Fork. Storytelling is only done in the winter, so this is ...

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