Calling all nonprofit organizations, artist collectives, and individual artists with a project or interest in bringing awareness to current issues facing the public today!
Join Arts and Culture El Dorado’s upcoming online information session to learn more about the Creative Corps Capital Region grant program where artists and creative practitioners partner with local governments, tribes, and nonprofits to engage their local communities.
Congratulations to the 2023 El Dorado County Poetry Out Loud Finalists
Oak Ridge High School
Charter University Prep
Union Mine High School
The 2023 El Dorado County Poetry Out Loud Finals were slated to take place on Friday, February 24 at Imagination Theater, but due to unsafe weather conditions, the competition was moved to a virtual format. After the students submitted their video entries and the judges gave their scores, three students emerged victorious!
The 2022 Veterans' Voices Writing Workshop Anthology is now available for purchase from Amazon! Workshop participants who contributed to this anthology came with a range of writing experience. Some had little to no experience with composition, some had professional writing experience, and others had a longstanding interest in writing or had works in progress. What they shared at the outset was having served the country in the military and an interest in developing their own writing skills.
Veterans' Voices Writing Workshop is a free program where veterans may find camaraderie through the creative process.
The Laureate Trail, which allows the public to join the El Dorado County Poet Laureate on a literary tour of the county, has started! All events are free and open to the public.
Next stop is Saturday, April 29, starting at 4 pm, at the Placerville Library
Artist Anton Nemeth at his ceramics bench
Pine needle basket by artist Nettie Fox
Poetry Out Loud contestant Michaela Yack
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