The countdown Giving Tuesday is on! ⁠This global day of generosity has unleashed the power of radical generosity to transform communities – and the world.

On Tuesday, November 30, please join us in our efforts to create initiatives to build community through arts and culture. When so much attention is given to what divides us, generosity brings people together across races, faiths, and political views.

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Thank you to everyone who attended the Carpenter Award on Thursday, November 4; the event was a huge success and we couldn't have asked for a more perfect evening! If you would still like to donate to the 2021 award, you can by clicking the button below.

Arts and Culture El Dorado's Young Artist Awards honor the memory of four bright lights in our community who were great supporters of the arts. These awards will be presented to outstanding high school juniors and seniors in each of four categories: music, visual art, theater, and nature-inspired art of any discipline.

A Room of Their Own has been extended - new closing date is Sunday, January 2, 2022
Inspired by the 101st anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S., A Room of Their Own is a nod to the labors of women past and the continued work toward agency and equity. With this in mind, Arts and Culture El Dorado is taking this opportunity to open our gallery to the vibrant creative work of women artists in our broader community. 
Arts and Culture El Dorado has announced that Lara Gularte will serve as the County’s Poet Laureate for 2021-2023. This post, officially appointed by a conferring institution, is bestowed on a noted poet to honor his or her body of work, and to celebrate poetry as an art form.

A free workshop where veterans may find camaraderie and satisfaction through writing.

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Expressive Therapies is a FREE program open to foster parents, adoptive parents and caregivers in El Dorado County. This program pairs artists with therapists to tailor artistic workshops geared toward helping those parents and caregivers who are experiencing stress, trauma, anxiety, or grief.




Artist Anton Nemeth at his ceramics bench

Pine needle basket by artist Nettie Fox

Poetry Out Loud contestant Michaela Yack

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