Every year Arts and Culture El Dorado celebrates the Normadene Carpenter Award, which recognizes extraordinary commitment to culture and creativity. Click the buttons below to see who we have honored in the past. 2020 Award Recipient 2019 Award Recipient 2018 Award Recipient 2017 Award Recipient

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Dear Friends, …………………………………….. Arts and Culture El Dorado’s initiatives support and sustain the culture life of the region through exemplary programs and services throughout the County. …………………………………….. You can help us make a difference! …………………………………….. • Did you enjoy CONVOY 1919, our special exhibition celebrating the centennial of the Transcontinental Motor Convoy? …………………………………….. • How about SAVE THE…

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Arts and Culture El Dorado has announced its first documentary film series, to be held at the El Dorado County Library, Placerville branch. In conjunction with Wakamatsu Farm’s 150th anniversary, Reel Japan: Stories From East and West features three outstanding documentary films, and one classic of Japanese cinema, that explore the Japanese-American experience and Japanese…

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CULTURAL MASTER PLAN FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS   What is Cultural Planning? Community cultural planning is a structured, community-wide fact-finding and consensus-building process to assess community needs and develop a plan of action that directs arts and cultural resources to address those needs.   Is Cultural Planning all about “high-brow” arts? On the contrary, cultural plans…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE:  May 10, 2016 CONTACT:  Alisyn Gularte (530) 295-3496 agularte@eldoradoartscouncil.org   El Dorado Arts Council Announces Major Grant from National Endowment for the Arts $35,000 Awarded to Support Cultural Master Plan Placerville, CA – National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts…

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