• Concert at ICA

    Hoot and Holler, comprised of Berklee school of music graduates Amy Alvey and Mark Kilianski, visited Bishop last year, and delighted the full house at the ICA with their unique blend of traditional old-time music and progressive, original song-writing. The duo in touring the west coast again this winter, and will present a show at ICA alongside local favorite Dan Connor on Feb 6th, at 7:30pm. Tickets will be on sale at the door.
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  • Banff Film Festival

    Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Bishop on March 25th and 26th. The Banff Festival brings the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to the screen with some of the best mountain films of year. Screenings are at the Tri-County Fairgrounds - $12 per person per night with different films screened on each night. Tickets are available at Eastside Sports and ICA in Bishop, the Booky Joint in Mammoth, and at the door on the night of the screening.
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  • Community Reads

    For the 8th Annual Community Reads Program, ICA and the Inyo County Superintendent of Schools will be hosting a series of events centering on the locally-relevant theme of Fishing in conjunction with the book Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, by Paul Torday. Stay tuned here, on the ICA Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/inyo.council), or on our email newsletter for schedule and event updates!
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ICA and the California Arts Council would like to remind you that you can help support arts education in California this tax season with a tax-deductible contribution of $1 or more on the voluntary contribution portion of the California tax return form through the “Keep Arts in Schools Fund.”


Click HERE for more information.

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Millpond Music Festival brings an eclectic collection of music to one of the most intimate festival surroundings imaginable.


The 2015 Millpond lineup was one of our best yet!  Make sure to save the date for the 2016 Millpond Festival, September 16-18, 2016.  Come and celebrate Millpond’s 25th birthday with us!

Tickets for the 2016 festival go on sale April 1st.

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Inyo Council for the Arts works to provide an environment in which the arts thrive!


  • GENERAL ($25)
    - Frequent email updates about ICA sponsored events and other opportunities to celebrate arts in the Eastern Sierra. Participation in gallery exhibits.
  • FRIEND ($40)
    - All benefits of General Membership plus $10 discount on Arts & Crafts Fair booth fees.
  • PATRON ($100)
    - All benefits of Friend Membership plus One Millpond Music Festival Week-End Pass.
    - All benefits of Friend Membership plus Two Millpond Music Festival Week-End Passes and Two Millpond Commemorative T-Shirts.
  • MILLPOND “BUY THE SHOW” ($1,000)
    - All benefits of Kindred Spirit Membership plus Backstage access and recognition in the show program.

We believe that arts create a language that connects people and enriches lives.

We are dedicated to advancing the arts in Inyo County by promoting appreciation, education, and collaboration.

ICA brings quality programs and new experiences to our community.

We provide a venue for local artists to show their work, for musicians to  perform, and for the community to gather in appreciation of the arts.

Each year, ICA sponsors several live cultural performances in schools throughout Inyo County.

We are a non-profit organization which relies heavily on membership for our continued success. Thank you for your support!


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