• Millpond Music Festival

    Many thanks to everyone who attended our past festivals! Tickets for the 24th Annual Millpond Music Festival are on sale now!

    September 18-20, 2015 - Millpond Music Festival - Join us for an amazing, relaxing and fun weekend in the heart of the Eastern Sierra. Featuring an awesome & eclectic mix of performers on the Main Stage, workshop tent performances, children’s activities, art vendors, and great food too! On-site camping is available.
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  • Arts and Crafts Show

    ICA is once again organizing the arts and crafts show in the Bishop City Park this Labor Day weekend, September 4-7. The annual Labor Day Show is a favorite with locals and visitors alike. Held every year at the same time as the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair, high quality handmade items, fine art and tasty food are available from approximately 60 vendors in the beautiful Bishop City Park. Great weather and the beautiful park setting make the Labor day show a great place to relax and shop.
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  • Farmer's Market

    Every Saturday, starting June 20th, the Eastern Sierra farmers market will be held from 9am to noon on Church Street, behind the Bishop City Hall. ICA is organizing the summer weekend arts & crafts show to run in conjunction with the Farmer's market throughout the summer. Non-ag vendors interested in displaying and selling at the farmers market can pick up an application at the ICA office (137 S. Main St.) or on our website.
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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 is complete and it’s looking like one of our best yet!  September 18-20, 2015.  Check out the Main Stage Schedule here, and be sure to like us on Facebook for festival updates and announcements!

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Tickets for the 2015 festival are on sale now!

Announcement – 6/29/15 – Brown’s Campground and the Tennis Courts camping area are now SOLD OUT.  There are plenty of spots left in the Forest and Pondside areas for tent campers and in the Sage Flat and Shoreline areas for RV’s and Trailers.

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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 juried 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 all 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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