• Millpond Music Festival

    Many thanks to everyone who attended the 2015 Millpond Festival!

    Save the date for the 2016 Festival, September 16-18, 2016! Come celebrate 25 years of Millpond with us!

    Tickets go on sale April 1st 2016.
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  • Featured Artists

    October 24th through the end of the year the ICA gallery will be open on Saturdays!

    The current gallery show features works from Evanne Jardine, Don Smith, and Heather Freeman, and will runs through November 20th. The reception for this show will be on October 24th, coinciding with the Downtown Bishop Chocolate Art Walk.
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  • Street of Lights

    On Saturday, December 5th, Bishop will be bringing in the holiday season with the an evening of fun and community. Starting at 5pm this year, the annual Christmas parade will make it's way down Main Street, finishing at the Bishop City Park, where the Chamber of Commerce will present the Tree Lighting Ceremony. To top it all off, the Downtown Bishop Street of Lights will take place from 6-9pm on the same day. Stroll down Main Street and check out what our businesses have to offer for the holiday season. Be sure to drop by ICA to enjoy local artists, live music, and light refreshments throughout the evening!
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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 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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