• Millpond Music Festival

    Many thanks to everyone who attended our past festivals!

    Tickets for the 23rd Annual Millpond Music Festival will go on sale April 1, 2014 September 19-21, 2014 – Millpond Music Festival. Join us for the most amazing, relaxing and fun weekend in the heart of the Eastern Sierra. Awesome & eclectic mix of talented performers on Millpond Main Stage, workshop tent performances, children’s activities, art vendors, plus great food too. On-site camping available.
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  • Community Reads

    6th Annual Community Reads

    Eventide, by Kent Haruf
    See the General Calender for the many community events in January, February and March 2014
    Films on ranching, Line dancing, cowboy poetry, ranch and farm tours, panel and book discussion. For more information call (760) 873-8014
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  • Richard Smith Concert

    Richard Smith Concert
    April 12th, 2014
    7:30pm, ICA Theater, Tickets are $15 for Adults and $12 for Students.
    For tickets and information call 760-873-8014, or come by Inyo Council for the Arts, 137 South Main Street, Bishop, Hours: 9am - 6pm, Mon. - Thur.
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Millpond Music Festival
brings an eclectic collection of music to one of the most intimate festival surroundings imaginable.
The 2014 Main Stage Line-Up Will Be AMAZING and you won’t want to miss one single performance! The bands confirmed include:

David Bromberg
Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac
Vance Gilbert
Gordie Mackeeman
The Bills

Crossing ethnic and cultural lines in a celebration of life in all its diversity, you can immerse yourself in an exotic mix of music, surrounded by the stunning mountains at autumn’s first blush.

Directions: Approximately 5 miles north west of Bishop on Highway 395, turn south onto Ed Powers Road (the sign is marked with a sign from both directions; this will be a right turn if you are coming from the north, a left turn if you are coming from Bishop and the south). Take the first right onto Sawmill Road, and proceed about one mile to the Millpond County Park, clearly evident on your left. The entrance to the park is on the left, after you have passed the park.

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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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