• Millpond Music Festival

    Many thanks to everyone who attended our past festivals! Tickets for the 24th Annual Millpond Music Festival will be on sale April 1st 2015!

    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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  • Community Reads - 2015

    This years Community Reads programs kicks off with a visit by the author of Uncertain Path, William Tweed, to the Inyo Council for the Arts on February 10th - 5:00-6:30 pm.
    For a full schedule of community Reads events, click HERE or visit our General Calendar
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  • Closed through January

    The ICA gallery and theater will be closed through the month of January while they are updated with brand new paint and carpet. Be sure to come back in once we're open and check out our new look!
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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 performing include:

“East Side Trio”
The Trespassers
Bootstrap Circus
David Bromberg
Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac
Vance Gilbert
Gordie Mackeeman and his Rhythm Boys
The Bills
Tyler Mathew Smith
Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen
David Jacobs-Strain
Carbe Durand Duo
Mia Dyson
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 road 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 turn 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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