• Memorial Day Art Show!

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    The Memorial Day Arts and Crafts Show is a great place to spend the afternoon. From Friday, May 26th through Monday, May 29th, visit the Bishop City Park and browse our large selection of handmade arts, crafts, foods, and more from 100+ vendors! And, don't forget, ICA presents a full day of free, local, live music on Sunday in the middle of the park. Click below for music schedule!
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  • Summer 2017 - Art Days!

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    ICA is excited to be presenting a series of four Community Art Days in the communities of Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine, and Bishop this summer. Events will take place from 1:30pm to 8pm, and will include arts and crafts activities for all ages, workshops and classes in various arts as well as music and dance, an open mic, local musicians performing throughout the afternoon, and to finish it all off a performance by a top-notch touring band! On top of all this, the events will host food vendors from each community and a wide variety of local artists showing and selling their work.
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  • On Sale Now!

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    Tickets for the 2017 Millpond Music Festival are on sale now! Place your order by calling or coming into the ICA office (at 760-873-8014 or 137 S. Main St. in Bishop.) Or by downloading and mailing in a ticket form. Early-bird pricing ends on July 1st, so get yours today!
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ICA is excited to be presenting a series of four Community Art Days in the communities of Lone Pine, Independence, Big Pine, and Bishop this summer.  Events will take place from 1:30pm to 8pm, and will include arts and crafts activities for all ages, workshops and classes in various arts as well as music and dance, an open mic, local musicians performing throughout the afternoon, and to finish it all off a performance by a top-notch touring band!  On top of all this, the events will host food vendors from each community and a wide variety of local artists showing and selling their work.

We are very excited to provide these events to communities throughout Inyo County!

Dates are:

  • Sat. 6/24 – Lone Pine – County Park
  • Sun. 6/25 – Big Pine – County Park
  • Sat. 8/5 – Bishop – City Park
  • Sun. 8/6 – Independence – County Park (Dehy)

Artists interested in selling their work at these events can fill out and return our vendor application (.PDF/.DOC)  You can also fill out the application online HERE.

Individuals interested in volunteering at these events please contact us directly or fill out and return an application (.PDF/.DOC) You can also fill out the application online HERE.

 

Stay tuned for announcements about these fun and free events in your communities!

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

The 2017 festival takes place September 15-17, 2017!

As always, the great music will be complimented with food vendors, arts and crafts booths, and kids’ activities – All in the beautiful outdoor setting of the Millpond County Park just outside of Bishop.

Tickets are ON SALE NOW!  Click HERE for more info on purchasing tickets.

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

CLICK HERE FOR MEMBERSHIP FORM

  • 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 ($115)
    All benefits of Friend Membership plus One Millpond Music Festival Week-End Pass.
  • KINDRED SPIRIT ($275)
    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.

 

CLICK HERE to join our e-mail newsletter list!

 

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