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Advancing arts + culture in rural spaces.


    • Teaching Artists
    • Arts + Cultural Organizations
    • Professional Artists
    • Cultural Practitioners
    • Youth

Workforce Development

    • Concierge to California Arts Council grant systems
    • Proofreading
    • One-on-One Consultations
    • Digital Directory & Calendar
    • Workshops
    • STUDIO—Gateway to the creative workforce for rural teens

Poetry Out Loud

    • High School recitation contest
    • Concierge to the Amador Champion at California Poetry Out Loud
    • All-expenses-paid, two-day trip to Sacramento for the Amador Champion

Amador Arts catalyzes broad arts + cultural engagement for all rural people, especially those who are least healthy, according to the Healthy Places Index.

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May Newsletter

Get in on arts and culture Weigh-in on the Amador County Community Survey   Local Partner to the California Arts Council Serving Buena Vista Me-Wuk, Ione Miwok, and Jackson Miwuk lands Join In Art, Culture, & Creativity! WE ARE ARTS AND CULTURE! From April 14th through 17th, Amador County Arts Council worked from the capitol to advocate for arts funding and to learn from our peers across the sector. Meghan Joy "mojo" O'Keefe, the Executive Director/CEO of Amador County Arts Council,...

Celebrate Youth Art At The Annual Amador Arts Student Art Show

By Outreach Coordinator Cilladean HopkinsThe Amador County Arts Council (Amador Arts) invites you to celebrate arts education at the 11th annual Student Art Show. Featuring art from TK-6th grade students, this show is a wonderful display of the Amador Arts curriculum taught FREE-OF-CHARGE to 100% of the Amador County public elementary school students, including special education. Join us on May 1st and 8th from 5 to 7 PM at the Amador County Unified School District office for snacks and a...

Get in on Arts and Culture This March!

  Local Partner to the California Arts Council Serving Buena Vista Me-Wuk, Ione Miwok, and Jackson Miwuk lands Madison Noelle Congratulations to the winner of the 2024 Amador Poetry Out Loud Championship! On January 28th, Madison Noelle, a junior at Amador High won the Amador Championship with her recitations: Golden Hour by Kimberly Casey and Altered, After Too Many Years Under the Mask by CAConrad. As the winner, Madison receives a series of Poetry Out Loud workshops taught by Teaching...

Madison Noelle Wins Amador 2024 Poetry Out Loud

The Amador County Arts Council (Amador Arts) congratulates the 2024 Poetry Out Loud (POL) participants from Amador and Argonaut High schools and from Jackson Junior High. Congratulations to the winner, Madison Noelle of Amador High School, who now moves on to the state finals held in Sacramento in March, with the goal of moving to the national competition in Washington D.C. and the chance to win $20,000.   The county wide competition was held on January 28th and featured blank competitors....

Spotlight on Board Member and Artist Katharine T. Jacobs

Her biggest dream for Amador is to have a community arts center that will provide youth spaces, monthly arts shows featuring both local and outside artists, and arts classes for all. Katharine says, “Art is important no matter how old you are.”

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