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November 15, 2023 (Sutter Creek, Ca)— The Amador County Arts Council was featured in Comstock’s Magazine on October 27th . Comstock’s Magazine is a premier business publication for Sacramento and the surrounding nine counties. Describing themselves as “intriguing, insightful and inquisitive,” Comstock’s publishes both online and in print. They aim to “take an analytical look at the movers, shakers and forces shaping our economic landscape of today and tomorrow.” Featuring a variety of topics from Arts and Culture to Technology and Innovation, there is something for all readers to enjoy, similar to the Amador County Arts Council and their cutting edge approach to arts council work.

Margaret Lewis Find Your Voice workshop Interview

Amador County Poet Laureate Margaret Lewis spoke with staff member Cilladean about the Find Your Voice Poetry Workshops as they come to an end. Over the past six weeks Margaret has been working with local High School students in their poetry journey focusing on elements of self reflection, found poems, foundational vocab, and Poetry Out Loud Competition preparation. Margaret says her favorite parts of the workshops was…


The Amador County Arts Council invites all Amador County junior high and high school students to participate in this year’s Poetry Out Loud (POL) Original Logo Competition. Students are encouraged to submit logo designs in any media featuring the words “Amador Poetry Out Loud 2024”.


The Amador County Arts Council is proud to announce the winners of the Supportive Funding Grants. Four grants of $2500 each are awarded to local artists and cultural practitioners. This year nine fabulous grant applications were received from 501c3 non profits, groups, and individuals. A blind review of the applications were made by members of an Advisory Committee, composed of citizens, artists, and cultural practitioners from all parts of Amador County, and the Amador County Arts Council approving the funding based on alignment with the mission and strategic goals of the arts council. The four grants categories this year are Indigenous Arts & Culture, Safe Space, Roots, and Youth Arts.

Scholarship Recipient Off To College!

Amador County Arts Council Scholarship recipient Ashley Carroll attends Folsom Lake College this fall. Amador Arts scholarship fund supports our local, rural youth in their pursuit of higher education in the arts. Ashley met with staff member Deja Douglas to share her...

Amador County Art Council Hosts Free Poetry Workshops For All Amador County High School Students

The Amador County Arts Council is proud to present Find Your Voice – a six-week workshop series free to all Amador County High School students. Starting Wednesday September 20th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM and continuing every Wednesday through October 25th, Amador County High School students have the opportunity to explore written and spoken words. Located at the Historic Sutter Creek Grammar School, students will have guest speakers, teachers, and coaches to help find and strengthen their voices!

Local Creative Accepted Into Prestigious Advocacy Program

Local Creative Accepted Into Prestigious Advocacy Program By Deja Douglas Amador County Arts Council (Amador Arts) Student Director Annabel White (Junior at Argonaut High) has been accepted into the prestigious Student Voices Leadership 2023, a program produced by...
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