May 7
Enjoy a live performance of classic old time radio drama! Bring your chairs and picnic for this free performance at 7pm, (donations gladly accepted) outside of the First Congregational Church of Auburn, 710 Auburn Ravine Road.
Scarf by Barbra Paitich
North Auburn Artists
May 7- 8
23 amazing artists at 14 locations in North Auburn, will be displaying and selling their unique artwork during this free tour. Tour Maps and more info on facebook and online:
May 21
Newcastle Packing Shed Artists invite you to "Art in the Foothills" Annual Open House Saturday, May 21. 10am to 5pm meet the resident artists in their working studios, at 455 Main Street, Newcastle. Door prizes!
Take our survey and win!
The Arts Council of Placer County wants to hear from you! Prize alert!!

Your participation in our survey will assist us in advocating and distributing equitable resources throughout the county in support of arts and culture. With your input, we can support an enriched environment for both residents and visitors.

The survey will take you about 5 minutes. At the conclusion you will be entered in a raffle to win:
$25 Big Spoon Yogurt Gift cards!
$200 gift certificate towards the purchase of artwork by a Placer County artist!

Prize winners will be notified by email.

Take the survey now:
Big Bucks for Small Business in Placer County! This Micro Biz grant is for small business owners, whose household income is less than 50,000 a year, to receive $2,500. Applications open until June 10. Get more info:
Acts of generosity strengthen us.
Lift our neighbors.
Sustain our community.
May 5
ACPC encourages you to support our arts organizations in Placer County during the 10th annual Big Day of Giving.
Donors can go to the Big Day of Giving website (known as GivingEdge) and donate today via nonprofit profiles:
May 25 & 27

Be sure not to miss Placer Repertory Theater’s popular monthly programs — ColLABoration LAB, Writers Workshop, and Rifts in Time! Visit their Eventbrite page to secure your seats for Sunday, May 22nd and Wednesday, May 25th!
May 28

Bone and Canes Whistles and Flutes
An arts education workshop presented at the Placer Nature Center to re-introduce participants to the Natural World with ancient skills training. Don't miss this hands-on experience creating art as our ancient ancestors did.
Sherya Nagunuri

Congratulations to Granite Bay High School Student Sherya Nagunuri! She was the winner of the Placer County Poetry Out Loud Competition, and went on to win second place in the California State competition! Fabulous presentation by a wonderful Placer County student.
May 14

Rancho Cordova iFest celebrates ethnic diversity, Join the festivities of this free family-friendly evening in an outdoor setting, it's free. Celebrate with sounds, dance, and tastes from around the world... and around the corner. “Small World. Big Party.” Volunteer:
Deadline July 21
Everyone is invited to submit to the 18th Annual Poetry competition. The contest theme for 2022 is “People Are . . . Everything.”  
The five new contest categories are: 
People Are Funny  
People Are Amazing  
People Are World Changers  
People Are Unreasonable  
People Are Unpredictable

There is no entry fee.
Young Poets, 18-years of age or under, are encouraged to submit poems to compete in a special “Young Poets” category.
The Lake Tahoe Dance Collective was awarded an ACPC grant to support guest artist's fees for the Lake Tahoe Dance Festival. These funds have and will continue to guarantee LTDC to obtain the highest level of guest artists and teachers to perform at their world-class festival and to teach at the annual Young Dancers Workshop, respectively, while keeping tuition for the workshop as well as ticket prices affordable to everyone in our community.
"This year will be especially celebratory as we mark our 10th Anniversary. Current conversations with guest artists from Martha Graham Dance Company, Paul Taylor Dance Company, New York City Ballet, LA Dance Project and more." said Christin Hanna Madigan.
LTDC has established itself as a leading presenter of classic and new works on the west coast through unique programming in an intimate setting with the stunning backdrop of Lake Tahoe.

Tickets are ON SALE NOW for the 2022 Festival July 27-29!

Like Art & Numbers?

Excited and passionate about the arts in Placer County? Have a knack for numbers? 
Consider joining the Arts Council of Placer County Board of Trustees. Currently recruiting for Board Treasurer.
Want to drop in for a meeting, or learn more? Contact Twiana Armstrong, she would love to hear from you:
Now Available!
Enjoy connecting with fabulous arts & culture programs in Placer County with the latest edition of the guide! This colorful publication is available on-line and at various locations throughout the county.
May 17
ACPC Board Meeting dates and materials are posted on our website. Meet the Board, connect with what's happening for the arts, and get an update on ACPC focus for 2022. Everyone is invited to join via Zoom link and agendas will be available on the website:
We believe that art should be a part of everyday living and when it is, everyone in the community benefits.
The Arts Council of Placer County promotes and advocates for all arts across Placer County to enrich and help develop the artistic culture of this region of Northern California.
The Arts Council of Placer County is the state and local partner of:
Placer County
California Arts Council