December 2021
ICA Holiday Gallery Show
Shop Local this Holiday Season!
The ICA Holiday Gallery Show is up now! Come check out the great art, support your local artists, and get a jump on your holiday shopping while you're at it. There are no supply chain issues with local art!

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm. Masks are required at all times. For more information, please call (760) 873-8014 or email us at
Bishop Annual Main Street Christmas Parade
Rotary Santa Mile and Tree Lighting Ceremony
Join Bishop City Chamber of Commerce and the Bishop Rotary club for the annual Santa Mile followed by the Main Street Christmas parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Bishop City Park. This annual festivity is loads of fun for the whole family.
The event is this Saturday, December 4th with the Santa Mile starting at 4:15 PM followed by the parade and tree lighting ceremony at the Bishop City Park.
Anyone is invited to participate in the Santa Mile, and can pre-register at the Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Eastern Sierra Realty. Participants may also register the day of the parade.

Cost of registration: $10
All proceeds go to the Rotary's Polio Plus Fund

For more information, visit the Bishop Chamber of Commerce website here.
Paiute Cultural Center Holiday Market

Check out this special two day event at the Paiute Cultural Center. This event is open to the public, and features arts, crafts, raffles, games as well as a Native themed ornament contest and an ugly Christmas sweater contest. This years holiday market will be on December 18-19 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

Laws Railroad Express
This annual event features a day of crafts, train and wagon rides, visits from Santa and his elves and more holiday fun at Laws Railroad Museum. You won't want to miss out on this magical event on Saturday, December 11 from 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM.
You can get your tickets online here.
Mono Arts Council
Art + Wine Classes
For more information and to sign up, visit the Mono Arts Council Website here!
Mirror Mosaics with Kristen Schipke
Mirror Mosaics is here! Are you ready for this marathon of creativity, laughs, and all the tiles?! Join us for this VERY special two-day event. Kristen Schipke will be leading a class on this incredible journey of designing, tiling, and grouting your very own Mirror Mosaic!
Class price: $145
Wednesday, January 12 / 5:30 PM
Holiday Cookie Art with Emily Estremo
Get ready for the holidays with this fun, and delicious holiday cookie art class! Learn how to turn cookies into little works of edible art with Emily Estremo.
Class price: $45
Thursday, December 16 / 5:30 PM
Introduction to Stained Glass with Susi Bains
Treat yourself evening learning the basics of how to cut and solder glass into beautiful stained glass feathers, expertly taught by Susi Bains of Owl Moon Studios. Laughs and shattering glass guaranteed!
Class Price: $65
Thursday, January 20 / 5:30 PM
ICA Newsletter: Calling All Artists

Are you a visual artist, musician, ceramist, poet, writer, filmmaker, actor, dancer, jewelry designer, woodworker, or fashion designer?

ICA is looking to feature local artists in this newsletter and on social media! Click here for more details.
Stay tuned here in the email newsletter, on our Facebook / Instagram, and our website to check out everything ICA is up to throughout the year!

Inyo Council for the Arts
150 Willow Street
Bishop, California 93514

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Inyo Council for the Arts (ICA) is a non-profit community-based organization that advances the arts in Inyo County through participation, education, and collaboration. Art enriches lives, creates a language that connects all people, and celebrates diverse cultures and historical heritages. ICA provides venues for artists to perform and share their work, and for the community to gather in appreciation of the arts.
Thank you for your support!