PlacerArts announces new location in Auburn

The Arts Council of Placer County, doing business as PlacerArts, will be moving to a new location in Auburn effective December 1, 2016. As part of PlacerArts “Moving Forward” effort, the non-profit arts group is relocating to 910 Lincoln Way, Auburn. The new location will provide enhanced street visibility, display, gallery space and a classroom. […]

Visit “Ghost Ships” exhibit at Tahoe Maritime Museum

The Tahoe Maritime Museum on Hwy. 89 in Homewood, on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore, is one of our favorite museums. We are members, and we are regulars. The Museum’s exterior reminds you of an old boathouse, well-suited to its surroundings, with a spacious, airy interior design — 5,800 square feet in total — that lets […]

Six artists at Finn Hall for Autumn Art Studios Tour

Talent and experience are why collectors continue to seek out jewelry artist Connie Omans and artist, teacher, and host of the Art Revealed Show Gayle Rappaport–Weiland during this tour. Don’t miss this opportunity to see for yourself what has kept these talented artists successful for 20 consecutive years. In addition, Craig Johnson will be at […]

Auburn: Après Ski in a Gold Rush Town

AUBURN IS FAMOUS FOR ITS gold mining history. What’s less known, is the city’s leading role in bringing skiing to the Sierra. The Auburn Ski Club was formed in 1928 by resident Wendell Robie. At Cisco Grove, the Auburn Ski Club built ski jumps, ski trails and a lodge (much of it now covered by […]

New Arts Collaborative in Nevada County

ARTISTS ARE AN ECLECTIC BUNCH and bringing them together is sometimes like herding cats, as one Auburn artist puts it. But working together can provide benefits for artists and art groups, such as sharing marketing costs or a box office, as well as securing grants. The Placer Arts Council helps fill that role. The nonprofit […]