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    The Big Read: Gallery Exhibit

    Our gallery features several exhibits throughout the year. A Dangerous Woman by Susan McNally will be featured during the Beyond Painting exhibit to be held in conjunction with The Big Read cycle in Spring 2014.– Read more

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    Our Facility: Lee Burrows Arts Center

    “There are no limits, borders or barriers to the blossoming of a major cultural center right here in Yuba and Sutter counties. This unique center will become an incredible classroom for our youth, a showcase for our artists, and a delight to our patrons.” – Lee Burrows, Founding Director, 1988.– Read more

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    Out & About: Artist Gatherings

    Many of our events provide a space to meet other artists. Local artists Paul Boehmke and Inger Price mingle at an Artist Reception inside the Arts Council gallery. Photo by: Lily J. Noonan.– Read more

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    Outreach: Peach Festival

    Encouraging creativity in children! The Peach Festival offers a chance for children and families to tap into their creativity with hands-on crafts and activities. Photo by: Lily J. Noonan.– Read more

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    On Stage: Tallhart

    Musicians, singers, and other local talent perform throughout the year On Stage at the Lee Burrows Arts Center. Tallhart performs an electric set to a sold out house. Photo by: Elmer Martinez.– Read more

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    Cultural Events: Bok Kai Parade & Festival

    Since 1880 Marysville has hosted the Bok Kai Parade, making it one of the oldest running parades in California. Shown here is the 175- foot dragon, Hong Wan Lung. Photo by: Lily J. Noonan.– Read more

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    Arts & Agriculture: Art Harvest

    Our “Plein Air” program, Art Harvest, provides artists an opportunity to create works of art on-site at various farm locations throughout the Yuba-Sutter region. D. Ellen Day paints at Meridian farm during an Art Harvest outing. Photo by: John Hollis.– Read more

Upcoming Events

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What’s New!

The Big Read is underway! We are proud to be 1 of 13 Californian nonprofit organization chosen to receive a grant to host The Big Read in 2014. We will be reading Sun, Stone, and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories! Literature is perhaps Mexico’s best landscape, encompassing both past and present, revealing the multiple colors of its geographic expanse and the shapes of its imagination and memory.– Read more

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Participate

Looking for a certain artist or type of art in the area? Our Community Calendar lists local art events from art exhibits to strolls down Plumas Street. Our Artist Directory lists local artists from musicians to photographers & more! Whether you are an artist or lover of the arts – your participation helps enrich the Yuba-Sutter area.– Read more

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Youth

Bringing quality arts education to children in our community is one of the main goals of the Arts Council. From our annual Very Special Arts Festival, summer MuzArt program, and the Marysville Every Child Can project that brings music back into schools, there are many opportunities and activities for your child. Read more

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Community

Thanks to the internet, the concept of neighborhoods has forever changed. Now the internet is the fastest place for communities to come together. Yuba-Sutter Regional Arts Council (YSRAC) is active on social media. Like our Facebook page, check out our pictures on Instagram, subscribe to our email newsletter and stay up-to-date with our community!Read more

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Encourage

As a nonprofit organization, we couldn’t be here without sponsorship from many agencies, businesses and donors. You can help support the arts in our area by shopping with one of our shopping partners (like Amazon or Raley’s), becoming a member or art advocate in schools. Let’s make art a part of everyday life in Yuba-Sutter!Read more

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