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CELEBRATE THE ARTS IN MAMMOTH LAKES

WITH YEAR-ROUND PERFORMANCES AND CULTURAL EVENTS

Just because you’re surrounded by epic natural beauty doesn’t mean you have to spend all of your time outdoors in Mammoth Lakes. The area is home to lots of arts and culture, too—including theater, art galleries, live music and festivals. 

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Bodie State Historic Park

State Route 270
Bridgeport, CA 93517

760-616-5040

Bodie State Historic Park is a genuine California gold-mining ghost town. Visitors can walk down the deserted streets of a town that once had a population of nearly 10,000 people. The town is named for Waterman S. Body (William Bodey), who had discovered small amounts of gold in hills north of Mono… Learn More

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The Gallery at Twin Lakes

2749 Lake Mary Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-924-7300

The past comes alive in this historic 1934 cabin of photographer and painter Stephen H. Willard (1894-1966). Enjoy the fine art, antiques and mining memorabilia that fill every room. This world-class gallery’s focus on Eastern Sierra and Yosemite paintings by such important museum-level, historic California painters as Edgar Payne, Maynard… Learn More

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MAC Gallery and Art Center

437 Old Mammoth Road, Minaret Village Shopping Center
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

The Mono Arts Council Gallery features work from over 70 local and regional artists. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you with a wide variety of arts & crafts, everything from scenic photography to metal sculptures, from pottery to hats, from oil paintings to hand-made soap. We offer open… Learn More

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Vern Clevenger Gallery of Fine Photography

220 Sierra Manor Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-5100

Explore fine art photography of Mammoth, the eastern Sierra and Yosemite. Vern Clevenger is the premiere photographer of the Sierra Nevada. Each image is a perfect living moment captured and interpreted through a deep understanding that few photographers possess. Each print is meticulously prepared. Each purchase is an investment for life. We also… Learn More

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Minaret Cinemas

437 Old Mammoth Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-3131

Located in the Minaret Village Shopping Center, Minaret Cinemas presents all features with full digital projection and digital surround sound. We offer evening shows and matinees of the latest Hollywood blockbusters. Call for recorded information on show times.  Learn More

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Mammoth Museum at McCoy Station

10001 Minaret Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

800-626-6684

Journey back to the 1950s and discover how Dave McCoy’s vision and innovations transformed Mammoth Mountain and the ski industry. Early grooming, avalanche and lift equipment on display. Learn More

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Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin

5489 Sherwin Creek Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-6918

The Mammoth Museum, located in the Hayden Cabin on the banks of Mammoth Creek, invites you to experience local history in the setting of this 1920s log cabin. Exhibits include mining implements, photos, art, intriguing memorabilia and glimpses into the lives of the people and industries that shaped Mammoth long… Learn More

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Manzanar National Historic Site

Manzanar Reward Road
Independence, CA 93526

760-878-2194

In 1942, the United States government ordered more than 110,000 men, women, and children to leave their homes and detained them in remote, military-style camps. Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten camps where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were incarcerated during World War II.Extensive exhibits span… Learn More

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Sierra Classic Theatre

Various locations
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

Sierra Classic Theatre was founded in 1999 with the mission of providing our community with quality performances of renowned plays. SClTh, a 501c3 non-profit group, always welcomes new members, actors, patrons and ideas. In additions to twice yearly full-scale productions, SCT puts on a cult-favorite theatrical event: the Murder Mystery Dinner… Learn More

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Bluebird Imaging

452 Old Mammoth Road, Sierra Center Mall
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-924-0316

From portraits and photography to custom printing and digital imaging, we offer you a plethora of choices. With quality and professionalism we will give you outstanding service. At Bluebird Imaging we strive for excellence. Working with you to create that special memory is our goal. Learn More

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