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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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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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Sierra Light Gallery

3329 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-920-2212

Owned by Nolan Nitschke, this gallery features landscape photography of the Eastern Sierras, California, Idaho, Utah and the American West. Nolan was raised in the Eastern Sierras, and feels fortunate to have been exposed to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world at a very young age. Now,… 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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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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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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MAC Gallery and Art Center

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

760-914-2909

The Mono Arts Council Gallery features work from over 80 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. In addition to… Learn More

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Eastern Sierra Symphony Orchestra

Various Locations
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-924-3650

The Eastern Sierra Symphony enriches the cultural landscape of the Eastern Sierra region through transformative, innovative and inspirational orchestral performances and music education. Specializing in multigenerational and cross-cultural artists and programming, ESS presents yearly free symphonic events, affording residents and visitors alike access to world-class concert experiences. We hope that… Learn More

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Eleven53 Interpretive Center

10001 Minaret Road, Via Mammoth Mountain Scenic Gondola
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

800-626-6684

Take in the view from the Scenic Gondola as you climb to the top of Mammoth Mountain at 11,053 feet (3,368 m). At the summit, explore the Eleven53 Interpretive Center, with interactive displays of the area’s geologic, hydrologic and volcanic history. 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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KRHV

94 Laurel Mountain Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-8888

Music…KRHV’s music is Classic Rock & Modern Rock, as well as specialty programming and more… over 4 decades of rock n’ roll hand picked for your listening pleasure. News…KRHV is an NBC News affiliate. KRHV also provides up-to-the-minute local and regional stories tailored to the thousands of locals and millions… Learn More

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