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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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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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Minaret Cinemas

437 Old Mammoth Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

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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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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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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Southern Mono Historical Society

5489 Sherwin Creek Road
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

760-934-6918

The purposes of the Southern Mono Historical Society are the enhancement of public knowledge of the history of the southern Mono County region and the collection, interpretation and display of artifacts pertaining to such history and culture. The society will make open to the public its collection and resources through… 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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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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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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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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California Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center

2510 Main Street
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

888-466-2666

Located on Hwy 203 across from the Mammoth Mtn. RV Park. Information on campgrounds, hiking and backpacking, wilderness permits, Christmas tree permits, wood permits, and bear canisters. Learn about the natural history of the area through brochures, books, and interpretive programs. Inyo National Forest use includes biking, hiking, fishing, camping, off-roading, snowmobiling, cross-country… Learn More

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