Mariposa Arts Council Opens Photography Exhibition

Mariposa Arts Council Opens Photography Exhibition

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Arts Council invites the public to Silver Linings: Photographing Particular Peace During the Pandemic, an exhibition featuring operate from contributors of the 2021 F/Halt Pictures software.

Silver Linings will open up for viewing on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in the entrance home of the Mariposa Museum and Heritage Heart (5119 Jessie St, Mariposa, CA, 95338), and will shut Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022.

F/Cease – a images software aimed at Mariposa inhabitants 55 years of age and older – is composed of a sequence of free, multi-7 days electronic images workshops focused on the creative components of pictures and is designed to boost creative imagination, self-expression, and maximize convenience with digital technological know-how. This calendar year, contributors were being prompted to reflect on their time at dwelling during the COVID-19 lockdown and photograph what brought them consolation.

Image of the Silver Linings

Silver Linings Tabloid

The severity of the pandemic exacerbated a lot of difficulties older persons experience, such as detachment, loss, and isolation. Silver Linings takes a own appear at the photographers’ encounters, features humble appreciation for their fortitude in the course of the several issues more than the previous two several years, and acknowledges the objects, people today, animals, pursuits and spaces that provided them solace and peace. Participant Linda Ward photographed a shaded riverbank in Yosemite, stating, “Very several matters beyond family and pals have introduced me comfort for the duration of the months that I seen most of existence from the confines of my home. For me, the extensive expanse of the outdoors, the attractiveness of character, the dazzling sky, the golden glow of the afternoon solar, and the healing sight and audio of drinking water-standing, flowing, crashing, reflecting – all have offered me the potential to get a deep breath and truly feel at peace.”

Additional about the F/Prevent plan can be located at

The Arts Council would like to specially thank team at the museum for generously internet hosting F/Stop workshops in their courtyard this spring, giving a safe and welcoming outdoor space for individuals to examine and share their get the job done and for hosting this exhibition indoors this winter season for all people.

Support for this software arrives from the County of Mariposa, the California Arts Council, a condition company, and the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts, a federal company, and by our loyal associates. To develop into a Member and assistance arts programming like F/Halt in Mariposa, visit

The Arts Council is an incorporated not-for-income organization, created to endorse and assistance all kinds of the cultural arts, for all ages, through Mariposa County and is supported in part by the County of Mariposa, the Countrywide Endowment for the Arts, a federal company, and the California Arts Council, a condition company.