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Date(s) - 03/16/2023 - 03/17/2023
5:00 pm

Sonora Opera Hall


MOTHER LODE ART ASSOCIATIONS 68th FINE ART SHOW AND EXHITION APRIL 7-15 at the Sonora Opera Hall, 250 S. Washington Street, Sonora, California 95370

The Mother Lode Art Association is pleased to announce its 68th Fine Art Show and Exhibition to be held at the Sonora Opera Hall April 7th through April 15th. We are calling all artists to enter today. Entry forms and eligibility rules are available at The deadline to enter is March 17th.

Categories for submission are 1. Acrylics & Oils 2. Watercolor 3. Pastel 4. Mixed media & graphics 5. 3-Dimensional 6. Foothill Favorites (any medium). In addition to the prestige of winning at the annual event, there are some very generous awards: Best of Show, $300; Diane Sanguinetti Honorary Award $100; Loretta Pagni Honorary Award $100; Categories 1-5 1st Place $100 Second Place $75 Third Place $50 and Honorable mentions. Foothill Favorites $100. People’s Choice $100.

The Fine Art Show is the primary fundraiser with proceeds from entry fees, art sales commissions and silent auction going to support art education in local schools. In addition to our regular show, the association in conjunction with TCA will sponsor a juried student show. The Sonora Photo Club will share images from its in-house photo contest by Sonora Photo Club members and the WATCH Community and Jamestown Ranch will also display works of art at the Opera Hall.

The show will open with a reception for artists April 7th from 5pm-8pm with Awards announced at 6 pm. The show will continue until April 15th and feature on stage events. For more information, please go to