Placerville Arts Association (PAA) Placerville Arts Association promotes the creative work of its members, provides opportunities for sharing ideas among artists, and invites public interest through a variety of visual art events.

Placerville Arts Association provides community outreach programs by offering yearly monetary grants to local school art programs.

Placerville Arts Association is the oldest non-profit art group in El Dorado County in continuous operation since the early 1960s.

The current membership includes both artists and patrons of the arts.

Current Events

PAA Studio Tour 2022

Sept 24 & 25

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Board Meeting

Friday, Oct. 7th,

10 - noon

Everyone welcome to attend.

Raley's Placerville

Conference Room


PAA Fall Membership Show

October 10 - 14, 2022

EDC Government Center

Open M-F, 9-5

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PAA Monthly Meeting

October 16, 2022 

Artist Oran Miller will demonstrate and lead us through an interactive activity, "The art of Nature Drawing with Ink and Natural Objects".
Also, PAA Member Darby Patterson - discussing her bronze public project
"Tribute to the Heroes of Caldor"

plus PAA Fall
Member Show Critique


Programs 2023

Organizational Meeting

Monday, October 17

at 2:00 PM

at the Senior Center at

937 Springs Road,



Paint Out

Wed. Oct. 19

Boa Vista Orchard

More info >>


PAA 56th National Mother Lode Art Exhibition

Nov 3 thru 19, 2022

Judge: Barbara Burge

Location: The MACC (Mills Station Arts & Culture Center) 

Rancho Cordova, CA

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PAA Monthly Meeting

November 20, 2022

Judge Barbara Burge will give a Critique of PAA National Mother Lode Show

No Meeting in December



Your membership dues are vital to PAA and are due January of each year. The dues cover our expenses which include, paying program presenters, offering member shows, paying show judges and insurance. Member dues are $35 for an individual and $60 for a couple. 

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