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Thank you to the Latrobe Fund!
Placerville Arts Association is excited to announce that we have received a grant of $5,000 from a very generous donor, The Latrobe Fund.  Our organization was awarded the grant to improve our audio visual capabilities for our meetings. Read more >>

Placerville Arts Association (PAA) promotes visual arts in the local community through art shows, exhibitions, art demonstrations, workshops and art oriented field trips.

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 Spring
Membership Show

Call to Artists for our PAA Spring Member’s Show
Entry Closed

Show Opens April 15th

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PAA Studio Tour

Planning Meeting

April 13 (Tuesday)

2 pm Zoom Meeting

Join us for a meeting

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Weather permitting...

Paint Out

Tues, April 6

9:30 am - Noon 

Down Home Farm

Join us painting and sketching.

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Board Meeting

Friday, April 9

Online Zoom meeting

Interested members may contact Lynell Phillips to participate.


PAA Monthly Meeting

Sunday, April 18

1:30 - 3:30 pm

Online Zoom Meeting

PAA Members Spring Show

Presentation ‐ Judge Frank Ordaz will critique the spring member show and Online Reception

Challenge – Earth Day
Suggestion ‐ use recycled materials. Share something you've created.

Zoom meeting details tba


Membership Due Now

If you have not done so, now is the time to renew your membership. Memberships are yearly, from January to end of December.

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Future challenges tentative:

May ‐ Wildlife Babies
‐ prompt ‐ get up close and personal
June ‐ Summer Fun
‐ prompt ‐ Childhood Memories
July ‐ Red, White and Blue
‐ prompt ‐ use only these colors
August ‐ Dog Days of Summer
‐ prompt ‐ It's HOT!!
September ‐ Hello, Fall!
‐ prompt ‐ use gold, bronze and copper
October ‐ Spooktacular
‐ prompt ‐ use black, white and orange
November ‐ Giving Thanks ‐ prompt ‐ What are you grateful for?
December ‐ Baby, it's cold outside ‐ prompt ‐ evoke Winter

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