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Arts Consortium

by Pam Pietroforte


The brilliant Dutch artist, Vincent van Gogh, struggled to have his paintings shown during his lifetime. He lived in poverty for his art and was not commercially successful, but if he were alive and living in the Central Valley in 2019, he’d be happy to know local art is appreciated and valued here in Tulare County.

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by Kathy Eide Casas



Have you ever wanted to discover the “Arts”, but just never knew where to start? If so, then First Friday Visalia was designed especially for you! The revamped and revitalized First Friday Visalia is making a comeback in a big artistic way! Musicians, sculptors, poets, and painters are all a part of this exciting and free artistic adventure taking place throughout downtown Visalia.

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by McKenna Friend


The Arts Consortium is offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the world of local artists with the first biennial South Valley Artists’ Studio Tour: Opening Doors/Opening Minds taking place March 22-24, 2013. Over the course of three days, more than 30 Tulare County artists (listed below) will open their personal studio doors to the public, demonstrating their individual creative processes and sharing different phases and facets of their work.

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