Auburn Arts Commission

Artists sought to highlight historic Auburn bridge

The Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge will be 100 years old this March, and the Auburn Arts Commission is looking for local painters, sketchers and photographers to help celebrate ...

Paint party: Community turns out to help with Auburn mural

Volunteers came out in droves Saturday to pick up paint and brushes and make their mark on a piece of Auburn history. Their canvas was the wall on the side of Rico’s Barber S ...

Art coming to Downtown?

City staff is looking into possibly putting art in Downtown Auburn on a rotating basis. During Monday’s City Council meeting, Public Works Director Bernie Schroeder presented a ...

Auburn Arts Commission aims to beautify city

Quality art reflects a quality community. That’s the mentality behind the Auburn Arts Commission, an eight-person board that reports to Auburn’s City Council and aims to enhan ...

Horse history comes alive

The history of the horse in Auburn will now greet those entering the city. Auburn resident and artist Patrick Shields finished a 1,200-square-foot mural Tuesday. The $25,000-mural ...

Temporary art in square?

The future of artwork in Central Square is still unknown. City Council encouraged the Auburn Arts Commission Monday night to consider sending out a call to artists for temporary a ...

Robie monument a possibility in Auburn

A local man is hoping to represent endurance athlete Wendell Robie in a new piece of community artwork. But where a proposed statue immortalizing the Tevis Cup founder will go is ...

Streetscape arts plans still forming

A statue of Wendell Robie in Downtown Auburn? Longtime Auburn resident and Tevis Cup competitor Potato Richardson said the thought has been floated by world-renowned artist Dougl ...

Imposed firefighter contract includes 12% cut in pay, benefits

After months of negotiations, the city of Auburn has implemented a contract with the Auburn Firefighters Association that will result in a 12 percent loss in pay and benefits. Fir ...

Local art boards censor creativity

I’m sad to report that freedom is quickly fading away here in our country. No, I’m not talking about what they are doing in Washington, DC, or even in Sacramento. No that’s b ...

Teen relishes community leadership role

Hannah Peterson, 16, loves to be involved in the Auburn community. The Placer High School sophomore was born in Auburn and was heartbroken when she moved to Palm Desert at the age ...

Art Briefs: Off Hours seminar takes a look at funny films

Off Hours at the Old State Theater presents a seminar on “Movies That Make Us Laugh” at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at The Old State Theater, 985 Lincoln Way, Auburn. Michael Callahan ...
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