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Museum guides have unique viewpoint  Museum guides have unique viewpoint

SVMA’s museum guides on a group visit to Marc Katano’s studio in Sonoma. Being a volunteer Museum Guide at the Sonoma Valley Museum... Continue

City's student arts award winner City’s student arts award winner

The winner of the Sonoma 2013 Student Creative Arts Award is Maya Smoot, a 17-year-old Sonoma Valley High School senior. “She performed... Continue

Gilbert brings variety show to TV Gilbert brings variety show to TV

Jeff Gilbert, the old-school crooner who specializes in forgotten hits from the ’30’s and’40’s, embraces the newfangled medium... Continue

Finding repurpose Finding repurpose

Is there a “Blue Boy” in your blue bin? All the works in the “The Repo Show,” the Arts Guild of Sonoma’s annual themed exhibition... Continue

Rolling in it Rolling in it

A photograph of a Cuban cigar factory is among the works in “Revolutionary Island: Tales of Cuban History and Culture, The Sarah... Continue

SCC welcomes new artist in residence  SCC welcomes new artist in residence

The incoming Artist in Residence at the Sonoma Community Center is ceramicist Julia Feld, who will teach classes and mount a June... Continue

Connected: Music, creativity and the family legacy Connected: Music, creativity and the family legacy

Award-winning speech by Emilie Marenec To be honest, I haven’t invented an App, or battled a life threatening disease. At the age... Continue

Museum expands board  Museum expands board

As it embarks on a new era marked with exciting exhibitions and arts engagement activities, the Sonoma Valley Musuem of Art has added... Continue

On the Calendar


Friday, April 18, 2014
Annual Ecumenical Good Friday Service

The Sonoma Valley Ministerial Association presents its annual ecumenical Good Friday service, hosted by Trinity Episcopal Church, located... Continue


Saturday, February 22 - Saturday, April 19, 2014
Mining for Gold: The Treasures Within

A 3 session women’s workshop in which we will explore our creativity, bringing to light the expression that is uniquely ours,... Continue


Friday, April 25, 2014
Golf Tournament - The Presentation School Golf Tournament – The Presentation School

Enjoy a day out on a gorgeous golf course with some of your friends at our 14th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, April, 25, 2014,... Continue


Friday, April 4 - Friday, April 25, 2014
SVTA FREE ADULT TENNIS CLINIC SVTA FREE ADULT TENNIS CLINIC

Free Tennis Clinic for Sonoma Community – Beginners and Returning Players Every Friday Evening in April — 6 pm -7 pm –... Continue


Saturday, April 26, 2014
Bouverie Preserve Guided Nature Walk

Experience the beauty and rich natural history of this 535-acre preserve. Our half-day guided nature walks are on Saturdays throughout... Continue


Saturday, May 3, 2014
Mobile Chef Showdown - The Finale Mobile Chef Showdown – The Finale

The Showdown begins – the chefs from the previous weekends will be stepping out of their comfort zone to create a recipe from Sheryl... Continue


Sunday, May 4, 2014
Farm & Ranch Emergency Preparedness Fair Farm & Ranch Emergency Preparedness Fair

Sonoma residents are at risk for natural disasters like floods, fire, earthquake & high winds. Rural communities and animal owners... Continue


Sunday, May 18, 2014
The Art of Eating: A Vintage Country Picnic The Art of Eating: A Vintage Country Picnic

Join us at Bouverie Preserve for Audubon Canyon Ranch’s annual MFK Fisher-inspired “Art of Eating” fundraiser. This... Continue


Tuesday, May 20, 2014
David Thom at Murphy's (bluegrass)! David Thom at Murphy’s (bluegrass)!

The David Thom Band started at Myrphy’s in 1997 and have been playing every other month since. Come check out the best bluegrass... Continue


Sunday, June 8, 2014
19th Annual Home & Garden Tour

This year’s tour will feature seven lovely, diverse gardens throughout Western Sonoma County, with two of them opening their homes... Continue