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The Arts Colony of La Mirada is a non-profit 501c3 community art organization that was established in 1963.  ACOLM holds monthly meetings that include  art demonstrations which are free and open to the public.  Meetings are usually held on the first Monday of the month from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at the La Mirada Resource Center.  Membership is not required to attend meetings or enter open shows.

Our Goals
  • Raise awareness and interest for visual arts in La Mirada
  • Encourage artists of all ages and skill levels
  • Host live art demonstrations free of charge and open to the public
  • Provide art education for the community and our members
  • Provide opportunities for local artists to exhibit art for public enjoyment

The annual fee for membership is just $20 per person or $25 per family.  Benefits of being a member include:
  • A monthly newsletter with updates on the latest activities
  • Discounted show entry fees and access to member only shows
  • Participation in monthly art competitions
  • Satisfaction in helping us meet our goals
  • For an additional $10 members can display 6 example art works, a bio, and links on the website artist page
2016-2017 ACOLM Board
Interim President - Madeline Thomas    
1st Vice President - Emma Arthurs
2nd Vice President - Mike Lamb
Corresponding Secretary - Lillian Maglione
Treasurer - Grace Rauen
Parliamentarian - Mellody Anderson
Auditor - Emma Arthurs
Community Liaison - Madeline Thomas
Historian - Walter Shannon
Hospitality - Marla Greer
Membership - Mercedes Valdes
Monthly Contest - Karen Dahlitz
Monthly Raffle - Mike Lamb
Newsletter - Janet Havey
Publicity - Madeline Thomas
Rotating Gallery - Madeline Thomas
Telephone Committee - Marcia Carlson + 1 open
Website Manager - Janet Havey
Board Members at Large - Mellody Anderson and Jorge Valdes

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