Using Art to Relieve Fire Damage in Calaveras County

Join Petroglyphe Gallery in Mokelumne Hill in supporting the fire relief efforts with these fantastic, artistic events!


CONCERT: Ancora Trio Fine Art Concert Finale Fundraiser - Sunday November 1

(Ancora Trio — pictured standing is June Diggle; seated from left are Janet Telford and Alice Williams)

From humorous contemporary composition to rhythmic Native American undertones to playful classical pieces and the traditional works of Haydn, Vivaldi, Bach and Gershwin’s Jazz favorite, Summertime, the trio has planned an enlightening, magical and soothing performance specially created for the Petroglyphe audience. There will be a silent auction of gallery art items open to all before and during the show.Light appetizers will be served and there will be wine tasting with Ayrael Vieux Winery from Douglas Flat at 3:30.

Fundraiser to benefit the Calaveras Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund. Tickets are available for $25 presale and $27 on the day of the performance. Purchase tickets at Petroglyphe or call 209-286-1387. Seating is limited.


WORKSHOP: Paint The Sierra with Watercolor Master Dale Laitinen - Friday - Sunday, November 13-15, 9-4

Well known Calaveras artist, Dale Laitinen is a nationally accomplished watercolorist. His beautiful Mountain Ranch home and property burned in the devastating Butte fire. He and his wife lost most of their possessions and much of Dale’s amazing art. If you’ve been thinking about taking classes from Dale, now is the time to step up, learn some valuable technique and help a fellow Calaveras artist to move forward.

If you want to paint rocks, trees, lakes, and waterfalls, this is the class for you. Learn to compose a Sierra landscape from sketch to finished painting. In this 3-day extraordinary workshop, we will find methods to paint the unique beauty of this granite wonderland.

The Artist’s Magazine, Watercolor Magic, Watercolor Magazine, and Drawingboard Magazine are some of the publications in which Dale’s work has been featured. In addition, his art has appeared in several books including The Splash Series, Painting with the White of your Paper, and The Transparent Watercolor Wheel.

Register online at, drop by the gallery or call at 209-286-1387.


Petroglyphe Gallery offers fine art, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, art glass, cards, prints, Native American flutes and more. Signature gift wrapping is always free. The gallery is located at 8317 Main Street, Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245. Regular gallery hours are Thursday – Saturday 11:30 am – 5:30 pm and Sunday 11:30 – 4:00 pm.