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Yosemite Conservancy offers fun things to do in Yosemite, all year. Explore the park with our experts on guided hikes, backpacking trips, photography workshops or bird-watching tours. Join us in Yosemite Valley for art workshops and lively theater programs. Whatever your passion, find your adventure with us!

Your memories will last a lifetime, and program proceeds will be used to fund trail repair and access, habitat restoration, wildlife protection and more.

Learn more about how your participation in these programs benefits Yosemite National Park.

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Artist Barbara Rosenthal teaches drawing and painting techniques with pen and paint in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.
Create a lasting memory with an art workshop in Yosemite

If you’ve always wanted to paint Half Dome, capture wildflowers on paper, or learn a new, creative way of looking at the wonders around you, Yosemite’s art workshops are waiting for you.

Revered cultural icon Julia Parker leads visitors on a journey through American-Indian traditions and history in Yosemite Valley.
American Indian Food Preparation and Acorns with Julia Parker

Often described as a “national treasure” for ensuring the legacy of the Miwok-Paiute people in Yosemite, Julia Parker worked as a cultural demonstrator in the park for more than 60 years. This is a rare opportunity to join the recently retired Julia and her daughter Lucy for a two-day journey through American-Indian traditions in Yosemite Valley.

Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater
Yosemite comes alive in theater!

After a long day exploring the park, relax and enjoy an evening in the Yosemite Valley Theater with creative performances that reveal Yosemite’s history and little-known stories.

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Upcoming Events

Expert artists lead fun activities for all ages, at Yosemite Conservancy Family Crafts Programs at the Art Center in Yosemite Valley
Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday until Sat Oct 29 2016.
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Drop-in time for family crafts every Friday and Saturday 1:30pm-3:30pm at the Yosemite Art Center
Feeling inspired by the beauty of Yosemite? Bring the whole family to create one-of-a-kind crafts...
John Muir Heritage Society Guardian donors and above enjoy a spectacular weekend in the high country.
August 26, 2016 to August 28, 2016
John Muir Heritage Society Sentinel donors and above enjoy a spectacular weekend in the high country.