This is an exciting time for YoloArts as we look forward to furthering our mission and activating the vision of a cultural center at the Gibson House.

The Gibson House, located at 512 Gibson Road in Woodland, was once a home and is now a historic icon. Over the span of 3 centuries this site has seen tremendous transformations and transitions. At the heart of the cultural center development, is preserving the Gibson House and property, while creating opportunities for you to experience Yolo County history, its cultures, and Art in new ways!

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Divergent views on future of Gibson Mansion

By Jim Smith, Woodland Daily Democrat Two different futures for Woodland’s historic Gibson Mansion emerged during an “open conversation” that showed some want to preserve the city’s treasured piece of history while others want to preserve and expand its offerings. Held Thursday night at the Community Center and attended by around 125 people, the session … Continued

Community Meeting Regarding the Gibson House- March 22, 2018

Contact: Beth Gabor, Public Information Officer, County of Yolo (530) 666-8042 [w] ▪ (530) 219-8464 [c] (Woodland, CA) – Yolo County invites the community to participate in a facilitated public meeting on Thursday, March 22 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Woodland Community and Senior Center, in Banquet Room #1, located at 2001 East St. … Continued

YoloArts, Gibson Museum merge for ‘Cultural Center’

By Hans Peter, Woodland Daily Democrat Photography by Hans Peter The history of the Gibson House proves far more certain than its future, but YoloArts Executive Director Alison Flory believes the iconic structure can open its doors to some new ideas. Walking along the creaky hardwood floors and past 19th Century furniture and decor, Flory … Continued

A Message from YoloArts

Dear Friend of YoloArts, As 2018 begins, we are grateful and energized by the support we have received from county and local governments, nonprofit organizations, artists, students, and community members like you. You can find our annual report for 2016-17 on our website and take a look at our financial picture, as well as gain … Continued

Why some Yolo residents object to arts nonprofit taking over historic home

BY ELLEN GARRISON, Sacramento Bee Photography by Hector Amezcua, Sacramento Bee Keeping up the Gibson House is a labor of love. It takes about a dozen volunteer gardeners to manage the grounds and the heritage herb garden. Another dozen serve as docents, educating visitors on the family who owned the house for about … Continued