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Commission Meetings

The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission typically meets at 2:00 p.m. on the second Monday of the month. Past and upcoming meeting materials are available online.

FRIENDS of the Arts Commission

Friends of the Arts Commission is our nonprofit arm, committed to supporting the arts through arts education programs, fund development and arts advocacy. We hope you will support their efforts.


Apply for a pre-qualified artist database to complete public art projects at the Sacramento Convention Center and Community Theater.

We are regularly in need of artists, educators, advocates and community members to review and score applications for our programs. Sign up to be part of our panelist pool.

Don't forget to check out other opportunities for artists and arts organizations.

The Sacramento Tree Foundation's Urban Wood Rescue program has wood available for purchase. 

Make It A Music Night features listings of music, theatre, dance, museum and gallery exhibitions, films, poetry readings, kids' activities and more.

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Tearing Walls Apart 

Apply to be a 2018 Tearing Walls Apart Artist and transform a room in the former Mansion Inn with your art or be featured on our Festival Mainstage with a live performance. Applications are open to all Sacramento area high school students (including incoming Freshman) who wish to participate in the event as a visual or performing artist of any discipline. Click Here For More.

River Crossing 

The cities of West Sacramento and Sacramento, represented by the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, a division of the Sacramento Convention and Cultural Services Department, invites Artists and Artist teams to submit their qualifications and a short preliminary written proposal (250 word maximum) for a temporary public art or place-making opportunity to promote connectivity across the Sacramento River, “River Crossing Project”.  Find out more here.