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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.


Applications are now open for the new Sacramento Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy Commission. Applicants must live within the City of Sacramento and have a demonstrated history of community involvement or interest in fostering the arts, innovation, and/or tourism of the city. For more information and to apply, click here, and scroll down to Sacramento Arts, Culture and Creative Economy Commission.

Applications are now open for the 2019 Holiday Music Series at the Sacramento International Airport. Deadline to apply is Friday, October 4, 2019.

The RFQ for our Sacramento Artists-in-Residence pilot program, a collaboration between Metro Arts and the Department of Youth, Parks & Community Enrichment, is now accepting applications! Deadline is September 30, 2019; more information can be found here.

NEW GRANTS! The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission is currently accepting applications for three new grant programs: Creative Economy 2020, Cultural Equity 2020, and Cultural Equity Investment 2020. All grant applications are DUE October 10, 2019 at 11:59pm. For more information and complete guidelines, click here

Download the Grants Presentation from the August 12, 2019 Arts Commission meeting (PDF).

INFORMATIONAL WORKSHOPS: Informational workshops will be held to further explain the new grants and programs. Come prepared with your questions as we walk through our new application system. For more information and to RSVP, click here.

To download a PDF of the workshop presentation, click here.

For updates on the North 12th Street Underpass Mural Project, click here.

For updates on River Crossing, please click here.

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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Be sure to check our Opportunities page regularly for job openings, available grants, open calls, commissions, and more!