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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.


Request for Qualifications will open on August 29 for our Sacramento Artists-in-Residence pilot program, a collaboration between Metro Arts and the Department of Youth, Parks & Community Enrichment. 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.

The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission is currently accepting Request for Qualifications for senior-level experienced arts administrators for a Cultural Equity Investment Program Mentor contract. The contract dates will be January 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020 with additional grant panel participation. Apply on Submittable by August 26, 2019 11:59 pm. More details here (PDF).

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

For updates on River Crossing, please click here.

If you weren't able to attend "From Ideas to Action: Advancing Cultural Equity in the Arts in Greater Sacramento," Cultural Equity Summit, where we will be posting videos of each presentation and PDF resources for you to download.

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!