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We are hiring an Arts Program Coordinator to lead our Arts Education programs. 

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The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission typically meets at 2:00 pm 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 our efforts.  The Leap merchandise featuring Sacramento's own red rabbit "Leap" by Lawrence Argent is for sale year-round.

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Call for artists: 4 public art commissions now open.  Apply today!

City of Sacramento now hiring for an Art Plan Consultant.

Sacramento City Council approves acquisition of public art pieces for the Golden 1 Center.

Visit the SMUD Gallery to see the exhibition, The Creative Instinct.

City Council and County Board of Supervisors appoint new Arts Commissioner, Celestine Syphax.

Register today for a workshop in the 2016 Teaching Artist Workshop Series.

SMAC Arts Education director to retire in June. 

Lyrical Abstraction: oil paintings by Laura Hohlwein at the County Board of Supervisors Gallery.

Extended Vision: the artwork of Gregory Kondos at the Robert T. Matsui Gallery in Sacramento City Hall.

Support California Arts Education this tax season.


Apr 29 - One of the Art Dogs came in the office today for a very important planning meeting about Big Day of Giving on Tuesday. She has high expectations this year! Who's ready? #BIGDOG2016 Shelly Willismore

Apr 29 - Countdown! Deadline for two (count 'em two) fire station public art commissions is 5 pm on Monday, May 2. (this Monday!) Deadline for other projects is May 16.more

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