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ESC Regional Art Selection

SMUD Gallery

The next Entertainment and Sports Center Public Art Panel meeting is Wednesday, April 15.  The agenda is on our website. See next steps for regional artists selections and technical assistance workshops

Commission Meetings

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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May 5 is the Big Day of Giving.  Get ready!

Don't forget to check out our Opportunities section.  We list jobs, grants, professional development, etc.

State of the Arts event launches cultural planning process.

City Council approved $5 million for Studio for the Performing Arts.

Poet Park installation completed.

Incidental Observations: New Work by Craig N. Smith and Phyllis Hayes is on display at the SMUD Art Gallery March 5 through May 6, 2015

Tranquil Pursuit: an exhibition of artwork by Shimo is on display at the Robert T. Matsui Gallery in City Hall March 5 through July 6, 2015.

"Leap" by Lawrence Argent is featured in international flight magazine.

A new grant program will be reviewed by SMAC at their April 13th meeting.  


Apr 18 - This video, produced by PBS, showcases last year's "Art of the Dumpster" project...more

Apr 17 - Students from Robla Elementary interviewed the Sacramento Youth Symphony's condu...more

Apr 15 - Save the date!! MAY 5. Go to to donate to what you are pass...more

Apr 15 - The Entertainment and Sports Center Public Art Panel meets today from 1:00 - 2:0...more

Apr 15 - Today is tax day! The KEEP ARTS IN SCHOOLS fund is an easy, tax-deductible way...more

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