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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.


Applications are now open for the 2018 Holiday Music Series at the Sacramento International Airport. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Click here for submitting.

The Arts Commission has released its Race & Cultural Equity Request For Proposal.

Grant-winning artist Vincent Damyanovich introduces his LED-enabled sculpture, “Living Colors: An Interactive Art Experience” at a free, public event on Wednesday, August 22 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the SMUD Customer Service Center located at 6301 S Street in Sacramento. Click Here for Press Release

In the month of December Verge wants YOU to bring your best game for Home and Away, the second iteration of our year-end residency exhibition. This year we’re looking for one Sacramento artist and one California artist from outside of Sacramento County to propose individual solo shows which will be presented concurrently in our main gallery space. Click here to learn how to apply.

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.