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SMUD Gallery

The exhibition, Encore: Sacramento area artists give new life to discarded materials, can be viewed to July 6, 2016. 

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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"Flying Carpet" replaced at Sacramento International Airport.

Celebrating Sacramento Preservation 1975-2016 at the Robert T. Matsui Gallery in Sacramento City Hall.

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

Visit the SMUD Gallery to see the exhibition, Encore.


May 25 - The Gottlieb Foundation's Individual Support Grant is an opportunity for painters and sculptors who have dedicated their lives to developing their art, regardless of their level of commercial success. Deadline is December 15, with twelve awards of up to $25,000 available.more

May 24 - Arden Fair is seeking entries for a video media exhibition contest. Win cash. Get your artwork featured in the mall's Center Court. Sounds like a win-win! Deadline is June 11. Details below.more

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