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Gallery Program

The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission Gallery Program provides visual arts experiences in public locations at the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Gallery, the Robert T. Matsui Gallery (Sacramento City Hall) and in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers (700 H Street, Sacramento). This ongoing series of free public exhibitions showcase the artistic and cultural resources of the region.  All aspects of the Gallery Program are administered by Arts Commission staff. Proposals for exhibitions at all three galleries are accepted year-round. 

The Gallery Program:

  • Provides opportunities for local and regional artists at all career levels to exhibit their artwork in public venues.
  • Provides artists, curators, and others with an interest in producing exhibitions the opportunity to present their ideas to the public and to advance their curatorial skills.
  • Meets the public goal of enhancing the quality of life for visitors and residents,
  • Supports the Arts Commission’s efforts for community inclusion and diversity.

ROBERT T. MATSUI GALLERY

City of Sacramento City Hall 
915 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 
(Located in the H Street lobby of the new City Hall building.) 
Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

CURRENT EXHIBIT:

Refocusing the Lens: An Exhibit of Pranlal Patel's Photographs of Women at Work in Ahmedabad

SMUD ART GALLERY

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Customer Service Center
6301 S Street at 65th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817
Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:00 am-6:00 pm
Located in the first floor lobby.

The SMUD Art Gallery is a partnership between the Sacramento Municipal Utility District and the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission with additional funding from the City and County of Sacramento.

CURRENT EXHIBIT:

So Watt! An illuminating look at the artwork of SMUD employees and their families

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS' CHAMBER GALLERY

Sacramento County sponsors bi-annual exhibitions of artwork in the Board of Supervisors' Chambers.
700 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

CURRENT EXHIBIT:
Celebrating California: an exhibition of paintings, collage, fiber, mosaic and photography by the Sacramento Fine Arts Center