Art in Bloom

Art is in full bloom at the General Gomez Arts Gallery 4th Annual Blooming Art Show. Opening Reception March 3, exhibit March 3-25.

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New Gallery in Auburn

For the Love of Art Gallery is opening in Auburn. Be a part of the grand opening celebration March 4!

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Hot & Cold Exhibit

Hot & Cold, is the final exhibition featuring the Sierra Wax Artists, a group of Northern California artists who have convened for the last decade to share knowledge and support for artists working in wax mediums. Reception March 18

Duality: An African Diasporic Narrative

A west coast premier for artists Teddy Osei and Glover Marfo. On exhibit through April 1.

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Poetry Out Loud


Sarah Yee, the 1st Place Winner of the ACPC Placer County Poetry Out Loud competition. Sarah will be advancing to State competition representing Granite Bay High School.

Thank you to our esteemed judges who volunteered, the students who competed with great skill, and to participating teachers!

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Live at State Theatre

March 4

CCsegeR - the music of Bob Seger and CCR

March 5

Sierra Tragedy’s Silver Lining:

The Grosh Brothers Story

March 11

Duo Quartet -spirited concert featuring rich harmony vocals, intricate guitar work, and lively percussion

March 12

Auburn Winds - free concert -musical journey from Bach to Bacharach

March 18

Runa - innovative Irish-American band

March 30

Shemekia Copeland - The Wall Street Journal calls “a consequential ride” of “bold and timely blues.”


Improv Show

On the Spot Improv: The Spring Forward Show. Award-winning, top tier improv team made up of high school students, ALWAYS family-friendly comedy nights. They make a perfect date night, family fun night, or just out-with-the-friends event.

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Art Classes

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Stay Creative Studios

Monet in March for kids

Blue Line Arts

Anime + Digital Design Class

Spring break Clay Camp

City of Rocklin

Seasonal Canvas

Art League of Lincoln

Paint 'N Create March 4

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California Creative Corp Grants

New grant program now open! Placer County is a part of the "Upstate California" region. Nevada County Arts Council is administering $3,384,043 in workforce development funds in Northern California for artists, and arts and social service organizations who will employ artists between spring 2023 and spring 2024.

Applications due April 14.

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Community Arts Grants

Need funding for your art project or program? Period 3 of the Community Arts Grants, administered by Arts Council of Placer County, now open! Funding from $250-$5,000 available in five categories.

Apply by March 31.

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Calls to Artists

You can see the most recent calls to artists on the ACPC website, including a special Photography Month exhibit at General Gomez Arts gallery, Tree Whispers, and more:

Calls to Artists


Arts Economic Study

ACPC is measuring the economic impact of arts in Placer County in partnership with Americans for the Arts. Join the conversation-complete the AEP6 survey at your next arts event. 

Have an event to include in survey? Contact Outreach Coordinator Jim Carnathan :

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April Photography Month

April 18 Arts Advocacy Day

Arts Studio Trek April 29 & 30

Concerts at Quarry Park

Opening with Y&T April 21

Meet Grant Recipient

Metal Arts Academy

Born out of a desire to train and educate in the art of fine jewelry fabrication, design and the metal arts, the Metal Arts Academy teaches beginners through advanced artists. It also offers the Goldsmiths Apprentice Program. With support from an ACPC Community Arts Grant, they offer the Larry Van Craeynest Goldsmiths Apprentice Scholarship which

financially supports apprentices in their jewelry journey in a 12 week intensive program working under a master craftsperson.

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Meet the Artist

Featured artwork provided by Vallene Hartman who is a former art professor, mediation trainer, and mediator. Fun fact about the artwork: "Viewers are always surprised," said Vallene.

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Vallene Hardman

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ACPC is proud

to be celebrating 40 years as the state and local partner for California Arts Council & Placer County

The Arts Council of Placer County promotes and advocates for all arts across Placer County to enrich and help develop the artistic culture of our region of Northern California and beyond. ACPC is committed to using the arts to drive racial equity and social justice.

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