MARCH 2018 Newsletter
Traveling to the Past: Last Arts Education Workshop This School Year
Join Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission and Kennedy Center presenter Paige Whelan for the final installment in this school year's arts education workshop series!
Teachers and artist will learn how to integrate trick photography into history lessons, building empathy for those who have lived before us.
To register, email Melissa Cirone at:

Traveling to the Past: Trick Photography for Historians
April 10, 2018, 4:00 - 7:00 PM
300 Richards Blvd., Room 221
Photo: Presenter Paige Whelan.
Looking Forward: Creative Edge and the Next 40 Years
Watch A Tea Time Reflection, our 40th Anniversary video series, current Commission Chair Jason Silva and others look ahead at the next 40 years of the Arts Commission. Watch it now .
Photo: Current Arts Commission Chair, Jason Silva.
Whether it's the upcoming Lorde Melodrama World Tour Concert , Sacramento Republic FC Game , or reading more about your favorite artist from the top writers, Sacramento 365 can help you "Make It A Date Night" and help plan out your perfect evening.
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Keep Arts In Schools
California taxpayers can support arts education programs this tax season through the Keep Arts in Schools Voluntary Contribution fund. Make a tax-deductible contribution of as little as $1 through the Voluntary Contribution portion of your 2017 state tax returns! Learn more .
The City of Sacramento is building a plan for the future of Arts, Cultural, and Creative Entrepreneurs. Look out for the Town Hall where you can give you feedback and meet artist and creative minds from Sacramento.
Make sure you join the conversation on the Facebook Group - Creative Edge and Follow @CreativeEdgeSac on Twitter . #CreativeEdgeSac

Call to Artists - Pence Gallery
Deadline February 2, 2018

The Glickman McClure Artist Award is currently accepting applications from visual artists. This Artist Award supports the creation of innovative artwork by emerging artists in California. This award is under-written by donors Mark M. Glickman and Lanette M. McClure, and offers an award of $2500 and a solo exhibit at the Pence for the following year. Preference will be given to artists who are under-recognized or "emerging" in the art field, and who have a financial need for support to further their work. Applications must be made via  by 5 PM PST on Feb. 2, 2018. The application fee is $25 ($20 Pence members) via the same website. The Award will be announced by March 2, 2018. The exhibit will take place in January – February 2019. For questions, email:
Call to Artists - Wide Open Walls
Deadline February 28, 2018

Applications are now being accepted for Wide Open Walls 2018, to take place August 9-19, 2018. Artists interested in painting murals for the festival should apply at . Accepted artists will receive a stipend, plus materials and travel. 
Mendocino County Botanical Gardens Sculpture
Deadline March 14, 2018

The Sculpture Gallery at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens was created in partnership with the Arts Council of Mendocino County. Artwork is rotated on a two-year schedule, and applications are now being accepted from artists wishing to display their work at the Gardens during the 2018-20 cycle. Ten spots are available, so the process is competitive. Artists are responsible for delivery, but sculptures are available for sale to the public on a commission basis. 
Call to Artists - The Haggin Museum
Deadline March 16, 2018

The 60 th  Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, CA is sponsored by the Stockton Art League. The exhibition runs May 17 – July 15, 2018, and will be juried this year by Sabina Turner. Cash awards will total over $5000. Open to all US artists, although they are not accepting photography or computer art. Click here  for more information, or send your inquiries to . Find the prospectus at .
Walking The Village: Festival of Changemakers
April 29th, 2018

Artist are welcomed to participate for a day-long festival geared toward girls ages 9-16 years old at Camp Pollock. This festival will have a variety of workshops, like self awareness through Jujitsu and dreaming up community solutions through improv. Currently, they are seeking workshop leaders as soon as possible.
Contact: Anna Ghnouly, (714) 398-9070,
Transportation Demonstration Mini-Grants - Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Deadline - June 30, 2018

SACOG will award mini-grants of up to $3,000 per project in support of small events and non-infrastructure programs or projects to reduce single occupancy vehicle trips and miles by encouraging biking, walking, riding transit, carpooling, vanpooling and teleworking as options for reducing car trips. Projects that focus on testing a new strategy or tactic for changing travel behavior will be prioritized.  Learn more >

Current Gallery Exhibitions
Sacramento City Hall, 915 I Street, Sacramento
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
SURFACE: fabric collage, encaustic, wire crochet, steel, and ceramic by Sacramento area artists
through March 5, 2018
6301 S Street, Sacramento
Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm
Through the Lens: the work of seven Sacramento area photographers
March 9th - May 9th, 2018
700 H Street, Sacramento
Jim Kimberly: Painting with ALS
January 10th - July 10, 2018
Open when the County Board of Supervisors are in session. Please check the Board agenda.
Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission Meeting
The next Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission meeting is scheduled for:

March 12, 2018 at 6:00 p.m .
Sacramento City Hall, Council Chambers
915 I Street, Sacramento ( map )