So much art to fall in love with in Placer County!

This Valentine's buy art, not flowers.

Black History Month

Black History Month was created to focus attention and honor the contributions of African Americans to the United States. We celebrate Black History Month and recognize the many contributions African Americans have made in arts, music, and literature in our community. 

Please visit your local Placer County Library, or City of Roseville Library, to learn more. 


Family Concert

Feb 4, Auburn Symphony presents "Forest Adventures" with special guest Young Artists Competition Winner Nathaniel Zhang. You'll be amazed and entertained with the music and story of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf.

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California Creative Corp Grants

Feb 10, join the webinar to get the overview of the new $4.3 million grant for Northern Calif. Learn about the application process, required documentation, eligibility criteria and Q&A session. In-person events Feb 9, Lincoln, and Feb 21, North Tahoe. Grant opens this month, details on ACPC Facebook:

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Tibetan Art

Feb 16-25, experience first hand the unique culture of the Tibetan people and the rich traditions of Tibet, including the creation of a beautiful Sand Mandala. The beautiful art is being created at the General Gomez Art Center, Auburn.

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Lottery for the Arts

Limited tickets are available for this special fundraising event at Blue Line Arts on Feb 10. Art enthusiasts and collectors can acquire original works of fine art by professional and emerging artists, all while raising money for art education programs at Blue Line Arts and in local schools!

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Poetry Out Loud

High school students will be performing poetry recitations at the ACPC Placer County Poetry Out Loud competition. Esteemed judges will be selecting a winner to advance to the state competition. Everyone is welcome Feb 18, 10-12:30 at Granite Bay High School.

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Rocklin Fine Arts Show

Rocklin Finest Arts Show, juried by Gayle Rappaport Weiland, is Saturday, Feb 18, and Sunday, Feb 19, 2023 at the Rocklin Events Center. See the exhibit and join the reception Sunday 3-5pm:

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Fab 'N Funky

Come and see the exhibit in both North Tahoe shops through the end of February. Offering deeply discounted artwork by our well-loved local artists. Now's your chance to score a piece of art at a great price! Exhibit open during regular shop hours at both locations.

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Rocklin Library Exhibit

February 23 - March 27. See acrylic paintings on display by Kari Uhlman, and other Placer County artists.

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Live at State Theatre

Albert Lee, music of Elton John, the Eagles, Mowtown, and more all on stage at the Auburn State Theatre in February. See the complete list of performances:


Willy Wonka

Delicious adventures light up the McLaughlin Theater with Willy Wonka Kids Feb 24-26. A scrumdiddlyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. Tickets and details:

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Emergency Resources

The California Arts Council maintains a webpage dedicated to resources for Californians who have been affected by recent natural disasters in our state.View the full list of resources:



Arts Economic Study

ACPC is measuring the economic impact of arts in Placer County in partnership with Americans for the Arts. "Nonprofit arts and culture organizations are businesses.They employ people locally, purchase goods and services from within the community, and attract tourists to their regions." Join the conversation-complete the AEP6 survey at your next arts event. 

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Music Scholarship

Sacramento Community Foundation is now offering the Benny Goodman Foundation scholarship for a student at a UC or CSU majoring in music. Apply by March 10.

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Calls to Artists

You can see the most recent calls to artists on the ACPC website, including a permanent installation at Veterans Memorial Park in Roseville, and Photography month.

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Give the Gift of a Class

Looking for something special to give? Consider sharing the magical experience of learning to create art. Find some of Placer County's art teachers on the ACPC website:


Ski Week Camp:

Anime + Digital Design

Feb 2, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm students age 12-18 learn the ins and outs of digital art and anime all at once!

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Youth Art Class

Feb 4, and March 4, Art League of Lincoln offers "Paint 'N Create" for ages 8-12.

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Florals Workshop

Feb 18 & 19, Art League of Lincoln hosts "Mixed Media Florals Class." Learn about: Color families & composition, techniques and more. 

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Meet Artist

Celeste Budd

Featured at this top of this issue, Celeste Budd creates glass art- beads, stained glass, mosaics, and more. Through her active contributions in Rocklin Fine Arts, Blue Line Arts, and Shepherd of the Sierra Gallery, she has grown in technique. Celeste's work has been award winning! Naturally her influence and commissions are growing. She also contributes to Placer County teaching art at senior centers and churches.

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Grant Spotlight

MA Series Arts

W wWith community grant funds, MA Series Arts will host a free workshop showing "Deep Listening the Story of Pauline Oliveros,"

culminating in a live performance of her sonic meditations including non-musicians of all abilities. The organization is dedicated to support, performance, research and practice by women, queer of color, and transGender artists.

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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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