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Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission: Advancing Community Through Arts & Culture

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Cultural Arts Awards Grant Available
Nonprofit arts organizations are invited to apply to the Cultural Arts Awards (CAA) grant. The deadline to apply is June 10, 2014. All applicants must have a profile on the California Cultural Data Project. Click here for more information. Click here for the grant guidelines.

Sign up for a CAA application workshop:
Wednesday, April 30, 6:00 pm - 8:00 p.m. Register
Tuesday, May 13, 3:00 pm - 5:00 p.m. Register

Sign up for a California Cultural Data workshop:
New User orientation: Wednesday, April 16, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Register
Data + Stories - Using your profile: Wednesday, April 16, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Register

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Give to the Arts on the BIG DAY OF GIVING 2014
BIG Day of Giving is a 24 hour online giving challenge. Starting at midnight on May 6, 2014, you will be able to donate to any of the participating nonprofit organizations. It is an amazing opportunity to raise unrestricted dollars and shine the spotlight on our vibrant nonprofit sector. Many local businesses and organizations have contributed matching funds! This means that every dollar donated on May 6 will get a boost from this pool of funds through a pro-rated match. For more information about the 2014 campaign, click here.

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SEE SOME ARTWORK
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ROBERT T. MATSUI GALLERY
Come see Defining Character: the art of the portrait at the Robert T. Matsui Gallery in Sacramento City Hall. The show will be up through July 31, 2014.
Defining Character show postcard

SMUD ART GALLERY
Come see Free Press: an exhibition of fine art printes by Sacramento area artists. The show will be up through May 21, 2014.

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DEL PASO WORDS ON WALLS PROJECT
During the month of October, 2013, five murals were installed along Del Paso Boulevard as part of the Words on Walls Project. These murals, designed by Sacramento graphic designers, transformed poems written by local poets -- all of which were inspired by the Boulevard -- into temporary public art. Find out more.

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ARTS & ECONOMIC PROSPERITY
SMAC invites you to join our awareness campaign. More information>
Read Tim Foster's article, By the Numbers: Sacramento Arts Economy.

 

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The Blue Trees, by Konstantin Dimopoulos, is a temporary public art project, located on 13th Street between J and K Streets in Sacramento. Click here to read more about the project.