Arts Organizations & Information
La Raza Galeria Posada
2700 Front St
Sacramento 95818916 446-5133
Established in 1972, La Raza Galeria Posada continues to advance, celebrate, and preserve the art and culture of Chicano, Latino, and Native populations for present and future generations. La Raza Galeria Posada serves the community through year-round exhibition series, literary events, musical presentations, and community cultural activities.
BLUE LINE GALLERY
405 Vernon St Ste 100
Roseville 95678916 783-4117
Sacramento Fine Arts Center
5330-B Gibbons Dr
Carmichael 95608916 971-3713
This non-profit organization works to provide a forum dedicated to the creation and presentation of the artwork of living Northern California artists. It also educates students, puts on art shows, exhibitions, instructional classes, workshops and seminars to improve the quality of the cultural life available in the Sacramento area.
SHEPARD GARDEN AND ART CENTER
3330 McKinley Bl
Sacramento 95816916 808-8800
Shepard Garden and Art Center is the home for more than 50 garden and art clubs ranging from the African Violet Society to the Textile Arts Association. Organizations meet weekly or monthly for educational and demonstration sessions and sponsor shows annually.
Southside Art Center
8583 Elder Creek Rd Ste 200
Sacramento 95828916 387-8080
Founded in November 1987, Southside Art Center provides services to Sacramento adults with developmental disabilities.
CSUS UNIVERSITY LIBRARY GALLERY
University Library 1st Fl, North Side
6000 J St
Sacramento 95819916 278-4189
Founded in 2002, the Gallery features work by nationally and internationally significant artists, including alumni and faculty. It is also a venue for recitals, readings, and many other activities of School of the Arts departments and other University programs.
Gregory Kondos Gallery
Sacramento City College
3835 Freeport Bl FIA 123
Sacramento 95822916 558-2559
Features art work from students, teachers, local, and world-known artist.
The Robert Else &
Raymond R. Witt galleries
CSUS Art Department
6000 J St
Sacramento 95819916 278-6166
The Robert Else and Raymond R. Witt galleries introduce national and international significant contemporary art to the campus and Sacramento area communities. Both art galleries present
a variety of exhibition-associated events each year, including artist lectures, receptions and panel discussions. The Else Gallery hosts invitational exhibitions each year, including a major Festival of the Arts exhibition, the Student Award Exhibition and the culminating Graduate Student Exhibition.
Arts & Business Council of Sacramento
1931 H St
Sacramento 95811916 442-2005
The council promotes partnerships between Sacramento area businesses and local art organizations.
California Arts Council
1300 I St Ste 930
Sacramento 95814916 322-6555
The California Arts Council promotes available and accessible quality art reflecting all of California's diverse cultures, supports the state's broad economic, educational, and social goals through the arts. Provides leadership for all levels of the arts community, and presents effective programs to schools.
Elk Grove Committee for the Arts
Elk Grove City Hall
8401 Laguna Palms Wy
Elk Grove 95758916 478-2249
The committee provides recommendations for arts and entertainment, locates and recommends specific pieces of art to be displayed at Elk Grove facilities, and facilitates dialogue with regional and local community members interested in arts and entertainment.
Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
300 Richards Bl 2nd Fl
Sacramento 95811916 808-3992
The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission aims to support and strengthen the role of cultural organizations, increase arts and cultural experiences and opportunities for all members of the community
Provide arts and cultural education for youths and their families, and enhance organizational and financial stability of arts and cultural organizations.
106 K St Ste 1
Sacramento 95814 916 444-2004
The Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society seeks to preserve and promote traditional jazz music throughout the Sacramento community.
Aerospace Museum of California
3200 Freedom Park Dr
McClellan 95652916 643-3192
The museum is considered to have one of the finest collections of aircraft and aviation memorabilia in the West. More than 30 aircraft are on display, including a Mig-21F ‘Fishbed’ and a CH-3E ‘Jolly Green Giant’ helicopter. Museum programs include guided tours, lectures and a gift/souvenir shop. Group tours and student field trips are encouraged. Please call in advance to reserve group tours. Donations welcomed.
California Foundry History Museum
5301 Price Av
McClellan Park 95652 916 929-8001
California Foundry Museum exhibits foundries, fire hydrants, water pipes, car engines, trolley bell, and water valves. Visitors can also view castings, film and photographs from the Gold Rush era to the present.
California State Capitol Museum
1315 10th St
State Capitol, Rm B27
Sacramento 95814916 324-0333
Free admission. Guided tours daily. Please call in advance to reserve group tours.
California AutoMOBILE Museum
2200 Front St
Sacramento 95818916 442-6802
This museum features all makes of cars beginning with a 1903 model up to models from the 1970s.
California State Indian Museum
2618 K St
Sacramento 95816916 324-0971
The State Indian Museum is located on the grounds of Sutter’s Fort. In the museum, exhibits and artifacts illustrate the culture of the earliest Native Americans through baskets, beadwork, clothing and exhibits. Native American structures are built outdoors for the outdoor demonstration area.
California STATE Military Museum
1119 Second St
Sacramento 95814916 854-1900
The museum is a remarkable timeline of history made real by thousands of military artifacts, dating from expeditions of Juan Batista de Anza from Mexico across the Colorado desert to California in the 1770s, through Operation Desert Storm.
California State Railroad Museum
125 I St
Sacramento 95814916 445-6645
More than 20 restored locomotives and cars are exhibited.
Crocker Art Museum
216 O St
Sacramento 95814916 808-7000
Early California paintings, master drawings, contemporary art, Victorian architecture, family hands-on art activities and concerts.
sacramento HISTORY MUSEUM
101 I St
Sacramento 95814916 808-7059
Experience the history of Sacramento and the Central Valley dating back to 1840. Also on hand is Gold Gallery with $500,000 in gold on display.
Discovery Museum Science & Space Center
3615 Auburn Bl
Sacramento 95821916 808-3942
The Center features a planetarium, classes in science and history, an animal hall, an outdoor trail with native plants and a gift shop.
Governor’s Mansion State Historic Park
1526 H St
Sacramento 95814916 323-3047
From Governor George C. Pardee to Ronald Reagan, this Victorian home was the executive mansion to 13 California governors and their families from 1903-1967. The house, built in 1877, has 14-foot ceilings, Persian carpets, French mirrors, Italian marble fireplaces and chandeliers, in some of its 30-plus rooms. Period furnishings and other items left by various administrations, are on display.
Hays Antique Truck Museum
1962 Hays Ln
Woodland 95776530 666-9700
Hailed as the largest truck museum of its kind in the U.S. the Hays Antique Truck Museum features vehicles from the beginning to the mid-20th century. Other exhibits include a historical program of the trucking industry through the years.
Sutter's Fort state historic park
2701 L St
Sacramento 95816916 445-4422
The nation's oldest re-created historic fort. Public educational and interpretive programs throughout the year.
The California Museum
1020 O St
Sacramento 95814916 653-7524
The California Museum for History, Women and the Arts features an exploration of California’s past, present and future with innovative media presentations, educational displays, hands-on activities and a monumental public art piece.
Wells Fargo History Museum
400 Capitol Mall
Sacramento 95814916 440-4161
1000 2nd St
Sacramento 95814916 440-4263
The Wells Fargo History Museum houses an original, restored Concord stagecoach. The museum also displays authentic documents, gold, treasure boxes and postal history.
Actor’s Workshop of Sacramento
1721 25th St
Sacramento 95816916 501-6104
The Workshop offers private acting lessons and group acting classes for children, teens and adults. In addition, a children’s theater camp is offered during the summer.
American River College Theatre
4700 College Oak Dr
Sacramento 95841916 484-8234
American River College Theatre produces four main-stage performances per year. The theatre offers faculty-directed Touring and Showcase productions, touring Children's Theatre productions, and student-directed One-Act Play Series.
B Street Theatre
2711 B St
Sacramento 95816916 443-5300
The B Street Theatre produces off- beat comedic plays and Fantasy Theatre for Children.
BIG IDEA THEATRE
1616 Del Paso Bl
Sacramento 95815916 960-3036
California Musical Theatre
Music Circus and The Broadway Series
1419 H St
Sacramento 95814916 557-1999
Set in an arena-style theater, the Music Circus presents live action productions by local and national artists.
Camellia Symphony Orchestra
1545 River Park Dr Ste 403
Sacramento 95815916 929-6655
In its 44th year, the community-based Camellia Symphony Orchestra has won ten ASCAP awards for adventuresome programming. The Orchestra often performs world, national and Sacramento premieres. The artistic mission of the organization is to present concerts and programs of high artistic merit, integrating new works of diverse composers, unique classical compositions that are too rarely performed, and selections from the standard repertoire in a way which reaches the broadest possible audience.
Capitol Ballet Company
4430 Marconi Av
Sacramento 95821916 484-1188
A variety of productions throughout the year. Performances are held throughout the Greater Sacramento area.
Capitol Opera Sacramento
Dixon Performing Arts Theater
555 College Wy
Dixon 95620916 944-2149
Capitol Opera provides a performing venue for local singers, musicians, directors, conductors, choreographers, and dancers. Capitol Opera Sacramento produces five productions per season.
Capitol Pops Concert Band
7900 Via Roma Dr
Fair Oaks 95628916 967-1461
Created in 1996, the Capitol Pops Concert Band is a fully instrumented band of volunteer musicians and workers from Sacramento County. The Capitol Pops Concert Band presents music of show tunes, big band jazz, past and present hit tunes and, traditional marches and light classical. The band plays approximately ten to twelve concerts each year at various locations in the Sacramento area.
CAPITAL STAGE DELTA KING THEATRE
2215 J St
Sacramento 95816916 995-5464
5325 Engle Rd Ste 110
Carmichael 95608916 489-7529
The Playhouse features live theater productions of both adult and children's play series.
925 Front St
Sacramento 95814916 445-2560
Located in Old Town Sacramento, the Music Theatre is an accurate reconstruction of the 1849 building with the claim of being the first legitimate theatre building in California. The building seats approximately 150 people in its main theatre set in mid-19th century atmosphere. The lobby displays period memorabilia and reproduced items.
Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento
2791 24th St
Sacramento 95818916 285-5687
Founded in 1982, the Light Opera Theatre of Sacramento performs operatic roles with the Sacramento Opera and Davis Comic Opera.
1 Shields Av
Davis 95616866 754-2787
The new state-of-the-art center is a site for people of all ages to discover, understand and appreciate the performing arts. The UC Davis facility will serve as a center for teaching, rehearsals and live performance via the faculty, staff and students. The Mondavi Center includes facilities such as the 1,800-seat Jackson Hall, as well as the 250-seat studio theatre.
River City Concert Band
2239 Chase Dr
Rancho Cordova 95670530 383-3418
The River City Concert Band is a community band made up of 40 volunteer professional and amateur musicians. Musicians in the band range in age from teens to 85. The band's repertoire includes orchestral transcriptions, traditional concert band literature, pop, and contemporary music. The River City Concert Band aims to foster musical interest among children, and provide performance opportunities for skilled community musicians. The band performs seven concerts a year.
River City Theatre Company
PO Box 191263
Sacramento 95819916 457-7282
River City Theatre Company provides young people with the opportunity to develop skills while learning all aspects of musical theater. The River City Theatre Company performs a Special Field Trip Presentation introducing thousands of school children to musical performing arts presented by their peers.
Runaway Stage Productions
24th Street Theatre
2791 24th St
Sacramento 95818916 207-1226
Founded in 1997, Runaway Stage Productions performs Broadway style shows and children's theater. Runaway Stage Production host a series of workshops designed to introduce school age children to the theatrical experience.
1631 K St
Sacramento 95814916 552-5800
The Sacramento Ballet performs four productions per year at The Community Center Theater with additional performances.
Sacramento Children's Chorus
25 Cadillac Dr Ste 100
Sacramento 92825916 646-1141
Founded in 1993, this chorus provides professional choral training for youths and promotes an appreciation of choral music through workshops and clinics.
PO Box 161027
Sacramento 95816916 737-1000
The opera strives to develop and culti-vate a wider public interest in opera and its allied arts, and to further music education in the region.
Sacramento Symphonic Winds
PO Box 1503
Carmichael 95609916 489-2576
The Sacramento Symphonic Winds is a fully instrumented concert wind and percussion ensemble of 60 volunteer musicians. The orchestra plays at many different venues and performs a wide variety of music. The band holds rehearsal on Tuesday nights at El Camino High School.
Sacramento Theatre Company
1419 H St
Sacramento 95814916 443-6722
Sacramento Theatre Company feels that it is their responsibility to create a variety of theatrical experiences for a culturally, generationally and socially diverse audience. By creating art of a national standard, developing new plays, re-presenting the classics and promoting innovations in all areas of the theatre, Sacramento Theatre Company is shaping the American theatre experience of our generation.
sacramento youth symphony & academy of music
3443 Ramona Av Ste 22
Sacramento 95826916 731-5777
Established in 1991, this organization is dedicated to advancing the skills of promising young musicians. The symphony is committed to serving the entire community. Outreach programs extend to schools, senior citizens, and all cultures within the region.