Museum and gallery exhibitions, live performances and more round out a vibrant arts community in Sacramento.
Fostering community. Inspiring curiosity. Enriching lives. Established in 1912 and redeveloped in 2015, the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera is a collaborative cultural pillar institution dedicated to serving the greater community - from youth music education in the classroom to main stage performances of orchestral and operatic music at the highest regional caliber - and contributing to the growth of Sacramento’s Creative Economy.
Since arriving on the scene, B Street Theatre continues to keep critics raving and audiences coming back for contemporary productions ranging from popular classics to debuts. The two-theater playhouse on Capitol Avenue in Midtown is home to the Mainstage Series, Family Series, and Music Series.
This organization brings bold, intimate live theater to the heart of Midtown.
Broadway Sacramento is Northern California’s premier producer and presenter of musical theater, and the largest nonprofit musical theater in California.
A nationally recognized professional company, Sacramento Theatre Company is one of the oldest and largest arts institutions in the region. STC presents classical, musical and contemporary plays as well as world premieres.
Eclectic yet refined. Classic yet surprising. The Crocker Art Museum has the nation's premier collections of art from the Golden State, plus European, Asian, African and Oceanic works, international ceramics, and one of America's finest early collections of European master drawings.
When I Remember I See Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California Oct. 20-Jan. 26, 2020
Pueblo Dynastics: Master Potters from Matriarchs to Contemporaries Through Jan. 5, 2020
Cool Clay: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Ceramics Through July 2020
Sacramento's professional ballet company brings contemporary and classical performances to area audiences.
Blue Line Arts provides high-caliber art exhibitions showcasing the works of regional and national artists.
Ana Lisa Hedstrom & Teagan McLarnan Through Oct. 26
Susan Cooley-Gilliom Artist Residency: Ana Lisa Hedstrom Through Oct. 26
US Show: American Immigrant Artists & The 30x30 Show Nov. 12-Dec. 28
Craft Nouveau: An International Fine Craft Competition Jan. 3-March 7, 2020
Verge Center for the Arts includes contemporary art exhibitions, artist residencies, and educational programming.
With three intimate state-of-the-art performance venues, the Harris Center hosts upwards of 450 dance, theater and music events a year, featuring both local and international touring artists.
Blue Man Group: The Speechless Tour Oct. 8-13
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo Oct. 15-16
The Four Italian Tenors Nov. 22-23
STOMP Nov. 24-29
An Irish Christmas Nov. 30-Dec. 1
Russian National Ballet Jan. 22-23
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical Jan. 24-26
Mondavi Center explores the full range of the performing arts, from the traditional to the innovative, and from diverse cultures and disciplines through presentation, education, public service, and research. As part of the UC Davis mission as a land grant university, Mondavi Center provides outstanding cultural programming, support for the University’s academic departments, and a professional laboratory to train students in the performing arts.
Experience Hendrix Oct. 7
Lila Downs Oct. 10
Andrew Bird Oct. 21
Joshua Bell Nov. 2
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin Dec. 8
Pink Martini Dec. 17
An Evening with Itzhak Perlman Jan. 11
Samin Nosrat Jan. 29