Make it a Photography Month

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Whether you’re looking to go out with friends, family, a new hot date, or just to get out of the house for a bit, Sacramento365 is your one-stop-shop to help you “Make it a Night”!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but what kinds and how many stories can be shared during a month-long, multi-county wide photography celebration? The first annual Photography Month Sacramento has officially kicked off and Sacramento365 is proud to be the calendar partner for this regional event! Museums, galleries, and educational institutions across Sacramento, Placer, and Yolo counties are participating in the month-long celebration creating opportunities for venues, photographers and patrons to share a collective experience in the visual arts.

While you’re out this month enjoying our local arts scene, get social and share your “Make it a Night” fun by using the hashtag #Sacramento365

Through April 28: CA: Work by Angelo Esquivel at Ambrosia Cafe
Through April 29: New Works by Angela Casagrande and Doug Dertinger at Axis Gallery
Through April 29: The Odd and The Ordinary from In The Hood at Panama Pottery Garden Arts
Through May 4: Time Machine: Sacramento: Inspiration, Reinterpretation, Compilation at Robert T. Matsui Gallery at City Hall
Through May 9: Through the Lens: The Work of Seven Sacramento Area Photographers at SMUD Art Gallery
Through July 6: Art of the Airport Tower at Aerospace Museum of California
April 2-May 4: Off the North 101: Exhibition and Artist Talk with David Woody at Mariposa Design Gallery
April 2-May 4: The Asian-American Experience at ACC Art Gallery
April 3-July 8: The Newest Americans at California Museum
April 4: Artist Talk with Christina Seely at Sacramento State’s Amador Hall
April 5: Sierra Camera Club Nature Program at Shepard Garden and Art Center
April 5: California Fresh Film Series: Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning at Crocker Art Museum
April 5: George Lepp: Canon Explorer of Light Lecture at Cosumnes River College’s Winn Center Community Room
April 5-19: The World of Photography Sessions at Crocker Art Museum
April 5-29: PERSPECTIVES: A Juried Exhibition of Photography by College and High School Students at Crocker Art Museum
April 6: Everybody Street Documentary and First Friday at The Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex
April 6-29: Revision 1: Works by Nick Shepard at Axis Gallery
April 6-May 24: Still in the Streets: Four Generations of Street Photography at Beatnik Studios
April 6, 2018-April 4, 2019: PHOTOGRAPHY: A Focus on Early Sacramento at Sacramento History Museum
April 7: The History of Night Photography at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center
April 7: John E. Gruber Creative Photography Awards Exhibit at California Railroad Museum
April 7: Bitter Melon: Photographing Locke at Historic Locke
April 7-29: Capture the Stars at Powerhouse Science Center
April 7-May 19: Real Abstracts: Photography by Diana Coleman and Anne Miller at Ella K. McClatchy Library
April 7-December 31: International Photo Awards Exhibit at California State Railroad Museum
April 8: Studio Lighting: Hands-On Approach at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center
April 10-May 5: Sacramento After Dark: Photography Month Sacramento Exhibit at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center
April 10-May 5: Luther Gerlach: Mammoth Wet Plate Photography at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center
April 11: Sacramento State Spring Salon at Sacramento State’s Kadema Hall
April 11-May 4: Open Show Sacramento at Sparrow Gallery (ARTHOUSE on R)
April 12: Mammoth Wet-Plate Photo Lecture with Luther Gerlach at American River College
April 12-May 8: Soul Food Exhibit at ARTHOUSE on R
April 14: Slow Art Day at Crocker Art Museum
April 14: Photographing People Workshop in Historic Locke
April 14: Mammoth Wet-Plate Darkroom Bus and Camera Demo by Luther Gerlach at American River College
April 14: Inside Photography: Food, Interiors and Portraits at Clunie Community Center
April 14: A Crack In The World: Work by Barbara Kyne at Union Hall Gallery
April 17: Architectura Obscura: An Evening of Architectural Photography at AIA Central Valley
April 18: Sam Contis Artist Talk at Sacramento State – Amador Hall
April 18: Sutter’s Fort Curator Talks: Behind the Lens of Harry Peterson at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
April 20: A Trio of Centuries: A Photography Month Sacramento Concert at The Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex
April 20 & 21: Trains and Tripods Live Learning Photography Seminar and Workshop at California State Railroad Museum
April 21: Locke Delta Landscape Photography Workshop in Historic Locke
April 21 & 22: Photographing the California Automobile Museum: A Canon Live Learning Event at California Automobile Museum
April 25: The Search for Color and Light in California’s State Parks at Sacramento City College
April 26: Photo Fête at Crocker Art Museum
April 26: How We See Prisons: Lecture with Pete Brook at CSU Sacramento – Mariposa Design Gallery
April 26: Coffee with Carolyn Russo at Aerospace Museum of California
April 27: Photography Month Sacramento Closing Reception at Aerospace Museum of California

Click here for a full listing of Photography Month Sacramento events.

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About Make It A Night

We all know, when you make plans to go out, you don’t just pick an event to go to. You want to grab a bite to eat, enjoy a nice cocktail or glass of wine, and check out some new places…and in the event you end up having one too many or are from out of town, you may want to find a place to get some rest before you head back home.

Sacramento365 has got you covered! Every event listing on Sacramento365 now features a “Make It A Night” map which shows nearby restaurants, bars, and hotels (or “Eats” “Drinks” and “Sleeps” as we call them) to help you complete your plans in one place.


How to use Make It A Night

Make It a Night Map Example  As you’re browsing events on Sacramento365, you will now see a button beneath the event image promoting you to “Make It A Night” – click that!

This bumps you to a lower portion of the page with a marked Google Map featuring coordinating icons for bars, restaurants, and hotels nearby the event. Keeping in line with the playful nature of the feature, these are referred to as “Drinks,” “Eats,” and “Sleeps,” respectively.

The map feature hones in on the area around the event and includes all pertinent information for the nearby places (image, links, contact info, even video and reservation capabilities where applicable)


Promote Your Business with Make It A Night

Standard listings (name, address, phone) on Make It A Night are free to all businesses, Don’t see your business listed? Email us and we’ll make sure to add you!

Enhanced listings may available at an additional cost to include a picture, web link, description, and video.

Tony Hinchcliffe



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