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Special Event: For the Family, Tour
Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure
Turn Sacramento into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt event, which combines the excitement of the "Amazing Race" with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city...
California State Capitol
Sacramento, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Mon 12/31/18 at 10am-6pm
Special Event: Community Event
Death Valley Scotty's Race for Glory Exhibit
The exhibit relates the suspenseful and thrilling story of Death Valley Scotty’s record-breaking, high speed trip from Los Angeles to Chicago in 1905. As a dramatic centerpiece to this interpretive and inspiring exhibit, a massive steam locomotive used dur...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Sun 9/30/18 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
From a Boy To a Man Workshop
“From a Boy to a Man” is a modern-day workshop designed especially for young men who could use additional male guidance and support during their journey into manhood. Oftentimes, young men do not fully open up with their parents, but feel more comfortable ...
The Center for Fathers and Families
Sacramento, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Wed 8/29/18 at 4pm-5pm
Special Event: Community Event
Old Sacramento Underground Tours
Old Sacramento Underground Tours give explore what’s been hidden beneath the city for more than 150 years, uncovering the facts and legends that lie below historic buildings and sidewalks. Most tours depart from the museum, with the exception of Gold Fever...
Sacramento History Museum
Old Sacramento, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Sun 9/30/18 at 11am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Painting, Mixed Media
Andrea Chung: You broke the ocean in half to be here
Andrea Chung’s practice finds unexpected intersections between materials, processes, and places that often investigate the histories of Caribbean island nations. "You broke the ocean in half to be here," organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art San Dieg...
University of California - Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
Davis, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Sun 9/2/18
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Painting
Susan Swartz: Breaking Away, 2006-2018
Breaking Away: 2006-2018, curated by Museum Founding Director Rachel Teagle, showcases Swartz’s development of a painterly style that results in lush surfaces sculpted from the subtle accretion of color. The exhibition is comprised of a survey of recent wo...
University of California - Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
Davis, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Sun 9/2/18
Art: Art Show, Gallery, Painting, Textiles, Sculpture
Mendocino Art Center Gallery Exhibitions
The Mendocino Art Center presents “Show Me,” a collaborative exhibit featuring Ren Riley’s fabric wall pieces and knitted and crocheted chairs, paired with Erika Kohr Island’s sculptured glass and hand carved wood pieces. Also on exhibit will be encaustic ...
Mendocino Art Center
Mendocino, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Sat 9/15/18 at 11pm-5am
Special Event: Community Event
Railroad Museum Celebrates Toy Train Month with Special Collection of Pre-War Trains & Accessories
August is Toy Train Month, the perfect time for the Railroad Museum to debut a newly acquired collection of pre-war toy trains and accessories manufactured by the German company Märklin. The collection will be on view through Sept. 2. This new collection w...
California State Railroad Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Sun 9/2/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
100 Years of Fashion Accessories 1860-1960
This exhibit details changes in fashion accessories between 1860 and 1960. Rings, bracelets, necklaces, pendants, oh my! Beautiful pieces of historic interest are on display. On view until Sept. 2. The Gold Country Lacemakers will give lace-making demonst...
Folsom History Museum
Folsom, CA

Sun 8/19/18 at 11am-4pm
Tue 8/21/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 11am-4pm
Tue 8/28/18 - Sun 9/2/18 at 11am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Sculpture, Installations
Sculpture by Ianna Frisby
Ianna Frisby’s new body of work was spurred on by a recent trip to Belize, where she explored underground limestone caves that served as burial grounds and repositories for ancient artifacts. Reflecting on the sense of wonder and awe that arose from the e...
Pence Gallery
Davis, CA

Sun 8/19/18 at 11:30am-5pm
Tue 8/21/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 11:30am-5pm
Tue 8/28/18 - Wed 8/29/18 at 11:30am-5pm
Special Event: Auto Show
Crafting a Rebellion: Sacramento's Customs & Hot Rods
The California Automobile Museum is proud to present an exciting new exhibit titled Crafting a Rebellion: Sacramento’s Customs & Hot Rods that debuts on Friday, March 30, 2018. With more than a dozen cars on special display in the Museum’s main gallery, th...
California Automobile Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sun 8/19/18 - Mon 8/20/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/22/18 - Mon 8/27/18 at 10am-5pm
Wed 8/29/18 - Mon 9/3/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show, Folk Art/Crafts
High Hand Gallery: Elemental Currents
This show features work from artists Gia McNutt, Mary Tess Mayall & Terry Shearn. There will be public receptions for the artists on Aug. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. and again on Sept. 30. The show is on view through Oct. 7.
High Hand Art Gallery
Loomis, CA

Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 8/21/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 8/28/18 - Sun 9/2/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 9/4/18 - Sun 9/9/18 at 10am-4pm
Tue 9/11/18 - Sun 9/16/18 at 10am-4pm
Music: Electronic, Experimental (Incl. All Music Forms), Funk, Jam Band, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rap/Hip Hop, Rock, Fair/Festival
Wave Spell Live
Wave Spell Live is a new music festival headlined by STS9, who'll be presenting nine sets throughout the weekend. Guests will also enjoy music from Manic Focus, Sunsquabi, Dam Deitch, Michal Menert and more.
Wave Spell Live
Belden, CA

Sun 8/19/18
Art: Art Show, Museum
Art of the Greater West
The Robert S. and Dorothy J. Keyser Art of the Greater West Collection at the Nevada Museum of Art aims to make connections between artistic practices and diverse cultures of the Greater West super-region—a geographic area that spans from Alaska to Patagon...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/22/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 8/23/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/24/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Museum, Painting, Sculpture
Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment
"Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection" examines the many paths and stages of women's lives in the art of 18th-century France. Works by Fragonard, Boucher, Watteau, Greuze and others, all drawn from the finest...
Crocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CA

Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum, Photography
Celebrating Israel's 70th Anniversary: Michal Rovner and Tal Shochat
In 2018, the State of Israel marks seventy years since its founding by the United Nations following World War II. For this occasion, the Nevada Museum of Art presents work by two female Israeli artists who create work that is simultaneously grounded in the...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/22/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 8/23/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/24/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Museum, Painting
Hans Meyer-Kassel: Artist of Nevada
The paintings of Hans Meyer-Kassel (1872-1952) have hung in the castles of kings and the homes of presidents. Still today, decades after his death, his artwork can be found in state capitols, university campuses, historical societies, court houses, governm...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/22/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 8/23/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/24/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
James Turrell: Roden Crater
James Turrell is an artist whose media are light and space, and for the last forty years he has been carefully sculpting the cinder cone of an extinct volcano near Flagstaff into one of the world’s largest and most important land based sculptures. The rela...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/22/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 8/23/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/24/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Museum, Painting
Judith Belzer: The Panama Project
Painter and Guggenheim Fellow Judith Belzer visited the recently expanded Panama Canal Zone in 2015. Spending time both in Panama City and aboard a tugboat in the canal, her paintings deal with what she calls a “landscape of the Anthropocene” at both the s...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/22/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 8/23/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/24/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
The Lasting World: Simon Dinnerstein and The Fulbright Triptych
This exhibit explores the noted New York artist’s creative arc from early, hyperrealist works through more introspective and fantastical later works. The exhibition’s centerpiece is The Fulbright Triptych, a monumental three-part work measuring fourteen ac...
Nevada Museum of Art
Reno, NV

Sun 8/19/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/22/18 at 10am-6pm
Thu 8/23/18 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/24/18 - Sun 8/26/18 at 10am-6pm
Wed 8/29/18 at 10am-6pm
    

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