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Midtown offers exciting, eclectic & outdoors inspired art during Second Saturday

Midtown offers exciting, eclectic & outdoors inspired art during Second Saturday

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting Second Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  

 

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, a sampling of the offerings – many of which are inspired by the outdoors -- presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following: 

 

$1.1M awarded to preserve African-American historic sites

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Scarlett Johansson's plans to play trans man spurs backlash

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson's plans to portray a transgender man have sparked a backlash from many who object to cisgender actors playing trans roles... Read More

Summertime is the perfect time to explore exciting exhibits offered by local museums

Summertime is the perfect time to explore exciting exhibits offered by local museums

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long. With a number of exciting and all-new exhibits currently on display (or coming soon), summer is a perfect time to plan a visit to a favorite museum or explore a new one.

 

Below is a sampling of a number of all-new and must-visit exhibits that cover a variety of topics and interests. 

 

“Art of the Airport Tower” at the Aerospace Museum of California

JUMP StArts program receives $37,500 grant from state council

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California gives Cheech Marin's Chicano art museum $9.7M

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Months after California legalized recreational marijuana the state is giving stoner comedian Cheech Marin's Chicano art museum $9.7 million... Read More

Russell Crowe will play Roger Ailes in new Showtime biopic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Crowe will portray Roger Ailes in a new Showtime series about the late Fox News Channel founder... Read More