News editor Cameron Macdonald compiles listings for the arts calendar. If you would like an event or show to be included, please send details via email to cameronjmacdonald@gmail.com and write “Arts Calendar” in the subject line. Include as much information as possible, including dates, times, ticket prices, address and details on purchasing tickets.

Local artists are invited to submit their work to the Elk Grove Fine Arts Center’s next Community Arts Display showcase for May and June. There are no membership requirements, but a monthly display fee is required and a 10% commission is deducted from sales. The receiving dates were April 23-24, and the show runs from May 1 to June 24. The Elk Grove Fine Arts Center is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 9683 Elk Grove-Florin Road. For more information, visit www.ElkGroveFineArtsCenter.org, call (916) 685-5992, or email info@elkgrovefineartscenter.org.

Elk Grove Artists Inc. (EGA) Each month, Elk Grove Artists Inc. engages established and recognized guest artists who conduct workshops, presentations, demos, critiques and more, often sharing stories and experiences that inspire their creativity.  To sign up for future workshop notices, call (916) 715-3749 or (916) 591-7446, or visit elkgroveartists@att.net.   

View artwork from Elk Grove at: http://webmaps.elkgrovecity.org/publicartelkgrove/. The Elk Grove Arts Commission has created a virtual Citywide Art Guide for the benefit of the residents and visitors that includes a comprehensive inventory of art pieces and art events in Elk Grove. There is also an interactive map that displays the art and events in Elk Grove. Only citywide annual art events are included. If you know of a piece or event missing from the guide that should be included, contact the city of Elk Grove’s community event center manager, Lana Yoshimura at lyoshimura@elkgrovecity.org.