Walking into the gallery at Verge Center for the Arts, you are surrounded by color. Arranged around the room are hundreds of dresses in red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet – the seven colors of the chromatic spectrum.

“Broadway Augmented” allows viewers – using a smartphone or tablet – to see 16 virtual-reality art pieces interacting with the existing landscape along Broadway between Ninth and 21st streets.

Sacramento art critic Victoria Dalkey recommends five exhibits to see on the Second Saturday art walk

Several exciting exhibitions loom on the horizon this fall at regional art museums.

The Alex Bult Gallery departs from its schedule of one-person shows with an exhibit of sculptures from three collections.

Tre Borden, Sofia Lacin and Hennessy Christophel are nearly two-thirds of the way toward funding their $150,000 Bright Underbelly project, a mural project that will put a 70,000-square-foot image on the underbelly of the W-X freeway.

Artist Melissa Uroff’s newest piece is not on a canvas or in a frame – it’s on a utility box on the corner of 16th and J Streets in midtown Sacramento.

This year’s show at the new site of the Axis Gallery includes 58 pieces.

Sacramento art critic Victoria Dalkey recommends five exhibits to see on the Second Saturday art walk.

A group of artists in Rancho Cordova is trying to put the city on the map in the art world and spread kindness to strangers by creating hundreds and perhaps thousands of unique pieces of artwork and then abandoning them for someone else to find.

Twenty years before he touched Howie Mandel’s scalp on national television – mysteriously taking away the talent-show judge’s ability to read – Leeman Parker fell in love with magic at the California State Fair at a booth that taught card-and-coin tricks. Born and raised in Wilton, Parker performed his first illusions for a talent show at Dillard Elementary School soon after.

This year’s conservative show is genteel, not challenging.

Bridgett Rangel-Rexford and Lauren Rangel stepped into La Raza Galeria Posada on Saturday afternoon with their hair braided and pinned up, lips painted red and handmade costumes in tow. The sisters were preparing to compete in the first Frida Kahlo look-alike contest in Sacramento.

Sacramento art critic Victoria Dalkey recommends five exhibits to see.

The popular pizzeria is hosting an art exhibit featuring six unique soccer balls created by local artists.

The Crocker Art Museum is the only venue on the West Coast to host this vibrant show of 100 works by 43 artists is a revelation.

Three and a half months after Hassan Alawsi was shot to death in a Home Depot parking lot off Florin Road, his dream of sharing his art with the world came true at the state Capitol on Wednesday.

Beneath the elevated light-rail tracks that run across busy Florin Road, Alicia Villasenor cleans the gang-related graffiti that is highly visible to motorists, pedestrians and Luther Burbank High School students. She’s among eight teens hired by the City of Sacramento for its yearlong graffiti abatement program.

A gleaming 1957 Nash Metropolitan sits at the center of “Mid-Century Madness” at the Blue Line Arts gallery in Roseville. The compact red-and-white auto is in primo condition and calls up memories of the 1950s when modernism came to American postwar suburbs.

An exhibition from the National Gallery is a good sampling of the kind of the Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection.

Sacramento artist William Ishmael, 68, saw more than dusty pieces of wood in four boxes that were presented to him – he saw an opportunity to repurpose them for art.

Sacramento art critic Victoria Dalkey recommends five exhibits to see on the June art walk.

A new public art project on Power Inn Road uses dumpsters, a symbol of the area’s reputation as Sacramento’s aging industrial center, to show visitors that the neighborhood has a creative side as well.

In its new space, non-profit center is set to become one of Sacramento’s premier art spaces.

A variety of remembrances are scheduled this week in Sacramento for the American poet and writer, Maya Angelou, who died Wednesday last week at the age of 86.

Crocker Art Museum explores 200 years of quilts

More than 80 pieces at Blue Line Gallery in Roseville range from utilitarian objects to figurative and abstract sculptures.

Art critic Victoria Dalkey recommends five exhibits to see at the Sacramento art walk.

Sacramento’s planned downtown sports and entertainment arena may also be one of the city’s most notable art galleries.

Councilman Jay Schenirer and the Sacramento Metro Arts Commission on Thursday installed the first of 10 artistic and playfully designed bike racks in District 5 parks created by local artist and architect Jason Silva.

Curators Brady Charles Blakeley and A. Michelle Blakeley have put together an important and groundbreaking show of artists who deserve to be better known.

Nearing completion on plans for a new Kings arena, city leaders are starting to look at whether it makes sense to also build a new performing arts center in downtown Sacramento.

b. sakata garo displays deeply moving works of the influential American artist of Filipino descent.

Nearly 70 intimately scaled impressionist and post-impressionist works from the National Gallery are on view at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor.

Sacramento art critic Victoria Dalkey recommends five exhibits to see on the Second Saturday art walk.

Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum has received a Best Show award for excellence from the International Association of Art Critics-USA for an exhibition that spotlights the interplay of poetry and art in the mid-century Bay Area cultural scene.

JayJay exhibit shows drawing is the lynchpin of Michael Sarich’s art.

For years, Downtown Plaza shoppers have strolled past works from noted local artists. When the mall gets knocked down for an arena, where will the art go?

“The Land/The People: Contemporary Korean Prints” at the California State University, Sacramento, University Library Gallery is a stunning and revelatory show. The exhibition features 10 artists working in woodcut, linocut and digital processes whose striking images reveal the diversity and monumental scale of printmaking in South Korea today.

Both the Sacramento Ballet and the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra will present major productions of “Carmina Burana” just seven weeks apart – at the same venue. With one interpretation stressing dance, the other singing, these two very different takes on the same piece will be presented at the Sacramento Community Center Theater.

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