Arts & Theater

Best of Sacramento’s Second Saturday art walk

Bud Gordon’s “Marina” is part of the “Delta Forever” tribute at Shimo Art Center.
Bud Gordon’s “Marina” is part of the “Delta Forever” tribute at Shimo Art Center. Courtesy of Shimo Art Center

b. sakata garo

California’s foremost conceptual artist, Tom Marioni, author of “Beer, Art, and Philosophy” brings his witty sensibility to Sacramento in a show titled “Retire From Art and Take Up Painting” at b. sakata garo, 923 20th St., Sacramento. (916) 447-4276.

Shimo Center for the Arts

Bud Gordon’s “Marina” is one of the strong works in “Delta Forever,” a tribute to a place that has inspired many local artists, among them Gregory Kondos, Pat Mahony and Matt Bult. The show is up at Shimo Center for the Arts, 2117 28th St., Sacramento. (916) 706-1162.

Jay Jay

Jon McCallum’s surreal photo is among the exciting works in “Trending,” a show of art by graduate students at area colleges and universities at Jay Jay, 5520 Elvas Ave., Sacramento. (916) 453-2999.

Axis Gallery

John Yoyogi Fortes, Anne Gregory, Omar Thor Arason and Craig Martinez share the space in a provocative show at Axis Gallery, 625 S St., Sacramento.

Verge Center for the Arts

“Sacramento Meditations,” a two-part show, explores California’s ongoing water crisis. Part two opens at City Hall on June 30. Part one is up at Verge Center for the Arts, 625 S St., Sacramento. (916) 448-2985.