Non Profits

Friends of the Arts Commission

About Friends of the Arts Commission:

Friends of the Arts Commission (Friends) promotes and supports the work of the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC) through arts education and outreach programs, arts advocacy, fund development, and fiscal sponsorship of emerging arts organizations. Friends of the Arts Commission is a 501c(3) non-profit organization, governed by a Board of dedicated volunteers. Click the links below to learn more about us.


In 1999, two art teachers who work at The Short Center North (SCN), an arts center for adults with developmental disabilities, founded The Mural Project in the hope of sharing the creations of artists with disabilities with the community.

Any Given Child – Sacramento
Arts Education Directory
Creative Aging
Fiscal Sponsorships
Teaching Artist Workshop Series (TAWS)