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5.4) What kind of cultural activities are there in Sacramento?




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This article is from the Sacramento FAQ, by David F. Prenatt, Jr. with numerous contributions by others.

5.4) What kind of cultural activities are there in Sacramento?

Notwithstanding the outstanding museums and art collections in
Sacramento and cultural activities such as the Second Saturday ArtWalk
(<http://www.quiknet.com/~mcox/2ndsat.html>), the performing arts in
Sacramento are somewhat provincial in comparison to those that can be
found in the nearby San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco's
population simply makes a greater commitment to supporting the arts
than do the residents of Sacramento. Even so, Sacramento does have a
symphony orchestra (entering its 83rd season) as well as ballet,
opera, and live theatre companies for local afficionados; Broadway
shows eventually make their way to Sacramento for the local
dilettantes.

 

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