There is a lot happening in Cultural Arts in Roseville, and there are many attractions to attend and museums to visit. Here's a list of the arts, attractions and museums in Roseville.
Placer County Fairgrounds
The Placer County Fairgrounds is home to the Placer County Fair and the All American Speedway. The Placer County Fair, with an attendance of 35,000, is held the weekend following Fathers' Day in June and is the oldest annual event in Placer County. The Fair is an event for all ages, with everything from arts and crafts to exhibits, grounds entertainment, live music, carnival, livestock shows, and pageants.
The All American Speedway is a 1/3 mile paved race track with stock car racing Saturday nights, April through September. The All American Speedway has Racing in the following divisions: Modifieds, Street Stocks, Mini Stocks, Bombers, and F4's, as well as traveling series' for the 2016 season with US Legends, NCMA Sprints and Pacific Challenge Late Models. The All American Speedway is also home to the popular Enduro Races.
The Placer County Fairgrounds is a venue for various community events including the Placer County Fair, Berry Fest, International Rail Fair, Crossroads Doll and Bear Show, Roseville Rock Rollers Gem & Mineral Show, July 4th Festival, Donner Trail AKC Dog Show, Classic Car Shows, MMA fights as well as private functions such as weddings, receptions, and birthday parties.
Community support and participation is essential to the success of the Placer County Fair. The Placer County Fair could not survive without cooperative relations with the City of Roseville and Placer County, and involvement of local service groups. Many service groups utilize the facilities to raise money for the support of numerous charitable causes by organizing crab feeds, small concerts, car and motorcycle shows, craft fairs, rummage sales and many other events.
Blue Line Arts
This not-for-profit membership organization has been a valuable community resource for more than 40 years. Its main gallery features group and individual exhibitions with local, regional and national representation. Its Children's Gallery provides ongoing art opportunities for children. Blue Line Art's tours transport residents to cultural events throughout the West Coast.
405 Vernon St., Roseville, CA 95678
Cultural Art Adult Classes
Classes offered by the Roseville department of Parks and Recreation. View the latested Adult Recreation Guide for more information.
Cultural Art Youth Classes
Classes offered from the City of Roseville, Parks and Recreation. View the latest Recreation Guide for more information.
PlacerArts is the Arts Council of Placer County, a non-profit public benefit agency founded in 1983 and the designated state-local partner of the California Arts Council for the County of Placer. PlacerArts is supported in part by the County of Placer, the city of Auburn and the city of Roseville. PlacerArts is a catalyst for the arts and humanities in Placer County. Our purpose is:
- to promote arts education in schools and communities, arts and cultural organizations, arts businesses and professional and emerging artists of all disciplines;
- to support quality, affordable and accessible programs and services to residents and the visiting public;
- to provide technical assistance to affiliate agencies and artists;
- to cooperate with other agencies in the county, the Sierra Nevada region and the state to maximize resources; and
- to advocate for public and private investment in the arts and humanities.
Every 3rd Saturday, galleries and art-friendly venues in Downtown and Historic Old Town Roseville and the Downtown Library at 225 Taylor St. host a reception-style event, offering a wide variety of exhibited art, complete with music, food and a chance to meet the artists. Art Walk times are 6-9 p.m. For more information, venue locations and a map, visit: www.3rdsatartwalk.com
For more information contact Roseville Parks & Recreation Cultural Arts at (916) 780-2787.
Roseville Theatre Arts Academy
Presenting a full schedule of musicals, mysteries, comedies, children's theater, youth musical workshops and concerts in the historic Roseville Theater.
241 Vernon St., Roseville, CA 95678
Stand Out Talent
Stand Out Talent is a non-profit that provides excellence in training and productions in the performing and media arts for Placer County and beyond. Incorporated in August of 2010, Stand Out Talent received its 501c3 non-profit status in November 2010 and moved into Roseville’s Historic Tower Theatre after a unanimous City Council vote on July 6, 2011. They bring a lifetime of training and experience from such entertainment hubs as New York, Los Angeles and Seattle; Stand Out Talent is Roseville’s newest all-ages training facility and production company for performing and media arts.
417 Vernon St., Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 837-SHOW (7469)
Museums and Education Centers
Created by the Roseville Chamber of Commerce Revitalization Committee for visitors, new residents to our area, and long-time inhabitants seeking a reaquaintance with the past. Highly recommended: The walking tour of historic Roseville.
557 Lincoln St., Roseville, CA 95678
Maidu Museum and Historic Site
Graced by oak trees and bordered by the Linda Creek/Strap Ravine, this nature area offers a loop trail that takes you past ancient petroglyphs (rock art) and hundreds of bedrock mortars (acorn grinding holes), evidence of Nisenan (Southern Maidu) occupation of the site for thousands of years. Inside the museum you'll find exhibits portraying the Maidu way of life.
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive, Roseville, CA 95661
Roseville Telephone Museum
Come learn a little bit of history at one of the most extensive collections of antique telephones and memoriabilia in the nation. Admission is free!
Located in Historic Roseville
Roseville Utility Exploration Center
Created out of the City’s belief that sustainability is a principle to live by, the Roseville Utility Exploration Center (RUEC) is a one-of-a-kind environmental learning center focused on bringing visitors information on protecting natural resources in a fun and engaging way. The RUEC is housed within the Martha Riley Library building, the City’s first LEED Gold Certified green building. Designed for active community use, the center provides a lively combination of hands-on exhibits with a Learning Lab for school tours, presentations and workshops.
1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd. Roseville, CA 95678
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California Arts Council
Encourages artistic awareness, participation, and expression; to help independent local groups develop their own arts programs; to promote the employment of artists and those skilled in crafts in both the public and private sector; to provide for the exhibition of art works in public buildings throughout California.
Crocker Arts Museum
The leading arts institution in the Sacramento Valley, the Crocker serves as the primary regional resource for the study and appreciation of fine art, with an emphasis on the original Crocker family donation of California art and European drawings, contemporary northern California art and, more recently, of East Asian painting and international ceramics.
216 O St., Sacramento, CA 95814
The mission of the One Root Festival is to create an environment for all people to share and experience cultural traditions by celebrating the oneness in the community through a diversity of food, arts, and music.
(916) 550- 6137
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