Located at 216 “O” Street in Sacramento. Map it!
This venue is wheelchair accessible.
PARKING: At this time of day (6:30 p.m. onward), there is plenty of free curbside parking available near the museum. A small parking lot is available on 2nd Street. A larger parking lot (Lot X) is located at the corner of 2nd and N Streets. Both parking lots are operated by the City of Sacramento and are enforced 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Additional parking is available in nearby parking garages, located a short walk from the museum.
Tower Bridge Parking Garage (Front Street & Capitol Mall): Enter the garage on Capitol Mall. Walk to the museum by taking the Riverfront Promenade to the O Street Bridge.
Downtown Plaza: There are multiple entrances on J and L Streets.
Old Sacramento Garage (Second & I Streets): Enter the garage on I Street. Walk to the museum by taking the Riverfront Promenade to the O Street Bridge.
Parking for visitors with disabilities can be found in the parking lots and at meters located on 2nd Street. Disabled Person Parking Placards do not receive free parking in the City parking lots.
PUBLIC TRANSIT: Light rail and buses both stop within walking distance of the Crocker Art Museum. Recommended bus routes are listed below. The nearest light rail stop is at 8th and O Streets. Check light rail and bus schedules to ensure that transportation is available after the event ends at 9:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday: 6, 11, 15, 30, 31, 34, 38, 51, 62, 86 & 88
For more information on the venue's location and directions, visit their website.
Deborah and Leo Ruth—supporters of the Community of Writers for many years. Deborah is a poet and many-times Squaw Poetry Workshop participant. The Ruths are sponsoring the event to help poets who, without the financial aid this even provides, would be unable to attend the summer program.
Sacramento Poetry Center—since 1979, a major force for literary artists in Northern California.
Thanks also to Sterling Hotel Sacramento for providing discounted accommodations for our readers.
We are looking for volunteers! We need help with:
If you are interested in helping (and in a free ticket to the event), please contact us.
Please help get the word out!
Download and print the event poster. If you could post in your neighborhood bookstore, art gallery, cafe or library, it would be a tremendous help. Or email/mail the postcard to your friends. Spread the news via Facebook and Twitter.
To obtain high resolution photographs of the writers, poets or former events: