Sep 26, 2016
Largest Contribution to Sacramento’s Public Art Program Secured First-Ever Publically Owned, Permanently Displayed Sculpture by Jeff Koons
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, as part of an ongoing commitment to invest in public art, the Sacramento Kings and Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC) welcomed world-renowned artist Jeff Koons and local artists Bryan Valenzuela, Gale Hart and Bill Fontana to Golden 1 Center for the unveiling of their artworks and to celebrate the City of Sacramento’s growing public art collection. Coloring Book – the eighteen-foot tall sculpture by Koons – will be displayed prominently in the Downtown Commons (DOCO) plaza at the entrance of the groundbreaking Golden 1 Center, which will be officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 30th.
Sep 22, 2016
First Entirely Solar Powered Arena in the World Also Features Innovative Conservation Tactics, Local Food Sourcing Commitments and Community Educational Programs
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) certified Golden 1 Center, the new downtown home of the Sacramento Kings, as LEED Platinum – the highest level of global recognition for environmentally conscious buildings and organizations.
Sep 14, 2016
World-Class Arena Salutes Sacramento History, Uniquely Honors Civic Pride Throughout
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the Sacramento Kings and the Center for Sacramento History announced a unique display of iconic neon signs that provide a distinct feeling of civic pride in Golden 1 Center, the world’s most advanced and sustainable arena. Six historic signs that represent various era’s of Sacramento history will be on long-term display inside the arena when it opens this October.