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A pen, ink, and chalk drawing by Jean-Baptiste Hüet's that depicts a pastrol scene of a herdsmen surrounded by cows and sheep.The scene is framed in what appears to be an oval stone niche.
The surprising story of how Jean-Baptiste Hüet's drawing, "Le Soir," came to the Crocker's collection, as told by Crocker Curator, William Breazeale, PhD.
Comic books have the super-heroic ability as an artform to transform us, and the Crocker Art Museum is proud to celebrate the local achievements of our comic book community.
Artemio Rodriguez (Mexican, born Tacámbaro, Michoacán, Mexico, 1972), "Mickey Muerto," 2005. Screenprint, 45 x 30 ¾ in. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, Gift of Harriett and Ricardo Romo, 2009.79. © Artemio Rodriguez
A print by Artemio Rodriguez. Facing right, Mickey Mouse is portrayed as a skeleton wearing cowboy coots with spurs against a red background.
A photo of Adero Willard, a Black American artist, in her studio glazing a ceramic plate.
Meet Adero Willard, a Black American artist who moves to Sacramento later this year to teach at California State University, Sacramento.
Standing Bathers
A painting by Willial Theophilus Brown that depicts a series of 5 nudes facing different directions, mostly away from the viewer, standing on a rocky outcropping against blue water. In the water is a row boat with two additional nudes.
A color lithographic of a woman in portrait, looking to the left. It's rendered with expressive, graphic lines characteristic of German Expressionism.
Crocker curator William Breazeale, PhD, shares one of the works on view "A Graphic Art: German Expressionist Prints from the McNay Art Museum and the Bronston Collection" and sheds light on its connections to the rich history of printmaking in Europe.
An acrylic on canvas painting that is taller than it is white. Thick paint in neat geometric colunts line the canvas in dark, muted covers. The pattern is reminescent of the American flag turned sidewides, with a denoated square in the top right (where the stars would be).
February is Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the triumphs and honor the struggles of African Americans throughout U.S. history. Discover seven critical works by Black artists that are on view now at the Crocker.
A man and woman dressed in black Western wear stroll through the Crocker's outdoor courtyard laughing with drinks in their hands.
Whether it’s a first date or a ten-year anniversary celebration, the Crocker Art Museum is one of the best downtown Sacramento date ideas.
A women with shoulder-length brown hair sits in a wheelchair in the Crocker's outdoor courtyard, her hands outstretched and palms facing up. Tw men stand on either side of her in face masks, smiling. Cushions and blankets are on the ground in front of them.
Teresa Davis shares the impact Art and Wellness at the Crocker has had on her and the community.
Teel Family Pavilion
As more and more people travel to Sacramento, the Crocker stands out as a must-see. Explore this round up of recent travel guides highlighting what's going on in our community.
Eva Lisle, a white woman with short blonde hair and glasses, is wearing a brown sweater and has a green docent lanyard around her neck. Around her are three drag queens posing.
Eva Lisle shares what it's like being a Crocker Art Museum docent.
A group of people sit in the Crocker's historic ballroom on yoga mats. In the middle, a person leads a sound healing class with white bowls.
Adult Education Coordinator at the Crocker, Houghton Kinsman, shares more about what's happening with Art and Wellness at the Crocker Art Museum.