Event Calendar

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of ​"Deborah Turbeville​," 1976, by Duane Michals.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

9:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Drawing and Painting the Nude

Acquire basic figure drawing skills by drawing the nude human body from live models.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

1 - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Flowers, Fruit, and Reflective Surfaces

The exhibition "American Beauty and Bounty: The Judith G. and Steaven K. Jones Collection of 19th-Century Painting" figures prominently in this introduction to acrylic painting.

6 - 8 PM  |  Classes

Clay and Chardonnay

Experiment with the versatility of clay, and learn hand-building techniques while you play with clay and sculpt an abstract, tabletop sculpture.

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Film Series: Views of America - "Wendy and Lucy"

Wendy Carrol (Michelle Williams) is a young woman searching for a better life with her dog Lucy as her only companion.

$8 Members
$16 Nonmembers
$24 Member Series Pass

Saturday, October 6, 2018

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Still LIfe

Draw a still life using oil pastels.

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Observational Drawing

Looking closely is not as easy as it looks.

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, October 7, 2018

1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Architecture Tour

​Explore the distinct architectural elements, inside and out, of the Teel Family Pavilion and the Museum's historic building.

Free for Museum members and free with admission for nonmembers.

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Kids & Company Gallery Adventure

The perfect way to introduce art to children 5 and older.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Duane Michals in Conversation

Photographer Duane Michals has become legendary for his unique portrait photography, capturing people, especially celebrities, with an improvisational style.

$25 Members
$40 Nonmembers

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

12 - 2 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: Wearable Art

After exploring fashion in the collection, join us in the studio to make your own wearable art!

$3 per person in advance
$5 per person at the door
Free admission for adults chaperoning a homeschool family or group

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

Painting for People Living with Memory Loss

Created for people living with Alzheimer’s and other related dementia.

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, October 11, 2018

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Zombie

The Crocker Art Museum is teaming up with Trash Film Orgy to bring you a night of horror, featuring movie shorts, performances, and dancing at the Deadly Disco.

Free for Associate members (and above)
$10 Members
$20 Nonmembers

Friday, October 12, 2018

10:30 AM – 12 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials and in new ways.

$8 Members
$16 Nonmembers
(Includes one child and one adult)
Additional person free with Museum admission

Saturday, October 13, 2018

10:30 AM  |  Adults

Artful Meditation

Calm your mind, and experience the art of the Crocker in new ways.

Free for everyone with advanced registration.

10:30 AM – 12 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials and in new ways.

$8 Members
$16 Nonmembers
(Includes one child and one adult)
Additional person free with Museum admission

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, October 14, 2018

1 & 2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Prelude Tour

Before the Classical Concert at 3 PM, enjoy a docent-led tour.

Free for members and free with admission for nonmembers.

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Paint a Coastal Landscape

We’ll cover the how-tos of landscape composition along with color theory.

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

3 PM  |  Film & Music

Classical Concert: Leslie Sandefur

In honor of the exhibition "Duane Michals: The Portraitist," which showcases the photographer’s keen ability to capture personalities with images, soprano Leslie Sandefur will perform operatic music known to express character through music.

$10 Members
$18 Students/youth/Capital Public Radio Members
$20 Nonmembers

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art

A visually stimulating gallery walk designed for babies up to 18 months old.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Meet Me at the Museum

A tour designed for visitors living with dementia.

Free for everyone with advanced registration.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Jesse Bravo, Photographer

Jesse Bravo has had an amazing career.

$8 Members
$5 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, October 18, 2018

5 - 9 PM

U-Nite: Crocker & Sacramento State

U-Nite returns to the Crocker for a celebration of the humanities.

Free for members and Sac State students, faculty, and staff
$5 for Sac State alumni
$12 for nonmembers

Saturday, October 20, 2018

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Kids Art Club: Ages 4 - 6

Kids Art Club will focus on creative exploration and socialization.

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Abstract Illustration Fusion

For this two-part class, you will begin with a lively discussion about color theory and discover how abstract artists use color to create harmony.

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, October 21, 2018

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Make a "Purse-onalized" Fabric Handbag

Discover tips and tricks for sewing professional-looking handbags using a variety of handles and fabric.

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Kids & Company Gallery Adventure

The perfect way to introduce art to children 5 and older.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guest Lecture: Ian Koebner on Art Rx and the Analgesic Museum

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Ian Koebner, assistant professor in the department of anesthesiology and pain medicine at UC Davis.

Free for Everyone

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun art adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, October 25, 2018

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Pop-aganda

Part conversation, part mixed media exploration, this class is inspired by Pop Art forefathers.

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Audio Muse: The Gold Souls feat. Bryan Maretti

Hailing from Sacramento, The Gold Souls are an innovative and bluesy soul band that draws from a variety of influences and backgrounds.

$10 Members
$20 Nonmembers

Saturday, October 27, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Museums Around the World, with Mimosas

Art historian Jill Pease is passionate about art and has visited great museums throughout the world.

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, October 28, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Drop In)

Sketch It

Sketch at your own pace in the Crocker's galleries.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, 2, & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Tours Depart 10 AM - 11 AM (Timed Reservations Required)  |  Kids

Wee Halloween

Don’t miss one of Sacramento’s major Halloween happenings for children 3 to 5!

$12 Members (Adult or Child)
$18 Nonmembers (Adult or Child)

Rent the Crocker

Whether hosting your wedding or a corporate reception, the Crocker Art Museum is the perfect canvas for your special event. Our unique setting and exceptional service guarantees an unparalleled experience. Please contact the Events Department for more information.

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Audio Muse: The Philharmonik and Sunmonks

Kicking off the fall season of Audio Muse, the Crocker is excited to announce a collaboration between Sacramento-based Sunmonks and The Philharmonik

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Views of America Film Series: Wendy and Lucy

We take inspiration from American Beauty and Bounty to offer four films that show diverse views of America.

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