Event Calendar

Saturday, October 2, 2021

1 PM – 3 PM  |  Classes

(Socially Distanced) Drink and Draw – Landscapes

Sip wine and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of drawing. Each session features a different drawing material and subject matter. | Saturday, Oct. 2

$30 for members
$45 for nonmembers

10 AM – 4 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Member Preview: Monet to Matisse

Join us on this member-only admission weekend to celebrate the opening of the "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism From the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," exhibition.

Free for members

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Crocker History Tour

Learn about the Crocker family and the era during which they lived as you journey back in time on this history infused tour.

Free with Museum admission

Sunday, October 3, 2021

1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Crocker Architecture Tour

Explore the distinct architectural elements, inside and out, of the Teel Family pavilion and the historic building.

Free with Museum admission.

10 AM – 4 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Member Preview: Monet to Matisse

Join us on this member-only admission weekend to celebrate the opening of the "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism From the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," exhibition.

Free for members

10:30 AM – 1 PM  |  Classes

Impressionism and Beyond: Plein Air Landscape Painting

From start to finish, complete a shimmering landscape in dazzling colors in the Courtyard Studio while observing the relationship between atmospheric changes and color.

$75 for members
$95 for nonmembers

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

1 PM – 2:30 PM  |  Classes

Impressionism and Beyond: By the Shore from Monet to Tanner

Gain skill in the application of dabs of paint to achieve optical mixing, adding a color complement to represent shadows, and how to convey forms by painting natural and reflected light.

$95 for members
$120 for nonmembers

Thursday, October 7, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

10:30 and 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Thursday

Wee Wednesdays is back, now on Thursdays! Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION

6 PM  |  Adults

ArtInteractive LIVE!

​Venture behind the scenes of the Museum and Sacramento’s art scene with ArtInteractive LIVE! Held every first Thursday of the month. This month's theme: Art and Technology.

FREE FOR MEMBERS

Friday, October 8, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

Saturday, October 9, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

10:30 AM – 4 PM  |  Classes

Encaustic Painting for Beginners

Students will become familiar with this intriguing medium as they experience several hands-on techniques, such as collage, working under wax, and embedding 3-D objects to create four small artworks.

$85 for members
$115 for nonmembers

11 AM  |  Adults

Virtual Art Rx

Enjoy the simple pleasure of viewing art together, as a trained docent facilitates group conversations for people living with chronic pain. Streamed via Zoom.

Free for everyone!

5:30 PM  |  Adults

Monet to Matisse Gala

Mark your calendar for the Crocker Art Museum’s Monet to Matisse Gala on Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Sunday, October 10, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

3 PM  |  Film & Music

Classical Concerts: Pianist Tien Hsieh

For more than 50 years, the Crocker has proudly presented its Classical Concert Series, featuring the finest musicians and singers from around the region and across the world. This Fall, the Museum is excited to bring the series back to life!

$10 for members
$20 for nonmembers
$10 for students/youth (limited amount)

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

2:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Gallery Bytes: Meet the Producers with Houghton Kinsman and Brian Suhr – Students

Drop by and explore the Museum with us and fellow visitors in a virtual, interactive program streamed live from the galleries.

Free for everyone.

3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Gallery Bytes: Meet the Producers with Houghton Kinsman and Brian Suhr – Adults

Drop by and explore the Museum with us and fellow visitors in a virtual, interactive program streamed live from the galleries.

Free for everyone.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

10:30 and 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Thursday

Wee Wednesdays is back, now on Thursdays! Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION

6 PM  |  Adults

The Official Rogue Book Club: Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of Water Lilies by Ross King

Each month, the Official Rogue Book Club brings together readers, art-lovers, and special guests to discuss books that inspire us to look at art and life in new, unexpected ways.

Free for members
$5 for nonmembers

Friday, October 15, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

Saturday, October 16, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

10:30 AM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art

Baby Loves Art engages babies (up to 18 months old) in a visually stimulating gallery walk and gives parents and caregivers a fun opportunity to connect with their babies and each other.

Free with Museum admission

Sunday, October 17, 2021

1 PM – 2:30 PM  |  Classes

History of Impressionism

​The forthcoming exhibit Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens offers an exciting opportunity to investigate up-close and in-person the ground-breaking innovations of Impressionism.

$65 for members
$75 for nonmembers

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

Thursday, October 21, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

10:30 and 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Thursday

Wee Wednesdays is back, now on Thursdays! Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION

4 PM – 5:30 PM  |  Classes

Teacher2Teacher: Arts Integrated Workshop Series – Monet, Matisse and Science

Join us for workshops that support teachers in all aspects of their professional life – as leaders, learners, and professionals. Increase your skills, knowledge, and abilities in arts integration.

Free for everyone.

Friday, October 22, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

Saturday, October 23, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

10:30 AM – 1 PM  |  Classes

A NATURAL REMEMBRANCE: A Sugar Skull Workshop with Maestro Stan Padilla

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos by joining artist Stan Padilla in the heritage arts process of making an ancestral sugar skull using natural materials, herbs, and dyes.

$45 for members
$65 for nonmembers

Sunday, October 24, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

3PM  |  Film & Music

Art on Film: "Miss Hokusai"

Join us for an in-person screening of the lauded 2016 film "Miss Hokusai," inspired by the exhibitions "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," and "Hands and Earth: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics."

Free for members
$12 for nonmembers

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

1 PM – 3 PM  |  Classes

How to Paint Skin Tone

Through conversations about color, hue, and value, participants will experiment and practice mixing colors in this easy-going experimental learning adventure.

$50 for members
$75 for nonmembers

2:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Gallery Bytes: Happy Halloween! – Students

Virtually drop into different Crocker galleries and explore art through fun and thought-provoking conversations with Museum staff, guides and guests.

Free for everyone.

3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Gallery Bytes: Happy Halloween! – Adults

Virtually drop into different Crocker galleries and explore art through fun and thought-provoking conversations with Museum staff, guides and guests.

Free for everyone.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

10:30 and 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Thursday

Wee Wednesdays is back, now on Thursdays! Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION

Friday, October 29, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

Saturday, October 30, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

11 AM  |  Kids

Monster Mash

Explore the galleries with a Halloween-inspired scavenger hunt, take a festive family portrait, view a participatory performance, and discover a few magical surprises this Halloween weekend.

$15 for members
$25 for nonmembers
Siblings under 18 months get in free

Sunday, October 31, 2021

10:15 AM, 11 AM, 1PM, 2PM  |  Tours & Talks

Impressionism Tour: Monet, Matisse and Beyond

Dive deeper into the art featured in "Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens," on an intimate guided tour of the exhibition and special works featured in the Crocker’s collection of California Impressionism.

Free for members
$12 for non-members (includes admission)

ArtInteractive LIVE! Art and Technology

Venture behind the scenes of the Museum and Sacramento’s art scene with ArtInteractive LIVE! This immersive, digital program is part variety show, part family game night, part revealing art discussion forum.

Members register today

ArtTastes: Honey

Art and food enthusiasts alike will delight in the Crocker’s new culinary art series featuring a variety of food and wine tastings.

Register today

The Museum Store is Now Online!

Shop select exhibitions, show your Crocker pride with themed swag, or stock up on art supplies! All proceeds support the Crocker's educational programs.

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