Event Calendar

Saturday, November 2, 2019

10:30 AM – 1 PM  |  Classes

Teacher Workshop: American Indian Art

Using temporary exhibitions as inspiration, participants will learn techniques for using American Indian art in the classroom.

$15 member
$20 nonmember

10:30 AM – 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion

Designed for busy schedules, enroll your child in one, two, three, or all sessions. Each Saturday, students will learn a new process and create a work of art. For ages 7-12.

Per session:
$15 members
$20 nonmembers

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Holiday History Tour

Learn about the Crocker family and the era during which they lived as you journey back in time on this special holiday-themed, history-infused gallery tour.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, November 3, 2019

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 for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Visitas Guiadas en Español / Spanish Language Tours

Disfruta de las exposiciones temporales o de la colección permanente del Museo Crocker en una visita guiada con un docente de habla hispana.

Explore the Crocker’s special exhibitions or permanent collection with a native Spanish-speaking docent.

Gratis para miembros y gratis con la entrada general para no-miembros
Free for members or with general admission for nonmembers.

10:30 – 11:30 AM   |  Kids

Kids & Co. Gallery Adventure

Amusing and educational, this tour is the perfect way to introduce art to children ages 5 and older and the adults who tag along with them.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Coffee Culture

Sacramento Coffee Week + Crocker Art Museum learning & tasting experience

$20 members
$25 nonmembers

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Look & Learn

A mindful approach to art appreciation, this 30-minute exploration of a single artwork, led by experienced docents, is rich with group discussions full of surprises. Each Look & Learn encounter is different, and no prior art knowledge is required.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

1 – 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Realistic Drawing with Color Pencils

Draw details with ease using color pencils and new techniques.

$95 members
$115 nonmembers

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5. 

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, November 7, 2019

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice, New on View dives into the latest exhibitions and newest works of art. 

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

6:30 pm  |  Film & Music

Indigenous Voices in Film: "Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World"

Through captivating performances and eye-opening interviews with a who’s-who list of music legends, including Steven Tyler, Slash, Tony Bennett, Steven Van Zandt, and many more, Rumble uncovers how indigenous music and musicians helped shape the soundtrack of American popular culture.

$8 members

$10 students (limited availability)

$16 nonmembers

$20 member series pass

Multiple Times  |  Classes

Traditional California Indian Basket Weaving & Meet the Artist: Dixie Rogers, Karuk Tribe

Learn Native American history and traditions passed down through generations as you weave a miniature basket using California native plants under the tutelage of Karuk basket weaver Dixie Rogers.

$95 members
$105 nonmembers

Friday, November 8, 2019

10:30 AM – 12 PM (DROP IN)   |  Kids

Artful Tot 

Toddlers and caregivers explore artmaking with different materials and in new ways. 

$8 members
$16 nonmembers
(includes one child + one adult)

Additional person free with admission 

Saturday, November 9, 2019

10:30 AM – 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion

Designed for busy schedules, enroll your child in one, two, three, or all sessions. Each Saturday, students will learn a new process and create a work of art.

Per session:
$15 members
$20 nonmembers

10:30 AM – 12 PM (DROP IN)   |  Kids

Artful Tot 

Toddlers and caregivers explore artmaking with different materials and in new ways. 

$8 members
$16 nonmembers
(includes one child + one adult)

Additional person free with admission 

11 AM

Art Rx  

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

Free for everyone with advance registration.

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

3 pm  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice, New on View dives into the latest exhibitions and newest works of art. 

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, November 10, 2019

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

PRELUDE TOUR: 1 & 2 PM;  CONCERT: 3 PM  |  Film & Music

Classical Concert: Festival of New American Music, feat. Citywater sextet

Sextet ensemble Citywater perform "Oregon Trail" by composer Christina Rusnak, and NorCal Water Music.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers
Space is limited, advance registration is recommended.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

12 - 2 PM (drop in)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: American Indian Art

Students will visit two temporary exhibitions: "Pueblo Dynasties: Master Potters from Matriarchs to Contemporaries" and "When I Remember I See Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California" before heading to the studio, where they will explore concepts introduced in the two exhibitions.

$3 in advance
$5 at the door

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5. 

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, November 14, 2019

6 – 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Goin’ Country 

Git yer boots shined and yer buckle polished for a rowdy night of Hillbilly boogie, Western swing, honky-tonk line dance lessons, and a notorious mechanical bull!

  

$10 members
$20 nonmembers
Free for Associate members and above

Saturday, November 16, 2019

10:30 AM – 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion

Designed for busy schedules, enroll your child in one, two, three, or all sessions. Each Saturday, students will learn a new process and create a work of art.

Per session:
$15 members
$20 nonmembers

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

9 – 11 AM   |  Kids

Art on the Spectrum

Children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disorders and their caregivers are invited to a special morning of artistic exploration. 

Sunday, November 17, 2019

10:30 – 11:30 AM   |  Kids

Kids & Co. Gallery Adventure

Amusing and educational, this tour is the perfect way to introduce art to children ages 5 and older and the adults who tag along with them.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Girl Scout Badge Workshop: Brownie Painting!

Brownies may earn a Painting badge, Juniors may earn a Jeweler badge, and Cadettes may earn a Comic Artist badge.

$15 per troop members (maximum of 30 troop members, and limited to 6 chaperones per troop)

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Girl Scout Badge Workshop: Junior Jeweler Workshop

Brownies may earn a Painting badge, Juniors may earn a Jeweler badge, and Cadettes may earn a Comic Artist badge.

$15 per troop members (maximum of 30 troop members, and limited to 6 chaperones per troop)

11 AM & 12 PM  |  Tours & Talks

American Sign Language Tour

Enjoy a docent-guided tour offered by an American Sign Language (ASL) signer with voice interpretation provided by a certified interpreter. Tours in ASL are also offered upon request with at least two week’s advance notice. Email education@crockerart.org.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmember

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

2 PM - 4 PM

Girl Scout Badge Workshop: Brownie Painting!

Brownies may earn a Painting badge, Juniors may earn a Jeweler badge, and Cadettes may earn a Comic Artist badge.

$15 per troop members (maximum of 30 troop members, and limited to 6 chaperones per troop)

2 PM - 4 PM

Girl Scout Badge Workshop: Junior Jeweler Workshop

Brownies may earn a Painting badge, Juniors may earn a Jeweler badge, and Cadettes may earn a Comic Artist badge.

$15 per troop members (maximum of 30 troop members, and limited to 6 chaperones per troop)

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art 

Caregivers and babies up to 18 months old connect with art and each other during this visually stimulating gallery walk

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Meet Me at the Museum 

Art observation and conversation serve as a gateway to memories and social interaction during this tour designed for visitors living with Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Free for everyone with advance registration

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Lecture Series

Portraitist Peter Combe: Peripheral vision and discovery

$8 Members
$5 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5. 

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, November 21, 2019

5 – 9 PM 

U-Nite

Discover the wonder and expressive power of art during an evening of performances, talks, film screenings, and creative collaborations presented by nationally recognized faculty from Sacramento State’s Department of Arts and Letters.

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

Saturday, November 23, 2019

10:30 AM

Artful Meditation

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

Free for everyone with advance registration

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, November 24, 2019

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (DROP IN)   |  Kids

Sketch It

Visitors ages 5 and older can sketch at their own pace while receiving drawing instruction. 

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

2 PM

Sound Healing Yoga in the Ballroom 

Enjoy a 45-minute yoga flow with vocals and healing sounds.

Free for everyone with advance registration

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5. 

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Friday, November 29, 2019

12 - 5 PM

Crocker Holiday Artisan Market

Step into a world of creative wonder as you shop for meaningful gifts and one-of-a-kind treasures by 100+ regional artists!

$8 adults
$7 students/seniors
$6 Crocker Art Museum and CALS members
Free for children 12 and under.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

10 AM - 5 PM

Crocker Holiday Artisan Market

Step into a world of creative wonder as you shop for meaningful gifts and one-of-a-kind treasures by 100+ regional artists!

$8 adults
$7 students/seniors
$6 Crocker Art Museum and CALS members
Free for children 12 and under.

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum. 

  

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

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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We Are Here: A Festival of Contemporary Native American Art

A free afternoon celebrating Native American art, culture, and traditions.

Join us

Nightmare at the Museum

Get ghoulish with guided flashlight tours, killer Karaoke, spooky storytelling, and more for all ages.

Get spooked