Event Calendar

Friday, December 13, 2019

10:30 AM – 12 PM (DROP IN)   |  Kids

Artful Tot 

Toddlers (children 19 - 36 months) 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, December 14, 2019

10:30 AM – 12 PM (DROP IN)   |  Kids

Artful Tot 

Toddlers (children 19 - 36 months) 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, December 15, 2019

1 – 2:30 PM

Journey of Hope: Reception

"Journey of Hope" - stories of living with mental illness

Free for everyone

1 PM - 3 PM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Badge Workshop: Cadette Comic Artist 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)

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

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  |  Film & Music

Renaissance Choir

The 15-member Renaissance Choir performs a holiday concert in the Crocker’s historic ballroom.

Free for everyone

Tuesday, December 17, 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, December 18, 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

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Special Tour: The Love Tour

Through exercises, meditations, and direct engagement, this tour offers a new way of viewing art and cultivating love.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, December 19, 2019

6 – 9 PM  |  Film & Music

Audio Muse

Emerging bands and regional favorites enhance your gallery experience on this night of auditory and visual delight.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Saturday, December 21, 2019

10:30 – 11:30 AM   |  Kids

Kids & Co. Gallery Adventure Winter Break 

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

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, December 22, 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

Thursday, December 26, 2019

6:30 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

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

9 AM – 4 PM  |  Classes

Crocker Art Camp: Super-powered Paintings

The Crocker Art Museum offers high-quality, full-day art camps designed to support campers as they imagine, experiment, and create.

Per Session:
$75 members
$100 nonmembers

Session 1: Sketch lesson at 1 PM, film screening at 2 PM. Session 2: Sketch lesson at 5 PM, film screening at 6 PM.  |  Kids

Sketch-a-Movie: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Sketch along as you watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with new appreciation and a few fun surprises.

$10 Members
$18 Nonmembers

Friday, December 27, 2019

9 AM – 4 PM  |  Classes

Crocker Art Camp: Super-powered Paintings

The Crocker Art Museum offers high-quality, full-day art camps designed to support campers as they imagine, experiment, and create. Crocker camps focus on process over product and offer campers an opportunity to explore diverse subjects and materials through the Museum’s renowned collection and special exhibitions. Campers develop friendships and critical thinking skills through looking at, talking about, and making art.

Per Session:
$75 members
$100 nonmembers

Saturday, December 28, 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, December 29, 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

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

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

10 AM – 2 PM   |  Kids

Noon Year’s Eve  

Families can count down to the New Year at noon at this fun and free celebration.

Free for everyone

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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Noon Year's Eve

Come celebrate New Year's with us! We're throwing a high-energy party that everyone can stay awake for.⁣

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ArtMix | Futuristic

Venture into a brave new world with the sultry futuristic sounds of Bells Atlas and a dance of lights by Obsidian Butterfly.

Go intergalactic