Event Calendar

Saturday, February 2, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Teacher Workshop: Jacob Lawrence

Participants will learn techniques for teaching photography in the classroom. ​

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Crocker History Tour

Journey back in time on this history-infused gallery tour.​

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

Sunday, February 3, 2019

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

Bubbles & Brushes

Sip a glass of sparkling wine as you paint a landscape while learning about foreground, middle ground, and background. 

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

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Culture Club

Designed for families with youth ages 7 and older, all participants learn and grow together.

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

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "​Celebrating Hubris with Hijinx."

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

12:30 - 2:30 PM  |  Classes

Crash Course in Art History - Session 1

The Crocker is excited to introduce a series of quick and easy art history courses that will take you around the world and back in time.

3 - 5 PM  |  Classes

Introducción Básica al Español y al Arte

If you made a new year’s resolution to learn something new, this introductory Spanish and art class gives you the opportunity to double down in 2019!

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

The Love Tour

Through exercises, meditations, and direct engagement, this program offers a new way of viewing art and yourself. ​

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, February 7, 2019

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Licensing in the Digital Age

Learn how licensing and intellectual property rights can be sold, retained, and optioned.

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Film Series: Work, Struggle, and Emancipation - "A Better LIfe"

"A Better Life" stars Demián Bichir (Che and TV’s The Bridge), who earned an Oscar nomination for his performance.

$8 Members
$16 Nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Friday, February 8, 2019

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, February 9, 2019

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, February 10, 2019

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.

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: MôD Artists

In honor of Black History Month and the exhibition "History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence," MôD Artists – flutist Maquette Kuper, baritone vocalist Omari Tau, clarinetist Deborah Pittman, and pianist I-Hui Chen – will perform works that pay homage to Black experience in America

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

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

12 - 2 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: "The Prints of Jacob Lawrence"

Discover the art of Jacob Lawrence along with a visit to our studio.

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

6 - 8 PM  |  Classes

Comic Books: Beyond Heroes and Capes

Expand your knowledge of comic book writing and illustration processes and techniques so you can bring your own comic book idea to life.

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Brushless Seascapes

In this introductory acrylic painting class, students will learn to paint with tools other than brushes.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

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, February 14, 2019

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Joy

Experience the infectious music of Planet Booty, a Bay-area based band spreading positivity, delight, and booty shaking up and down the West Coast.

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

Saturday, February 16, 2019

10:30 – 12 PM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Animals

Babies will have fun discovering animals in art.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Bilingual! - Sculpture

Gain an understanding of abstract art and make a sculpture.

10:30 AM - 3 PM  |  Classes

Hand Building with Clay

Inspired by Loet Vanderveen’s stylized animals, participants will acquire the techniques used in hand-building sculptures, such as slab, coil, and pinch.

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, February 17, 2019

1 - 2:30 PM

Better Life Services' Young Artists Reception

This exhibition showcases works created by foster youth.

11 AM  |  Kids

Kids & Company Gallery Adventure - Black History Month Celebration

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

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM - 3 PM

Black History Month Celebration

The Crocker Art Museum is proud to host Sacramento’s largest Black History Month event, free to the entire community.

Free for Everyone

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

1 - 2:30 PM

The Colorful Souls of Sister's Quilting Collective Reception

An exhibition to celebrate, preserve and continue the traditions of quilting and fiber arts.

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Emily Wilson

Emily Wilson, will discuss the printmaking process and how materials and methods can inform ideas.

$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, February 21, 2019

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Explore Tamayo's Color Palette

Be inspired by one of Mexico’s most prolific and critically acclaimed artists.

7 PM

Open Poetry NIght in the Gallery

Jacob Lawrence, was inspired by the poets and writers of the Harlem Renaissance.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Saturday, February 23, 2019

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Explore Printmaking Techniques

Printmaking was the preferred medium of artists Leonard Baskin and Jacob Lawrence.

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - 3-D Shading

Explore the galaxy and 3–D shading with chalk pastels on paper.

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, February 24, 2019

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

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

11 AM & 12 PM  |  Kids

Tour + Performance

This two-for-one program includes a professional performance paired with a docent-led tour of select artwork, including the exhibition History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence.

$12 per person

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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, February 28, 2019

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Global Rhythms: Quique Escamilla

From Latin rhythms and European folk melodies to African drumming, the Crocker's new Global Rhythms music series will take you on an auditory journey around the world.

$10 Members
$20 Nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

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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ArtMix | Joy

Experience the infectious music of Planet Booty, a Bay Area-based band spreading positivity, delight, and booty shaking up and down the West Coast.

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Film: A Better Life

For this new film series, we present four films that bring into focus the issues faced by working-class people seeking to live the American dream.

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