Event Calendar

March 1, 2017

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Children ages 3 to 5 and their grownups are invited to this gallery-based art experience.

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.

March 2, 2017

1 - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Color and Composition in Two Media

Explore the Crocker’s permanent collection through a formal analysis of color, gain a deeper understanding of how color is used in the arrangement and composition of prints, paintings, and sculpture; and discover the history and science of color theory.

5 PM

"Girl Rising" in Sacramento

The Sacramento Chapter of Links Inc. joined by the Girl Scouts Heart of Central California, and Crocker Art Museum present a dynamic program inspired by the documentary “Girls Rising.”

Free for Everyone but Advance Registration is Required

5:30 PM  |  Classes

In the Company of Women

Spend a transformative evening taking care of yourself, using art as vehicle for dialogue, exchange, reflective thinking,and renewal.

$55 Members
$70 Nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

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

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers.

March 3, 2017

10:30 AM - 12 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials and in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric.

$7 Member tot
$10 Nonmember tot (includes one child and one adult)
$5 per additional person

March 4, 2017

10:30 AM - 12 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials and in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric.

$7 Member tot
$10 Nonmember tot (includes one child and one adult)
$5 per additional person

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Ages 7-12 - Session 4

Designed for busy schedules, enroll your child in one, two, three, or all sessions.

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 gallery tour.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers.

11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 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 general admission for nonmembers.

March 5, 2017

10:30 - 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Kids & Company 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) in a fun and playful manner.

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 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 general admission for nonmembers.

March 7, 2017

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "Bowl of Goldfish" by Childe Hassam.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

March 8, 2017

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Children ages 3 to 5 and their grownups are invited to this gallery-based art experience.

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.

9:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Exploring with Contour Lines

Learn how famous artists such as Van Gogh, Picasso, and Klimt used contour line drawing as a foundation for their artwork, and practice a variety of contour lines to improve your own technique.

March 9, 2017

5 - 9 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Vintage Swank

The Crocker Art Museum is partnering with TUBE. Magazine to bring you a wild night filled with whimsical art, cirque performances, theatre, vintage-esque fashion, and lots of surprises.

Free for members
$10 for nonmembers.

March 11, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Ages 7-12 - Session 5

Designed for busy schedules, enroll your child in one, two, three, or all sessions.

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Art Rx

Art Rx is now open to those with chronic pain and caregivers for people facing the end of life.

Free for Everyone

11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 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 general admission for nonmembers.

3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice. Dive into the Crocker's latest special exhibitions and newest works of art.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

March 12, 2017

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 general admission for nonmembers.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Kids

Sunday Playday

A monthly program designed for children ages 4 to 6 and their caregivers.

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.

11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 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 general admission for nonmembers.

3 PM  |  Film & Music

Classical Concert: Trois Bois

Enter a pastoral soundscape with the woodwind trio Trois Bois.

$6 Members
$10 Student/youth
$12 Nonmembers

March 14, 2017

12 - 2 PM (Drop in)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: "JapanAmerica" (Drop-In)

Students will explore a suite of exhibitions that examine cross-cultural dialogue between Japan and America.

$3 per person in advance
$5 per person at the door
Free for homeschool group chaperones

March 15, 2017

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Lawrence Rinder: "Hippie Modernism; The Struggle for Utopia"

Lawrence Rinder, director of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, will discuss the groundbreaking exhibition "Hippie Modernism; The Struggle for Utopia," which explores the profound impact of the counterculture on global art, architecture, and design.

$5 Students
$8 Members
$12 Nonmembers

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Children ages 3 to 5 and their grownups are invited to this gallery-based art experience.

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.

March 16, 2017

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Backstory: "JapanAmerica"

​The exhibition "JapanAmerica: Points of Contact, 1876-1970," is touring the country, and while it’s on view at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramentans will have the opportunity to take an in-depth look at what it takes to tell the rich story of cultural exchange between Japan and the United States through visual art objects, from the 19th century to the 20th.

$6 Members
$10 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

March 18, 2017

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art

Engages babies (up to 18 months old) in a visually stimulating gallery walk.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Kids Art Club - Ages 6-8 - Series 2

Participants ages 6 – 8 discover where artists get their ideas, while learning to paint, sculpt, draw, and make collage.

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Mashup - Ages 3-5 - Session 1

Curl it, rub it, paint it, mold it – there are all sorts of ways to mash materials together!

11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 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 general admission for nonmembers.

March 19, 2017

1:30 PM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop - Session 2

Calling all Brownie, Junior, and Cadette troop leaders!

$195 per troop (maximum of 16 troop members)

10:30 - 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Kids & Company 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) in a fun and playful manner.

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop - Session 1

Calling all Brownie, Junior, and Cadette troop leaders!

$195 per troop (maximum of 16 troop members)

11 AM - 2 PM  |  Kids

Wonder Lab (Drop In)

​This drop-in art-making program, open to all, is designed to spark creativity!

Free for Everyone

11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 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 general admission for nonmembers.

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Artist Talk: Chris Antemann's "Forbidden Fruit"

The exquisite porcelain sculpture of Chris Antemann playfully intersects 18th-century Rococo design and a contemporary examination of erotic human relations.

$5 Members
$10 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

March 21, 2017

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art

Engages babies (up to 18 months old) in a visually stimulating gallery walk.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

March 22, 2017

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Children ages 3 to 5 and their grownups are invited to this gallery-based art experience.

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.

March 23, 2017

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Panel Discussion: Women in the Arts

In honor of Women’s History Month, join us for an evening of in-depth conversation with a panel of artists discussing the issues facing female artists today, moderated by Kathrine Lemke Waste, the president of American Women Artists.

$10 Members
$5 Students/youth
$15 Nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

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

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers.

March 25, 2017

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Figure Drawing Morning

Open to all levels, this workshop will sharpen your observation skills as you practice rendering the human figure with support and professional instruction.

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Mashup - Ages 3-5 - Session 2

Curl it, rub it, paint it, mold it – there are all sorts of ways to mash materials together!

11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 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 general admission for nonmembers.

March 26, 2017

1:30 PM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop - Session 4

Calling all Brownie, Junior, and Cadette troop leaders!

$195 per troop (maximum of 16 troop members)

10:30 AM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop - Session 3

Calling all Brownie, Junior, and Cadette troop leaders!

$195 per troop (maximum of 16 troop members)

11 AM - 1 PM  |  Kids

Sketch It (Drop In)

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

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.

11 AM, 12, 1 & 2 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 general admission for nonmembers.

March 29, 2017

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Children ages 3 to 5 and their grownups are invited to this gallery-based art experience.

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.

March 30, 2017

6 - 9 PM  |  Adults

Twisted Sacratomato Game Night: "JapanAmerica" Edition

In celebration of Japanese culture, influence, and history, and the opening of three Japan-focused exhibitions, the Crocker’s Twisted Sacratomato Game Night will have a Nipponese twist!

Free for Members
$10 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 | Vintage Swank

A wild night filled with whimsical art, cirque performances, theatre, vintage-esque fashion, and lots of surprises.

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Artist Talk: Chris Antemann

Join the artist for an engaging and illuminating talk on her work.

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