Event Calendar

Thursday, March 1, 2018

5:30 PM  |  Adults

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.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

California Fresh Film Series: "The Return"

"The Return" examines an unprecedented reform through the eyes of those on the front lines.

$6 Members
$10 Student/youth
$12 Nonmembers
$18 Member series pass

Friday, March 2, 2018

10:30 AM – 12 PM  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials and in new ways.

$7 members
$10 nonmembers
(Includes one child and one adult)
$5 per additional person

Saturday, March 3, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Air-Dry Clay

Investigate manga/anime to create your very own character!

10:30 AM - 4:30 PM  |  Classes

Figurative Soft Sculptures for Beginners

Complete a simple, three-piece figure while learning basic doll construction.

10:30 AM – 12 PM  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials and in new ways.

$7 members
$10 nonmembers
(Includes one child and one adult)
$5 per additional person

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 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, March 4, 2018

1:30 PM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop

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

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

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop

Calling all Brownie, Junior, and Cadette troop leaders!

$195 per troop (maximum of 16 troop members)

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Curator Talk: Scott A. Shields on E. Charlton Fortune

Artist Euphemia Charlton Fortune found her way to success in the decidedly male-dominated art world of the early-20th century.

$10 Members
$12 Students/youth
$14 Nonmembers

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "Summer Morning, St. Ives (St. Ives Harbor​​" ​ 1923 by E. Charlton Fortune.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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, March 8, 2018

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Fierce

On this night, we celebrate strong women and amazing male allies who value and respect them.

Free for members
$10 for nonmembers

Saturday, March 10, 2018

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Pattern Play

Shapes, colors, and lines make patterns!

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Draw & Paint

Investigate manga/anime to create your very own character!

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Art Rx

Art Rx now serves two communities – those with chronic pain and those who serve as palliative caregivers for patients or loved ones facing the end of life.

Free for Everyone

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, & 2 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, March 11, 2018

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.

1:30 PM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop

Calling all Brownie, Junior, and Cadette troop leaders!

$195 per troop (maximum of 16 troop members)

1:30 PM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop

Calling all Brownie, Junior, and Cadette troop leaders!

$195 per troop (maximum of 16 troop members)

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Drop-In)  |  Kids

Sunday Playday

Sunday Playday is a gallery-based, art-making experience designed to support school readiness.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12 PM, 1, & 2 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: Susheel Bibbs, Omari Tau, and John Cozza

Built around the theme of “Songs of Love and Parting,” Susheel Bibbs will be accompanied by baritone Omari Tau and pianist John Cozza.

$6 Members
$10 Student/Youth/Capital Public Radio Members
$12 Nonmembers

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

12 - 2 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: Art of Stenciling

Inspired by the silkscreen prints of Corita Kent, students study the principals of design through the artistic opportunities of stenciling.

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

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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

9:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Gestural Drawing and Painting

Described as a loose, quick, and energetic method, gestural drawing and painting is a fun way to loosen up and enjoy the process.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Audio Muse: Mino Yanci + Gabriel Romo

Indescribable, undefinable, transcending; it’s a jazz-inspired night with Mino Yanci, which translates literally and figuratively into “musical freedom.”

$8 Members
$14 Nonmembers

Saturday, March 17, 2018

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 - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Pop-Up Books

Investigate manga/anime to create your very own character!

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, March 18, 2018

1:30 PM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop

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

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

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop

Calling all Brownie, Junior, and Cadette troop leaders!

$195 per troop (maximum of 16 troop members)

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Mimosas and Mixed Media

Enjoy arranging a mixed-media artwork while learning about composition and exploring art on view in the Museum galleries.

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

2 - 4 PM  |  Adults

Art of Parenting: Screen-Time Savvy

The Crocker’s Art of Parenting series returns with a dynamic discussion on digital electronics, media literacy, and child development.

Free for Everyone

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Fabric Artist Linda Gass

Linda’s presentation will take you on a photographic journey to the places that inspire her work,

$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, March 22, 2018

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Panel Talk: Art and Activism

The lives and work of Corita Kent and Faith Ringgold are featured in exhibitions at the Crocker through May 13,

$6 Members
$10 Nonmembers

Saturday, March 24, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Watercolor

Investigate manga/anime to create your very own character!

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

12 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Impressionist-style Painting

Designed for beginners, gain a working knowledge of composition and acrylic painting fundamentals, then produce a landscape painting in the Impressionist style.

Sunday, March 25, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Cyrus Tilton and "The Cycle"

Provocative, inventive, and astounding, "The Cycle" by Cyrus Tilton includes a kinetic installation overflowing with sculptures of locusts in various stages of breeding and development as a metaphor for the dangers of over-consumption. 

$6 Members
$12 Nonmembers

Monday, March 26, 2018

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Film Production

Take advantage of exclusive access to a favorite photo and video shoot location: the Crocker Art Museum!

9 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Art Break: Paint a Seascape

Enroll your child in one, two, three or all sessions. Students will bring an artwork to conclusion at each session.​

9 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Crocker Art Camp: Spring 2018

Crocker art camps are art-filled adventures that take kids into the Museum’s galleries, studios, and into the world!

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

9 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Art Break: Monoprinting

Enroll your child in one, two, three or all sessions. Students will bring an artwork to conclusion at each session.​

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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

9 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Art Break: Papier-Mâché

Enroll your child in one, two, three or all sessions. Students will bring an artwork to conclusion at each session.​

Thursday, March 29, 2018

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Conversations that Matter

In the latest of our community discussions, Lial A. Jones, the Mort and Marcy Friedman Director and CEO of the Crocker, will offer her perspectives on the Museum.

Free for Members
Free with Admission for Nonmembers

9 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Art Break: Still Life

Enroll your child in one, two, three or all sessions. Students will bring an artwork to conclusion at each session.​

Friday, March 30, 2018

9 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Art Break: Sculpture

Enroll your child in one, two, three or all sessions. Students will bring an artwork to conclusion at each session.​

Saturday, March 31, 2018

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

Highlight Tour

Discover the essence of the Crocker's permanent collection.

Free for all members
Free with admission for nonmembers

12:30 - 2 PM  |  Classes

Egg-cellent Adventure

Families with children between the ages of 4 – 7 will spend time together decorating papier-mâché eggs with paint, sequins, and beads!

Rent the Crocker

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California Fresh Film Series: Romeo is Bleeding

Fresh documentaries that share some of the diverse stories and compelling individuals who make up our state.

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ArtMix | Love Boat

Drinks, yacht rock, and lots of laughs come together for this ArtMix designed to get you ready for Valentine’s Day!

Set sail