Event Calendar

Saturday, March 2, 2019

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

The Roaming Eye: Photography in the Streets

Participants will be immersed in the evocative art of street photography.

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Paint a Seascape

Paint a seascape on canvas. ​

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, March 3, 2019

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

Explore the galleries, enjoy a mimosa, and relax with a casual, mixed-media art project.​

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

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guest Lecture: Barbara Earl Thomas on Jacob Lawrence

Artist Barbara Earl Thomas first came to know Jacob Lawrence as her student at the University of Washington.

$7 Members
$14 Nonmembers

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "The Builders (Family)."

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

12:30 - 2:30 PM  |  Classes

Crash Course in Art History - Session 2

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.

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Collage and Acrylic Painting for Beginners

In celebration of Women’s History Month.

Wednesday, March 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

Thursday, March 7, 2019

1 - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Beginning Color Theory

Students will examine color in the Crocker’s permanent collection.

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Film Series: Work, Struggle, and Emancipation - "Matewan"

"Matewan" tells the true story of a 1920s coal miners’ strike that turned violent.

$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, March 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, March 9, 2019

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

The Roaming Eye: Photography in the Streets

Participants will be immersed in the evocative art of street photography.

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  |  Tours & Talks

Art Rx

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

Free for everyone with advance registration

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, March 10, 2019

1 - 2:30 PM

Youth Art Month Reception

​A state-wide program presented by the California Art Education Association, Youth Art Month celebrates exceptional arts education programs in this exhibition of student artwork.

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)

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, & 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: The Irrera Brothers

Artistic influences help shape the creative process, and in this special concert, the talented Irrera Brothers will explore the idea of influence through their performance of works by Stravinsky, Vitali, and Beethoven.

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

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

12 - 2 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: People

After exploring figurative work in the collection, students work together to draw silhouettes of the human form.

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

Wednesday, March 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, March 14, 2019

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Masquerade

Our modern-day masquerade party is back in a delightful night of magic, mystery, and make-believe, featuring performances by Exquisite Corps and Green Valley Theatre Company. 

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

Saturday, March 16, 2019

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Watercolor

Explore watercolor and get special effects using salt and bubble wrap.

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, March 17, 2019

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

Make Mosaic Wall Art

The elements and principles of design are the building blocks of art.

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, & 3 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

The Collector's Lens: Dr. Barry Ramer in Conversation

Psychiatrist Dr. Barry Ramer began collecting photography in 1973.

$7 Members
$14 Nonmembers

Tuesday, March 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, March 20, 2019

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Lisa Reinertson

Lisa Reinertson will share the journey of her career in art.

$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 21, 2019

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Film Screening: "Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning"

Back by popular demand, the Crocker is proud to again present "Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning,"

$8 Members
$14 Student/youth
$16 Nonmembers

7 PM

Stories in Faces: Creative Writing Inspired by "Roaming Eye"

Every person has a story.

$6 Members
$18 Nonmembers

Saturday, March 23, 2019

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Air-Dry Clay

Pinch a pot using air-dry clay.

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, March 24, 2019

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Street Photography and Adobe LIghtroom Editing

Designed for those wishing to stretch beyond landscapes and portraits.

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

Wednesday, March 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, March 28, 2019

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Global Rhythms: Babá Ken & The Nigerian Brothers

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

8 AM - 7:30 PM  |  Classes

Art Outing

Join us on an art-packed day trip to San Francisco’s de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park to see two blockbuster exhibitions!

Saturday, March 30, 2019

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, March 31, 2019

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

12 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Master in the Spotlight: Claude Monet

With spring in the air, our Master in the Spotlight series turns to the founder of French Impressionist painting: Claude Monet.

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ArtMix | Masquerade

Our modern-day masquerade party is back in a delightful night of magic, mystery, and make-believe, featuring performances by Exquisite Corps and Green Valley Theatre Company.

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Global Rhythms: Quique Escamilla

Take a journey around the world through music!

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