Event Calendar

Sunday, March 1, 2020

1 PM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Mixed Media: Collage and Acrylic Painting

Explore mixed media in a class inspired by Mickalene Thomas, a contemporary African American artist known for rhinestone encrusted portrait paintings.

$60 members
$75 nonmembers

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, 1, 2 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum.

Free for Members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Look & Learn

This 30-minute exploration of a single artwork, led by experienced docents, is rich with great group discussions full of surprises. Each Look & Learn session encounter is different, and no prior art knowledge is required.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmember

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Painting Land and Sea

The ideal class for anyone interested in learning the basics of acrylic painting.

$120 members
$140 nonmembers

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

10:30 AM & 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

Thursday, March 5, 2020

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tours

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

Reel Tour 5:30 PM - Film 6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Silent Film Series: Nosferatu

With its German Expressionist cinematography, harsh shadows, and elaborate gothic sets, this original horror film formed the genre’s template for decades to come. In an eerie story that brought director F.W. Murnau notoriety and gave Max Schreck his most notable role, Count Orlak lures the innocent Thomas Hutton to his home before revealing his thirst for blood.

$8 members
$16 nonmembers
$16 members series pass

Saturday, March 7, 2020

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion

Designed for busy schedules, enroll your child in one, two, three, or all sessions. Each Saturday, students will learn a new process and create a work of art, ready to take home.

Per session:
$15 members
$20 nonmembers

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Adults

Teacher Workshop: Visual Literacy 20/20

​The ability to make meaning from visual text is an increasingly critical skill for 21st-century students. Join us as we delve into theory and practices for developing visual literacy in students and ourselves.

$15 members
$20 nonmembers

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 admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12, 1, 2 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

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, March 8, 2020

11 AM, 12, 1, 2 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

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  |  Film & Music

Classical Concert: San Francisco Munich Trio

San Francisco Munich Trio presents works by Mikhail Glinka, Gabriel Fauré, and Johannes Brahms

$10 members
$10 student/youth
$20 nonmembers

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

12 - 2 PM (drop in)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: Sculpture

After viewing ceramic sculptures in the collection and exhibition "American Expressions/African Roots: Akinsanya Kambon’s Ceramic Sculpture", students work with a Museum educator to hand build sculptures of their own.

$3 per person in advance

$5 per person at the door

Free admission for adults chaperoning a homeschool family or group

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Tamayo and Color

Get inspired by one of Mexico’s most prolific and critically acclaimed artists!

$95 members
$120 nonmembers

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Contemporary Monotype with Image Transfers

Monotypes lend themselves to achieving dynamic layers and juxtaposition of images.

$95 members
$120 nonmembers

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

10:30 AM & 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

Thursday, March 12, 2020

6 PM - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Funk Springs Eternal

Break free for the night at Sacramento’s most surprising adults-only art party and lose yourself in an array of tantalizing performances. Featuring a new theme each month, gallery tours, art-making, and cocktails, ArtMix is your escape into revelry and relaxation.

Free for Associate members and above
$10 members
$20 nonmembers

Friday, March 13, 2020

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers (children 19 - 36 months) and caregivers can explore artmaking with different materials and in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric.

$8 members
$16 nonmembers
includes one child + one adult; additional person free with admission

Saturday, March 14, 2020

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Kids

Artful Tot

Toddlers (children 19 - 36 months) and caregivers can explore artmaking with different materials and in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric.

$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 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

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 Tours

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, March 15, 2020

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 Tours

Enjoy a docent-guided tour offered by an American Sign Language (ASL) signer with voice interpretation provided by a certified interpreter.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

11 AM, 12, 1, 2 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum.

Free for Members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Monday, March 16, 2020

8 PM

Antiques Roadshow

Tune into KVIE or stream the premiere of the three-part spectacular at kvie.org.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

10 AM - 4 PM

Kingsley Evaluation Day

The Kingsley Art Club sponsors art and antique evaluations focusing on a variety of collecting areas. Informal appraisals (verbal approximations of value) are $12 per item or $55 for five items.

Appointments are required. Please call (916) 808-7752 to schedule an appointment.

Please call (916) 808-7752 to schedule an appointment.

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

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art

Baby Loves Art engages babies (up to 18 months old) in a visually stimulating gallery walk and gives parents and caregivers a fun opportunity to connect with their babies and each other.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Portrait Painting

Master the basics of acrylic painting through demonstration and practice.

$95 members
$120 nonmembers

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Lecture Series

Three memories formed the path for Michaele LeCompte’s artistic career: using materials in ever-changing ways, intense color interactions, and the creation of something from nothing.

$8 members
$5 student/youth
$12 nonmembers

10:30 AM & 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

Thursday, March 19, 2020

5:30 - 7:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Member Orientation

Make the most of your membership with this fun orientation!

Free for members

5:30 & 6:30PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum.

Free for Members
Free with admission for nonmembers

6:30 – 8 PM  |  Classes

Easy Ballroom Dancing

Come on your own, grab a partner, or coax a friend.

​$60 members
​$75 nonmembers ​

Saturday, March 21, 2020

1 - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Introduction to Preparator and Exhibition Design

Curious about the nitty-gritty that goes into hanging a painting?

$70 members
$95 nonmembers

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Flowers

Bring your baby to this special edition of Baby Loves Art inspired by the beautiful colors of Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette, and have fun exploring colorful landscapes.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion

Designed for busy schedules, enroll your child in one, two, three, or all sessions. Each Saturday, students will learn a new process and create a work of art, ready to take home.

Per session:
$15 members
$20 nonmembers

11 AM, 12, 1, 2 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

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

Cine Soul Presents: "Claudine"

Celebrate March as Women’s History Month with a screening of "Claudine" (a comedy/drama/romance that takes place amidst a backdrop of structural poverty, racial tensions, and gender discrimination), followed by a conversation about black female representation in cinematic arts,led by Sacramento State Assistant Professor Michele Foss-Snowden.

Free for everyone

Sunday, March 22, 2020

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Raku Fire and Brilliant Glazes

Take part in the raku fire process, known and prized for wildly random special effects, by glazing pre-formed and fired vessels.

$45 members
$60 nonmembers

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum.

Free for Members
Free with admission for nonmembers

12 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Tours en Español

Disfruta de las exposiciones temporales o de la colección permanente del Museo Crocker en una visita guiada con un docente de habla hispana.

Explore the Crocker’s special exhibitions or permanent collection with a Spanish-speaking docent.


Gratis para miembros
Gratis con la entrada general para no-miebros
Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

10:30 AM & 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

Thursday, March 26, 2020

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tours

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

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Look & Learn

This 30-minute exploration of a single artwork, led by experienced docents, is rich with great group discussions full of surprises. Each Look & Learn session encounter is different, and no prior art knowledge is required.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmember

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Global Rhythms: Jessica Fichot

The Crocker’s Global Rhythms music series returns with infectious beats and soulful melodies performed by acclaimed musicians from around the world.

$15 members
$25 nonmembers
$50 members series pass

Saturday, March 28, 2020

10:30 AM

Artful Meditation

Calm your mind and experience the art of the Crocker in new ways. Participants are encouraged to dress comfortably. Registration is required, and space is limited.

Free for everyone with advance registration

11 AM, 12, 1, 2 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

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, March 29, 2020

11 AM, 12, 1, 2 & 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Highlight Tours

Discover the essence of the Crocker’s permanent collection in this introductory tour of the Museum.

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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Silent Film Series: Nosferatu

With its German Expressionist cinematography, harsh shadows, and elaborate gothic sets, this original horror film formed the genre’s template for decades to come.

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Global Rhythms: Massamba Diop

Coming off 2019 Oscar and Grammy recognitions for film Black Panther, Massamba Diop takes the stage with Father Time Trio.

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