Event Calendar

Sunday, April 1, 2018

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

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

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "Tar Beach #2​" 1987 by Faith Ringgold.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, April 4, 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, April 5, 2018

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Botanical Illustration: Focus on Insects

Explore the lush and varied world of botanical illustration throughout history.

6 - 8 PM  |  Classes

The World of Photography

Photography enlightens, provokes, and informs.

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: "Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning"

Presented in honor of Sacramento Photography Month, "Grab A Hunk of Lightning" tells the story of the passion, vision, and drive that made Dorthea Lange one of the most important photographers of the 20th century. 

$6 Members
$10 Student/youth
$12 Nonmembers
$18 Member Series Pass

Friday, April 6, 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, April 7, 2018

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Kids Art Club - Series 3

Discover where artists get their ideas, while learning skills in painting, sculpting, drawing, and collage.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Mosaic

Investigate manga/anime to create your very own character!

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, April 8, 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)

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 (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: Aaron Larget-Caplan

Renowned classical guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan will return for his second appearance at the Crocker Art Museum to showcase the powerful connection between music and visual art.

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

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

12 - 2 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: The Colorful Spirit

We invite you to learn about E. Charlton Fortune, a trailblazing female artist whose work will be on view in the special exhibition "E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit."

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

Wednesday, April 11, 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, April 12, 2018

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Atomic Soul

Spring is here and ArtMix is getting funky, y'all!

Free for members
$10 for nonmembers

Saturday, April 14, 2018

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Draw a Rose for Beginners

Prized for its beauty and a symbol for love and passion, take a close-up look at the rose.

1:00 - 3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Member Welcome and Orientation

Learn how to maximize your member benefits in this informative session open to all members and their friends or family.

Free for Members

10 AM - 4 PM  |  Adults

One-Day Art Projects Marathon

​Back by popular demand, this mini-conference will focus on low-cost, one-day art projects.

$60 Crocker amd CAEA Members
$80 Nonmembers
Lunch Included

10:30 - 11:30 AM

Slow Art Day

Be one of the thousands of people around the world who take part in this special opportunity to slow down and savor just a few select works of art.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM  |  Adults

Artful Meditation

Calm your mind, and experience the art of the Crocker in new ways.

Free for Everyone

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Paint a Portrait

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

3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Sunday, April 15, 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

Tuesday, April 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

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Painter Mark Bowles

Mr. Bowles will share images from his career, discussing his path to finding his voice as an artist.​

$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, April 19, 2018

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Audio Muse: The Hot Baked Goods + Darin Reyes

It’s Spring, so let’s swing.

$8 Members
$14 Nonmembers

8 AM - 5:30 PM  |  Classes

Art Outing: Asian Art Museum

Board a chartered bus to San Francisco to view art and artifacts from Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan, and more at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum.

Saturday, April 21, 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 - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Watercolor Painting Techniques for Beginners

Designed with the beginner in mind, become familiar with color theory and design principles by producing abstract paintings.

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, April 22, 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 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

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

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

10 AM - 4 PM

Kingsley Art Evaluation Day

​The Kingsley Art Club sponsors art and antique evaluations focusing on a variety of collecting areas.

Wednesday, April 25, 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, April 26, 2018

6 - 7:30 PM  |  Classes

Explore Screen Printing

Begin with a tour of Corita Kent’s prints, then explore each step of the printing process at Myrtle Press, located at Verge Center for the Arts.

6 - 9 PM  |  Adults

Photo Fête

Snap off at the Crocker, and celebrate Sacramento’s inaugural Photography Month.

Free for Members
Free with Admission for Nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Saturday, April 28, 2018

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Encaustic Painting for Beginners

Enjoy applying resin and molten beeswax in various colors of pigment to a surface.

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

9 - 10:30 AM  |  Kids

Art on the Spectrum

‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬Children on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to a special morning of artistic exploration.

Free for children ages 3 to 12 and caregivers (advanced registration required)

Sunday, April 29, 2018

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

Theatre + Art - Session 2 (Also Known as Culture Trek)

Designed for families with youth ages 7 and older, all participants have an opportunity to learn and grow together as they explore fine and performing art forms.

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

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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Audio Muse: Joy & Madness

Visualize the music as the region's best bands perform alongside digital, video, and new-media artists for multisensory concerts that rock 'til 9 PM.

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Noon Year's Eve Family Festival

Now one of Sacramento’s major annual traditions, families can count down to the New Year at noon at this fun and free celebration.

Start the countdown