Event Calendar

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "Man of Peace."

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, April 4, 2019

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Film Series: Work, Struggle, and Emancipation - "The Grapes of Wrath"

The classic film adaptation of John Steinbeck’s landmark and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

$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

Saturday, April 6, 2019

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Paint a Poppy

The Crocker features the world’s foremost display of art from and of the Golden State, so it’s fitting that we celebrate California Poppy Day on April 6!

10:30 - 11:30 AM  |  Tours & Talks

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 - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Pop-Up Books

Create advanced pop-up books.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Teacher Workshop: Photography

Participants will learn techniques for teaching photography in the classroom. ​

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

9 - 11 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 and up and families (advanced registration required)

Sunday, April 7, 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)

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

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

12 - 2 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Homeschool Day: Spring Sketching

Students are invited to sketch at their own pace while receiving drawing instruction from a teaching artist.

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

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, April 11, 2019

6 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Cosmos

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.

$10 Members
$20 Nonmembers
FREE for Associate-level members and above

Friday, April 12, 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 admission

Saturday, April 13, 2019

10:30 AM  |  Adults

Artful Meditation

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

Free for everyone with advanced registration.

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 admission

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, April 14, 2019

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: Jason Sia

We are delighted to welcome Jason Sia, a Sacramento native and rising star, back to the Crocker for a dazzling performance.

$10 Members
$18 Students/Youth/Capital Public Radio Members/Camellia Symphony Orchestra Subscribers
$20 Nonmembers

Monday, April 15, 2019

9 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

The Art of Fortnite

Video game design and graphics have come a long way since Pac-Man.

9 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Inclusive Watercolor

Designed for teens with and without special needs, this watercolor painting class celebrates the talents of all students and provides a safe space where everyone’s creativity is valued and welcomed.

9 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Crocker Art Camp - Time Capsule

The Crocker Art Museum offers full-day art camps for children that take campers back in time and around the world.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

10:30 – 12 PM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art

A visually stimulating gallery walk, giving parents and caregivers a fun opportunity to connect with their babies and each other.

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, April 17, 2019

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Kingsley Art Club Lecture Series: Sandra Mendelsohn Rubin Pieces from Life

Sandra Mendelsohn Rubin is known for her California-centric "observational realism" paintings.

$8 Members
$5 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, April 18, 2019

5 - 9 PM  |  Film & Music

Night at the Museum

​Night at the Museum is back!

Free for members
$12 nonmembers

Saturday, April 20, 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, April 21, 2019

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, & 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, April 24, 2019

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM  |  Classes

Senior Studio

Older adults engage and connect as they receive step-by-step lessons and encouragement from trained teaching artists.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

A Toast to Leonardo

Mark the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s passing in this special workshop.

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Global Rhythms: Quarteto Nuevo

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

Friday, April 26, 2019

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Special Member Exhibition Preview

A special member preview celebrating the opening of "Big Ideas: Richard Jackson's Alleged Paintings"

Free for members

Saturday, April 27, 2019

1:30 - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Teacher Appreciation Day

Treat yourself to a casual afternoon of art-making, wine, and socializing.

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Collage

Make textured, colorful paper to use in a collage.

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Encaustic Painting for Beginners

Students will become familiar with this intriguing medium.

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, April 28, 2019

1 - 2:30 PM

High School Self-Portrait Show Reception

Comorised of artworks in diverse media.

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)

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

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Designing Fabric Patterns

Have you been wanting to create original fabric designs?

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Encaustic Painting for Beginners

Students will become familiar with this intriguing medium.

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 Speaker: Hosea Baskin on the Life and Art of Leonard Baskin

Printmaker, engraver, sculptor, and publisher, Leonard Baskin imbued his work with his love of literature, mythology, and notions of human mortality.

$7 Members
$14 Nonmembers

Rent the Crocker

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ArtMix | Cosmos

Blend the mystical with the scientific on this night of celestial exploration.

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Film: The Grapes of Wrath

For this new film series, we bring into focus the issues faced by working-class people seeking to live the American dream.

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