Event Calendar

Thursday, April 2, 2020

6 - 8 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Picturing the Atmosphere: Photography, Art & Science

Since its invention in 1839, photography has been an essential tool for probing and documenting Earth’s atmosphere.

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

CANCELLED: Silent Film Series: The Artist

The Artist takes an admiring look at the silent film stars who were forced to evolve as synchronized sound entered Hollywood and “talkies” took over the screen. Seasoned silent actor George Valentin must learn a few new tricks from the up-and-coming Peppy Miller as the two navigate the technical innovation that would change movies forever.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Paint a Poppy I

Celebrate California Poppy Day (April 6) among the many paintings in the Crocker that depict the state flower.

10:30 AM  |  Tours & Talks

CANCELLED: Slow Art Day

Be part of a global movement when you join the Crocker for Slow Art Day (slowartday.com)

10:30 AM - 1 PM

CANCELLED: Teacher Workshop: Storytelling Series

Educators are introduced to storytelling techniques and apply these skills to the classroom and in introducing art to students.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Paint a Poppy II

Celebrate California Poppy Day (April 6) among the many paintings in the Crocker that depict the state flower.

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

CANCELLED: Curator Lecture: William Breazeale on The Splendor of Germany: 18th-Century Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum

Crocker curator William Breazeale shares the story of the Crocker’s rare collection of 18th-century German drawings and the network of artists, collectors, and dealers involved in its formation.

3:30 – 5 PM  |  Adults

CANCELLED: Director’s Circle Exhibition Preview

Exclusive exhibition preview for DC members only

Monday, April 6, 2020

9 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Imagine and Draw Cartoons

Students will learn how to bring their fantasies to life by mastering basic cartoon drawing techniques

9 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Crocker Art Camp: Unicorns and Mystical Creatures

Participants ages 6 to 9 will explore a world of dragons, unicorns, and adventuresome, imaginative elements found in the Crocker’s permanent collections.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Kids

CANCELLED: Art Cart: Flora

Dig into the artwork with our spring-themed gallery pop-up, featuring hands-on activities inspired by the fresh Impressionism of Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette.

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Paint Something Ugly

Break the rules by painting something unusual, wacky, or downright weird.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

1 - 3 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: The Art of History: European Drawings and Narrative

For centuries, the highest form of art was history painting, the telling of instructive stories from religion, mythology, or ancient history in multifigured compositions.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Kids

CANCELLED: Art Cart: Flora

Dig into the artwork with our spring-themed gallery pop-up, featuring hands-on activities inspired by the fresh Impressionism of Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette.

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

CANCELLED: ArtMix | Snap!

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.

Friday, April 10, 2020

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Kids

CANCELLED: 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.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Kids

CANCELLED: 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.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Kids

CANCELLED: Art Cart: Flora

Dig into the artwork with our spring-themed gallery pop-up, featuring hands-on activities inspired by the fresh Impressionism of Granville Redmond: The Eloquent Palette.

11 AM

CANCELLED: Art Rx

Enjoy the simple pleasure of art viewing as a trained docent facilitates group conversations for people living with chronic pain. 

12:30 - 2 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Egg-cellent Adventure

Discover the joys of painting with some egg-pertly designed family fun.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

3 PM  |  Film & Music

CANCELLED: Classical Concert: Holes in the Floor

Boston-based Holes in the Floor cello quartet presents new works, plus reimagined favorites by works by Bach, Debussy, and Tansman.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: How to Paint a Nocturne

Step into the dark and compose paintings of night scenes where light is diffused and the atmosphere is dreamy.

12 - 2 PM (drop in)  |  Kids

CANCELLED: Homeschool Day: Dogs

Have fun discovering short and tall “tails” about dogs found in the Crocker’s collection.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

1:15 PM  |  Tours & Talks

CANCELLED: Kingsley Lecture Series

Andrea Stone's study of reflections invites us to consider how buildings converse with each other and how they see us, rather than how we see them.

10:30 AM - 2:30 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Senior Studio Drawing

Senior Series is designed for older adults to engage and connect as they receive step-by-step lessons and encouragement from trained teaching artists.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

5 - 9 PM

CANCELLED: CrockerCon: A Family Celebration

Super-heroines and heroes are leaping off the page and into Sacramento for an all-ages celebration of comics and pop culture.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: 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.

9 - 11 AM  |  Kids

CANCELLED: Art on the Spectrum

Children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disorders and their caregivers are invited to a special morning of artistic exploration.

Sunday, April 19, 2020

2 PM

CANCELLED: Yoga at the Crocker: "The Raft" Edition

A gentle, 45-minute yoga class while experiencing Bill Viola: The Raft

Thursday, April 23, 2020

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

CANCELLED: Global Rhythms: Audiopharmacy

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

Saturday, April 25, 2020

10:30 AM

CANCELLED: 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.

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: 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.

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Encaustic Painting for Beginners I

Discover the ancient art of encaustic painting, a mixed media technique that involves heated, colored beeswax.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

1 - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: 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.

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop: Brownie Painting Workshop

Calling all Brownie, Junior and Cadette troop leaders! Would you like your girls to have fun with their troop mates, express their creativity, and earn a patch and a badge all at the same time?

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop: Junior Jeweler Workshop

Calling all Brownie, Junior and Cadette troop leaders! Would you like your girls to have fun with their troop mates, express their creativity, and earn a patch and a badge all at the same time?

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Encaustic Painting for Beginners II

Discover the ancient art of encaustic painting, a mixed media technique that involves heated, colored beeswax.

2 PM - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop: Brownie Painting Workshop

Calling all Brownie, Junior and Cadette troop leaders! Would you like your girls to have fun with their troop mates, express their creativity, and earn a patch and a badge all at the same time?

2 PM - 4 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop: Junior Jeweler Workshop

Calling all Brownie, Junior and Cadette troop leaders! Would you like your girls to have fun with their troop mates, express their creativity, and earn a patch and a badge all at the same time?

Thursday, April 30, 2020

6 - 8:30 PM

CANCELLED: Sketch Night: The Splendor of Germany

Enjoy informal instruction and practice sketching lush landscapes as seen in the Crocker’s renowned collection of rarely seen German drawings. Limited sketching supplies are provided, all ages welcome.

6:30 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

CANCELLED: Pinot and Poetry with Inspiration from Zentangles

Found poetry is a wildly popular creative experience that is the literary equivalent of a collage.

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CANCELLED: Global Rhythms: Audiopharmacy

Audiopharmacy is not just a musical collaboration; it’s cultural phenomenon. The eclectic hip-hop ensemble intricately weaves together inspiration from all corners of the earth.

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The Crocker is Closed

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