Event Calendar

Wednesday, May 1, 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, May 2, 2019

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

7 PM gates open; movie starts at sundown  |  Film & Music

Movies Off the Wall: Pulp Fiction

​This summer, Movies Off the Wall goes West with a series of films inspired by the Crocker’s three summer exhibitions.

$8 MEMBERS
$16 NONMEMBERS
$16 MEMBERS SERIES PASS
$200 MEMBER CABANA

Saturday, May 4, 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 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 PM  |  Classes

Material Explosion - Make a Print

Make a print using a variety of tools, such as blocks, stamps, and Styrofoam.

10:30 AM - 3:30 PM  |  Classes

Botanical Illustration

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

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, May 5, 2019

1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Architecture Tour

​Explore the distinct architectural elements, inside and out, of the Teel Family Pavilion and the Museum's historic building.

Free for Museum members and free with admission for nonmembers.

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

12:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Members-Only Gallery Tour: Richard Jackson on Big Ideas

A limited number of tickets are available to Crocker members for an exclusive artist-led tour of Big Ideas: Richard Jackson’s Alleged Paintings preceding his 2 PM lecture.

$50 Members

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Artist Talk: Richard Jackson

In honor of the exhibition Big Ideas: Richard Jackson’s Alleged Paintings, enjoy a rare opportunity to hear from the artist as he speaks about his process, inspirations, and views on art-making.

$25 Members
$40 Nonmembers

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Look & Learn (formerly Lunch & Learn)

A 30-minute exploration of a single artwork

FREE FOR MEMBERS
FREE WITH ADMISSION FOR NONMEMBERS

Wednesday, May 8, 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, May 9, 2019

6 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Makeshift

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-LEVEL MEMBERS AND ABOVE
$10 MEMBERS
$20 NONMEMBERS

Friday, May 10, 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, May 11, 2019

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM  |  Classes

Small Glass Art for Beginners

Cut and arrange glass to create three art pieces, and learn various display methods to show off your one-of-a-kind creations.

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

10:30 AM – 4 PM   |  Classes

Spontaneous Watercolor

Starting with a simple still life pencil drawing, students of all levels can discover how to create vivid and expressive watercolor compositions. No prior experience required.

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Art Rx

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

Free for Everyone

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, May 12, 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

3 PM  |  Film & Music

Classical Concert: Andrei Baumann, piano

Award-winning pianist Andrei Baumann performs Beethoven’s Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101; and Chopin’s Piano Sonata No. 3.

Wednesday, May 15, 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

Saturday, May 18, 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 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

Sunday, May 19, 2019

1 - 2:30 PM

Kingsley Inspirations Reception

An annual Kingsley Art Club tradition.

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

12 – 4 PM  |  Classes

Impressionistic-Style Painting

Novice painters will gain a working knowledge of composition and acrylic painting fundamentals, then produce a landscape in the Impressionistic style.

2 PM

Art of Parenting: Allegedly Inappropriate Behavior

How do we respond to children’s natural curiosity when their “inappropriate” observations might be uncomfortable for adults?

FREE WITH ADVANCE REGISTRATION

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  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, May 22, 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, May 23, 2019

5 - 9 PM

BNSA

Enjoy a casual, celebratory evening while bidding on dozens of mini masterpieces in a series of action-packed silent auctions.

$10 Members

$20 nonmembers

Free for Art Auction ticketholders

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Look & Learn

A 30-minute exploration of a single artwork

FREE FOR MEMBERS
FREE WITH ADMISSION FOR NONMEMBERS

Saturday, May 25, 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, May 26, 2019

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

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, May 29, 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, May 30, 2019

6 – 8 PM    |  Classes

Bubbles & Brushes

Enjoy sparkling wine along with landscape painting fun for all levels. 

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Hatch: Danceworks in Progress

Experience cutting-edge dance performances throughout the Crocker Art Museum by established and up-and-coming choreographers.

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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ArtMix | Makeshift

Get loud, irreverent, and downright raunchy at this technicolor event inspired by the frivolity of Richard Jackson’s Alleged Paintings.

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Global Rhythms: Quartet Nuevo

Combining the rhythms of India and Mexico with European folk and American jazz, Quarteto Nuevo creates a vibrant sound all its own.

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