Event Calendar

June 1, 2017

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Summer Film Series: "The Third Man"

The Summer Film Series returns, this year showcasing the power of black and white.

$6 Members
$10 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

June 3, 2017

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 general 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 general admission for nonmembers

5:30 PM Cocktails - 7:30 PM Dinner and Auction  |  Adults

Art Auction

​Get ready to raise your paddles at the 39th annual Crocker Art Auction, with a circus-themed evening of festivities and fine art!

9:30 - 10:30 AM  |  Kids

Rainbow Families Pre-Parade Party

​The Crocker Art Museum invites ALL families to come “rainbow up” for the Sacramento Pride Parade, which kicks off nearby at 11 AM.

Free for Everyone

June 4, 2017

1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Crocker Architecture Tour

An architectural tour of the Crocker.

Free for members
Free with general 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 general admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM  |  Classes

Girl Scout Art Badge Workshop - Session 17

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 general admission for nonmembers

June 5, 2017

9:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Expressionist-style Portraiture

Explore the work of Expressionist masters Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin to gain an understanding of a style of portraiture that emphasizes emotion through color and overall impact.

June 6, 2017

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "Family Fiction-Arcadia I," 1999-2001, by Richard Clever.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

June 7, 2017

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A gallery-based art experience for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

June 8, 2017

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Pride

Relish how far LGBTQIA rights have come, at the Crocker’s annual celebration of Pride Month.

Free for members
$10 for nonmembers.

June 10, 2017

10 AM - 2 PM

Worldwide Knit in Public Day

​Worldwide Knit in Public Day is an international event that encourages experienced and novice knitters alike to knit together in public places.

Free for Everyone

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 general admission for nonmembers

3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

June 11, 2017

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 general admission for nonmembers.

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 general 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 general admission for nonmembers

3 PM  |  Film & Music

Classical Concert: Andrei Baumann, piano

Join us for this very special classical concert when famed pianist Andrei Baumann performs Beethoven’s final three sonatas (Op. 109, 110, and 111).

$6 Members
$10 Student/youth
$12 Nonmembers

June 14, 2017

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A gallery-based art experience for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

June 15, 2017

6 - 8 PM  |  Classes

Sip & Sketch - Session 1

Enjoy a Thursday evening with art, wine and music during Jazz night at the Crocker!

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Jazz Night at the Crocker: Nicolas Bearde

Nashville-raised Nicolas Bearde, known to hypnotize with his soulful and affecting baritone voice, kicks off Jazz Night at the Crocker with a vast repertoire of sterling standards.

$8 Members
$14 Nonmembers
$24 Member Series Ticket

June 17, 2017

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 general 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 general admission for nonmembers

June 18, 2017

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 general admission for nonmembers

11 AM - 1 PM  |  Kids

Wonder Lab (Drop In)

​This drop-in art-making program, open to all, is designed to spark creativity!

Free for Everyone

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 general admission for nonmembers

3 PM

Project1VOICE: "Yellowman"

Celebration Arts, the Crocker Art Museum, and The Brickhouse Gallery & Art Complex are teaming up to participate in the 7th annual Project1VOICE One Play One Day 2017, an international event featuring staged readings that revive neglected, forgotten, or underappreciated works by black playwrights.

Free for Everyone

June 19, 2017

9 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Crocker Art Camp - Creating with Clay - Session 1

Taking inspiration from the Swidler Collection, Meissen ceramics, and sculptures in the permanent collection, campers will explore clay in its varied forms.

June 20, 2017

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 general admission for nonmembers

June 21, 2017

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A gallery-based art experience for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

June 22, 2017

6 - 8 PM  |  Classes

Bubbles and Brushes

Paint a landscape while learning about foreground, middle ground, and background.

6 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Crocker Book Club: "How to Be Both" by Ali Smith

The Crocker Book Club returns with books that incorporate art in different ways.

Free for members
$10 nonmembers

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

June 23, 2017

11 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Kids

Family Friday

​This summer, Family Fridays are hands on!

Free for members and free with general admission for nonmembers.

6:30 - 9 PM

Member Preview and Reception: "Turn the Page" and "Full Spectrum"

​Join us for an exclusive member preview and reception for the exhibitions "Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose" and "Full Spectrum: Paintings by Raimonds Staprans."

June 24, 2017

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Crocker Book Club: "How to Be Both" by Ali Smith

The Crocker Book Club returns with books that incorporate art in different ways.

Free for members
$10 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 general admission for nonmembers

June 25, 2017

10:30 AM - 12 PM  |  Classes

Artful Meditation

Meditation in the galleries returns with a new 3-week introductory course offering beginning meditation instruction in the quiet peace of the Crocker’s galleries.

$60 Members
$75 Nonmembers

11 AM – 1 PM

Sketch It

Sketch at your own pace in the Crocker's galleries.

Free for members
Free with general 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 general admission for nonmembers

June 26, 2017

9 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Crocker Art Camp - Publication Creation - Session 1

Explore the visual and literary art of storytelling in this mash-up session co-created by the Crocker and 916 Ink, a Sacramento-based education and publishing group dedicated to empowering youth voice

9 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Crocker Art Camp - Portraying People - Session 1

People are portrayed in many ways: paintings and sculpture, stories and plays.

June 28, 2017

10:30 & 11 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

A gallery-based art experience for children ages 3 to 5.

Free for members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

June 29, 2017

7 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Open Poetry Night in the Gallery

The expressive power of the exhibition "Turn the Page: The First Ten Years of Hi-Fructose" is manifested by unique artistic visions.

Free for Members
Free with general admission for nonmembers

June 30, 2017

11 AM - 12:30 PM  |  Kids

Family Friday

​This summer, Family Fridays are hands on!

Free for members and free with general 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 | Pride

Relish how far LGBTQ rights have come at the Crocker’s annual celebration of Pride Month.

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Summer Film Series: The Third Man

Presented by local film expert and historian Jacob Greenberg.

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