Event Calendar

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

12 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tours: Art in Slow-mo

A docent-led tour of the Museum.

Free with Museum admission

Thursday, June 2, 2022

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: Español

A docent-led tour of the Museum in Spanish.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

6 PM  |  Adults

ArtTastes: Pies, Pies, Pies

Art and food enthusiasts alike delight in the Crocker’s culinary art series. Inspired by Wayne Thiebaud’s seminal work Pies, Pies, Pies, Kira O’Donnell Babich of the Real Pie Company present an extra sweet edition of ArtTastes.

$25 for Members

$40 for Nonmembers

Friday, June 3, 2022

June 3 or 4 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM  |  Kids

WeCREATE!

This summer, budding artists ages 5 and up are invited to explore a work of art from the Crocker’s collection through storytelling and fun activities in the galleries before heading to a pop-up studio for artmaking.

Free with Museum Admission

Saturday, June 4, 2022

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tours: History

A docent-led tour of the Museum that explores the life and times of the Crocker family

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

6 PM

Live Art Auction

Join us for one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, the Live Art Auction, in person at the Crocker Art Museum.

June 3 or 4 | 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM  |  Kids

WeCREATE!

This summer, budding artists ages 5 and up are invited to explore a work of art from the Crocker’s collection through storytelling and fun activities in the galleries before heading to a pop-up studio for artmaking.

Free with Museum Admission

Sunday, June 5, 2022

1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Crocker Architecture Tour

Explore the distinct architectural elements, inside and out, of the Teel Family pavilion and the historic building.

Free with Museum admission.

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: Español

A docent-led tour of the Museum in Spanish.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

11 AM and 12 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: ASL

A docent-led tour of the Museum in American Sign Language.

Free with Museum admission

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

10:30 AM and 11:00 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free with Museum admission

Thursday, June 9, 2022

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: Français

A docent-led tour of the Museum in French.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: Español

A docent-led tour of the Museum in Spanish.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

6– 9 PM

ArtMix: OUT-rageous

Celebrate a fabulous edition of ArtMix that encourages all of us to laugh out loud and live our own truths.

Free for Members
$25 Nonmembers
$10 Youth

Saturday, June 11, 2022

1 – 3 PM  |  Classes

Drink and Draw: Gems and 3D Art

​Sip wine and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of drawing.

$40 Members
$65 Nonmembers

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Baby Loves Art

Baby Loves Art engages babies (up to 18 months old) in a visually stimulating gallery walk and gives parents and caregivers a fun opportunity to connect with their babies and each other.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

11 AM  |  Adults

Art Rx

People living with chronic pain and their family, friends, and caregivers are invited to explore the wonders of art and the creative mind.

Free

Sunday, June 12, 2022

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: 粵語

A docent-led tour of the Museum in Cantonese.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Prelude Tour: Classical Concerts

Enhance your Classical Concert experience with the new Prelude Tours.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

3 PM  |  Film & Music

Classical Concerts

​For more than 50 years, the Crocker has proudly presented its Classical Concert Series, featuring the finest musicians and singers from the region and around the world. These educational performances are approximately 60 minutes with no intermission and draw inspiration from art on view at the Museum.

$15 Members
$25 Nonmembers

Monday, June 13, 2022

June 13, 14, 15 and 16 | 10:30 AM – 12 PM  |  Classes

Senior Studio Drawing (via Zoom)

Senior Studio is an opportunity for older adults to engage and connect while making art under the guidance of a trained teaching artist.

$90 Members
$110 Nonmembers

June 13, 14, 15 and 16 | 10:30 AM – 12 PM  |  Classes

Senior Studio Drawing

Senior Studio is an opportunity for older adults to engage and connect while making art under the guidance of a trained teaching artist.

$90 Members
$110 Nonmembers

Thursday, June 16, 2022

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: Español

A docent-led tour of the Museum in Spanish.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

7 PM  |  Film & Music

Movies Off the Wall

The Crocker Art Museum’s Movies Off the Wall series returns this summer! Courtyard opens at 7 pm, film starts at sundown.

Free for Members
$15 for nonmembers
$5 for nonmember youth.

Saturday, June 18, 2022

12 – 4:00 PM  |  Classes

Metal Garden Sculptures

​Twist wire, cage gems, and bend soft metal to create your own special garden ornamentation to take home.

$65 Members
$85 Nonmembers

12 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tours: Art in Slow-mo

A docent-led tour of the Museum.

Free with Museum admission

Sunday, June 19, 2022

10:30 – 11:30 AM  |  Kids

Kids & Co. Gallery Adventures

Amusing and educational, this tour is the perfect way to introduce art to children ages 5 and older.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: Español

A docent-led tour of the Museum in Spanish.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

11 AM and 12 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: ASL

A docent-led tour of the Museum in American Sign Language.

Free with Museum admission

Monday, June 20, 2022

June 20 – 24 | 9 AM – 1 PM  |  Kids

Crocker Art Camp: Painting

In this art camp, campers will explore a wide variety of painting techniques using watercolor and acrylic paint to create yummy still lifes and colorful portraits. The fun and almost life-like paintings in the Crocker’s collection will inspire their creations!

Members for $250
Non-members for $295

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

10:30 AM and 11:00 AM  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday

Bring your preschooler to this fun story time and gallery adventure for children ages 3 to 5.

Free with Museum admission

Thursday, June 23, 2022

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: Français

A docent-led tour of the Museum in French.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

3 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: Español

A docent-led tour of the Museum in Spanish.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

6 – 8 PM  |  Classes

Teen Art Labs

This is a special program for young adults interested in taking a deeper dive into the visual arts.

$15 Members
$25 Nonmembers

7 PM  |  Film & Music

Jazz Concert Series

​Come groove with us at Sacramento's longest running summer jazz series. Enjoy live music in a loose, easy-going atmosphere in the Crocker's outdoor courtyard and bring a chair for the best seat in the house. Each jazz concert consists of two 45-minute sets separated by a 15-minute intermission where you can stretch your legs with a whirlwind Interlude Tour, shop in the Museum store, or grab a bite to eat.

$10 for Members
$25 for nonmembers
$10 for youth.

Saturday, June 25, 2022

9:30 AM – 2:30 PM  |  Classes

Digital Painting (via Zoom)

​Experienced painters will journey into the digital realm and use a variety of brush tools and explore new ways to blend under the guidance of an experienced digital painter.

$85 Members
$105 Nonmembers

9:30 AM – 2:30 PM  |  Classes

Digital Painting

​Experienced painters will journey into the digital realm and use a variety of brush tools and explore new ways to blend under the guidance of an experienced digital painter.

$85 Members
$105 Nonmembers

Sunday, June 26, 2022

11 AM  |  Adults

Art + Soul Sundays

Spend your Self-Care Sunday with us at the Crocker. Art + Soul Sundays at the Crocker combines the best of our wellness programming with meaningful art experiences.

Free for Everyone

11 AM  |  Tours & Talks

Guided Tour: 粵語

A docent-led tour of the Museum in Cantonese.

Free for Members

Free with Museum admission for Nonmembers

Monday, June 27, 2022

June 27 – July 1 |9 AM – 1 PM  |  Kids

Crocker Art Camp: Sculpting

Designed to push creativity outside the box, this camp session will present campers with opportunities to work with air-dry clay, papier-mâché, and other hands-on materials to create three-dimensional art! In the galleries, campers will learn the art of balance and form while viewing works from our ceramics collection and sculptures on display.

Members for $250
Non-members for $295

June 27, 28 and 29 | 1 – 3 PM  |  Classes

Thiebaud 101 Color and Composition (via Zoom)

​Celebrate the life and legacy of Wayne Thiebaud and explore all aspects of his unique draftsmanship in this two-class course.

$95 Members
$115 Nonmembers

Thursday, June 30, 2022

2:30 – 4:30 PM  |  Classes

Teen Art Labs

This is a special program for young adults interested in taking a deeper dive into the visual arts.

$15 Members
$25 Nonmembers

COVID 19 Safety Requirements

Changes have been made in the Museum to ensure a safe and healthy visit. Check our Safety page for the most current information.

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Current Exhibitions

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Kids + Family

The Crocker invites families to think of the Museum as a place to learn, play, and grow.

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