Event Calendar

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

10 - 11:30 AM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday: Summer Edition

Families are invited to the Crocker to create unique art projects.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, August 2, 2018

6 - 8 PM  |  Classes

Drink & Draw: Session 3: Still LIfe Objects from the Masters

Still life objects from the masters.

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

8:15 PM  |  Film & Music

Film Series: Movies Off the Wall: "Blues Brothers"

This summer, movies at the Crocker are off the wall!

$6 Members
$8 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

Saturday, August 4, 2018

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Figural Studies - Clothed and Nude

Spend time in the galleries discussing and analyzing folds in clothing seen in the drawings and paintings on view in the temporary exhibit "Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment."

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, August 5, 2018

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

2 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Guest Lecture: Peter Held on the Cohen Collection of Contemporary Ceramics

In this lively talk, Peter will help us gain greater insight into this stunning collection of works ranging from stark minimalism to elaborate figuration.

$6 Members
$10 Students/youth
$12 Nonmembers

Monday, August 6, 2018

9 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Crocker Art Camp - Paint Faces and Places: Session 2

Crocker art camps are art-filled adventures that take kids into the Museum’s galleries, studios, and out into the world!

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

12 & 1 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Lunch & Learn

Join an in-depth examination of "Chicano History," 1970 by Eduardo Carrillo, Sergio Hernández, Ramses Noriega, and Saul Solache.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

6 - 8 :30 PM  |  Classes

Still Life in Watercolor for Beginners

Gain a comprehensive overview of still lifes through a slide survey and by spending time in the galleries.

6 - 8:30 PM  |  Classes

Self-Portrait Drawing for Beginners (bilingual)

Students will learn the traditional chiaroscuro technique and how to use a variety of drawing tools. ​

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

10 - 11:30 AM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday: Summer Edition

Families are invited to the Crocker to create unique art projects.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, August 9, 2018

6 - 8 PM  |  Adults

Educator Soiree

Held in conjunction with ArtMix | Kinetic, the Educator Soiree is the perfect combination of mingling, music, and art, with just a touch of professional development.

Free for educators

6 - 9:30 PM  |  Adults

ArtMix | Kinetic

Explore forces of motion through art.

Free for members
$10 for nonmembers

Friday, August 10, 2018

10:30 AM – 12 PM (Drop In)  |  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

Saturday, August 11, 2018

10:30 AM  |  Adults

Artful Meditation

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

Free for Everyone

10:30 AM – 12 PM (Drop In)  |  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, 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, August 12, 2018

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.

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: Felix-Graber Duo

In honor of the exhibition Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection," violinist Anita Felix and pianist Miles Graber have created a program of women composers who broke their own glass ceilings.

$6 Members
$10 Student/Youth/Capital Public Radio Members
$12 Nonmembers

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

10 - 11:30 AM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday: Summer Edition

Families are invited to the Crocker to create unique art projects.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, August 16, 2018

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Jazz Night at the Crocker: Marcus Shelby

Sacramento’s longest-running summer jazz series is tuning up in 2018 with premier performances on third Thursdays, May through August.

$8 Members
$12 Capital Public Radio Members
$16 Nonmembers

Saturday, August 18, 2018

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

11:30 AM & 2:00 PM

Capital Dance Project Presents: A Sensory-Friendly Dance Performance

An inclusive, sensory-friendly dance performance by Capital Dance Project.

$5

Sunday, August 19, 2018

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 - 4 PM  |  Classes

Pet Portraits

Learn the basic color mixing and texture techniques you’ll need to bring your pet’s personality to life.

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

Sound Healing Yoga in the Ballroom

Sound-healing yoga is a unique and unparalleled experience that combines two beautiful meditative elements.

Free for Everyone

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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 admission for nonmembers

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

10 - 11:30 AM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday: Summer Edition

Families are invited to the Crocker to create unique art projects.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, August 23, 2018

6:30 PM  |  Tours & Talks

New on View Tour

Never the same tour twice.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

7 PM  |  Tours & Talks

Stories in Paintings: Exploring Narrative in the Paintings of Eduardo Carrillo

The paintings of Eduardo Carrillo are filled with imagery, symbolism, and evocative settings.

$5 Members
$12 Nonmembers

Friday, August 24, 2018

10:30 AM - 12 PM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Fourth Friday: Wild Walls

During Sacramento’s long hot summer, families can chill out at the Crocker and explore art and art-making of all kinds throughout the Museum.

Free for members and free with admission for nonmembers.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

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, August 26, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Drop In)

Sketch It

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

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

10:30 AM - 4 PM  |  Classes

Painterly Print

Discover the visual affects you can achieve through various inking methods and materials. ​

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, August 29, 2018

10 - 11:30 AM (Drop In)  |  Kids

Wee Wednesday: Summer Edition

Families are invited to the Crocker to create unique art projects.

Free for members
Free with admission for nonmembers

Thursday, August 30, 2018

6 - 8 PM  |  Classes

Bubbles & Brushes

Sip sparkling wine and paint a sunflower while learning about foreground, middle ground, and background.

6:30 PM  |  Film & Music

Sacramento Poetry Center Presents: Reverberation - Poetry, Music, Translation

The Crocker Art Museum together with the Sacramento Poetry Center present live performances by our region’s favorite poets and pan instrumentalists.

Free for Members
$8 Students/youth
$10 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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Film Series: Blues Brothers

This summer, movies at the Crocker are off the wall! Enjoy friends, family, and lots of laughs as we screen classic films in the Museum's courtyard.

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ArtMix | ¡Viva!

Feelin’ hot, hot, hot? Join us for a south-of-the-border party inspired by the exhibition Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo, with music by Maya Latin Roots.

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