Annual donations beginning at $1,500 support the Museum’s education programs and exhibitions, helping to fulfill the Museum’s mission to promote an awareness of and enthusiasm for human experience through art. In addition to making a difference in the community, members enjoy exclusive programs that offer unparalleled access and involvement with the Museum.

For more information, please call (916) 808-1175.



One year of unlimited, express admission for two adults, four accompanying guests, for a total of six adults and
any children under 18, PLUS:

  • Invitations to exclusive exhibition receptions and behind-the-scenes tours
  • Access to the Director's Circle Travel Program
  • Access to private, docent-led tours
  • Invitation to the annual Director's Circle Dinner
  • Reciprocal admission to more than 1,300 museums across North America (Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program (40), North American Reciprocal Museums (1,013), and Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (327))
  • Complimentary one-year family membership to give as a gift (an $85 value)
  • Subscription to Art Letter magazine and other digital news
  • Discounts on programs and classes
  • Twenty percent discount on Museum Store purchases
  • Ten percent discount on gift memberships and at the Museum Cafe
  • Five percent discount on Museum rentals
  • Recognition on the Museum donor wall for one year
  • Acknowledgement in an issue of Art Letter magazine
  • Complimentary valet parking for select Director's Circle events
  • Valuable opportunity to network with other Director's Circle members



All Patron Level membership benefits PLUS:

  • Exclusive invitation to a Crocker gallery tour with the Museum Director
  • One-on-one behind the scenes tour of the Museum with the Museum Director or curators upon request



All Trustee Level membership benefits PLUS:

  • Collections consulting with the Museum curators
  • Special concierge assistance in scheduling Crocker exhibition tours for friends and family
  • Private lunch with the Museum Director for four guests



All President Level membership benefits PLUS:

  • Exclusive invitation to the Founder's Dinner with the Museum Director
  • Assistance in coordinating your visits to other art museums in the United States

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.

Learn more

Noon Year's Eve: A Free Family Festival

This year, we’re kicking the Noon Year Festival up a notch. The Crocker Art Museum will be decked-out in purple, and we encourage all of our young visitors (and their grownups) to do the same!

Start the countdown

Film: Norma Rae

For this new film series, we take inspiration from the artist and present four films that bring into focus the issues faced by working-class people seeking to live the American dream.

Get your tickets