Black History Month Celebration

A Free Family Festival

Sunday, February 17, 2019
11 AM - 3 PM

The Crocker is proud to host Sacramento’s largest Black History Month event! The richness of the African American experience comes to life through live performances, art activities, film shorts, mini-talks, and the return of The Black & Beautiful Artisans Marketplace. Participants include Thrive Choir, The BlyueRose Dance Project, Julian Dixon and his Tuba Time Tunnel, storyteller Diane Ferlatte, author Dr. HalifuOsumare, playwright Ginger Rutland, and a special presentation of Deborah Pittman’s Small Shoulders/Big Dreams II. In addition, there will be a unique opportunity to experience Sacramento Regional Transit’s “Rosa Parks bus,” and a Nappy Hair Live Exhibition curated by Sacred Crowns Hair Salon.

At 3 PM, immediately following the festival, join us for a special screening presented by CineSoul - Sacramento Black Film Festival.

The Museum is open and free from 10 AM - 5 PM.


Free for Everyone

Parking at the Crocker can be impacted during large events. To ensure an easy parking experience during your visit, we suggest using street parking (metered) on 3rd Street, Front Street, or N Street to avoid City of Sacramento parking lot congestion. Smartphone users can also download the ParkMobile app to find and pay for parking. The Museum is also easily accessible by Sacramento Regional Transit’s Light Rail. Stops at 8th & O streets and at 8th & K streets are the closest.

If your parking experience does not meet expectations, please email


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