Monet to Matisse Gala

Saturday, October 9, 2021
5:30 PM

To celebrate the opening of Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, gala attendees will enjoy a red carpet evening, including a festive cocktail party with exclusive, pre-dinner access to the exhibition and an exquisite, gourmet dining experience under the stars.

As the Crocker’s premier social event of the year, the gala is anticipated to sell out, so secure your sponsorships and tables now. Gala sponsorships are available starting at $10,000 and tables of 2, 4, 6, and 8 are available starting at $2,000 for a table of 2. To review all of the opportunities, please download our Monet to Matisse Sponsorship Opportunities.

The first exhibition focused on French Impressionism to come to the Crocker Art Museum, Monet to Matisse, provides a panorama of one of the most revolutionary movements in 19th-century art. With paintings by Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Alfred Sisley and others, the exhibition examines radical Impressionist innovations, which are still being felt even today. In the age of drastic change that created modern Paris, these artists re-examined their world and ways to depict it, creating new subjects and new perspectives, from plein-air landscapes to scenes of Parisians at leisure. The exhibition also includes Impressionist precursors such as Camille Corot and Gustave Courbet, and features key Post-Impressionists and Modernists who followed, including Henri Matisse, Paul Gauguin, and Paul Cézanne.


Masks are required of all visitors over the age of two. For the most up-to-date information regarding protocol at the Museum, please visit this page.

Presenting Sponsor
Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP

Contributing Sponsor
US Bank

Corporate Partner
Western Health Advantage

For more information or to reserve your sponsorship now, please call (916) 808-7843 or email

Image: Claude Monet (French, 1840–1903), Village Street, circa 1869–71. Oil on canvas, 17 x 25 3/8 inches. Collection of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Museum purchase from Cornelia Ritchie and Ritchie Trust No. 4 provided through a Gift from the Moss Family Fund, 1996.2.6



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