For years, the Crocker Art Museum has served as the primary regional resource for the study and appreciation of fine art. As a world-class musuem with a globally celebrated collection of California art, international ceramics, and European master drawings, we are a proud, long-standing hub of art and culture for the city of Sacramento.
And, our reach and reputation is growing!
As more and more people travel to Sacramento seeking farm-to-fork food and drinks, scenic waterfront views, and rich historical experiences, the Crocker stands out as a Sacramento must-see.
Explore this round up of recent travel guides highlighting our what's going on in our community.
This recent article from Travel Mag highlights 20 exhibitions to discover in California this summer. Explore ancient Assyria at The Getty Center in Los Angeles or search for transcendence through the art of Gonzalo Lebrija at the Palm Springs Art Musuem. Two of the Crocker's exhibitions are also featured, including Wayne Thiebaud: A Celebration, 1920–2021 and Radiant and Eternal: Chinese Jades from the Permanent Collection.
If you are looking for a fun weekend trip in Northern California, check out the SFGATE's list sharing the coolest thing to do in each county. From state and national parks to wine tasting adventures, there is something for everyone. The Crocker is honored to represent Sacramento County for this list as a perfect place to enjoy an artsy afternoon.
Brian Crawford of the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel here in Sacramento sat down with Passport to share the not-to-be-missed spots around town. The Crocker was mentioned for our diverse permanent collections and robust programming, but Crawford also shares his recommendations for everything from the tastiest brunch spot to the best guided tours in the city.
Family Destinations Guide
This extensive list of 25 things to do in Sacramento from Family Destinations Guide proves there is more to do in Sacramento than just visit the state capitol. Delicious restaurant recommendations, historic spaces that transport you back in time, and serene parks full of natural beauty populate this diverse guide. The Crocker lands at number 3 on this list as the place for anyone seeking an artistic experience.
The Points Guy
Sacramento often slips people's minds when they are thinking about places to visit in California, but it's a great destination with a lot to offer. After a weekend trip, this writer at The Points Guy shares how Sacramento exceeded his expectations with highlights from his visit. Despite not being a huge art museum fan, he calls out the Crocker as "huge and impressive."