(Sacramento, CA — January 17, 2019)
The Crocker Art Museum announced tonight that it will offer free admission to furloughed federal employees during the partial government shutdown.

"In times that are uncertain, the Crocker serves the community in especially meaningful ways by bringing people together through art, refreshing their spirits, and affording them unique opportunities for inspiration," said the Museum's director and CEO, Lial Jones. "We are pleased to offer the rich experience of art to federal employees and welcome those who are impacted on professional as well as personal levels by the shutdown."

To receive free admission, visitors need simply show their current federal ID or badge to the Crocker's admission desk staff.

For a list of exhibitions currently open for view, click HERE.

For Museum hours, location and other visitor information, click HERE.

MEDIA CONTACT
Karen Christian
Media Relations Associate, Crocker Art Museum
(916) 808-1867
kchristian@crockerart.org


ABOUT THE CROCKER ART MUSEUM
Through engaging, innovative, and life-changing interactions with art, the Crocker Art Museum provides meaningful opportunities for people of divergent backgrounds to find common ground. Founded as a public/private partnership in 1885, the Crocker features the world’s foremost display of California art and is renowned for its holdings of master drawings and international ceramics, as well as European, Asian, African, and Oceanic art. The Crocker serves as the primary regional resource for the study and appreciation of fine art and offers a diverse spectrum of exhibitions, events, and programs to deepen visitor’s understanding of art, including films, concerts, studio classes, lectures, and an array of activities for families and children. More information about exhibits and programs can be found at crockerart.org