Sacramento, Calif. – July 30, 2018 – Sacramento's Crocker Art Museum is offering FREE admission to members of the Northern California community who are impacted by the deadly Carr Fire, which reportedly has destroyed more than 700 homes, and has prompted widespread evacuations for tens of thousands of people in Shasta County.
The Crocker’s Director and CEO, Lial Jones, issued this statement:
“These wildfires have devastated thousands of members of our far-reaching Crocker community. To all of those who are affected, whether you are a friend of the Crocker, or whether the museum experience is new for you, we offer you a place to enjoy the beauty and solace of art so that you can relax, take a deep breath, and find the energy to regroup.”
Residents affected by the Carr Fire need simply come to the Museum front desk to obtain a general admission ticket.
Current seasonal exhibitions include:
- Testament of the Spirit: Paintings by Eduardo Carrillo
- Nature's Gifts: Early California Paintings from the Wendy Willrich Collection
- Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection
Visitors can explore galleries filled with contemporary and historic art from around the globe, as well as the world’s foremost display of California art, as well as several interactive art installations for children.
The Museum is located at 2nd and O Streets in downtown Sacramento. For Museum hours and information visit crockerart.org