School + Teacher Programs
Our school and teacher programs offer a full range of experiences to spark creativity and critical thinking. Explore art from California and around the world on a tour, or experience hands-on artmaking with a Tour + Workshop. Unable to leave the classroom? The Crocker presents fun and engaging art education experiences at your school, in person or virtually. We also offer or Homeschool Days that bring homeschool students from all over the region to the Crocker for both intellectual and social stimulation. And don’t forget, the Crocker is the perfect place for teachers to expand their practices, sharpen their skills, network, and enjoy professional development.
As a leading-provider of arts education in the greater-Sacramento area, the Crocker Art Museum knows that offering programs that align with the Content Standards is crucial for the success, integration and participation of teachers and students. We work in close alignment with the content standards to make teachers' lives easier, click here for a full list of the standards covered by specific programs we offer.
Calling all Homeschoolers! Our Homeschool Day program invites students and their families to enjoy a unique experience that is both welcoming and educational.
Members of the Museum staff and docent team discuss a selection of art around a central theme and guide students through a dialogue.
In-person tours are led by trained volunteers to support visitors as they look and learn about art. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (916) 808-7000, to schedule your in-person tour.
The Crocker’s award-winning mobile education center returns to schools Spring 2023!
Trained docents engage students with an interactive, multi-media presentation of works from the Museum’s permanent collection. Students learn strategies for looking, reading, and thinking critically about a work of art.
Join us for workshops that support teachers in all aspects of their professional life – as leaders, learners, and professionals.
Teacher Resources & Lesson Plans
Helpful materials to supplement your Museum experience or classroom activities
Explore art through fun and thought-provoking conversations with Museum Staff, guides, and guests.