At Your School


Let us come to you! Crocker-to-go is a great, low-cost (or FREE for Title I!) option for classes. 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.

To request a Crocker-to-Go visit, please email
  • 60 minutes
  • Maximum group size is 35
  • Grades 3 – 6
  • $30 per class
  • Fee waivers are available for Title I schools
  • Two-week advance registration required

Available themes:

Take Art Apart
Learn the elements of art through focused observation, questioning, and discussion of 2-D and 3-D works of art.

Crocker All Stars
Enjoy an intro to the Museum through a selection of the Crocker's collection highlights.

California Canvas
California and its history come alive through artwork from the past and present.

Going Global
Students travel the world through art, gaining perspectives on diverse cultures and world history.

Art in America
Discover how 21st-century artists creatively use materials to probe personal, social, and political issues.

Themes aligned with History–Social Science Content Standards

Native Narratives

3rd Grade
Geography as well as California, Indian nations will be discussed through a selection of artwork from the Crocker's collection. Aligns with HSS standards 3.1, 3.2, and 3.3.

California Narratives
4th Grade
See how landscapes, portraits, genre scenes, and still lifes illustrate the unique history, terrain, and people of California – past and present. Aligns with HSS standards 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 4.4.

American Narratives
5th Grade
Docents will introduce students to Central American artifacts, pottery from the Native North American Southwest, and artwork that illustrates the experience of settlers across North America. Aligned with HSS 5.1 and 5.8

Ancient Civilizations
6th Grade
From burial objects from China to glass from Egypt, traverse artwork from ancient civilizations. Aligned with HSS standards 6.2, 6.4, 6.5, and 6.6.

Any Given Child

The Crocker Art Museum is partnering this year with the Office of Arts & Culture, Any Given Child - Sacramento to offer residency opportunities. Participating schools (K–8) get access to arts education during the school day.

To learn more about the program, click here.

The following in person school programs have been suspended for the 21-22 school year:
Community Art Night
Art Ark*

To register for a virtual program, please explore our Virtual Tour program.

To join our waiting list for suspended programs, please email

*Art Ark

The Art Ark, the Crocker Art Museum’s mobile art education center, is currently in the midst of a renovation; it will debut at community sites in Spring 2022. The Art Ark is not booking any school visits for the 21-22 school year.

Please email with any questions.

COVID 19 Safety Requirements

Changes have been made in the Museum to ensure a safe and healthy visit. Check our Safety page for the most current information.

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Current Exhibitions

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Kids + Family

The Crocker invites families to think of the Museum as a place to learn, play, and grow.

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